Print Buyer's Poll
In the past year, how much money do you believe you saved your organization on its print projects?
  
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Printer's Poll
How much of the decision to work with a print supplier is based on the sales rep that handles your account?
  

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Print Buyer Quick Poll


Note: PBO's Quick Poll should only be completed by print buyers. However, printers and other non-print buyers can view the real-time results here.

This week's question:
In the past year, how much money do you believe you saved your organization on its print projects?

a) At least $5,000
b) $6,000 to $25,000
c) $26,000 to $74,000
d) $75,000 to $124,000
e) $125,000 to $249,000
f) Over $250,000

We'd love to hear your thoughts on this issue, so please feel free to submit your comments below.
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Print Buyer Quick Poll

In the past year, how much money do you believe you saved your organization on its print projects?

a) At least $5,0004%
b) $6,000 to $25,00028%
c) $26,000 to $74,00017%
d) $75,000 to $124,00018%
e) $125,000 to $249,00022%
f) Over $250,00012%

Printer's Quick Poll


Note: PBO's Quick Poll should only be completed by printers. However, print buyers can view the real-time results here.

This week's question:
How much of the decision to work with a print supplier is based on the sales rep that handles your account?

a) In general, whether the sales rep is the right fit and provides value is a huge part of the decision to work with a particular print supplier.
b) In general, it's nice to have a good sales rep, but the sales rep isn't a big part of the decision to work with a particular print supplier.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on this issue, so please feel free to submit your comments below.
Comment:
Name:
Title:
Company:

Printer's Quick Poll

How much of the decision to work with a print supplier is based on the sales rep that handles your account?

a) In general, whether the sales rep is the right fit and provides value is a huge part of the decision to work with a particular print supplier.67%
b) In general, it's nice to have a good sales rep, but the sales rep isn't a big part of the decision to work with a particular print supplier.33%


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Note From Suzanne

JANUARY 2017

NEW CONTACT INFORMATION

Happy New Year! 

Here's a quick heads up that our contact information has changed. Please refer to the following for anything that concerns PCPI or PBO: 

Print Buyers Online.com, PCPI and revshop 
340 S. Lemon Avenue, 
Suite 5552
Walnut, CA 91789

For questions about PCPI certifications or to submit your test, please contact Nick Alioto at 855-326-2677 x 703, nalioto@revshop.com. (Note we no longer receive test submissions via fax.) 

To contact Suzanne Morgan directly, call 877-477-6951 or email smorgan@pcpi.org or smorgan@revshop.com.

We have some exciting things happening in 2017. I'd love to reconnect with you.

Warmly,  

Suzanne Morgan
Founder Print Buyers Online.com & PCPI
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