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7 Ways, You May Not Know About, You Can Save On Printing Costs

Posted by Glenn Gibson March 28, 2017 at 7:02 AM

 

Printing is an essential part of every business. But if not properly regulated and controlled, it can also be a hidden drain on the profits of small business. 

According to our 2016 Customer Survey, 22.06% of small businesses rate cost as their biggest printing headache, which is understandable considering that 94% of respondents in the same survey said that they still use printers in the office and 68% print up to 10 reams of paper per week. 

Finding solutions that reduce these ongoing costs are essential to a healthy bottom line for small business. Thankfully there are simple steps you can take to better manage your print costs.

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Topics: Printing Costs, Small Business

Why That Cheap Inkjet Printer May Be The Most Expensive Mistake Your Business Can Make

Posted by Anthony Toope September 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM

If you are a business on a budget, it can be very tempting to buy an inkjet printer with a low off-the-shelf price tag. But it won’t be until you have gone through a few reams of paper and you have changed out the start-up ink cartridges that the true costs become obvious. 

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Topics: Printing Costs, Small Business, Business Solutions

How Businesses Can Achieve Cheaper Printer Ink and Toner Costs

Posted by Andrew Lynch September 13, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Ink and toner are major contributors to printing costs, and in the long term, your printing habits, choice of printer, ink and toner, and even paper, can have a significant impact on your ongoing printing costs.

Fortunately, you can make a difference in the running costs for your printer by making simple changes to your printing habits and settings before hitting the “Print” button.

Here are five tips to reduce ink and toner costs.

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Topics: Printing Costs, Small Business

Inkjet VS Laser Printers: Which One Is Better For My Small Business?

Posted by Glenn Gibson August 9, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Making a decision about buying the right type of printer for a small business can seem like a difficult process. With all the hype and misconceptions, the decision between inkjet and laser printing makes it even harder. The best way to make a decision is to concentrate on your needs and determine what you will primarily be printing.

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Topics: Printing Costs, Colour Printing, Business Solutions

How IT Managers Can Capture, Monitor and Control Printing Costs

Posted by Glenn Gibson July 21, 2016 at 7:00 AM

 

Printing can be a hidden IT operational cost, and a drain on the profits of small business. How can IT managers take back control of the costs of printing?

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Topics: Printing Costs, Print Solutions

3 Ways You Can Control Printing Costs Without Becoming a Scrooge

Posted by Glenn Gibson December 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM

It's the festive season and many businesses are winding down for the holidays. For many managers and financial controllers, the Christmas and New Year period is a great time to work 'on the business'. Being the mid-point of the financial year, the down-time also offers an opportunity to review the organisation's performance and make sure management processes are on track.

One business performance indicator that should be on your summer reading list is the printing habits of your staff. After all, printing costs can account for up to four per cent of revenue for 90 per cent of Australian small business. For a business turning over $800,000 per annum, that’s $32,000 a year. Knowing exactly how that money is being spent makes sure your printing budget is productive and not being wasted on unnecessary jobs.

 

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Topics: Christmas, Printing Costs

Is Your Printing Technology Old? It Might Be Costing More Than You Think

Posted by Glenn Gibson October 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Let’s be honest. How often do you think about your printing and document management? Maybe a little, maybe not at all. 

When was your last printer upgrade? Five years ago? Longer?

What if I told you that 37% of SME staff lose up to two hours per week on printing related issues. That adds up to 100 hours each year, per staff member. Multiply that across your business, and you’ve got an emerging problem that needs some attention. (I bet you’re thinking about your printing technology now.)

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Topics: Printing Costs, Tap'n'Go

How To Capture Monitor and Control Printing Costs and Save $32K

Posted by Glenn Gibson October 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Printing is an essential part of every business. But if not properly regulated and controlled, it can also be a hidden drain on the profits of small business.

The Fuji Xerox Office Printing Habits Report found that printing costs can account for up to four per cent of revenue for 90 per cent of Australian small business. For a business turning over $800,000 per annum, that’s $32,000 a year! 

More alarmingly, two out of every three small business employers are unaware of their printing costs.

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Topics: Printing Costs, Capture Monitor Control

How Renting A Printer Can Save Your Business Money

Posted by Glenn Gibson August 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Are you using an old, inefficient printer simply because you can’t justify outlaying a significant amount of cash for a new one? If so, it’s worth investigating options to rent a printer as legacy devices are probably costing your business.

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Topics: Printing Costs, Business Tips, Renting

Six Tips For Reducing The Cost Of Printer Consumables

Posted by Glenn Gibson August 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Does your company have multiple printing devices, and buy many different types of consumables, often on an ‘as needed’ basis? That is an expensive way to do business.

Every printer and copier needs toner. They also need other parts such as drums, maintenance kits, transfer units, fuser units and waste toner bottles, which must be replaced regularly. With this in mind, it pays to implement a cost-effective consumables management program. In today’s blog, we outline a few tips to get you started.

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Topics: Printing Costs

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