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3 Questions to Ask Your Copier Repair Technician

Jan 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM by Howard Hansen posted in Printers & Copiers

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Groan. The copier is down again. Whether it's due to a lack of maintenance, a low-quality machine, or an aging machine, making a call to a printer repair technician can be frustrating. Even the best printers need maintenance once in a while, though, so you'll likely encounter this situation in the course of doing business.

How do you choose a good company to hire for printer and copier repairs? You shouldn't simply rely on a quick Google search and call the first result. Instead, consider a few factors before hiring a copier repair technician.

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Is Your Printer Fleet a Money Pit?

Jan 16, 2017 3:06:00 PM by Valley Office Systems posted in Managed Print Services,

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Copiers and printers are dynamic tools for businesses across most industries. However, you may be under-thinking them. You purchased them, set them up but maybe never really thought about the little money pits they can be. If not managed well, you may be experiencing a financial drain to your office technology environment -- conveniently disguised as your printing fleet.

Managed print services can save the day and work wonders for your copiers' workflow. It helps keep things organized and under control.

Did you know that managed print services increases general efficiency?

It's true! Having an established print management plan in place will improve office efficiency in your office every day.

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The Right Tools Can Help Your Business Grow

Jan 6, 2017 12:46:13 PM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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Small business owners wear many hats. When you started your business, you probably functioned as the CEO, the CFO, the IT department, the front desk, and the sales team by yourself. You pulled off near-miracles and convinced investors and could give your new company's elevator speech in your sleep. In short, small and medium-sized business owners have a healthy respect for multi-taskers.

But multi-tasking isn't worth your time if it isn't done right. Multi-tasking can bring productivity to a screeching halt if you don't have the tools, resources, and sheer power to make it work. Let us introduce you to a multi-tasker that can truly do it all and then some: the multifunction printer.

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Is it Time to Upgrade to a New Multifunction Printer?

Dec 16, 2016 2:29:54 PM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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There was a time when shopping for a new multifunction printer was a relatively simple endeavor for a small business. There were a few options on the market, so it was a straightforward matter of comparing and contrasting the available models. Today, the world of MFPs has expanded to include every configuration imaginable—a double-edged sword for small to medium-sized business owners. On the one hand, this means that there are better options than ever at your fingertips, and you should be able to find exactly the model that meets your company's requirements. On the other hand, it means that selecting the right multifunction printer can be a chore—and it's easier than ever to make an expensive mistake.

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Kyocera Product Spotlight: The Economical, Ecological M3550IDN MFP

Nov 14, 2016 2:58:13 PM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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Today’s businesses rely on technology at an unprecedented rate; it’s a global phenomenon that isn’t going anywhere. When used strategically, technology can be a driving force behind innovative ideas and norm-shattering solutions that push companies toward success. On the other hand, inadequate technological tools can hold an organization back, strangling productivity and creating bottlenecks in business processes. The wrong machine isn’t necessarily the less advanced machine; it’s just the one that doesn’t fit your company’s unique needs, and it could be devastating to your bottom line.

That’s why we’re proud to offer Kyocera products here at Valley Office Systems. We believe that these products can give your enterprise the right tools to succeed in helping your customers and developing new solutions. Today, we’re highlighting a customer favorite: the Kyocera ECOSYS M3550IDN, a high-power black and white multifunction printer that’s poised to take the full brunt of your office workload.

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Are You Working With an Authorized Kyocera Office Equipment Dealer?

Nov 3, 2016 9:10:55 AM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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If you have ever shopped for office equipment or sought a service company to manage your company's office technology, you know there are a few key metrics by which to measure the reputation and reliability of a potential service provider. There are factors such as service response time, first-call resolution rate and customer satisfaction ratings, which are all important. But did you know there are also enormous benefits to working with a manufacturer authorized dealer?

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Trust Ricoh Printers to Improve Productivity Across Your Organization

May 5, 2016 11:41:39 AM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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Your printers are powerful business partners that can help your organization improve productivity at every level.

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Office Supply Scammers- They are out for you

May 3, 2016 9:49:00 AM by Valley Office Systems posted in Printers & Copiers

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The Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on office supply scammers at an increasing rate in the past 15 years, and yet these schemers still take advantage of businesses every year. Are you getting scammed?

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Ricoh Printers, Color Printing, and Feelings?

Apr 7, 2016 11:42:22 AM by Howard Hansen posted in Printers & Copiers

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How do Ricoh Printers, color printing, feeling, and your business intersect? Well, allow us to explain.

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How to Make Office Spring Cleaning Easier

Feb 29, 2016 10:29:00 AM by Howard Hansen posted in Printers & Copiers

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With the weather slowly warming up and the sun peeking through the clouds, one thing is on everyone's minds: spring. If you're stuck in a cubical right now and feeling the spring fever, you can put that angst to good use by doing a little spring cleaning.

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