Welcome to what I'd like to call a LaManna Masterclass. Come along as I take a deep dive into some of the questions I'm asked again and again. It's my hope the answers will help you think strategically when it's time to make your next big move.Read More
Rock Around the Block - The Blog of Rock LaManna
The acquisition of a successful printing business seemed like the perfect marriage but a common problem killed the deal. What happened and how should business owners prepare for the pain of selling?Read More
While a Letter of Intent or LOI may make your heart beat a little faster with excitement, you need to understand what can happen next to you and your business. It's a process full of twists and turns that has evolved with private equity playing a growing role in the marketplace.
Prepare to be overwhelmed or empower yourself today. A little knowledge can go a long way.Read More
Let's say you've got a big idea but you're not sure what's next for it. Recently, I had the privilege to deliver a presentation at InPrint USA about this topic. This is the kind of strategic thinking I think you'll really enjoy.Read More
Why stop a good thing? So let's continue our Printing Industry Predictions and Trends article. Welcome to part two. I'm so grateful for the collective wisdom we've received from our experts. If you want to catch up on part one, click here.Read More
The LaManna Alliance is proud to once again offer our Printing Industry Predictions and Trends article. I'm so grateful for the powerful thoughts we've received from our experts.
This year, we've divided out predictions into two parts (part 2 can be found here). See you in the Marketplace!Read More
There are some great takeaways from a group of companies I call the International Sign Expo innovators. The three businesses recently received rewards for innovation at the ISA Expo.
As you know, I spend a lot of time in the marketplace, taking to family businesses about their futures. In a world where comfortable can be commonplace, three businesses are taking some chances and using strategy to try to get ahead of the pack.Read More
We tend to overcomplicate our approach to business. For all the big data and financial metrics we use to make decisions, sometimes all it takes is finding a solution to a pain point. It’s what led Color-Logic to create their innovative metallic ink system.Read More
Marketing makes the world go round. It’s the catalyst for business growth, and it’s coveted by investors looking to buy a business. Here are 8 reasons why a well-conceived marketing plan and program will help sell your printing company.Read More
Selling a printing business - or any business for that matter - is not an endeavor for the weak-kneed. It takes smarts, timing, and flat-out courage. We’ve provided you with a laundry list of Dos and Don’ts. Use them as a launchpad to take the next step.Read More
Topics: Printing Business