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How to Measure the ROI of a Print Marketing Campaign

If you’ve been following the Document Solutions blog for any length of time, you know that we love to share with our readers the many, many reasons why print marketing is such an effective advertising channel, even in a highly digitized world. Having your own Xerox multifunction device means that you can produce marketing collateral in-house at an often hugely lower cost than by going through a third party. As you might [...]

How to Measure the ROI of a Print Marketing Campaign2019-06-10T12:01:04-04:00

How to Forward Faxes to Your Email Automatically With Xerox

For a surprisingly large number of industries, fax is still an integral communication method. In fact, some estimates assume that nearly 17 million faxes are still sent in the United States alone. Fax is particularly important for highly regulated industries, such as the medical and legal industries, and is required in many cases by governmental bodies. This is because many organizations only accept hard copies of important or legal documents (fax “counts” [...]

How to Forward Faxes to Your Email Automatically With Xerox2019-05-10T12:07:31-04:00

The One Xerox App That Does Proofreading, Spell Checking, and Plagiarism Detection

Sometimes an app comes along that’s so impressive you just have to tell everyone about it. The Xerox Proofreader Service app is one of those apps. This single app checks documents for spelling, grammar, and plagiarism, all in one go. Users can scan hard copy documents and submit them to the app (digital-only documents work as well). The app then generates a report that contains all suggested corrections, which the user can [...]

The One Xerox App That Does Proofreading, Spell Checking, and Plagiarism Detection2019-04-12T10:23:35-04:00

Xerox’s Gabi Voice Offers Powerful Security Features

Have you ever wanted to talk to your printer? While we’re a few years away from having a full-blown conversation about paper stock choices—thank goodness—Xerox has developed some really, really impressive voice recognition technology in the form of Gabi Voice, a workplace assistant powered by artificial intelligence. In fact, Gabi is powered by the same artificial intelligence behind IBM’s Watson, the supercomputer that rose to international fame in 2011 for being the [...]

Xerox’s Gabi Voice Offers Powerful Security Features2019-03-12T16:43:07-04:00

The Latest AltaLink MFP Software Upgrade is Awesome – Check Out These Time Saving Features

The AltaLink series from Xerox is one of the most popular and versatile lines of office copiers on the market—and it just got even better with the latest software upgrade. The AltaLink series are technically referred to as copiers, but it’s important to understand that they’re multifunction printers (MFP) in every sense of the word—capable of printing, copying, scanning, and faxing, along with all of the other modern features of ConnectKey-enabled Xerox [...]

The Latest AltaLink MFP Software Upgrade is Awesome – Check Out These Time Saving Features2019-02-12T16:14:07-04:00

What’s Your Data Backup Solution for 2019?

Has your business implemented a data backup strategy yet? If not, 2019 is your year to do it. Putting off data backups is a pretty common mistake, but many businesses have paid the price for it after one misfortune or another. Things that can cause data loss are too numerous to count, but common causes might include hardware failure, fire, floods, theft, or a cyberattack. (Note that to help prevent that last [...]

What’s Your Data Backup Solution for 2019?2019-01-10T11:51:52-04:00

Declutter Your Digital Workflow With Automated Scanning

Have you ever noticed that when you’re in a clean environment, whether it be your home or workplace, that you somehow just feel better when things are well organized? Take your desk for example. Your papers are neatly stacked or filed away, the dust has been wiped off, and your pens are in that little cup. Compare that to how you might feel when you have papers and notes everywhere, your stapler [...]

Declutter Your Digital Workflow With Automated Scanning2018-12-03T12:39:40-04:00

Xerox MFP Tips & Tricks: How Small Businesses Will Streamline Workflows in 2019

2019 is right around the corner. How will your small business innovate next year? Perhaps the best way to make a splash in 2019 won’t be to re-brand or try a risky marketing maneuver. It could be that your biggest improvements come in the form of workplace streamlining. Time saved is money saved, and streamlining is all about saving time and performing your most important daily tasks in the most efficient way [...]

