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The Great Office Supplies Caper

Office Products Dealers - What's the Tweeting Point?

by Ian M. Elliott | Jan 26, 2017 8:03:00 AM

I've wondered for a while just what is the point Tweeting and have a quandary to decide how much time and effort's required to figure out if it's worth participating on the Twitter platform at all. This has become a bit of a catch-22 because I'm...

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Topics: Social Media, E-commerce, Small Business

Office Products & Supplies - The Big Picture

by Ian M. Elliott | Dec 6, 2016 8:47:00 AM

I've just concluded a mini-marathon series of blogs that attempted to provide a detailed overview of the workings of the office supplies component of the office products industry. It's a big, complex industry and there's nothing simple about a ...

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Topics: Business Transformation, Social Media, Industry News

Office Supplies, Resellers & Their Value Proposition

by Ian M. Elliott | Sep 28, 2016 7:58:00 AM

So, I'm a (fictitious) office products reseller that recently worked an opportunity to develop a proposal for a new prospect that buys around $10,000 of office products and supplies a year. Now, about 60% of this spend is on paper, pens, binder,...

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Topics: Business Transformation, Social Media, Small Business, Web Traffic

Office Products Resellers & Their Digital Challenges

by Ian M. Elliott | Sep 26, 2016 6:51:00 AM

For one office products reseller (A) it's quite possible to be feeling upbeat about the business prospects and for another (B), it's quite possible to be feeling pretty beat-up and pessimistic about the future. The same industry and the same...

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Topics: Business Transformation, Social Media, Small Business, Web Traffic

Social Media Audience Development & Engagement

by Ian M. Elliott | Sep 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Everyone loves numbers .. don't they? Well, no I don't think so, but regardless we all have to deal with them every day of our lives. I've blogged numerous times about the "science" of web traffic development and, as you must now know, that part...

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Topics: Business Transformation, Inbound Marketing, Social Media, E-commerce, Web Traffic

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