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The Instant Print Kiosk from Xerox is the Modern Solution to Walk-Up Printing

Most of us have used walk-up printers before. You need to make a quick copy, fax a document, or print off a few documents from your thumb drive. When was the last time you used a self-serve printer and genuinely thought to yourself, “Wow, that was easy!” If you’re like the vast majority of consumers, the answer is probably never. Xerox has set out to change that with their revolutionary take on [...]

The Instant Print Kiosk from Xerox is the Modern Solution to Walk-Up Printing2019-09-25T10:00:37-06:00

How to Redact Information Automatically With Your Xerox MFP

Does your business work with customer information that’s even remotely sensitive? These days, that’s a pretty important responsibility. As you’ve no doubt noticed, consumer privacy (and the desire for more of it) has been at the forefront of countless headlines in the news. And with good reason—data breaches are occurring with increasing regularity, even from enterprise-tier corporations who, at one point, seemed impervious to such attacks. Xerox, thankfully, makes it a simple [...]

How to Redact Information Automatically With Your Xerox MFP2019-08-23T09:52:55-06:00

What is an Electronic Document Management System?

It’s inevitable. Nearly all businesses, regardless of industry, find themselves a position eventually where they need to get serious about how they process, manage, and organize their documents—both hard copy and digital. An electronic document management system is more or less what it says on the tin: a systematic approach to managing documents for your entire business electronically. The Benefits of Digital Archival and Reduced Reliance on Hard Copy Documents Many businesses [...]

What is an Electronic Document Management System?2019-07-10T11:17:24-06:00

The Best Financial, Travel Expense, and Customer Management Apps For Your Xerox MFP

Did you know that your Xerox multifunction printer has access to to ConnectKey apps for some of the most popular accounting and customer management services in the world, including QuickBooks Online, SAP Concur, and Salesforce? In today’s post, we’ll take a look at these offerings from the Xerox App Gallery and discuss why you might want to use them to extend the functionality of your ConnectKey enabled device. QuickBooks Online Integration Now [...]

The Best Financial, Travel Expense, and Customer Management Apps For Your Xerox MFP2019-06-10T09:55:17-06:00

How Businesses Are Saving Up to 30% On Annual Print Costs

Did you know that most businesses substantially underestimate their document generation costs? Does yours? On average, most businesses spend 1-3% of their annual revenue on print costs, sometimes without even knowing it—print costs get lumped in with “office supplies” and may even end up being the lions share of that particular budget expenditure. Furthermore, the necessity of dealing with multiple vendors for all the different facets of document generation like toner, paper, [...]

How Businesses Are Saving Up to 30% On Annual Print Costs2019-05-10T10:01:19-06:00

Add Some Sizzle to Your Advertising With These Summer Print Marketing Ideas

Xerox multifunction printers have opened a wealth of in-house marketing possibilities for small business owners and department managers across the country. There was a time not so long ago that print advertising campaigns were expensive (or at the very least inconvenient) to coordinate, but now businesses are capable of designing and producing just about everything themselves—a huge time and money saver. With summer right around the corner, today’s post will focus on [...]

Add Some Sizzle to Your Advertising With These Summer Print Marketing Ideas2019-04-12T08:24:32-06:00

How & Why to Start Using Xerox Secure Print

Xerox has a long and storied history of excellent security standards. Most of the time when we think about information security, we’re thinking about the digital kind. It’s true that hackers and viruses are around every corner—and Xerox does a fantastic job of mitigating those threats—but something that often goes more or less completely unacknowledged is the physical security of data. While enterprise-tier organizations or businesses within industries that frequently deal with [...]

How & Why to Start Using Xerox Secure Print2019-03-12T14:36:56-06:00

Why Xerox Support is Best in Class

Cautious business owners considering purchasing any new technology item usually have a few questions: how well does it work? Is it affordable? How will this item help me grow my business? Perhaps the most important question to ask—one which has resulting in people being understandably dubious at times—is “how good is the support?” Most of us have had an experience with support or troubleshooting for a technology item that was frustrating (at [...]

Why Xerox Support is Best in Class2019-02-12T14:59:15-06:00

What Happens When You Update Your Xerox Printer?