Xerox MFP Tips & Tricks: How Small Businesses Will Streamline Workflows in 20192018-11-12T12:07:54-04:00

How to Simplify Complex Print Jobs With Your Xerox MFP

Have you ever encountered a scenario where you have multiple documents that you need to make copies of, but they’re all different? This situation can be a real efficiency killer in most offices. Typically, a member of your team would have to process each job individually. If there are, say, five different documents, each of differing types (e.g., paper size, single-sided, double-sided, and so on), the operator would copy each individually. If [...]

How to Simplify Complex Print Jobs With Your Xerox MFP2018-10-08T11:30:35-04:00

How Xerox Toner Slashes Overhead and Increases Productivity

As a business owner or manager, it’s your job to make big decisions all day long. You’re probably the one who has to make the call about business expenses, figure out new and innovative ways to improve efficiency around the office, and make sure everyone gets along. You probably even put some thought into optimizing the layout of your office. But what about the seemingly small decisions that, at a closer glance, [...]

How Xerox Toner Slashes Overhead and Increases Productivity2018-09-10T11:43:50-04:00

5 Tips to Optimize Your Office Layout For Total Efficiency

You’ve heard the old saying time is money. If your team has to spend a lot of unnecessary time shuffling around a disorganized workplace, that’s slowly but surely going to eat into your budget. The layout of your office is surprisingly important if you want to maximize efficiency for your staff. It’s about more than just efficiency, too. A well organized and intelligently designed layout can even reduce employee stress. It’s true—imagine [...]

5 Tips to Optimize Your Office Layout For Total Efficiency2018-08-10T11:01:24-04:00

3 Lesser-Known Yet Outrageously Useful Xerox MFP Features

Xerox multifunction printers—emphasis on the “multi”—can do so much more than simple print, copy, and scan operations. When you start digging into the features of your MFP, you’ll probably be blown away be all the nifty little tricks your device has up its sleeve. That’s why today we’d like to take a moment to share with you some of the lesser-known yet really, really useful features your Xerox MFP has been hiding [...]

3 Lesser-Known Yet Outrageously Useful Xerox MFP Features2018-07-09T13:43:37-04:00

How to Use Variable Data Printing for Deeper Connections & Stronger Customer Relationships

Have you ever discovered a feature in one of your technology products that made you say, “Wow… why haven’t I been using this all along?” Variable data printing is one of those features. Once you start brainstorming ways to integrate it into your new or existing print marketing materials, it’s a true game changer. ...So what is it? Variable data printing allows you to customize predetermined elements of pretty much anything you [...]

How to Use Variable Data Printing for Deeper Connections & Stronger Customer Relationships2018-06-11T16:49:41-04:00

Can a Managed Print Service Save Your Company Money?

What if you could effectively “outsource” all aspects of your printing requirements? That, essentially, is exactly what a managed print service (MPS) can do. An MPS will typically begin by analyzing your print environment, and will continue to provide analysis throughout the lifetime of your contract—meaning that you’ll be able to know everything happening with your office equipment down to the nitty-gritty details. Your office equipment will also be streamlined by the [...]

Can a Managed Print Service Save Your Company Money?2018-05-11T11:06:57-04:00

How To Make Your Presentation Documents More Memorable

No matter how many times you do it, sharing a presentation with your employees, superiors, or potential clients can definitely be a bit of a nerve wracking experience. You know your ideas are good Did you get the information across succinctly and clearly? Was your presentation interesting? Will it be remembered? Giving your presentation a little extra “oomph” is necessary if you want to cut through the day-to-day noise of most workplaces [...]

