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Ilika takes major step forward with Goliath programme

Ilika PLC

Ilika PLC (AIM:IKA, OTCQX:ILIKF) CEO Graeme Purdy speaks to Thomas Warner from Proactive after the innovative battery developer announced the passing of a significant milestone in its Goliath programme. Purdy gives an overview of what's been achieved, noting the transition from lab prototypes to product development. The Goliath programme has reached what the company calls the 'D4 development point', a critical stage where the product design is finalised and prototype products (referred to as P1) are prepared for customer release. Purdy explains the process of transitioning from D4 (development prototypes) to P1 (prototype products), emphasising the production of large batches for consistency and reproducibility. These batches will undergo thorough testing before being shipped to customers with detailed specification sheets next year. The focus on producing reproducible cells means that most of the company's technicians and engineers, along with a subset of scientists, are dedicated to this task, while others continue advancing the roadmap. Reflecting on the year's progress, Purdy expressed satisfaction with the company's on-schedule achievements, particularly the upcoming lithium-ion parity point, indicating equal energy density to standard lithium-ion cells. This milestone is seen as a significant gauge of the technology's maturity. Ilika PLC is set to share more updates and progress in a trading update later in the week. Contact Details Proactive UK Ltd +44 20 7989 0813

November 20, 2023 10:34 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Curb and American Express Expand Partnership This Holiday Season to Celebrate Drivers in Additional Markets


Curb, the leading taxi solutions provider and ride-hailing app for licensed taxi and for-hire rides in North America, today announced its 2023 holiday rewards program for drivers, in partnership with American Express. As a driver-first organization, Curb recognizes the integral role drivers play in propelling urban mobility forward and is continually identifying new ways to offer greater support and benefits. Aligned with these initiatives, Curb will manage and distribute American Express® gift cards provided by American Express to honor drivers for all their hard work in providing dependable transportation this holiday season and beyond. Curb will distribute the gift cards to a select number of outstanding drivers that use the Curb e-hail platform in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Chicago once per month from the end of November to coincide with Small Business Saturday, through the end of April. Given that drivers represent small business owners themselves, Curb will once again be joining American Express’ Small Business Saturday® Corporate Supporter Program to raise additional awareness for supporting small businesses. “We are so proud of this program’s success last year in New York and, together with American Express, are excited to expand into other cities and honor the hard-working drivers who support our busy lives every day,” said Amos Tamam, CEO of Curb. “With this time of the year being one of the most intense for our drivers, we truly appreciate their dedication to excellent service and to going above and beyond for customers.” Launched last year in New York City, the program proved to be highly successful, inspiring drivers to maintain their enduring enthusiasm, which was reflected in continued, strong performance across the Curb platform. “In line with American Express’ continued efforts to support small businesses, partnering with Curb enables us to recognize taxi drivers who provide essential transportation services,” said Tatia Adams Fox, Vice-President and General Manager in the National Client Group at American Express. “We are thrilled to run this program again at a larger scale, reinforcing our commitment to supporting local economies across these vibrant cities.” To learn more about Curb, please visit About Curb Curb is reimagining urban mobility with a driver-first approach to ride-hailing. Bringing upfront pricing to the largest nationwide network of taxis and licensed for-hire vehicles, Curb provides unparalleled transparency to riders and drivers alike. Curb is connected to over 100,000 drivers in dozens of cities across the US and UK, powering millions of taxi rides worldwide and facilitating billions of dollars in payment transactions annually through its open mobility platform. Curb has built an innovative suite of products that provide a unified supply of taxis and licensed for-hire vehicles - the first of its kind to bring solutions for passengers, drivers, and fleet management. Their B2B services power millions of rides for transit agencies, healthcare providers, and businesses while also providing effortless payments and advertising that reaches captive audiences of millions on Taxi TV. About American Express American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at and connect with us on,,,, and Key links to products, services and corporate responsibility information: personal cards, business cards, travel services, gift cards, prepaid cards, merchant services, Accertify, Kabbage, Resy, corporate card, business travel, diversity and inclusion, corporate responsibility and Environmental, Social, and Governance reports. Contact Details N6 Powered by KRMA Zak Hawke +1 717-756-7536 Company Website

November 20, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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AMSC CEO reveals strategic shift and exciting investment opportunities in offshore sector


