How Digital Print Solutions Support The Success Of Business

Frankie T. Smith

Digital Print Makes Direct Mail Easy

The most popular methods include inkjet or laser printers that deposit pigment or toner onto a wide variety of substrates including paper, photo paper, canvas, glass, metal, marble, and other substances. RIP & Print Management Software assists users in taking full advantage of the company’s printers. These software platforms make the printing process much smoother by providing color management to suit the features of the printer, ink and media being used. They also come with page layout functions for enlarging, reducing and repositioning data, as well as advanced capabilities such as the Roland Color System Library for efficient color matching. From the beginning, Roland DG recognized the significance that RIP software plays in the printing industry, and has aggressively devoted resources to improve functionality and user friendliness.

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‘Fame Was Like an Extra-Large Bag of Fritos’

Frankie T. Smith

Between the Beastie Boys’ retrospective book (“Beastie Boys Book”), their 2018 “event tour” (featuring readings and Q&A) and “Beastie Boys Story” documentary — which comes out Friday on Apple TV+ — one might wonder what’s left to talk about. But Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Mike “D” Diamond — the third Beastie Boy, Adam “MCA” Yauch,” died of cancer in 2011 — along with film director, longtime video collaborator and friend Spike Jonze, did a round of Zoom interviews Monday to promote the film (which was reviewed here by Variety’s Owen Gleiberman).

The conversation — where 10 interviewers got to ask one question each — was, not surprisingly, highly entertaining and all over the place, so an edited and condensed Q&A follows.

Jonze started things off by saying what made the film special for him. “I like the idea of trying to make something that

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The legend of Phil Martin and why Manchester’s boxing icon is worthy of a statue in his honour

Frankie T. Smith
Phil Martin, who founded Moss Side ABC and Champs Camp, left a great boxing legacy in Manchester: Instagram/gallaghersboxinggym
Phil Martin, who founded Moss Side ABC and Champs Camp, left a great boxing legacy in Manchester: Instagram/gallaghersboxinggym

Phil Martin walked through the flames, smoke, rage, hate and blood when Moss Side was burning in 1981. It was where he was from, those were his streets.

He had a vision as he stepped lightly through the carnage, a man with respect on all sides at a time of lethal division. A fighter, a car mechanic and a man people listened to. He had big ideas.

In 1976 Martin lost a British title fight over the full 15-round distance. Harold Wilson and Edward Heath were the ringside guests that night at the Grosvenor House in London’s Park Lane. Martin finished his pro career in 1978 with 14 wins and six defeats. When he quit he decided to open a boxing gym.

At the end of the riots the fighter found an

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meet the entrepreneurs profiting in a pandemic

Frankie T. Smith
Oli Loveday - Geoff Pugh
Oli Loveday – Geoff Pugh

Few people have emerged from the coronavirus crisis unscathed. There are now 8.9 million workers who have been furloughed by their employers and millions more freelancers and small business owners whose income has been vastly reduced.

Rather than trying to soldier on until the crisis has passed, some entrepreneurs have used the economic shock caused by Covid-19 as an opportunity to revamp their businesses or start a new one. 

A report published by the Federation of Small Businesses, a trade body, found that 8pc of small companies have launched new products during the pandemic while 5pc have expanded the services they offer. 

Many more have started a new business entirely. Oliver Loveday, 39, was working as a freelancer in the travel industry and was left without any income when the country went into lockdown.

“I was doing Kilimanjaro walks, school trips, the Three Peaks,” he

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