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Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017


Family Owned Minuteman Press Design, Marketing, and Printing Business Opens in Astoria, Queens, NY

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Located at 31-16 36th Avenue, the new family owned Minuteman Press in Astoria offers essential printing and marketing services to customers as well as custom designs and branding solutions. Owners and Astoria natives Linda Pomponio and Tracey Pomponio-Lasko bring with them extensive business backgrounds in graphic design, sales, management, and consulting.
 
ASTORIA, Queens, N.Y.—There is a brand new full-service design, print, and marketing business in town, as Minuteman Press is proud to announce its grand opening in Astoria, NY. "We chose Astoria because this is our home and we know that there are so many great people and businesses here that can benefit from our products and services," says Minuteman Press owner and Astoria native Linda Pomponio. She runs the business with her sister Tracey Pomponio-Lasko.
 
Located at 31-16 36th Avenue just a few steps from the N train subway stop, Minuteman Press in Astoria is now open for business. In addition to offering essential printing products that businesses need and use in their daily operations, Linda and her team are able to provide customized marketing and branding solutions that are tailored to meet the needs of any business. Because of their professional design and sales backgrounds, Linda and Tracey are able to leverage their experiences and develop effective marketing campaigns and strategies for her clients. Linda says, "I love being able to bring other people's ideas and visions to life through design, printing, and promotions. It is rewarding to offer them guidance every step of the way from design to delivery and everything in between."
 
Meet Astoria Natives Linda Pomponio and Tracey Pomponio-Lasko
Linda Pomponio has an extensive graphic design and business background that is a real benefit to her customers in Astoria. She cut her teeth in production working for the National Football League and then developed her graphic design and business management skills as a Senior Designer with Major League Baseball. Most recently, Linda spent ten years perfecting her skills as Senior Designer and Art Director for the National Hockey League, where she designed and developed dynamic graphics for NHL live events, websites, advertising, corporate initiatives and green causes. Linda says, "With all of my experiences that I've had meeting and working with talented marketers, designers, writers, digital and print production staff, I felt I could take those skills and apply them to this business. Tracey and I are truly excited to meet with business owners right here in Astoria and help them in any way we can."
 
Tracey Pomponio-Lasko previously worked in sales and consulting and is able to offer valuable advice to local area business owners looking to grow. She has worked with top executives across various industries such as engineering, publishing, cosmetics, and fashion. Tracey is highly skilled at event planning, advertising, customer service, and support. She says, "Together, Linda and I are excited to say hello to the Astoria business community. Our professional backgrounds combined with the Minuteman Press brand is a real powerful combination that can deliver effective results for our customers."
 
As Tracey mentioned, one thing that really sets Minuteman Press in Astoria apart is the high levels of quality and customer service that they are able to provide as part of the Minuteman Press brand. Minuteman Press has been a printing and marketing industry leader for over 40 years and is ranked #1 by Entrepreneur in the Marketing and Printing Services category in 2017 for the 25th time. Linda says, "Minuteman Press is highly regarded around the world, and we are thrilled to bring their brand of legendary customer service to our clients right here in Astoria."
 
Minuteman Press in Astoria is welcoming new clients! Linda and Tracey would like to invite business owners and community members to contact them for a free consultation on how they can help your business. Stop in to see them at 31-16 36th Avenue or call 718-433-0101 for more information.
 
About Minuteman Press International
Minuteman Press International is a number one rated business marketing and printing franchise that offers world class training and unparalleled ongoing local support. Started in 1973 by Roy Titus and his son Bob, Minuteman Press began franchising in 1975 and has grown to over 950 business service franchise locations worldwide including the U.S., Australia, Canada, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Minuteman Press is ranked #1 in category by Entrepreneur 25 times and 14 years in a row, including 2017. Franchise Business Review has also named Minuteman Press International to its 2017 Top Franchises and 2017 Top B2B Franchises lists thanks to positive feedback and reviews from owners.
 
At Minuteman Press, we are the modern version of the printing industry, providing high quality products and services that meet the needs of today's business professionals and go way beyond ink on paper. Today, our centers offer innovative branding solutions and produce custom designs, promotional products, branded apparel, direct mail marketing, large format printing (banners and posters), signs, and much more. Prior experience is not necessary to own and operate a successful Minuteman Press franchise.