Why buy from an authorized copier and printer dealer – like TBS?

Purchasing a copier or printer for your business or office is kind of a big deal. It requires thought, research and much consideration. The decision process, from budget to features to everything in between, can be extremely stressful. That’s where we, your authorized dealer, steps in to save the day. An authorized dealer is guaranteed […]

Print Security

Print security is one of the newest threats to your data. Hackers recognize this, and target out-of-date printing equipment to gain entry into networks. From there, they’ve got access to everything—your computers, your files, and your data. When firmware is not regularly updated and access credentials are easily compromised, businesses become more at-risk for hackers […]

The Lifespan of a Copier

A copier’s lifespan can differ depending on a lot of factors. It can vary depending on the brand, model, maintenance and the frequency of usage. But typically, the average life span is just five years – which is often surprising to business owners. There are ways to extend this of course…regular cleaning, maintenance and training […]

Tips to keep your printer running smoothly

Failing to properly take care of your multifunction printers can lead to unnecessary downtime, which in turn leads to unwanted stress and headaches for everyone in your office. The following five (5) tips will keep your multifunction printers running smoothly. Give your machine breathing room. If the hot air from the machine has nowhere to go […]

Steps to Cleaning your Multi-Function Printer

Cleaning your multi function printer is a great practice that will reduce germs and keep it functioning properly. We recommend that you add it to your weekly routine. Also, make sure a few people know how to correctly clean the machine so it’s not always left up to one person in the office.  Here are […]

A Guide to Printer Etiquette

Now that we are back in the office with our associates, there are some simple rules of etiquette that may need to be reviewed. Just think of the possible benefits if we were all aware of the unspoken printer etiquette – the office would run smoother, it would reduce waste and save time.  Beyond the […]

Advantages of Multifunction Printers

When your staff struggles with outdated equipment in the office, you may want to take a more in-depth look at your current print environment. You will know it’s time to upgrade when your employees complain about office equipment constantly malfunctioning. One upgrade you can implement pretty easily is installing multifunction printers in your office. Designed […]

Tech Tip: Change the Defaults

A multifunction printer is an investment for your business, so you need to make sure you are getting the most out of it. One way you can ensure this is to change your default settings to accommodate your company’s specific needs. The defaults on your multifunction printer are designed to meet the needs of the […]

Copier vs Printer – What’s the difference? 

In today’s world of multifunction printers, the words “copier” and “printer” are often used interchangeably, but don’t get fooled…they are not the same thing. We want to take a moment to break it down for you in order to make it easier to decide which is a better fit for your business.   What’s the difference? […]

Signs you need a new MPS provider

You’re not using your technology properly. Like any service you pay for, Managed Print Services is only as good as the company you hire. Sometimes going with the cheapest provider ends up costing you more in the long run. Here are some critical signs to look for when trying to decide if it’s time to […]

Let’s Talk Paper

Believe it or not, the way you insert your paper into the copier greatly determines the way your machine performs. Also, the KIND of paper that you use can have a huge effect on productivity and performance. If you enjoy dealing with paper jams and calling service techs, then you can ignore this post and […]

7 Signs you need Managed Print Services 

No one notices the office printer…until something goes wrong. That’s when Managed Print Services comes to the rescue. When partnering with a trusted provider, like Town Business Systems, an MPS program will keep copiers and printers running so well you might forget they are even there. If your printers are getting older and causing you […]