AMSC CEO Pal Magnussen joined Steve Darling from the Proactive studio at the OTC in New York to discuss the company's transition and investment focus. Formerly known as the American Shipping Company, AMSC sold its entire Jones Act tanker business, signalling a shift from being a leasing company to an investment-focused entity. The CEO highlighted the sale and a subsequent special dividend, emphasizing the company's move towards becoming an investment firm. AMSC now aims to explore opportunities beyond traditional shipping, particularly in the offshore sector. Magnussen sees potential in the offshore industry, citing the positive outlook in the offshore oil sector and the emerging offshore wind sector. As the company broadens its investment mandate, Magnussen notes the importance of exposure in the United States, where AMSC has historical ties. The CEO expressed optimism about the industry's response to their strategic shift, noting that the public company status allows for a more diverse range of investment activities compared to the leasing focus. Contact Details Proactive Investors +1 604-688-8158

November 17, 2023 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Secure an Exhibit Spot at NAFA 2024 Institute & Expo

NAFA Fleet Management Association

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA), the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, is thrilled to announce that prime exhibit space is available for the 2024 Institute & Expo (I&E), taking place April 22-24 in San Antonio, TX. The I&E Expo Floor draws nearly 600 fleet managers from across the globe with a collective purchasing power of more than $10 billion USD. “Exhibiting at this conference is the gateway to connecting with industry leaders and shaping the future of fleet management,” said Bill Schankel, CAE, CEO of NAFA. “While at I&E, exhibitors have the opportunity to drive the industry forward and showcase their solutions among the best minds and technologies in the field.” NAFA I&E is the industry’s largest gathering of fleet and mobility professionals, with 89% of attendees serving as key decision-makers and authorized purchasers. The three-day event consists of professional development opportunities, networking events, and an outstanding lineup of educational sessions addressing the most pressing issues facing the fleet management industry. In the Expo Hall, exhibitors will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with corporate fleets in addition to influential fleet managers representing government, utility, and law enforcement fleets. If a company’s goal is to unveil a new product, connect with influential decision-makers, or foster existing relationships, I&E offers the perfect platform to accomplish these objectives. At past events, four in five fleet managers spent three hours or more on the exhibit floor. Returning in 2024, NAFA exhibitors will have the opportunity to present their new products and product launches to I&E attendees at the second annual Innovations Showcase. Participating in the Innovations Showcase helps companies optimize their marketing efforts and stand out to attendees, industry experts and leaders. Exhibitors can learn more about the Innovations Showcase and reserve their spots here. Prospective exhibitors are encouraged to secure their space early to ensure prime placement in the Expo Hall. For more information about reserving an exhibit booth, please visit NAFA’s website. Sponsorship opportunities can be secured here. This year’s current sponsors include Bestpass Inc., FASTER Asset Solutions, Geotab, Holman, Legend Fleet Solutions, Merchants Fleet, Samsara, Stellantis, U.S. Bank Voyager, WEX and Wheels, Inc. NAFA Fleet Management Association is the membership organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements of vehicle fleets that include commercial, public safety, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for corporations, governments, universities, utility fleets, and law enforcement in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.8 million vehicles that drive an estimated 84 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well above $122 billion each year.For more information, please visit, and communicate with NAFA on LinkedIn, Facebook, and X. Contact Details Keaveny Hewitt +1 919-622-5276 Company Website

November 16, 2023 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Ocean Power Technologies announces company has charted course to profitability

Ocean Power Technologies Inc

Philipp Stratmann, CEO of Ocean Power Technologies, shared exciting developments and initiatives aimed at achieving profitability in 2025 during an interview with Steve Darling from Proactive. One significant initiative involves the divestment of Ocean Power Technologies' non-core strategic consulting team. This strategic move will result in more than 50% of the company's employees being dedicated to customer delivery, reinforcing its focus on commercialization and revenue generation. Ocean Power Technologies has also reached an advanced stage in its research and development efforts, which positions the company to achieve profitability at a much quicker pace. Stratmann emphasized that this expectation does not account for any extraordinary expenses that could potentially require additional capital from financing sources. In addition to these initiatives, the company has appointed Matt Burdyny to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer. Burdyny will spearhead commercialization efforts aimed at supporting Ocean Power Technologies' financial goals. Notably, the majority of the company's team comprises US military and NATO veterans, as well as staff with security clearances, strengthening its capabilities in critical areas. These strategic actions underscore Ocean Power Technologies' commitment to achieving profitability while advancing its innovative technologies in the renewable energy sector. As the company continues to grow and expand its commercialization efforts, it aims to play a significant role in addressing the world's energy challenges through sustainable solutions. Contact Details Proactive Investors +1 347-449-0879

