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Total Sales: $606,892,677; decrease of 6.37% over 2007
“ Same Store” Sales: 1.87% increase. (See June 2009 Issue)
190 locations represented (some companies have multiple locations)
Average Sales per Shop: $3,194,172 – up .99% from last year
Average Sales per Employee: $146,345- up 5.32% from last year
Industry Analysis – Ownership Source: QP’s Subscription Card
Industry Analysis – Purchases 84% of Quick Printing’s Subscribers Authorize and Recommend Source: QP’s Subscription Card
How is Quick Printing a solution for the Marketing Manager? Quick Printing is the only publication dedicated to the quick & small commercial printing market. Our content is written by printers for printers and provides expert coverage of business and profit critical issues to the largest circulation of quick & small commercial print business owners and managers.
QP is the only business publication with columnists who are currently entrepreneurs in the printing industry for small commercial printers, and who have first-hand experience owning and/or managing print shops.
Senior Contributing Columnists Bob Hall – Executive Editor Has more than 20 years experience covering the quick printing industry, is a recipient of the NAQP Industry Award of Distinction for industry contributions, and is a best-selling industry author and award winning journalist. Karen Lowery Hall – Managing Editor “Top 100, Franchise Review, On the Road” An 18 year industry veteran and former small business manager; has conducted more than 100 in-depth interviews with successful shop owners and has received the NAQP Industry Award of Distinction. John Stewart – “Quick Consultant” Senior contributing columnist, owner of Paragon Printing & Graphics and president of QP Consulting, Inc. Winner of NAQP’s Printer of the Year Award. Mitch Evans – “Winning Strategies” Former owner of a QP Top 100 print shop, now an industry consultant specializing in strategic planning, valuation, mergers & acquisitions, financial planning, new technology and “1-2-1” coaching
Senior Contributing Columnists Debra Thompson – “Human Resources” The leading human resources consultant for the graphic arts industry. Former owner of a successful franchised quick print shop and NAQP Industry Award of Distinction recipient. David Fellman – “Sales Clinic” A successful sales professional in his own right, Dave now trains and mentors sales and marketing executives in the graphic arts industry. John Giles – “Digital Original” Former shop manager who now performs “digital audits” to help printers master digital file issues. Best selling industry author and recipient of the NAQP Industry Award of Distinction. Tawnya Starr – “Web Marketing” A former print shop owner writes on proven marketing and website strategies. Honored with the NAQP Industry Award of Distinction.
Senior Contributing Columnists Tom Crouser – “Case Study” President of Crouser & Associates and CEO of CPrint, Certified Printers International. He addresses the subjects of organizational and financial strategies and best practices. Nancy DeDiemar – “Priority: Mail” President of Printing Resources of Southern California; Past President of NAQP; 1999 NAQP Printer of the Year. A successful early adopter of mailing services in the quick printing environment, she now shares her expertise in the subject with QP ’s readers. .
Quick Printing’s Mailing List Rentals BPA Audited Circulation – 40,000 Rates: $150 per thousand, contract advertiser $195 per thousand, non-contract State, business / industry, title & geographic breakouts available