Our Best Printer and Copier Tips from 2013

printer and copier tips and tricksWe try to provide you with helpful articles containing tips and tricks for your printer or copier throughout the year. These helpful hints might be on how to complete easy fixes yourself, ways to save your company money, or how to get more from your copier or printer. Sure, we can sell you a great printer or copier, but we also want to make sure you get the most out of your investment. Your success is our success!

As we look back at the year, we decided to put our best tips together for you in one spot. Click on the article titles for the full blog post. We hope you find these helpful and look forward to bringing you more helpful hints in 2014.

How to Extend the Life of Your Printer Cartridges

Bad habits that you may not realize you have can affect the life of your printer cartridges. From printing everything in color to specifying how much toner to use when printing can all cost you money unnecessarily. Break free from printer cartridge excesses by only printing what you need, using black-and-white or grayscale printing, and buying high-capacity toner cartridges.

5 Common Printer and Copier Issues and How to Fix Them

Our regional services manager, Ed Brudzinksi, has seen many printer and copier issues in his 14 years with us. He brings you the five most common and simple printer and copier issues and how to fix them. I am sure you have run into at least one of these! Issues covered in this post include: misfed or skewed copies, lined or dirty copies, fax issues, error codes, and printing and scanning issues. Read the full post for step-by-step instructions on how to troubleshoot these yourself.

3 Features You May Not Realize Are Available on Your Copier

Printers and copiers today are not what they were even five or 10 years ago. There are so many features and options available that it can become a little overwhelming. Chip Reihl, our general manager of sales, explains three features that can help your office work more effectively and efficiently. He takes a look at the mobile printing app, secure print and new scan formats. Read the full post for complete details on each feature and to find out how they can help your company.

How to Create and Print Your Company’s Holiday Cards and Invitations In-House

This post is great because the same process and principles can be applied to create any card or invitation in-house for your company. Cards and invitations can become a large expense for companies, whether you design them in-house or work with a graphic designer. Why not print them in-house on equipment that you own? Denise Dennewitz, our marketing director, shares her expertise with step-by-step instructions on how to use Microsoft Publisher and your multi-function printer to create holiday cards and invitations with a professional look.

If there is a problem you would like help troubleshooting, a feature of your copier you would like to learn more, about or another printer or copier topic you would like to see us cover in 2014, let us know in the comments below!