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Why NOT Color?

Color helps you communicate more effectively with your customers, and it also helps you communicate more effectively internally.
Color Improves Customer Communication
Did you know that color invoices get paid faster, reducing collection time? Color marketing materials and proposals command attention. Color newsletters and publications keep your clients informed of your new offerings.
Color Improves Internal Communication

Three Simple Recycling Strategies for Your Office

The world is focused on recycling. One of the best places to start may be with your office laser printers and multifunction systems.
Here are three simple steps to cutting waste and saving money:

Color Printing, Get Noticed, Get Remembered

Did you know that color is one of the easiest ways to increase sales?
Research indicates that using color and graphics increases interest, retention, and improves comprehension.
The facts:

Color improves comprehension by 75%
Color increases retention 40%
Color accelerates learning by 20%1

Is Your Business Running At Its Best?

The core of any business is a group of processes. Predictable processes like invoicing and collections, order fulfillment and customer support are the fundamentals that drive businesses to success. Continual improvement of business processes leads to better results like increased revenue, reduced expenses, faster collection, regulatory compliance, and reduced risk.
The following are a few points to consider that will help improve your business processes:
1. Begin with the end in mind. Define what the real goal of your process is.

Mono Lasers Reviewed by PC Magazine

Vince Ferraro of the HP Laser Jet Blog points us to the PC Magazine Review of monochrome laser printers. Here is what Vince said in his blog post:

HP Marketing Success eBook

HP has released a new eBook for assisting companies with marketing. They are releasing a chapter per month and you might find it interesting.

From the HP landing page:
This book provides actionable marketing and sales information for business owners and marketing managers. Sponsored by HP, all chapters can be downloaded for free six months before the official publishing date (regular retail value is $39.95). Beautifully illustrated and chock full of check lists, worksheets, tips and tricks, the book provides you with updated information on

What is a document management system?

"A document management system (DMS) is a computer system (or set of computer programs) used to track and store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents.

Information is easier to steal if you don’t put it on your laptop

TechDirt last year had a blog posting titled Why Keep Personal Information on a Laptop When It’s Much Easier to Steal on a CD.

It is a pretty interesting article and points out that companies, like insurance companies, are not very careful with their data. How often do you compromise your security for a little convenience? – Corey Smith has fifteen years of document management industry experience and maintains the Master the Business blog.TechDirt last year had a blog posting titled Why Keep Personal Information on a Laptop When It’s Much Easier to Steal on a CD.

Multifunction Printers: The Forgotten Security Risk

"That networked multifunction printer sitting innocently in the corner of your office just might be the most significant entry point for hackers to hijack sensitive data from your business," warns an eWeek article today. "All the information that's being printed, scanned and faxed is susceptible to theft.

Get a good look at your data

We have a lot of data that we use in business. How in the world can we begin to use it? Evan Goldberg of Inc. Magazine had a great article on using your information technology to understand your data better. Take a look here. It should help you get some ideas on how to increase your access to your own information. – Corey Smith has fifteen years of document management industry experience and maintains the Master the Business blog.We have a lot of data that we use in business. How in the world can we begin to use it?

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