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Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that Better Buys, a leading market intelligence firm, has awarded two of Lexmark’s recently launched products with its Editor’s Choice Award. The new Lexmark MX520 Series and MX620 Series received Better Buys’ Editor’s Choice Award for 2Q 2018 in the black-and-white MFP and high-volume machines categories, respectively. “We are proud that these new products have been recognized by the professionals at Better Buys,” said Allen...Read More...
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VANTIQ , provider of the high-productivity platform for event-driven, real-time applications, today announced that Canon IT Solutions Inc. has signed an agreement to deliver solutions based on the VANTIQ platform. Under the agreement, Canon IT Solutions will use the VANTIQ platform to build custom real-time and event-driven applications for clients setting up smart manufacturing lines. “Canon IT Solutions provides our manufacturing industry...Read More...
A proposal by Canon to implement GPS tracking apps on the mobile phones of technicians has raised the ire of the Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union (ASU). The photocopier manufacturer wants to activate GPS tracking on devices that it provides for its fleet of technicians. The 'GPS Tracking Policy' aims to give customers improved visibility of copier technicians' whereabouts, to allow more efficient scheduling, to improve customer satisfaction and to ensure...Read More...
The European Digital Press Association (EDP) has honored Mimaki with two prestigious EDP awards. Europe’s 21 leading trade magazines with an editorial focus on digital print processes come together each year to honor the best technological developments among products and other developments announced or presented within the previous 12 months. “We are honored to again be a recipient of these prestigious awards, receiving best-in-class awards for our UCJV300-160 roll-to-roll printer and our...Read More...
M ELVILLE, N.Y. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Managed Services Division (EMSD) of Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. , Inc. again participated in the annual Shared Services in Higher Education Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. Leaders from higher education institutions across the country met to exchange tools and strategies to successfully implement shared services. Topics included the integration of operations in key functional areas such as...Read More...
May 17, 2018 Dear Colleagues, I am honored to have the opportunity to lead such an iconic company and join you in shaping the future of Xerox as your new CEO. The twists and turns of the last few months have understandably left you with a number of questions. Before I address some of your concerns I want every one of you to feel confident that I am committed to taking Xerox to the next level. see attached documentRead More...

DocuWorld 2018

DocuWorld 2018 May 7 th through the 10 th I attended this annual event which Docuware puts on for the ADP community. Beginning with the Meet and Greet cocktail party Monday right through to the last technical session on integrations Docuware put on a great show. One of the reason for attendance was the renewal of our DSC technical certification to maintain our ADP status. Docuware was smart about this in that they split the days up between key notes and product presentations in the mornings...

