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Let's Talk About Quality

Posted by Dan Grove on Dec 13, 2021 1:45:00 PM

Measuring quality may be subjective, however, there are several ways you can assure the highest quality when it comes to your printing.

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Topics: Printer Service, laser printer, pagewide xl, wide format, color copiers, printers, print quality

Managed Print Services (MPS) Programs are Naturally Green

Posted by Dan Grove on Oct 14, 2021 7:47:00 PM

MPS programs are typically initiated with the idea of cutting costs for an organization. Along with direct cost cutting that involves print devices and supplies, opportunities to improve workflows are often discovered. Sustainability is naturally improved by increasing the efficiency of document production and lifecycles.

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Topics: MPS, #ManagedPrintServices

Understanding Paper Weights

Posted by Dan Grove on Sep 29, 2021 7:32:00 PM

If you are looking for an article about collectible paper weights, this is not it.  This article is about understanding the terminology behind copier and printer paper weights.   In researching this article, I did find the Paperweight Collector's Association at paperweight.org.

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Topics: Customer Service, Copier Service, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service Excellence, Printer Service, Copier Paper, Printer Paper, #CustomerServiceExcellence, #MoreThanCopiers, copiers, printers, paper, paper weights

3 Reasons Why You Should Use Print Management Software

Posted by Dan Grove on Aug 25, 2021 7:21:00 AM

There is a wide array of print management software available today. The functionality of each varies somewhat, so you need to know what to look for to best serve your organization’s needs.

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Topics: #SecureYourBusiness, #CustomerServiceExcellence, #MoreThanPrint, #MoreThanCopiers, #ManagedPrintServices, #IntelligentBusinessInformationServers

Printing Saddle Bound Booklets

Posted by Dan Grove on Jun 16, 2021 7:27:00 PM

If you have access to a multi-functional copier/printer, which I will refer to as a device, you can most likely produce professional looking booklets. Like any project, a little planning can make a big difference. For optimum quality and ease of production, utilizing a device with a booklet finisher is strongly advised but not absolutely necessary. A booklet finisher is a great asset if you want to produce medium to large quantities of booklets.

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Topics: Customer Service, Copier Service, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service Excellence, Printer Service, #CustomerServiceExcellence, #MoreThanCopiers, copiers, printers, saddle bound, saddle stitch, saddle bound booklets, saddle stitch booklets

5 Tools To Cut Waste In The Office

Posted by Dan Grove on May 19, 2021 7:18:00 PM

There are a number of built-in features in your office copier, printer or multi-functional printer, which can help you eliminate waste.

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Topics: Customer Service, Copier Service, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service Excellence, Printer Service, #CustomerServiceExcellence, #MoreThanCopiers, copiers, printers, Business Technology, office waste, business process improvement, office efficiencies

Why Is My Printer Counting A Black And White Page As Color?

Posted by Dan Grove on Apr 22, 2021 1:24:43 PM

It is true that printing in color is more expensive than printing black and white.  While some IT departments will set print drivers to default to black and white (mono), others leave it set to Auto Color.  Auto Color allows the device to read the images and determine if the page should be printed in color or mono.   Therefore, proper conversion of images from color to black and white is critical.

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Topics: Copier Problems, Copier Issues, Copier Service, Office Equipment Buying Guide, Office Equipment Purchase, Office Equipment Criteria, Copier Paper, Printer Paper, printing in color, meter issues, printing from publisher

How are Inkjet and Laser Copiers/Printers Different?

Posted by Dan Grove on Feb 3, 2021 3:02:00 PM

As the name implies, inkjet copiers/printers use a liquid ink to produce an image. A laser copier uses a dry powder called toner to produce an image. These two materials are also applied to the media via different processes. The inkjet uses an array of micro nozzles to spray the ink onto the media where it dries. The laser process uses a series of static charges to transfer toner to the media and then applies heat to melt or fuse the toner to the surface of the media.

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Topics: Copier Problems, Copier Issues, HP, Copier Service, Office Equipment Buying Guide, Office Equipment Purchase, Office Equipment Criteria, Ricoh, Sharp, inkjet, laser printer, pagewide, Xerox

Working in the Cloud from Home

Posted by Dan Grove on May 20, 2020 8:46:21 AM

Two of the many challenges when working at home are keeping organized and collaborating with others in and outside of your organization. The cloud offers many opportunities to solve these challenges allowing you to become more secure and efficient in your business processes.

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Topics: #SecureYourBusiness, #MoreThanCopiers, #homeoffice, #remoteworking

Avoiding the Dreaded Paper Jam

Posted by Dan Grove on May 12, 2020 9:56:32 AM

When we experience a paper jam, the copier or printer usually gets the blame, but there can be other suspects involved in this crime against productivity.  It only requires a little investigation.

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Topics: Copier Problems, Copier Issues, Copier Service, Office Equipment Buying Guide, Office Equipment Purchase, Office Equipment Criteria, Copier Paper, Printer Paper

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