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

Holiday cards and invitations can become a large expense for businesses. Printing these items in-house on your multi-function printer or copier can save your business money as well as time, especially if you need to get those cards out sooner rather than later. In this post, our Marketing Director Denise Dennewitz shares how to use Microsoft Publisher and your multi-function printer to create beautiful holiday cards and invitations. Other publishing programs such as Adobe InDesign could also be used. 1. Select and order paper   Our paper specialists recommend ordering a cover stock 60 lb paper.  If you are printing [...]


How Managed Print Services Can Save You Money

The typical office spends thousands of dollars each year on printing, copying, faxing and filing documents. Are your resources being used efficiently? A print assessment by Visual Edge IT Ohio’ Managed Print Services department can help you identify areas of improvement that could result in sizable monetary savings. Managed Print Services Specialist Noelle Frank has a knack for understanding client needs and suggesting the best way to manage a company’s printer costs and maintenance. She has helped multiple businesses in Canton, Akron, Youngstown and Western Pennsylvania attain a better perspective of their printing needs—and saved them money in the process. [...]

Document Management 101

Are you manually filing and processing your documents? It can be a laborious process and dominate valuable staff time. Electronic document management utilizing your office's multi-function printer or copier and basic principles of document management can benefit your office in a plethora of ways. This week we explore what electronic document management is and the benefits of implementing it for your organization. What Is Electronic Document Management? At its simplest, electronic document management is the electronic storage and retrieval of documents. Most organizations employ an electronic document management system (EDMS) integrated with their multi-function printer and network to handle the [...]

Scan, Capture, Transform & Route Documents 101

The days of having rooms filled with filing cabinets are quickly passing as the majority of offices move to digital document management. Among the benefits of the conversion from paper to digital files, the biggest are time and money: Two things we are all looking to save and create more of!  Digital files can be retrieved within seconds versus a trip to the filing cabinet. There are also costs to storing paper documents, whether it is paying for off-site storage units or associated on-site costs. Just because your office has switched to digital document management does not mean that there [...]

What to Do When You Accidentally Order the Wrong Copier Supplies

Mistakes. They happen to the best of us. When ordering copier or multi-function printer supplies for your company, it's possible to get two numbers transposed on your toner cartridge number, or you may order paper with a standard brightness of 92 when you meant to order paper with a brightness of 96 for a special project. What do you do when you receive your order and realize you accidentally ordered the wrong copier supplies? Supply Sales Manager Erica Farrance joins us this week to answer three of the most frequently asked questions about this exact situation, and what to do [...]

Connect Your Konica Minolta Printer or Copier to the Cloud

The cloud offers numerous benefits to businesses, allowing the workforce to be more mobile and documents to be more accessible. Previously, we discussed what the cloud is, so today we are going to take a look at how you can connect your Konica Minolta bizhub multi-function printer or copier to the cloud. bizhub Connector Software & Apps Konica Minolta bizhub multi-function printers (MFPs) can connect to the cloud through applications and software utilizing bizhub Connector. This allows you to access cloud services such as Google Drive, Gmail, Evernote, Microsoft SharePoint server and more from your MFP's control panel. Through the [...]


Our Best Printer and Copier Tips from 2013

We 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 [...]

Educational Lunch Event Focuses on Mobile App Convenience

Our Learn-At-Lunch Series continues to be both successful and beneficial to the many participants from area Canton and Akron businesses. At our most recent event, attendees enjoyed a terrific lunch and learned how to print from their Android-based devices to compatible Konica Minolta bizhub multi-function printers. The PageScope Mobile app came as a direct response to the increasing use of mobile devices by office workers. The convenience factor with this app cannot be emphasized enough! What could be easier than printing wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet? PageScope Mobile, which is also available for Apple® mobile devices, really does make [...]

How to Extend the Life of Your Printer Cartridges

Stop right there! You may be abusing your printer cartridges without even knowing it. From how much toner you specify when printing, to printing out everything in color, bad habits can significantly impact your cost per copy—and your bottom line. As business owners, saving money is something we all want to do on a regular basis. How Bad Habits Affect Print Costs It is a proven fact that printer cartridges are easily abused, and you may not even realize that you are a culprit. Depending on how much toner/ink you specify for a copy, i.e. what resolution you choose, you [...]

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