Columns By Bob McKay

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DIR Editor’s Note September 2018: Words from the Wise

We are proud to present our State of the Industry 2018 report. Each year we reach out to the wise men and women of...
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Printing Press: Traditional Holiday Cards & Social Media Join Forces

As sharing on social media continues to grow in popularity, one might expect the volume of holiday cards and letters passing through the post...
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Printing Press Spotlight: HiTi Digital’s Greener, Faster Dye-Sub Printing Solutions

HiTi Digital, Inc., is a designer and manufacturer of professional, commercial and consumer dye-sub printers. The company recently rolled out a line of printers...
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Social Networking for Success: Snapchat

If you are looking to reach an audience under 35 years old to grow your business, Snapchat is your go-to social media solution. The...
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The Last Word: Boost Your Click Rate with Streamlined E-mail Design

Getting people to click on your marketing e-mails is certainly a key goal for any business. However, once the e-mail has been opened, it’s...
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DIR July/August 2018 Editor’s Note: 2018 E-tailer of the Year

Congratulations to Jason Bedford and his amazing team for being named our 2018 E-tailer of the Year. I was fortunate enough to take my first...
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Strategy Session: Bedford Rolls Out the Virtual Red Carpet

Earning the E-tailer of the Year Award from Digital Imaging Reporter is not an easy task. However, over the last year or two we...
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Social Networking for Success: Instagram

Instagram may look like a bunch of colorful squares as you cruise through pages of images and videos, but those small squares can help...
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Profit Prospects: Why Do Employees Really Quit?

“I love it here, but my kid’s going to college . . . my wife lost her job . . . we’re having a...
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The Last Word: South Dakota v. Wayfair: A Win for States That Necessitates Congressional...

In 1992, the Supreme Court upheld the Bellas Hess physical presence requirement for the Commerce Clause in Quill v. North Dakota. The Court left...
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June 2018 Editor’s Note: Summertime

Happy summertime to all! We’re excited about our June issue this year for a number of reasons. First and foremost, we’re thrilled by the enthusiasm shown...
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Printing Press: Preserving Travel Memories in Print

After spending two weeks in Thailand with my son in 2003, I searched for a creative way to share with our family and friends...
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Printing Press: Kiosks, Printers & Minilabs Meet the Challenges of the Digital Photo Revolution

Technavio, a market research company focused on new and emerging technologies, predicts continued growth in the photo kiosks market. The company estimates the market will...
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Strategy Session: Your People Are Your Greatest Assets

This month we’ve decided to present a new feature in our magazine. We are honoring eight Superstars Behind the Counter, the true not-so-silent warriors...
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Selective Focus: Transition & Tradition in the Digital Camera Marketplace

Way back when, I interviewed Eastman Kodak CEO George Fisher in the hallowed halls of State Street for the progenitor of this publication, Photo...
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Giving Back: Beverly Hills Wedding & Portrait Shooter Now Living a “Pro Bono” Life

Since bidding farewell to her high-pressure life as a Beverly Hills wedding and portrait photographer to explore the country in a Sprinter van, Keren...
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DIR May 2018 Editor’s Note: What Are We Really Selling?

One of the coolest things about the photo business is that the products and services we sell are changing all the time. But what...
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Printing Press: Partnering with a Powerhouse B2B Franchise

Since opening Fullerton Photographics, Inc., in 1999, I have experienced firsthand the extraordinary effort it takes to build a customer base and drive strong...
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Social Networking for Success: Video Marketing Is at Your Fingertips with Animoto

Video is just about everywhere these days. It’s a good thing we’re in the imaging industry: we could, and should, be leaders in video...
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Strategy Session: When Is a Camera a “Real” Camera?

There’s been a lot of healthy debate recently among members of the Imaging Alliance as to what constitutes a “real” camera. The discussions began as...

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