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 […]
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 […]
Listen to your device
There is nothing worse than running to your multifunction printer to make a quick copy or pick up your print out only to find an error code flashing on the control panel. What do you do now? Do you run away to another machine and pretend that you never saw it? (…Don’t worry; we’ve all […]
How many printers does your office need?
There is no golden rule for knowing how many printers your office needs. Some studies recommend one printer per every 4 to 5 employees, but this number is not always applicable. Different companies, industries, and even departments have different needs. An assessment with Town Business will help you to understand who is printing in your […]
Has your copier stopped scanning to email?
Recently, both Gmail and Office 365 have made some security updates / changes to their email systems. These updates are meant to protect the security of your information. Unfortunately, they have also caused many multi-function printers to stop scanning to email. Our dedicated technicians at TBS have proactively found a workaround to get you up […]
How to Conduct a Print Assessment
Physical Inventory – The first step of a print assessment is to inventory the print devices you already own. Get to know each machine…year, brand, model and whether you own or rent. Review Expenses & Usage – Next, calculate how often devices are used. Add up all of your monthly expenses for every machine. This includes supply […]
What is a Ghost Jam?
When your printer says that there’s a paper jam and there isn’t, chances are it’s because there’s a mechanical problem afoot. Often times, real paper jams could leave residue behind. This residue could interfere with printer operation long after the jam is gone. Small amounts of shredded paper can get lodged between gears that move your […]
How Print Management Can Cut Costs
Many times we get asked how print management can help cut costs. While we can probably go on forever discussing the many benefits of this service, we will only list the top ten. Reduction in paper waste Fewer printers Fewer supplies required Huge time savings for IT dept Better equipment maintenance Better security Better workflow […]