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jswinberlin , Have you tried changing the Postscript settings from "Optimized for Speed" to "Optimized for Portability". See if that...
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LIC Packaging is installing the new HP PageWide C500 post-print digital press. The addition of the press, to be installed next month in LIC’s plant in Northern Italy, follows a recent installation of the HP Scitex 15500. “LIC is bringing the ground-breaking HP PageWide C500 press to Italy to offer our customers new possibilities including brand marketing campaigns,” said Piero Bertoldo, director at LIC Packaging. “Thanks to its water-based inks, the HP PageWide C500 will enable LIC Packaging...Read More...
The Polish Credit Office (BIK) has announced that it will be moving up to 140 million credit records to Blockchain in what is seen as a significant development in the use of Blockchain for secure document management. Billon and the Polish Credit Office, the largest credit bureau in Central and Eastern Europe will implement the new secure document management system. Billion says its offering is fully-GDPR compliant and is designed to offer total visibility, trackable history and full data...Read More...
(Reuters) - Xerox Corp (NYSE: XRX ) has appointed John Visentin as chief executive officer and set July 31 for its annual shareholders meeting, the U.S. photocopier maker said on Wednesday. Visentin was also elected vice chairman of the board with Keith Cozza elected as chairman, Xerox said in a statement. Visentin replaces CEO Jeff Jacobson, the main architect of a proposed $6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings Corp <4901.T> which was scrapped this week in a settlement with...Read More...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Press release from the issuing company Supplied by Neenah Coldenhove Nagano, Japan, May 15, 2018 – Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Mimaki), headquartered in Nagano Prefecture Tomi City; President, Kazuaki Ikeda announced today the release of the Mimaki Vision Jet-X, a jumbo roll dye sublimation transfer paper with two widths (1,620 mm and 1,830mm) in May 2018. The textile industry has a growing demand for mass production with quick response...Read More...
BERLIN, Germany – May 15, 2018 – HP Inc. unveiled its new DesignJet Z Printer series at FESPA Global Print Expo to showcase innovative large-format technologies offering amazing image quality and fast, simple output for print service providers (PSPs), retailers and creatives to deliver beautiful photos, impactful graphics and technical applications. The market for large photo merchandising grew 7% in 2017 with nearly 1.3 trillion photos taken in the same year. The demand for simplicity and...Read More...
Ramsey, NJ, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc . (Konica Minolta) today announces that Gobin’s Inc. of Pueblo, Colorado has been honored with a 2018 Pro-Tech Service Award, an award given to those Konica Minolta dealerships that demonstrate the highest commitment to customer support and satisfaction. In addition, Gobin’s Inc. receives special recognition for its longstanding excellence, as this marks the 30th consecutive year that the dealership...Read More...
By Kevin Warren, Chief Commercial Officer at Xerox. C ustomers want digital services suppliers that will be with them for the long haul, that are dynamic and able to provide high-quality products and unparalleled service and support, worldwide, when necessary. We knew this when we invented the managed print services market back when talk about "the cloud" was limited to meteorology, says Kevin Warren, Chief Commercial Officer at Xerox. These days, when cloud enablement is table stakes, our...Read More...
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. That’s the sound of the countdown that begins each day of every week of every month. It’s the one aspect of sales that just never changes. Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. Sell, sell, sell. As we’ve all experienced, sales essentially boils down to two things: Numbers Time And those two things often go hand-in-hand. While we (or our team) are racing to hit quota against that clock. But we can save time and maximize our numbers by investing in the right...Read More...
US label printer Continental Datalabel has installed three Mark Andy Performance Series presses to support growing production volumes and unique customer brand identities. Continental Datalabel has an established presence in the label and tag market. Its business includes label production for many different industries, mainly manufacturing and distribution, with an increasing amount of custom label work. This sees it provide over 10,000 different label constructions and designs across...Read More...
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The Best Sales Pitch 60% of people find generic sales pitches irritating. Instead of rolling out a traditional seller-centric pitch, tell your prospect a story. First, ask questions about their pain points and needs. Then, tell a story about a customer you've helped through similar challenges. A recent study showed 5% of meeting attendees remember statistics, while a whopping 63% recall stories. The best sales pitch is a story. Find out how to tell a great one in this blog. Despite its...Read More...

Memoirs of a Copier Sales Person "Never Stop Doing Your Home Work"

On My Way Home I’m on my way home this evening in another driving rainstorm in New Jersey. I have one stretch of highway that is 10 miles in length but has 35 traffic lights! Only in New Jersey! Hardly ever do I catch all of the traffic lights when they're green. As I sat at one of those red lights, I thought about how much time I spent working a wide format opportunity today. That red light was symbolic to me because it reminded me that there are always obstacles in your way when you're...

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after some you tube research, I see that the HP does have a stacker for the documents. Not sure how reliable it is, since there is a...
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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information, contact: Mark Geeves at 513-258-0047 or mark@color-logic.com Color-Logic Certifies Komori H-UV Press at Wallace Carlson Printing, Minnetonka, MN West Chester, OH, USA; May 2018 -- Color-Logic has certified the Komori H-UV press for metallic printing using the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System. Discussing the certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: "Wallace Carlson Printing was an early...Read More...
NEWS -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EFI’s Breakthrough Innovations at FESPA Include New, Next-generation Hybrid Inkjet Platform and Greener Pigment Process for Textile Berlin, Germany -- 15 May 2018 -- Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII) continues to revolutionise the future of printing by introducing new technologies at this year’s FESPA Global Expo in Berlin. At hall 2.2, stand B30, EFI™ will unveil its next-generation hybrid flatbed/roll platform technology – the EFI VUTEk® h series...Read More...
ws Release Issued: May 15, 2018 ( 9:00am EDT ) To view this release online and get more information about Lexmark visit: http://newsroom.lexmark.com/ index.php?s=13630&item=135005 Lexmark CX923 Named a Better Buys 2018 Innovative Product of the Year Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that Better Buys has honored the Lexmark CX923 Series with its 2018 Innovative Product of the Year award in the high-volumes machines category. The CX923 Series of devices print up...Read More...
COPIER/PRINT SERVICES Board members Monday also approved a second request by Kitchen to award the corporation’s copier/print services contract to Advanced Imaging of South Bend. According to Kitchen, a request for proposals for the copier/print contract was released in December of last year, with three vendors responding by the proposal deadline. Those companies included the corporation’s current vendor Adams Remco, Advanced Imaging and Techknowledgey. Kitchen noted that a committee...Read More...
Fujifilm is considering legal action that would force Xerox to pay damages for backing out of acquisition talks but it said it will not raise the value of its offer for the company. “The proposed transaction, including its economic terms, was negotiated at arm's length based on fair valuations and we continue to believe it is the best option designed to allow the stockholders of both companies to share the enhanced future value of the combined company with Fujifilm," the company said in a...Read More...
TOKYO -- U.S. office equipment maker Xerox scrapped plans to be bought by Japanese partner Fujifilm Holdings amid a steady drumbeat of criticism from shareholder Carl Icahn, in what amounts to a stinging defeat for Fujifilm CEO Shigetaka Komori. Under an agreement with activist investors Icahn and Darwin Deason announced on Sunday, six Xerox board members resigned and were replaced by five new directors more closely aligned with Icahn. The departing board members include CEO Jeff Jacobson, a...Read More...
LAS VEGAS , May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS ) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that Doug Albregts will join the company as the EVP and Group CEO of the Gaming Division. (PRNewsfoto/Scientific Games Corporation)... Doug Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation of America, where he held numerous senior executive level positions. Albregts served as President, CEO of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of...Read More...
Can this be done easily? We're coming up with ten steps (key touches) to get this done. We can't automate any of the process. Someone brought up security certificates, but I'm not sure how those work. Our client has no server in the satellite office. Needs to send encrypted or secure emails to one user at the home office. Can't use the cloud because of HIPAA restrictions. They want to be able to scan to that one destination. Any ideas?Read More...
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Syntax Error

