Enhance Your Print Media Using Technology
The print media industry is the midst of great turbulence, because of automation and digitization. Both automation and digitization have totally changed the outlook of the industry. Automation has affected the way of working and digitization has changed the manner of content publication. Any organization which resisted the change has been shunted from the industry and many established yesteryear giants have closed their business. Many companies which have upgraded their technology are far ahead of others in market share and profit margins.
You can use the advanced technologies to recognize images, which is a difficult task in the printing industry. There are certain codes such as NFC, QR codes, Java, etc. available that would help you in building a complex image structure. You can simplify these complex images into simple writing by means of digital media. NFC or Near field communication helps you in selling process by targeting potential customers and branding your products or services.
• The print media should not consider digitization as competition. They should use digital media for their advantage to increase their customer base and to increase the profit margin. Many other industries like hotels, brokerages have used the technology to their advantage. By using technology smartly, they are running their business with ease. Smart use of technology will help the printers to change the design style and printing method. No company can survive without using technology.
• The margins in the print industry have decreased considerably. This is because of the limited use of technology. New technology like web printing and print market place and providing one-stop solutions for all their needs will be effective in increasing the margins. Providing only a print solution is not suitable for the present market condition. Expand your market share by providing multiple solutions like print advertising and print marketing will help you reach more customers.
• Printing industry has undergone a huge change with the introduction of technology. Many organizations have made huge investments, but they are unable to make profits. They should integrate their technology with other processes in the industry. Sales and marketing people should be involved in using the web to print technology. Successfully adopting the web to print to your business model will give rich gains in the future.
• Marketing and Sales play a major role in the success of the print industry. Marketing through phone and email is not suitable for the present scenario. Mobiles are widely used by the public. Digital marketing through various social media websites is the norm of the day. Every person with a smartphone is a potential customer for the print industry. They should be tapped wisely to increase your market share. Marketing through eCommerce companies will help you gain a good market share.
• You should upgrade the present technology you are adopting to gain a foothold in the industry. Optimize your efficiency, production, and profit by using the various latest technological tools available in the market.
• Availability of print and media apps will help the users to view the various options with regards to printing. The user can design using this app and can get customized photos or banners by sitting in their home or office. This app also helps the user to share the documents for various works.