Census Data Reveals Popularity of Working From Home

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 by The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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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How to Fax From Your Phone

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 by The eFax Team

Today's mobile businessman or woman travels to a variety of locations, none of which are likely to have the same technology.

In the past, those traveling for business required a computer terminal, landline phone, copier and fax machine, which meant that work had to always be accomplished from an office...

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The Benefits of Online Fax for Pharmaceutical Representatives

Monday, December 03, 2012 by The eFax Team

Pharmaceutical representatives travel to many remote sites across the United States to coordinate with a variety of doctors, researchers and medical staff.

In the digital age, quick and reliable access to documents, accounts and records is essential to effective site coordination. Pharmaceutical reps require fax services for legal authorizations and other pertinent paperwork which are not easily obtainable in a mobile setting...

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Business in 1970 vs 2012 [Infographic]

Saturday, December 01, 2012 by The eFax Team

Since the early '70s, there have been many types of office machines that, throughout the years, have helped workers communicate with people around the corner and across the globe. This infographic shows the differences between working in an office 50 years ago, versus working with office machines today. Read More

Social Business Survey Reveals New Data Trends

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The eFax Team

Each year, IDC magazine undertakes a Social Business Survey as the role of social media assumes an increasingly more important role in marketing and communications for companies of every size.

This year's survey showed a distinct difference from previous reports, as social business has matured in terms of customer service and engagement...

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