I have a user who is intermittently having problems printing from their Mac to a Savin MPC3004ex. When they print, they are getting a sheet that says: Error: Syntaxerror Offending Command: true cvt lfpgm glyf ( \head Stack: -mark- /sfnts I believe this is a PostScript error. Any idea how to resolve this issue? I have removed and re-added the printer. I have changed the printer from PostScript Emulation back to PostScript. It isn't occurring currently but I think it will come back. Thanks for...Read More...
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Just a heads up, when you set Administrator Authentication, it restricts users from making changes on the Smart Op Panel without logging...
TAMPA, Fla. , May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Book Market Research LLC's annual poll of cybersecurity products, services, outsourcing and consulting clients spanned 17 functional areas of cybersecurity including: Authorization and Authentication Solutions; Blockchain Solutions; Compliance and Risk Management Solutions; Cybersecurity Advisors and Consultants; Cybersecurity Training and Education; DDoS Attack Prevention; End Point Security Solutions; Access Management; Firewall Networks;...Read More...
B OSTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Continuum ®, the exclusive provider of the only service enabled technology platform that enables MSPs to scale rapidly and profitably, and Network Group, the UK’s leading community of IT service providers, today announced an enhanced partnership for the group’s 72 members in the UK, aiming to double each’s revenue in the next two years. The agreement creates new opportunities for Network Group’s members to accelerate their business growth thanks to the advantages...Read More...
TOKYO -- U.S. office equipment maker Xerox scrapped plans to be bought by Japanese partner Fujifilm Holdings amid a steady drumbeat of criticism from shareholder Carl Icahn, in what amounts to a stinging defeat for Fujifilm CEO Shigetaka Komori. Under an agreement with activist investors Icahn and Darwin Deason announced on Sunday, six Xerox board members resigned and were replaced by five new directors more closely aligned with Icahn. The departing board members include CEO Jeff Jacobson, a...Read More...
LONDON, May 14, 2018 – Billon, the technology company that civilised blockchain, and the Polish Credit Office (Biuro Informacji Kredytowej – BIK), the largest credit bureau in Central and Eastern Europe, will implement blockchain for storage and secure access to sensitive customer information. Billon’s blockchain technology will benefit the bureau through superior security, integrity and immutability of data. The fully-GDPR compliant solution guarantees total visibility, trackable history...Read More...
The competition is all over. From time to time I even get existing accounts requesting additional quotes from other vendors, even though the service has been great. I had a client call me the other day. I had signed them up to a 36 month lease just about 11 months ago. The DM wanted me to price another A3 color device. I asked whether he was looking to purchase or buy. The answer I received was to lease. For a split second I was going to give an estimate for a new 36 month lease. I then...Read More...
Carolina Wholesale Group Announces imagePROGRAF Printers Distribution Relationship with Canon U.S.A. Inc. Program will expand Canon’s award‐winning imagePROGRAF printers to new resellers Charlotte, North Carolina, May 14, 2018 ‐ Carolina Wholesale Group (‘CWG’) has partnered with Canon U.S.A., Inc. as an authorized distributor of Canon imagePROGRAF large format printers, supplies, and media. This strategic alliance brings together the three premier brands of Arlington Industries, Carolina...Read More...
NEW YORK/TOKYO -- U.S. copier and printer maker Xerox said Sunday that it is terminating a Jan. 31 deal to sell a majority stake to its long-time business partner Fujifilm Holdings, causing a major upset to the Japanese company's plans to strengthen its overseas operations. Xerox said it has reached an agreement with Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, two activist investors opposed to the Fujifilm deal. Xerox is now overhauling its board by removing six of its 10 board members and appointing five...Read More...