November 16, 2023 12:39 PM Eastern Standard Time

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The Best Holiday Deals to Start Planning Your 2024 Bucket-List Family Vacation


Travel Expert and Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic, Colleen McDaniel, teamed up with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) on a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss everything you need to know about planning a cruise vacation in 2024. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: With the holiday season quickly approaching, companies like NCL are unveiling holiday deals sooner than ever before, so families can start thinking about their 2024 summer vacation plans now. NCL’s Black Friday Sale offer is now live, providing travelers the best value at sea with 50% off all cruises plus its Free at Sea promotion, where guests can choose up to six free perks to design their dream vacation, including: · Free unlimited open bar · Free roundtrip airfare for the second guest · Free specialty dining · Free shore excursion credits · Free Wi-Fi · Discounted rates for the 3rd and 4th guest Cruising makes it easy for families to plan a fantastic holiday and remains the best value for their vacation dollar. It offers travelers the ability to unpack once, visit multiple destinations, delivers non-stop activities on board and provides more inclusive pricing versus land-based vacations. According to recent research conducted by Mintel Group, 26% of family vacationers have trouble planning activities, making it the aspect of holiday planning they want the most help with. Mintel Group’s study also indicated that 56% of travelers want to share experiences with family and 54% of them vacation to spend quality time with family members. In addition to Caribbean voyages, McDaniel also discussed how Europe and Alaska continue to be top bucket-list destinations for families. They can enjoy quality time together, wake up in a new city nearly every morning, and can connect and immerse themselves in the natural wilderness of Alaska or Europe’s culturally rich destinations. Between April and October 2024, NCL will have eight ships, including NCL’s newest vessels from the award-winning Prima Class, sailing European itineraries with voyages to Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Greek Isles. In summer 2024, NCL will also have multiple ships sailing to Alaska, providing families with more options and the easiest way to explore The Last Frontier. For travelers looking for the newest experiences at sea, Norwegian Prima and Norwegian Viva provide guests an array of attractions for families and multigenerational groups to enjoy, including NCL’s industry exclusive experiences, such as its three-level racetrack, the fastest slides at sea, and a breath-taking two-story world-class spa facility – Mandara Spa. The variety of on board amenities across NCL’s 19-ship fleet offers something for everyone on each day of their cruise. The Black Friday Sale is applicable to all NCL itineraries and ships, including NCL’s recently announced Norwegian Aqua from the all-new Prima Plus Class, setting sail in April 2025. This incredible new ship will feature many exciting attractions for families to enjoy including the world’s first hybrid rollercoaster and waterslide, the Aqua Slidecoaster, and the Glow Court, NCL’s first digital sports complex with an interactive LED floor that will offer a variety of exciting guest activities by day and then transform into a nightclub in the evening. To learn more about Norwegian Aqua, click here. For more information, visit About Colleen McDaniel Colleen McDaniel is Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic, the world’s largest online cruise resource. She considers cruising to be a true passion, having traveled the world by water – from Alaska, the Caribbean and Hawaii, to Europe’s rivers, Antarctica and Africa – on ships of all shapes and sizes. She’s regularly quoted as a cruise expert in media outlets across the country, including outlets like The Associated Press, Good Morning America, CNN, FOX Business, CNBC, The New York Times, Travel + Leisure and Skift. Cruise Critic is the world’s largest cruise reviews and information site, offering a comprehensive resource for cruise travelers -- from first-time cruisers to avid cruise enthusiasts. The site features more than 50M+ opinions, reviews & photos and hosts the world's largest online cruise community. Cruise Critic is a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc. About Norwegian Cruise Line As the innovator in global cruise travel, Norwegian Cruise Line has been breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising for 57 years. Most notably, the cruise line revolutionized the industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal vacation on their preferred schedule with no assigned dining and entertainment times and no formal dress codes. Today, its fleet of 19 contemporary ships sail to 400 of the world's most desirable destinations, including Great Stirrup Cay, the company's private island in the Bahamas and its resort destination Harvest Caye in Belize. Norwegian Cruise Line not only provides superior guest service from land to sea, but also offers a wide variety of award-winning entertainment and dining options as well as a range of accommodations across the fleet, including solo-traveler staterooms, club balcony suites, spa-suites and The Haven by Norwegian®, the company's ship-within-a-ship concept. For additional information or to book a cruise, contact a travel professional, call 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784) or visit For the latest news and exclusive content, visit the NCL Newsroom and follow Norwegian Cruise Line on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube @NorwegianCruiseLine; and Twitter @CruiseNorwegian. Norwegian Cruise Line is a wholly owned subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH). To learn more, visit Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