The new year has arrived and many of us are thinking about our new years resolutions. While it’s not the most exciting thing in the world, we’d like to make the case that keeping your Xerox MFP up to date this year with the latest security patches and firmware updates is more than worth your consideration—and thanks to Xerox automatic updates, will only take a few minutes to set up if you [...]

What Happens When You Update Your Xerox Printer?2019-01-10T09:42:02-06:00

Managed Print Services Explained: Are You Ready to Dramatically Cut Office Expenses in 2019?

Printing is a necessity across nearly all industries, even in our highly digitized world. However, hard copy is not without its expenses. Despite the fact that the vast majority of companies don’t track the cost of printing (we would estimate somewhere in the range of 90% give or take), print costs can represent up to 10% of revenues or more. Yes, that much. If you account for the cost of equipment, supplies, [...]

Managed Print Services Explained: Are You Ready to Dramatically Cut Office Expenses in 2019?2018-12-03T10:44:03-06:00

Have You Seen The Latest Apps From the Xerox App Gallery?

The best thing about the Xerox App Gallery is that it’s always expanding—and that means more ways to automate and simplify your workflows. If you own a Xerox ConnectKey enabled device, you already have access to tons of different apps. Perhaps you’re using some now to improve efficiency and extend the capabilities of your printer or MFP. If you haven’t started using the Xerox App Gallery yet, now is a great time [...]

Have You Seen The Latest Apps From the Xerox App Gallery?2018-11-12T10:07:44-06:00

Small Business Loyalty Cards: In-House Printing Tips

Did you know that customers loyal to your business are likely to spend as much as 65% more than other customers? They’re also 50% more likely to recommend your business to others. Studies have confirmed that loyal customers are among the most valuable members of your business topology. Converting as many people as you can from your target audience into these kinds of customers should be a top priority—and it’s not as [...]

Small Business Loyalty Cards: In-House Printing Tips2018-10-08T09:26:40-06:00

How to Protect Your Small Business From Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware has been everywhere in the news lately. It seems like everyone is getting hit this year, including the city of Atlanta, the PGA, hospitals, and countless others—including private businesses who chose to pay up rather than face public scrutiny for what might be perceived as poor security practices. Ransomware is a kind of computer attack which involves a hacker forcefully encrypting files on a computer network, usually by means of a [...]

How to Protect Your Small Business From Ransomware Attacks2018-09-10T09:43:29-06:00

Everything You Need to Know About Xerox Mobile Link

Xerox Mobile Link is an app available for Android or iOS that enables users to print, scan, or even fax using their Xerox multifunction printer right from their mobile device. And it’s wonderful. In this post, we’ll explore a few ways this surprisingly powerful app can extend the capabilities of your Xerox MFP and grant you access to a world of convenience and efficiency you probably didn’t even think was possible. (Yes, [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Xerox Mobile Link2018-08-10T09:01:12-06:00

How to Balance Ease-of-Use With Security Precautions for Your Xerox MFP

It’s an age-old battle for hardware and software engineers: making sure a product is as secure as possible without compromising day-to-day usability for consumers. Is it possible to have a secure printing environment while still maintaining ease of use? Yes, but it’s important to keep in mind that not all printers are made the same. This is true for many things: number of features, energy efficiency, user-friendliness, and so on. It’s especially [...]

How to Balance Ease-of-Use With Security Precautions for Your Xerox MFP2018-07-09T11:37:18-06:00

Reality Check: Are Your Print Marketing Materials Boring?

If you’re reading this post, congratulations. You have the ability to positively self-criticize, an absolutely fundamental trait necessary to create engaging, interesting, and effective print marketing material. If you’re willing to ask the question of whether or not your marketing materials are boring, it’s likely that: They’re not that bad, and Even if they are super boring, you have the ability to improve them. Good on you. If you’re ready for your [...]

Reality Check: Are Your Print Marketing Materials Boring?2018-06-11T14:55:12-06:00

Is Your Business Mobile Friendly… For Your Employees?

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard how important it is to have a mobile friendly website for your customers. It’s really one of those small business topics that’s been repeated ad nauseum—and by now we all know. People like their smartphones. No modern web developer would even consider putting out a website that isn’t compatible with mobile, and most popular content management systems (e.g., WordPress, Joomla, etc.) come with mobile friendly themes out [...]