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago, The Second Week in May 2003

Very cool thread from Boston Mike below. From all of the threads about the Color MFPs, I think we can say that 2003 marked the beginning of the road for color MFP's. Fifteen years later color MFP's are common in the office today. Margins continue to erode along lower cost devices. CANON Displays New Products At Digital Solutions Forum In Chicago 5/9/034:12 PM Printing Other products which made their debut at the show include the Canon imageRUNNER 110M with MICR print capability, IO Corp.

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago, The Second Week in May 2008

It's been ten years since Ricoh introduced the W7140 and W8140, couldn't believe that when I saw this in one of the threads below. One of the threads was also about the Ricoh 760 scanner. What a difference ten years makes. Ricoh no longer offers scanners and in the US they only offer one Ricoh manufactured digital duplicator. Ah, times do change! IKON Introduces New Printer Line 5/14/087:31 PM www.ikon.com . About IKON IKON Office Solutions, Inc. (www.ikon.com) is the world's largest...

Take Aways From MY Recent Trip to InfoFlex 2018

The next time I go to Indianapolis it's going to be by plane and not by car. It was a last minute decision on whether to make the trip or not. Thus when I looked at the flights and saw that the cost was almost a thousand bucks, I decided the make the drive. On the way out I did two six hour drives and stayed over night in western PA. But, the trip back I had to make in one day. It was fourteen hours from start to finished and I was mentally drained by the time I arrived home in Highlands.

Sales Professionals Lead With The Heart And Not The Wallet!

In society and especially within our business culture, an image of the heart is often associated with yielding kindness or weakness. However, the heart is strong and powerful, the driving force of life, one heartbeat at a time! Your ability to succeed as a sales professional becomes crippled when there's an unbalanced connection with your heart. Embracing a heart-centered approach to sales rests with your ability to stop, look inward, and reflect upon the course of action you know is the...