How To Make Your Presentation Documents More Memorable2018-04-30T10:52:47-04:00

5 Cloud Printing Workflow Tips to Increase Productivity

Are you interested in streamlining your work environment? What would it mean for your business if everyone in your office saved an extra hour a day? Two hours? Cloud printing can be a major boon to productivity, and even more so if you hammer out the right workflow for your team. If you’re already working with modern Xerox office equipment, you’re likely on the cloud already - now it’s time to use [...]

5 Cloud Printing Workflow Tips to Increase Productivity2018-04-30T10:52:38-04:00

The 3 Must-Know Key Components That Make Direct Mail Campaigns Profitable

Did you know that direct print mail has a significantly higher customer response rate than email marketing campaigns? As reported by the Data & Marketing Association in 2017, the average response rate to an email marketing campaign is 0.6%—just over half a percent. The average response rate to direct print mail is 5.1%. Despite more households using internet-enabled technology than ever before, that’s actually the best number reported by the DMA in [...]

The 3 Must-Know Key Components That Make Direct Mail Campaigns Profitable2018-03-01T11:34:09-04:00

Cost-Cutting Expert Tips For Your Xerox MFP

Xerox multifunction printers are a great way to save money in just about any office environment. But what if you want to save even more? There’s plenty of ways you can stretch your dollar with a Xerox MFP, and in today’s post we’d like to explore a few of the most important ones. By the way—if you’re just browsing and you don’t have a Xerox MFP yet, here’s a quick primer on [...]

Cost-Cutting Expert Tips For Your Xerox MFP2018-03-01T11:34:09-04:00

Stand Out From the Crowd This Holiday Season With These Unusual Print Marketing Ideas

The holiday advertising season is here, and if your business is like most, you’re preparing to make the most of it with print advertising. Companies ranging in size from small to enterprise will be out in full force this year with their print advertisements, so if you want to have the best chance of a successful campaign, you need to do everything you can to stand out. If you’re ready to get [...]

Stand Out From the Crowd This Holiday Season With These Unusual Print Marketing Ideas2018-03-01T11:34:09-04:00

How to Choose the Right Multifunction Xerox Printer for Your Small Business

Businesses that want to reduce their in-house costs and improve staff workflow often choose Xerox multifunction printers (abbreviated as MFP) since these feature-rich devices generally combine the functionality of a printer, copier, scanner, and fax. Modern multifunction printers are internet-enabled and cloud ready, making the process of digitization easier than ever before. Xerox ConnectKey provides integration with the apps that your business already uses, including but not limited to DropBox, Office 365, [...]

How to Choose the Right Multifunction Xerox Printer for Your Small Business2018-03-01T11:34:09-04:00

5 Must-Know Office Printer Security Tips to Keep Your Data Safe

What measures have you put in place to keep your office printers safe? These days, just about everyone takes computer security very seriously. Printers? Not so much—which makes them a prime target for hackers, data-thieves, and even your competitors. Having a solid understanding of basic office printer security can make the difference between your documents being stolen and keeping them safe. Today we’d like to discuss a few security tips ranging from [...]

5 Must-Know Office Printer Security Tips to Keep Your Data Safe2018-03-01T11:34:09-04:00

Essential Steps for Developing a Content Strategy that Drives Inbound Sales

B2B marketers are creating 70% more content this year than they did in 2016 and there is no sign of a content creation slowdown any time soon. Why? It’s simply just too powerful of a tactic from both an SEO and a buyer’s point of view. If you work for or own a small business (SMB) with an online presence and you want to grow, there is no escaping the need for [...]

Essential Steps for Developing a Content Strategy that Drives Inbound Sales2017-09-14T15:19:21-04:00

3 Ways to Grow your Small Business with Social Media

Social media takes time, no doubt about it and that's what causes it to be a barrier for small business, especially those without dedicated marketing staff. Sure, social media is fun when it involves checking in on old friends or catching up with family and sharing vacation photos - but - when it comes to a practice that drives revenue for your business, it's hard to consistently engage across multiple platforms while [...]

