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Is Your Printing Costing You More Than It Should?

Printer Environment Costing MoreEvery business owner wants to cut down unnecessary expenses but identifying where money is being wasted is the first step to stopping the money bleed.  The printers used daily in your business alongside related supplies account for a significant portion of money spent. While you may not be thinking about how much ink is being bought or how much of your IT staff’s time is being eaten up by support calls related to paper jams, these neglected details add up to a lot and can be costing you much more than is necessary.

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Free Halloween Printables – Decorations & More

free-Halloween-printables-2016Ghosts and ghouls come out to play at the end of this month with Halloween just 2 weeks away.  Whether you’re taking the little ones out to trick-or-treat or are hosting your own adult soiree to play dress up among friends and family, we’ve got you covered when it comes to outfitting your home for Oct. 31, 2016.

So long as you’ve got a printer full of ink and paper ready to go, we’ve got a list of free printable Halloween decorations, labels and more to get you and your home Halloween-ready. 

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A Monthly Subscription for Printer Ink – What?

HP Instant Ink ProgramSubscription services are all the rage - Netflix, Dollar Beard Club, and Bark Box correspondingly deliver entertainment, hygiene and even pet supplies to your home on a regular basis for a simple monthly fee. HP has jumped on the subscription service band wagon and now offers HP Instant Ink – an ink cartridge replacement service where “you pay a monthly fee to print a defined number of pages per month.”

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Choosing a Scanner: What To Consider

Choose the Right ScannerNot all scanners are created equally. Different models have different features which can aide or deter your office productivity. As such, you’ll want to consider a few things before settling on a machine that captures your paperwork of photos into a digital format.

All scanners perform the same process using a combination of mirrors, glass, light, a CCD chip and some combination of motors and rollers to move the document and/or scanner pieces around. But, while the process may be the same, the quality produced and the effort necessary to scan each document varies drastically between models.

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The Best Back to School Printers for 2016

Back to School Printers 2016The summer goes by WAY too fast, doesn’t it? That said, we’re weeks away from the 2016-2017 school year. That means scrambling to get paper, pens, and all other supplies to be study ready. In today’s world, students print more than just text-only book reports. Oftentimes, homework involves including images whether they be colourful pie charts or actual photographs that may need to be scanned from books and then printed. As such, a versatile printer is needed to accomplish and handle all these tasks.

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