Category Archives: Outsourcing

Keeping Up with Brand Standards- One product at a time.

Recently, Seattle Publishing and Tacoma Screw Products entered into an  Agent of Record agreement where SP will support Tacoma Screw Product’s private label products program with graphics, project management, and production for products that carry their brand. With over 50 … Continue reading

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Best Practices – Benefits of Outsourcing

The advantages of working with your internal staff are pretty obvious, but just as the use of internal staff has advantages, vendors and contractors also offer unique benefits when utilized and managed properly. Some of these advantages are saving money, … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Selecting an Outsourcing Partner

Many of our clients continue to look for places where costs can be trimmed while supporting growth in their core activities. One option is to outsource to vendors who have expertise and the capacity to meet increases in projects or … Continue reading

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How can we help?

Assisting our clients with content integration and maintenance are just two examples of support services that we provide. One of our wholesale clients struggled with the demands of updating their content in realtime. We developed a content maintenance program and … Continue reading

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Working with other vendors

As vendor specialization continues to evolve, many of our projects rely on the ability to share ideas and information with other vendors or departments. With  more complexity, it is common for SP to be one of many vendors tasked with the project’s completion. From … Continue reading

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On-Demand Publishing

There is a renewed interest in this publishing method for books, catalogs and miniPubs. One of the driving forces is its flexibility and cost savings compared to a typically rigid and expensive process. As database publishing and digital printing become … Continue reading

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Product catalogs-PDF or Print

Since the production process is similar for a PDF and a print publication, we thought it would be helpful to provide some advantages and disadvantages when selecting which medium is right for your next project. No longer the only alternative, … Continue reading

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Getting Product Catalogs to pay for themselves.

As marketing resources move towards online and mobile initiatives, PDF/print product catalogs need to create a revenue stream to offset production costs. One way to do this is to borrow from the magazine world and offer advertisements and other incentives … Continue reading

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Advantages of outsourcing

The advantages of working with your internal staff are pretty obvious. But just as the use of internal staff has advantages, vendors and contractors also offer unique benefits when utilized and managed properly: saving money, sharing risks, accommodating peak loads, … Continue reading

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