Calculate TCO in 4 Easy Steps

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The New Year is a time to consider your business and redefine your success. Part of this review is identifying costs in the office. Aside from finances, income, and profit, we ask that you consider the cost of your equipment as well. Have you heard of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)? This is an easy tool that can help you …

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Giving Thanks in Southwest Florida

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Giving Thanks in Southwest Florida We don’t know about you, but this is our favorite time of year. November and December gives us the opportunity to reflect, thank, show gratitude, and grow personally and professionally. It’s been a long, exciting year full of new experiences, new professional relationships, and sales, sales, sales. We would like to pass on what we’re …

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4 Scary Mistakes Businesses Should Never Make

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Halloween definitely showcases one human feature; we like to be scared. We enjoy curling up on the couch with a blanket up to our nose; we’re drawn to the creepy crawlies and creaked doors. If it’s on screen or playing dress up, we love it! We don’t, however, like the real scary things that can plague us in the office …

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Business Holiday Do’s and Dont’s

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Don’t be fooled by the southwest Florida heat and sun, the holiday’s are just around the corner. The time to start your holiday preparations is now! However, there are some professional do’s and dont’s every business should avoid this holiday season. Holiday-Specific Promotions It’s the season of giving! Get into the spirit of the holidays with festive giveaways, offers, or …

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4 Paper Facts You Won’t Believe

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4 Paper Facts You Won’t Believe There are two sides to every story. Unsurprisingly, the same goes for paper. The environmental sustainability movement of the 21st century has facilitated incredible awareness, green initiatives, and is working tirelessly to take a few steps back so that we can take farther leaps forward. However, there are two sides to the movement and one …

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3 Print Myths, Busted!

Cynthia Duff Blog, Energy Efficiency, Supplies

One small shift in day-to-day waste can make all the difference. Catherine Greener, VP of Sustainability Consulting at Saatchi & Saatchi, addresses the need for action on an individual and corporate level. “The real revolution begins with us. We have to adjust our own behavior in what we think and what we do. Start with a personal sustainability project. Engage your …

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5 Tips to Dominate Your Next Networking Event

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community (n): the condition of sharing or having certain attitudes and interests in common. The definition may be simple, but within those letters is passion, connection, and an incredible source of helping hands. Southwest Florida is a tight-knit community, personally and professionally. Are you doing your part to stay connected? Is your business a part of the Chamber? Are you getting …

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3 Ways to Cut Costs in the Office

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“Digital,” it’s a word that’s become overused in the past decade. Overused, yes, but not untrue. We are living and working in one of the most interesting time ever recorded. There is a monumental shift between digital and hard-copy, a marriage between technology and print. Paper’s not gone, but our use for it is shifting. In fact, the cost of printing …

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Beware of Pirates!

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For years telemarketers have preyed upon unsuspecting consumers by selling office supplies, particularly photocopier toner, over the telephone. In the typical “toner phoner” scam, the salesperson contacts the potential customer, and will often speak to your receptionist or an employee not necessarily familiar with your company’s purchasing policies. Many times, the salesperson will represent himself or herself as an employee …

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6 Tips to Stay Green in SWFL

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It’s easy to be green with CopyLady! April is a bright and green month in southwest Florida. Between the sunny weather, Earth Day, and Arbor Day, we certainly have the environment on our mind. You don’t have to leave the office to go green. In fact, some of the best things we can do for our environment start at your …

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