3 Ways to Grow your Small Business with Social Media2017-08-16T16:27:15-04:00

12 Easy Productivity Hacks That Add Time to Your Day

We’re all painfully aware that time is irreplaceable and it’s why we’re always looking for the next best way to save it, use it and conserve it. When it comes to working, productivity can mean the difference between an eight-hour or 10-hour workday and feeling productive helps promote health and well-being. Here are 12 simple productivity hacks that will help add time to your day: Forget alerts: Phone alerts are a major [...]

12 Easy Productivity Hacks That Add Time to Your Day2017-07-14T12:05:10-04:00

6 B2B Growth Oriented Marketing Trends to Consider

With new technology rolling out every single day and industries changing fast, it's harder than ever for SMBs to stay ahead of the curve. Therefore, now as we round the corner on 2017, is the perfect time to take a look at planning your marketing strategy for next year. Consider these proven growth oriented marketing tactics and what it takes to implement them for successful demand generation in 2018: Customer Experience For today's customers, it's the [...]

6 B2B Growth Oriented Marketing Trends to Consider2017-06-12T13:18:13-04:00

How to Create a Company Culture that Drives Growth

The average employee works nine hours a day. Sound about right? Is spending a third of your life working in a place that makes you unhappy, frustrated or downright upset – worth it? Probably not however, most people in that situation don’t have an alternative but maybe we can help! even though we can’t adjust your company’s culture for you, we can give you good reasons for why it matters and help set you [...]

How to Create a Company Culture that Drives Growth2017-05-15T18:31:04-04:00

The Importance of Language in Social Selling

Social selling came into vogue as a demand generation tactic a couple of years ago when businesses realized social media is more than a broadcast platform. With the adoption of LinkedIn groups, Twitter chats, Reddit streams and Slack channels, there is no shortage of places to convene with people online looking for your products and services. Now, instead of getting ‘dressed for success’ and driving to face-to-face meetups or events, we can [...]

The Importance of Language in Social Selling2017-04-24T11:17:03-04:00

5 Tips to Increase Team Productivity for Better Project Outcomes

A single idea seeds every project regardless of the outcome. Unfortunately, not all ideas and created equal and certainly they don’t all turn out to be worth the time and effort. But when you have a good one, and a highly effective team in place, miracles of hard work happen and results can be phenomenal. One trick that bolsters the best outcome and team productivity is the SMART test. By defining and [...]

5 Tips to Increase Team Productivity for Better Project Outcomes2017-03-14T12:35:43-04:00

Reduce Business Costs by Hosting Productive Meetings

If you're looking for ways to reduce business costs, have you ever stopped to think about the cost of ineffective business meetings? Neither had we until recently and what we found was staggering. Research shows employees attend, on average, 62 meetings a month. And half of those meetings are considered a waste of time, which equates to an estimated $37B a year lost in wasted salaries across all sectors in the USA. [...]

Reduce Business Costs by Hosting Productive Meetings2017-02-08T11:09:03-04:00

5 Steps to Improving Small Business Growth in 2017

Every business, no matter the size looks to gain an edge on their competition. If you’re in that position, there’s good news; it doesn’t matter if you have a massive marketing team or you’re one person wearing many hats, marketing, sales and business growth strategies are only as good as the customer experiences they create. That said, there are still many companies missing the customer experience target. This leaves plenty of opportunities for [...]

5 Steps to Improving Small Business Growth in 20172017-01-12T13:25:13-04:00

How to Get New Customers with a Small Business Blog

It’s easy for SMBs to give up on digital marketing for fear nobody will find them online. But based on changes to how users search online, Google has created more opportunities for SMBs to be found. And, it’s not the addition of local search even though that helped, this has to do with a small business blog. How to Begin Blogging Imagine you’re a Xerox Dealer (it’s not a stretch for us) and [...]

How to Get New Customers with a Small Business Blog2017-01-12T13:25:13-04:00