November 15, 2023 02:03 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Macao Poised to Woo Global Travelers with Knockout Events and Streamlined Traffic Facilities

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO)

MACAO SAR - Media OutReach - 15 November 2023 - Macao, the top vibrant and dynamic Asian city, is thrilled to once again welcome travellers worldwide with a series of fabulous activities. With a rich selection of exciting events and the highly anticipated 70 th Macau Grand Prix, Macao targets to curate an unparalleled travel experience. The Macao Government Tourism Office (“MGTO”) is also delighted to emphasize the city’s unique charm and convenience by highlighting the new intermodal bonded bus service between Macao and Hong Kong International Airport (“HKIA”). Macao is among the frontrunners of tourist destinations eagerly refreshing their touristic landscapes with upgraded tour packages. Many captivating events, including the highly anticipated Macau Food Festival and the awe-inspiring Light Up Macao 2023, usher global travellers with dazzling festivals and attractive performances. The eye-catching Macau Grand Prix resumes at the racing track The highlight of this year’s events is the much-awaited Macau Grand Prix. Revving up the excitement, this grand occasion just ignited this past weekend and will continue from 16 th to 19 th, captivating racing enthusiasts globally. As the only street circuit racing event for cars and motorcycles, Macau Grand Prix showcases exhilarating races featuring world-class drivers on its iconic Guia Circuit. It epitomizes Macao’s commitment to delivering unforgettable experiences to visitors and contestants. Streamlined traffic facilities to connect travellers and Macao in no time A new intermodal bonded bus service has been launched from HKIA to Macao. Established in the restricted area in HKIA, one of the world’s busiest airports, this service eliminates the nuisance of multiple transfers and provides a seamless and hassle-free travel experience. Passengers can board a direct bus to Macao, where luggage check-in and security procedures are handled in one go. With time and effort saved, passengers can enjoy the scenic route as they embark on their Macao adventure. Macao is also pleased to announce a new direct flight route between Macao and Jakarta to be commenced very soon. It aims to strengthen the bond and offer travellers from Jakarta the ease to experience Macao. Macao sincerely invites travellers worldwide to rediscover its magic. With world-class events, cultural heritage, delectable cuisine, and convenient traffic, Macao promises an extraordinary destination for travellers from far and wide. About Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) MGTO is responsible for implementing, analyzing, and assisting in formulating the tourism policies of the Macao SAR to enhance its reputation as a quality destination. Together with local trade, MGTO promotes local tourism products and services in the leading and emerging tourism markets, meanwhile evaluating and exploring potential markets. The Office works to strengthen its connections with overseas travel trade as well as regional and international tourism organizations to boost Macao’s tourism development. For more information, please visit: Facebook: Instagram: @makmakmacao Contact Details Sandy Ip

November 15, 2023 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Electric Air Travel Might Be Coming Sooner Than You Think


