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2019 Pricing Guides available

2019 Pricing Guides available

Tom Crouser December 22, 2018 Comments Off on 2019 Pricing Guides available

We are pleased to announce that subscriptions to all 2019 Crouser Estimating Guides are available for estimating printing prices on offset and digital presses. Guides PC and Mac versions, or both, are now available for subscription and download from this website. This extends to 2019 pricing modules for EFI PrintSmith Vision which also is available now. […]

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Interviewing: Usually Wasted Effort

Tom Crouser October 8, 2016 Comments Off on Interviewing: Usually Wasted Effort

Probably the least valuable thing we do when hiring a new employee is interviewing. Most of us talk more than we listen. We don’t prepare questions in advance, rather “wing it” and spent most of our time trying to sell the interviewee on why they should come to work for us. We ask feel-good questions […]

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Owners Problems of their Own Making

Owners Problems of their Own Making

Tom Crouser February 2, 2014 Comments Off on Owners Problems of their Own Making

Business transitions, or lack of them, can cause unusual owners problems in a business. Red Lily Printing is one where it created a stand-off where owners aren’t paid for performance: rather are paid for hours worked. The result is the business is rudderless and it has created a tangle of time “having to work.” This article is […]

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How Not to Sell a Business – Part II

How Not to Sell a Business – Part II

Tom Crouser December 26, 2013 Comments Off on How Not to Sell a Business – Part II

Joe was a franchised print shop owner for twelve years before selling out of desperation. He compounded his problem by using the Ouija board approach to choosing a buyer (last month’s article) and now he chooses the wrong way to sell along with a couple of other bad decisions. Hopefully, we can learn something from […]

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Online Business Assistance

Online Business Assistance

Tom Crouser December 26, 2013 Comments Off on Online Business Assistance

Through the magic of the Internet, Tom Crouser is able to bring consulting to your office without the high cost of travel. While not the same as a face-to-face meeting, we use this technology to assist in helping clients focus on their budgets and action plans through follow-up meetings, pre-visit planning and consulting on specific […]

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