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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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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4 Tips for Selecting a Winning Managed Print Services Provider

When someone uses the phrase, "We have this down to a science," it implies that there is a smooth process in place. The process of Managed Print Services (MPS) is just that. A smooth, easy, and painless process for taking care of your machines and printing costs. With that being said, do you know the best steps to follow when choosing the right managed print services provider for your business? Let's take a look:

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4 Ways Managed Print Services is Like Managing a Vehicle

You might find yourself wondering, "What do printers and cars have in common?" The answer is easy. Simply put, to keep it running smoothly, it requires regular maintenance. Over the course of its lifetime those associated costs can add up. One area that they are different, however, is that with a car there isn't a way to bundle all those associated costs together. This is where Managed Print Services (MPS) comes into play for your printers. So, let's begin to break down those similarities and put managed print services into a scenario that every driver can relate to.

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ARE YOUR LOCAL PRINTERS MULTIPLYING LIKE GREMLINS?

One of the most delicate parts of an IT professional’s job is negotiating with users who want to buy their own IT tools, like peripherals or a one-off software package (their justification: it’s on their own department’s budget, so, you know, FREEDOM). A desktop printer is often one of those items that gets snapped up on a trip to the Office Supply store (“it was soooo cheap!”) and once one pops up, they can manage to proliferate like Gremlins under bright light.

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WHEN PRINTER MAYHEM STRIKES

Thanks to a well-known car insurance company, we all know that “mayhem” can wreak havoc on the roadways. But, just like getting stuck trying to change a tire in a heavy rainstorm, you can get stuck bending over a printer, trying to change out an ink cartridge, jiggling the USB cable of a non-networked printer that won’t print, or yanking out a paper jam…and then that paper jam turns out to be a co-worker’s birthday party invitation for their kid.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Printer

 We get this question a lot. Chances are, the basic printer from an office supply store won’t meet your needs for very long. Even small businesses tend to need something a little more sophisticated to help keep the business efficient. That's where we come in.

 

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