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Online Fax Users Save On Expensive Ink

Monday, January 21, 2013 by eFax Team

As the economy struggles to recover, small business owners have attempted to reduce overhead expenses and find budget-friendly solutions to everyday practices.

One of the most costly expenses is printer ink. Computerworld recently reported that ink can sometimes cost upward of $80 per ounce . Federico De Silva, an analyst from Gartner, told the news source that shoppers don't worry about new cartridges when shopping for printers... Read More

More Businesses Turning to the Cloud

Monday, January 14, 2013 by eFax Team

Entrepreneurs used to view cloud storage as a means to back up important data.

In the event of an emergency, copied files were saved online so that they were accessible on different computers. Small business owners now use cloud services as alternatives to locally storing documents and downloading software...

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Tablets and PCs - Not Necessarily Perfect Partners

Friday, January 04, 2013 by eFax Team

Many businesses have been distributing tablets to their employees to encourage remote working programs. A recent report from the Census Bureau showed that 13.4 million Americans work from home at least once per week. The total number of remote workers accounts for 9.5 percent of the workforce... Read More

Census Data Reveals Popularity of Working From Home

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 by eFax Team

A recent report from the Census Bureau showed that 13.4 million Americans work from home at least once per week. The total number of remote workers accounts for 9.5 percent of the workforce.

The report's lead author, Peter Mateyka, said that the growth in popularity can be attributed to new tools that allow employees to complete their daily responsibilities without commuting to the office...

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Cut the Cord to Your Fax Machine and Go Green

Monday, December 17, 2012 by eFax Team

There is a growing global awareness about environmental threats and the need for businesses and consumers to embrace green business methods.

Many companies have been taking an active role when it comes to implementing recycling programs, energy-efficient equipment and green office outfitting.

However, organizations still using older technologies like fax machines may not be doing enough to focus efforts on being green. Internet faxing reduces consumption of paper and toner as well as electricity, which makes it an excellent addition to environmentally focused practices...

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4 Benefits of Online Fax for Financial Professionals

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by eFax Team

The financial industry has experienced several major technology shifts in the last few years.

From the explosive growth of mobile applications to the sea change in cloud computing, the tools of the trade continue to adapt to finance professionals' need to keep up with the times. Much of the technology shift to the cloud is being driven by the need for increased mobility.

One example of this shift is the transition to online fax as opposed to utilizing traditional fax machines to transmit or receive sensitive, hand-signed documents...

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For Lawyers, the Weight of Evidence is Moving to the Cloud

Monday, December 10, 2012 by eFax Team

Lawyers produce and process more paperwork than just about any other profession. From consent forms to depositions and legal rulings, lawyers typcially are buried in documents, many of which require official signatures.

Transferring these hand-signed documents -- securely -- has traditionally fallen to two methods: Fax, or overnight deliver (ie FedEx). Landline-based faxing is still used today, ago, but does little to reduce the pileup of paper in the office, or facilitate the trend in the growth of the mobile workforce...

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