4 Ways Technology Improvements Increase Sustainability

Chances are, you’ve been on the reduce, reuse, and recycle bandwagon for a while. You’re committed to doing what you can to being environmentally friendly and energy efficient, hoping to protect the planet for generations to come. But it’s possible that you didn’t know that your efforts to reduce your carbon footprint are made easier through technology advances. Furthermore, you also may not realize that the sustainable practices or products and services you’re offering at your business are improving your appeal to consumers and thus improving your bottom line.

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5 Reasons Direct Mail Is Not Dead, or Even Dying

As digital marketing rose to prominence and overshadowed traditional, offline forms of marketing, proponents of these digital alternatives pointed to a number of claimed benefits. From improved analytics to better ROI potential, digital marketing quickly asserted itself as the sleek, shiny way to get more marketing bang for your buck.

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Konica Minolta Honors SumnerOne for 25 Years as a Pro-Tech Service Award Recipient

 

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that SumnerOne, Inc. has been honored with a 2017-18 Pro-Tech Service Award, an award given to those Konica Minolta dealerships that demonstrate the highest commitment to customer support and satisfaction. SumnerOne also received special recognition for its longstanding excellence, as this marks the 25th consecutive year that the dealership has earned this award.

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8 Simple and Effective Tips to Save Money on Printing

Plain and simple, printing is an expensive part of your business's annual operating budget. It is estimated that the average company will spend as much as 3% of their yearly budget on print-related costs. Discovering ways to save on printing isn't as simple as buying the cheapest equipment or sacrificing quality for a third-party ink cartridge. In fact, cutting corners could end up costing your business more in the long run. These are 8 simple and effective tips for your office to use to cut back on print and supply spend.

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4 Tips for Securing your Printers to Avoid a Data Disaster

Do you know what one of the biggest threats to your office's IT infrastructure is? Here are a few hints to help you guess if you don't already know. Almost every office across the world has at least one. It's that loner over in the corner that doesn't talk to anyone unless you talk to it first. It likes to communicate using a series of beeping sounds to let you know it's awake and ready to go. Perhaps the weirdest clue of them all, sometimes it likes to eat paper. What's your best guess? If you guessed the new person who started last week, you may want to get them some help because we were actually describing your office multifunction printer! Over the years, your printer has brought forward loads of convenience, but its enhanced abilities have also increased potential risks to your business security.

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Managing Your Print Environment With SumnerOne

As much as we would all like to have a paperless office environment, realistically, it just isn't possible. The need to print is inevitable and you want to make sure you're doing your part to be as efficient as possible. Most don’t give it a second thought but printing habits can have a large impact on your budget, productivity, and the environment and how it affects your bottom line. However, there is a solution available that can help solve the mystery! Managed Print Services (MPS) helps offices get control of their printing cost and habits by identifying the costs associated with what your printing and helping you to identify ways to manage your printer fleet more efficiently. SumnerOne offers an all-encompassing managed print services solution and our goal is to make managing your printer fleet easier than ever. We understand the battle of trying to cut back on lengthy and costly processes, that's why we offer the solution that can manage both effectively.

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Ahoy Matey, What's a Toner Pirate?

As long as there have been products and services, there have been scams. Email scams, pyramid schemes, phony contests, just about every aspect of life and business has a scam of sorts tied to it. In the world of office supplies, our scam artists are notoriously referred to as toner pirates. Just like the real pirates, these guys are after your gold! 

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