Imagine hopping on an electric commuter airplane at a smaller, convenient airport near your home in San Francisco and flying straight to Sacramento in around 20 minutes, instead of battling traffic for over 100 miles for up to two hours. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Well, it turns out that the electric energy transition in the aviation space could be here much sooner than you think and it’s going to be big. As electric aircraft developers prepare for takeoff, some airports are planning ahead to meet the changing needs from the industry. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is initiating plans to revamp its half-century-old airport with the future in mind, including plenty of electric-charging stations for both aircraft and cars. It may also include space for vertically taking off and landing aircraft and revamped airfield and terminal areas to accommodate smaller, electric-powered vehicles. Baiju Shah, President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, emphasizes the importance of forward-thinking: "I think it’s critical for us to look into the future, understand the trends and technology and use that to inform the design." Cleveland Hopkins is currently in the early stages of planning a $2 billion overhaul of its aging terminal with plans to start construction in 2025. While Joby Aviation, a pioneer in electric aircraft, plans to build its first manufacturing plant in Southwest Ohio, other companies are actively developing small, electric-powered regional jets set to carry 30 passengers on short trips of 250 miles or more. The aviation landscape is poised for a transformation similar to the impact electric cars have had on ground transportation. Kevin Burke, President and CEO of Airports Council International-North America, remarks, "This is not the Jetsons, but we’re getting closer to it." Key considerations for airports preparing for an electric aircraft future include accommodating the substantial power demand of these vehicles, adjusting for smaller regional aircraft, and securing approval from regulatory bodies like the Federal Aviation Administration. Progress is already underway, with some experts predicting the presence of electric air taxis in the skies by 2025. The motivation behind this innovation extends beyond convenience, aiming to address the environmental impact of traditional air travel. The shift to electric aviation may take time, but the potential benefits include quieter flights, reduced maintenance costs, and overall lower operational expenses. While the complete electrification of long-distance aircraft might be decades away, airlines are already making strides in introducing smaller electric planes. Surf Air Mobility Inc. (NYSE:SRFM), a leading US regional air mobility platform and the largest commuter airline in the US by scheduled departures, is at the forefront of revolutionizing regional air travel by leveraging electrification and upgrading existing aircraft to substantially reduce the cost and environmental impact of air travel. Surf Air Mobility plans to deploy both electric and hybrid-electric aircraft across its network by upgrading existing aircraft with new engines opposed to developing new electric airplanes from the ground up. With its hybrid electric aircraft, the company can accelerate time to market because it won't need large investments into charging infrastructure to start flying like its fully-electric counterparts. Transforming Regional Air Travel through Electrification In pursuit of this vision, Surf Air is collaborating with commercial partners to develop electrified powertrain technology, aiming to retrofit existing fleets with electric propulsion and introduce electric aircraft on a large scale to the market. The company's leadership team, possessing extensive expertise in aviation, electrification, and consumer technology, is steering this ambitious initiative. Surf Air Mobility Inc. (NYSE:SRFM) plans to utilize regional airports, 5,000 of which are significantly underused, fostering shared private and commercial-like air services with small turboprop planes. With plans to expand across 30 regional networks, the company leverages its tech-enabled regional air mobility platform, enhancing accessibility to existing aircraft and pilot assets in the marketplace. Following its debut on the public market, Surf Air Mobility announced an exclusive partnership with Textron Aviation Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Inc. This strategic collaboration includes an order for 100 Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft. Deliveries of the initial 20 Cessna aircraft are scheduled to commence in the first half of 2024. These planes will undergo conversion to incorporate Surf Air Mobility 's proprietary electric or hybrid-electric powertrain technology. Surf Air Mobility aims to democratize access to electrified aircraft for both new and existing operators, intending to offer customers the advantages of cost-effective, low-emission air travel on a large scale. Additionally, the company will be the exclusive provider of certain battery electric and hybrid electric powertrain technology for the Cessna Grand Caravan to Textron Aviation. Surf Air Mobility plans to deploy both electric and hybrid-electric Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft across its network, facilitating direct short-haul services to connect more airports. Simultaneously, the company aspires to establish a regional mass transport platform that fosters sustainable connectivity among communities throughout the US. The anticipated benefits of the new electrified architecture include a substantial reduction in direct operating costs, with targets ranging from up to 25% to 50%, and a significant decrease in direct carbon emissions, with targets ranging from up to 50% to 100%, all while maintaining performance levels similar to the current models. Importantly, these aircraft have the potential to be operational at over 5,000 public-use airports across the US, with no need for charging stations in the case of hybrid-electric powertrain versions. Indeed, the dawn of the electric aircraft transition is coming and Surf Air Mobility are gearing up to fuel the evolution with greener, more affordable travel. Click on this link or check this investor presentation for more insights into Surf Air Mobility Inc. (NYSE:SRFM). Disclosure: 1) The author of the Article, or members of the author’s immediate household or family, do not own any securities of the companies set forth in this Article. The author determined which companies would be included in this article based on research and understanding of the sector. 2) The Article was issued on behalf of and sponsored by, Surf Air Mobility Inc. Market Jar Media Inc. has or expects to receive from Surf Air Mobility Inc..’s Digital Marketing Agency of Record (Native Ads Inc.) thirty-two thousand, eight hundred and ten USD for 36 days (26 business days). 3) Statements and opinions expressed are the opinions of the author and not Market Jar Media Inc., its directors or officers. 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November 15, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Minuteman Press Franchise Owner Sherri Winslow Reflects on Over 20 Years in Palm Desert, CA and Joins President’s Club

