Is your data (or your clients’) being protected by your service provider?  Do you depend on other partners to manage or store personal data such as health or financial information?  Then knowing something about SOC 2 compliance is worth your time. What is SOC 2? SOC 2 is an auditing procedure that ensures secure management…

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“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears,” Nelson Mandela We are living through a challenging paradigm where we all need to stay connected, while staying separated. Humanity is not accustomed to being physically apart from family, friends and work colleagues for several weeks, however the stakes are too high for us not to. …

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graphic of asset management

A big part of the efficiency for any marketing department stems from how they manage assets. Brochure templates, logos, business cards, swag, pamphlets–in a perfect world, all these designs are stored in one centralized location. But not all companies live in this perfect world–or even know that it exists. These companies are losing money every…

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Paper price increases_paper mill image

Due to the closing of major paper mills, and the rising cost of materials to make pulp, the paper industry is experiencing across-the-board increases. We have numerous letters from paper suppliers indicating a 3-5% paper price increase since the start of 2019. All of Fineline’s estimates since January 1, 2019 include the paper price increases and are good for 30 days from date of…

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Featured new tariff impact on businesses

The term “Made in China” is such a common phrase it’s practically a coined term for most retailers (especially with plastic goods). As the United States’ largest trade partner, China accounted for $522.9 billion in imports in 2017 (in comparison to just $187.5 billion we exported to them). This means when it comes to low-cost…

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