Is Your Business Mobile Friendly… For Your Employees?2018-05-11T09:06:46-06:00

How to Increase Customer Engagement in 3 Easy Steps

What would it mean for your business if your customers had a stronger emotional connection with your brand? What if this emotional connection compelled them to be more loyal, buy more, and spread the word about your services and products to more of their friends and family? This, of course, would be a boon to your sales, staff morale, and your overall bottom line. Keeping your customers engaged strengthens your brand so [...]

How to Increase Customer Engagement in 3 Easy Steps2018-04-30T08:57:14-06:00

How Difficult is Migrating Your Print Management to the Cloud?

Recent years have seen a lot of buzz about “the cloud.” You probably already know some of the major benefits of moving your data to a cloud based storage solution: Access to your files across all different kinds of devices and operating systems Makes collaborative work among teams significantly easier Improved security when properly implemented Reduced need for hard copy archives, saving paper expenses and freeing up storage space Instantly searchable record-keeping [...]

How Difficult is Migrating Your Print Management to the Cloud?2018-04-30T08:55:18-06:00

How to Motivate Employees to Use Your New Office Technology

How would you feel if you invested in new office technology—like a Xerox MFP—only to find that your employees weren’t utilizing the new device’s benefits to their fullest extent? After getting all kinds of excited about the many money and time saving features like digitized paperwork, cloud printing, added security, and an easier to use interface… well, you’d be understandably disappointed, and maybe even a little confused. After all, the new technology [...]

How to Motivate Employees to Use Your New Office Technology2018-03-01T09:33:42-06:00

How to Eliminate File Cabinets & Increase Office Efficiency

All right, you don’t have to get rid of your file cabinets. But, after reading this post, you may start appraising those hulking metal behemoths in a new way. “Going paperless” is a concept some small and midsize businesses have tried out with varying degrees of success. Rather than keeping all of your paperwork in hardcopy, you store it digitally, most likely on a cloud-based service. That’s not what we’re suggesting here—as [...]

How to Eliminate File Cabinets & Increase Office Efficiency2018-03-01T09:33:43-06:00

How to Engage Your Customers With Holiday Print Advertising

The holidays are a very powerful time to engage with your customers on a very powerful level. Done correctly, holiday print advertisements can build loyalty, encourage higher sales, and generate word of mouth. The only problem? Everyone else is doing it too. In order to maximize the effectiveness of your holiday advertising campaigns—print or otherwise—you have to stand out from the crowd so you can catch and keep your target audience’s attention. [...]

How to Engage Your Customers With Holiday Print Advertising2018-03-01T09:33:43-06:00

Is Your Small Business Data Safe in the Event of a Natural Disaster?

For many professionals, 2017 was a harsh reminder that mother nature can put an immediate and unexpected halt to business. With natural disasters ranging from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma and multiple wildfires in California, company owners fortunate enough to have avoided these catastrophic events now have the motivation and opportunity to scrutinize their own strategies for business continuity in the face of natural disasters. In the modern business world, one [...]

Is Your Small Business Data Safe in the Event of a Natural Disaster?2018-03-01T09:33:43-06:00

How to Design and Print an Eye-Catching Banner

Nearly regardless of industry, business size, and the product or service being offered, print banners are an effective method of advertising—if they’re designed in an eye-catching, effective way. Banners also often enjoy the benefit of longevity. Unlike a radio or television advertisements, banners will promote your message day in, day out. When placed in high-traffic or key areas, a banner can be a very effective motivator indeed. Despite the popularity of print [...]

How to Design and Print an Eye-Catching Banner2018-03-01T09:33:44-06:00

4 Super Cool Free Apps You’ll Learn From

On average, research shows people are spending up to 5 hours every day on smartphones and other mobile devices. Techcrunch recently released the numbers and it’s not surprising that over 50% of the time (2.5 hours a day) is spent on social apps. Also not surprising, Facebook takes the cake as the most visited social platform on mobile. We can all relate. When you’re standing there in the check-out line, waiting for [...]

4 Super Cool Free Apps You’ll Learn From2017-09-14T13:13:22-06:00