Shopping For Company Printer Devices Like a Car Buyer

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(5-min read)  Shopping for printer and copier devices for your company can be confusing. Unlike buying a car, most of us are relatively unfamiliar with the various styles of printers, copier companies, and which truly stand out in their class. However, when you take the time to consider the imaging needs of your company and…Read Full Article

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Indulging in New Technologies

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(5-min read) “Neat” does not equal necessary. It’s difficult to watch television, online videos, or scroll any social media pages without being bombarded by advertisements for the latest techno-gadgets, apps, and digital services. Advertisers want you to feel as though the device in your pocket is akin to a dinosaur bone and that if you…Read Full Article

Why Is Printer Ink So Crazy Expensive?

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(5-min read) There’s no debating that immense strides have been made in the technological development of modern printer ink. The first printer inks manufactured in the 1960s were made from cheaper degradable food dyes. The results were inks that would all-but disappear in a few month’s time (we hope you didn’t need those receipts). The…Read Full Article

Is This Managed Print Services (MPS) Company Right For Me? (+Free Worksheet)

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(6-min read) Selecting a Managed Print Services (MPS) company for your business or organization is not a decision to be made lightly. Though many enjoy the flexibility that comes with an MPS agreement, winding up with an ill-fitting vendor can be a frustrating and expensive experience. For this reason, it pays to interview a potential…Read Full Article

Should My Church or Non-Profit Buy or Lease Its Printing Equipment?

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(8-min read) “We’ve purchased and leased before. We know what’s best.”  The issue of buying or leasing has likely already come up during committee meetings for your church, synagogue, mosque, or other non-profit organization. When your staff or congregant numbers started to push against what your facilities could handle, you had to decide to lease…Read Full Article

Designing Your Ideal Business Technology Deal (+Free Worksheet)

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(5-min read) As a leader within a company or organization, you’ve likely had your run-ins with different business technology vendors. These companies supply your team with copiers, printers, and other tools you need to get the job done. Some of these arrangements have likely been extremely positive. Other aspects—maybe not so great. Wouldn’t it be…Read Full Article

7 Questions To Ask Before You Print a Document (+Infographic)

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(3-min read) On average, printing is a company’s third-highest expense behind office rent and employee payroll. While you can take cost-cutting measures to reduce your printing budget, one of the most effective means of doing so is to simply reduce the number of items you print. To break the habit of printing items that may not…Read Full Article

Troubleshooting 4 Common Problems With Inkjet Printers

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(6-min read) Not thrilled with your inkjet printer? Let’s see what’s really happening. It can seem like inkjet printers are a dime a dozen. While seems true, if you don’t choose one wisely or adequately maintain your printer, you could find yourself spending much more over the life of your device. In this piece, we’re…Read Full Article

8 Cost-Cutting Printing & Copying Tips To Consider (+ Infographic)

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(7-min read) Printing and copying can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. There are ways to make these practices cheaper than they are. By establishing some cost-cutting company-wide printing protocols, your organization can save some green both monetarily and environmentally.  Tip 1: Reusable Forms To Be Scanned Depending on the industry, there may…Read Full Article

$1 Buyout vs. Fair Market Value (FMV) Copier & MFD Leasing

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(4-min read)  For many businesses, financing equipment that is subject to depreciation not only makes the most logistical sense but also the most economic sense. Why should you pay to own something that will only get worse over time? Unless your company can afford to simply purchase all of your printers, copiers, and MFDs (that…Read Full Article