Toner doesn’t have to cost so much
So many IT managers out there don’t fully understand the cost of retail toner versus the savings associated with having a Managed Print Services agreement (MPS) and with prices on everything being so high these days we figured it’s important to talk about. Retail toner is often 30 to 40% higher with no Service Level […]
Three Ways to Improve Home Printer Security
I know we talk a lot about keeping your office’s printers secure, but it is just as important for your home machines as well. Many of us still work remote at least some of the time, making it critical to ensure your system is as safe as possible. What measures should you be aware of […]
What is cost per print and why is it important?
‘Cost per print’ is a term we like to use for how much it actually costs you, the consumer, to print a single page. If you are in charge of managing office supplies or printing budget, it is critical for you to know how much it costs to print one page of text or one page of graphics […]
How to Conduct a Print Assessment
More often than not, companies are unaware of how they can optimize their print environment and cut costs. That’s where a print assessment can help your company identify what print behavior may need to change. A print assessment will clarify where and why you are spending money. An assessment will provide information on the following: cost of […]
How can MFPs help streamline your HR department?
Thanks to the multifunction printer (MFP), it has become easier than ever for a business to stay on the leading edge of the office tech wave. Not only do MFPs help to streamline offices, but they reduce waste and save time. Best of all, most can do this out of a small space in the […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]