Minuteman Press International Inc

Sherri Winslow is the owner of the Minuteman Press franchise in Palm Desert, CA since April of 2002. When her husband suddenly passed away in 2012, Sherri made the difficult decision to carry on as she took a more prominent role in the business as the sole owner and operator. Since then, Sherri has continued to build her business and in 2023 she was honored and acknowledged as one of the newest members of the Minuteman Press President’s Club. As she reflects on her accomplishments, Sherri shares her thoughts on 20-plus years and joining the President’s Club, keys to success and longevity, advice to others, and more. Celebrating 20 Years + Joining Minuteman Press President’s Club In 2022, Sherri celebrated 20 years of business ownership for Minuteman Press in Palm Desert. Today, in 2023, Sherri is now recognized as a member of the Minuteman Press International President’s Club for achieving yearly gross sales of over $1 million in 2022. Sherri shares, “Reflecting on our 20 years in business makes me realize that we were fortunate to partner with a good franchisor. Very few small businesses were able to make it through this period without a strong management and operational program to follow. That along with proper training and support from people that have been in the print business have made a huge impact. We will always be thankful for this.” She continues, “In 2023, I was proud to join the Minuteman Press International President’s Club. We have had fairly steady growth over the past 20 years. We started out making $19,000 in our first month after buying an existing business. In 2012, I lost my husband and I personally went from part-time to being the boss. My staff and Minuteman Press local support led by RVP Dan Byers helped me through one of the most difficult times in my life. It was a very foggy year but we made it. In the past few years, we were getting close to the $1 million milestone and we set that as our goal last year. My staff and I worked very hard to make sure we reached that goal. A lot of hard work and determination helped us get there.” When asked about her keys to success and growth, Sherri says, “Our longevity and success is primarily due to our staff and customer service. We have had many referrals through the years without asking. Now that we have been through the last training session, we plan to start asking for referrals through different channels. Other contributing factors to our success are related to our direct & internet marketing along with expanding our services & products over the years. We added wide format in the beginning, then signage, direct mail, and blueprints.” Sherri continues, “There are two other areas worth mentioning that I feel have been successful for us. The first has to do with Google Reviews, which has been a point of focus at regional meetings. At one meeting before the pandemic hit, there were around 50 people in attendance from many franchises in Southern California. We talked about how important Google Reviews are. We shared materials used to get reviews and it really blossomed here. I get a lot of new customers because they did a search and noticed how many good reviews we have.” She further shares, “Next is having good storefront and building signage. My shop is on the main highway that people travel from one end of the valley to the other. You can’t miss my shop because we went big and bold with the signage. I would do more, but the local laws don’t allow it. People always tell me they find me from our signage.” Printing Industry & Community/Franchise Support Sherri shares her insights on the printing industry today, saying, “Printing remains vital to businesses today because it provides a connection that stays with the consumer as opposed to the internet or email. Your printed materials end up in someone’s hand, which can make that lasting impression. How many people swipe left or delete emails without reading them? They will always take the time to look at a business card, postcard or holiday card that they receive.” In Palm Desert, Sherry says, “We are a small set of cities that hold large events and conventions. This brings an increase to our population that is about triple the amount during certain months of the year. Thanks to our community, our key growth areas have included signage, blueprints, convention printing and direct mail.” She adds, “We would not be where we are today without the local franchise support, training and the IT department that Minuteman Press International provides. We owe a lot of our success to this.” Rewards & Advice for Others As she looks back on over 20 years and reflects on the rewards of owning a business, Sherri says, “I would say my biggest personal reward is that I have been able to achieve everything that I have wanted to in my life. I can’t really ask for more personally except for time. My biggest professional reward has been reaching that $1 million goal and making the Minuteman Press President’s Club.” As for what advice she would give to others, Sherri shares, “Make sure you are active with the quote process and follow-up. Understand the difference between shoppers (who are getting 3 quotes from various vendors) and buyers. I recommend you give the customer a day to digest the quote they received, then follow up and make sure you answer their questions. Lastly, make sure you let them know you want to meet their price point or their budget constraints if you do… Again, the difference between a shopper and a buyer will make the difference on whether you will want to meet their budget constraints.” Minuteman Press in Palm Desert is located at 73-660 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260. For more information, visit their website: Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and read Minuteman Press franchise reviews at Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 Company Website

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