LONDON, May 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Doc.It ® , an industry-leading provider of a powerful, scalable full suite of document management, workflow, document storage and web portal products for accounting firms, announced today that the company will demonstrate its Doc.It Suite at Accountex in London, May 23-24, 2018. Event attendees are invited to meet with Doc.It experts at stand #1032. Accountex is the industry’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to accountancy and finance...Read More...
The press was installed at Sudbury-based Anglia in February at a cost of £385,000. The company said the investment will enable it to handle rapidly increasing demand – Anglia's sales had recently jumped from £1.4m to £2.4m and work going through the Domino is now responsible for 25% of the firm's turnover. The Domino was selected after a scoping period, which involved attending LabelExpo last September and discussions with a number of manufacturers. It will take on longer runs and extend...Read More...
OSAKA -- Sharp President Tai Jeng-wu will remain at the helm until 2020, aiming to guide the electronics company to ambitious earnings goals despite challenges ahead. Citing a "strong sense of duty," Tai told workers in a message on Friday that he would stay through the year ending March 2020 and work on grooming a successor to take over after the current medium-term plan ends. When Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry , or Foxconn, sent Tai to run newly acquired Sharp in August 2016, he made...Read More...
RESTON, Va. , May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LeaseAccelerator, the leading provider of Enterprise Lease Accounting software, announced today that RSM US LLP ("RSM") has joined its global partner program. RSM is the nation's largest provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market with more than 9,000 professionals in 90 cities across the US. To support the recent wave of major accounting changes being introduced by the standards boards, RSM has developed a lease...Read More...
BOSTON, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSPi (NASDAQ: CSPI ) a provider of IT hardware, professional and managed services, security services and packet capture solutions, today announced that it has been named a Top 10 Fortinet Solution provider by Enterprise Security Technology (EST) publication. EST assembled a panel of leading cybersecurity and C-Suite executives to form a top ten list of the most innovating solution providers of Fortinet’s high-performance network security offerings.Read More...
LAS VEGAS, May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KASEYA CONNECT –– Kaseya ® , the leading provider of complete IT infrastructure management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and internal IT organizations, today announced the next release of VSA by Kaseya , which represents the next generation in remote monitoring and management (RMM) software. With today’s announcement, Kaseya is proud to present the industry’s first and only RMM solution that natively unifies both endpoint and...Read More...
Kevin Rubin, president and COO of Stratosphere Networks , will speak to a group of students from the IT Club at Wilbur Wright College on Friday, May 11 at 10:15 a.m. at the CompTIA Worldwide Headquarters in Downers Grove, IL. Rubin will speak as a representative of the IT industry at the event, which is hosted by Creating IT Futures, a charitable organization established by CompTIA. Creating IT Futures aims to create on-ramps for people to prepare for and succeed in IT careers. It’s the...Read More...
NEW LONDON, Conn. , May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ePath Learning, Inc. a leading provider of cloud-based learning technology solutions announced today that they'll be unveiling their new learning management system, ePath Learning nGage™ at the BIO International Convention. nGage is a 21 CFR Part 11 validated learning management system (LMS) designed to be an integral part of the quality system for regulated companies including life sciences, pharmaceutical, and medical device manufacturers.Read More...
Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced it has achieved certification against the latest Common Criteria Security Protection Profile, Hardcopy Devices v1.0 (HCD-PP v1.0). The Protection Profile for HCD-PPv1.0 is based on security requirements specified by the U.S. and Japanese governments for printers, designed to assure device, document and network security. Common Criteria provides a framework to validate the security functionality of a system by performing a set of...Read More...
The Océ VarioPrint i300 press MELVILLE, N.Y. - May 9, 2018 - Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced that Maryland-based Gasch Printing has added the Océ VarioPrint i300 inkjet press to its robust production print fleet and as such marked yet another chapter in its evolution from offset and digital toner to the inkjet space, where the company now resides as a forward-thinking leader. Founded over 30 years ago, Gasch Printing, along with...Read More...
MONTVALE, N.J. , May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) today announces that Mike Marusic has been named President and CEO, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), effective June 4, 2018 , replacing Doug Albregts who has resigned from Sharp to pursue a new opportunity. In this position, Marusic will report directly to Ted Kawamura , Chairman of SEC, and will be responsible for directing the strategic growth and profitability of Sharp's Business to...Read More...
OKI Europe to Highlight Unique Specialist Colour Printing at FESPA 2018 May 8, 2018 The leading manufacturer of printers and printing solutions will showcase its portfolio of Print for Profit printers as Gold Sponsors of FESPA 2018, 15-18th May OKI Europe Ltd announced that it will be placing a key focus on the benefits of Speciality Colour printing at FESPA 2018 where it will be participating as a Gold Level sponsor for the major industry event. Exhibiting at stand 3.1 - A22, OKI Europe...Read More...
The company that invented the copier, laser printing and print-on-demand is announcing another first in the world of print – a high speed, six station color press that combines four-color printing with up to two specialty dry inks in one printing pass. The Xerox Iridesse Production Press is the only digital press that can print metallic gold or silver dry ink, CMYK and clear dry ink in a single pass, giving print providers an immediate competitive edge in the growing digital print...Read More...
(Reuters) - Xerox Corp’s board said on Wednesday it intended to resume merger discussions with Fujifilm Holdings, seeking a superior deal to terms announced at the end of January that have spurred a proxy fight over the company. Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who own 15 percent of Xerox, have been trying to unravel the deal and unlock more value out the company. Asserting the Fujifilm deal values Xerox at just $28 per share, they said this week they would consider an all-cash bid of at least...Read More...
Ramsey, NJ, May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ), today announced the winners of the company’s first ever Konica Minolta 3D Innovation Contest, which awarded 10 deserving U.S.-based K-12 school teachers a prize valued at $2,200. The prize package includes a Dremel 3D printer, extra spools of filament, and a one-year subscription to the MyStemKits educational curriculum in order to spark student interest in STEM subject areas. The...Read More...
NEWS -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EFI Raises the Bar in Soft Signage with New, In-line VUTEk FabriVU Print and Sublimation Product FREMONT, California -- May 10, 2018 -- At this year’s FESPA Global Expo ( May 15-18 in Berlin) Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) will unveil its new fabric soft signage printer with in-line sublimation, the EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 340i. This advanced, aqueous dispersed dye-sublimation printer features a new platen and extraction system that enables in-line...Read More...

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For me last year was the best year in a decade but I was able to utilize some referral partners for some larger deals. One mega church...
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