Tuesday Tips - Numbers Behind Managed Print

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Managed print services are an increasingly popular way for companies to cut costs and reduce their environmental impact simultaneously. For smart business leaders, managed print represents a productivity boost and an efficient way to do business.

There are many statistics to support this idea, the facts making a compelling case in support of managed print services.

Managed Print Services by the Numbers

If you're researching managed print services, you've no doubt heard less concrete claims like "cost saving" and "enhanced productivity." But you may still be skeptical: can managed print really accomplish all of that? And how?

Tuesday Tips - Quality Printing Makes a Difference

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If you've ever seen a low-quality print job, you know what a difference the quality makes to the message. It's difficult to see past the quality, and you may make judgments on the business or individual based on the quality. Print quality matters, especially for businesses.

If your print quality isn't what it should be, here are some tips to help you create better prints.

Consider Managed Print

If you are worried about the costs associated with better quality printers and prints, consider this: unmanaged print within a business is often inefficient and costly. Managed Print Services helps you take control of printing costs, and can free up funds to invest in better printing or to repair ineffective machines.

Document Management and You

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It can be said that behind every successful business is a more successful stack of papers. Paper is an important part of business, and whether you're selling it, storing it, or communicating with it, you're sure to find that a lot of what happens in your company relies on paper. As a result, many businesses are turning to document management solutions to ensure that their paper files are made accessible, secure, and productive. However, it's important to find a document management system that works for you.

Tuesday Tips - Finding the Right Multifunction Printer

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All-in-one or multifunction printers are machines that replace several standalones in your office. Multifunction printers can print, scan, fax, and more, depending on the model you choose. When shopping for a new multifunction printer, you might be a little overwhelmed by the number of models, each with several options and specs. We can help find the right multifunction device for you.

Here are some features to consider to help you narrow down your options.

The Hunt for a Managed Service Provider

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Let's face it: while the swirling vortex of the Internet has made some aspects of our lives easier, it has certainly made reliable information a rare commodity. If you're on the hunt for a managed service provider, you've probably found this to be especially true--the vast assortment of opinions, testimonials, and ads concerning managed services can make the whole idea seem difficult and somewhat exhausting. However, while the often unreliable Internet may not have offered much help, it's usually beneficial to start with you. Considering the needs of your business is an important first step, so that you can more clearly analyze your options.

Tuesday Tips - Take Control of Costs with Managed Print

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It's no secret that documents are essential to any office. However, many businesses are not aware of just how much is allocated to printing. You may be spending a significant chunk of revenue on costs associated with generating documents. Business owners may not even realize just how much money is dedicated to printing and print costs. Managed print services are designed to help businesses control costs associated with printing.

Managed Print works to create a customized plan to help your business control costs.

Tuesday Tips - Can You Cut Printing Costs?

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Do you know how much your company spends on printing? If not, you're not alone. Most businesses have little more than an estimate on hand when it comes to printing costs, mostly due to the difficulty of tracking print expenses.

Why Track Printing Costs?

It's a common misconception that printing is a relatively uncontrollable expense. Even the most careful budget hawks only consider reducing pages printed.

Do You Need a Standalone Scanner?

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The emergence of the multifunction printer did much to revolutionize the modern office. With the MFP's ability to do it all -- fax, copy, print, scan -- standalone units became largely unnecessary. But for some specific users, an MFP might not be enough. Scanners can do great things, and MFP scanners are typically of high enough quality for most users. However, there are some reasons you might want to consider a standalone scanner.

Tuesday Tips - Lease Your Next Printer

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Leasing a copier or multifunction printer is a good way for small to medium businesses to leverage the power of state-of-the-art technologies. As with any lease, it's important to understand the details of your office equipment lease agreement before you sign on the dotted line.

Understand All Associated Costs

A reputable vendor will make sure you understand all costs associated with your lease. Here are a few questions you'll want to ask.

Repairing Paper Feed Issues

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Paper jams on copiers and printers seem to always happen at the worst possible time. Sometimes the best (or only) solution is to call for repair. Sometimes it's simply time to invest in a new piece of office equipment. But sometimes it's a quick fix due to the paper feed. Here's how to tell if it is, and how to fix it.

1. What's the problem?

Your first step is to figure out where the jam is. Determine which paper tray and what size paper is jamming. (If you are in a hurry, you can use the other paper tray or the manual feed tray, if available, to get your printing done now.)

2. Is it the rollers?

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