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How to Keep Your Business Focused

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 10:48:01 -0500

A three step guide to ensuring your business doesn't try to do too much, too quickly You've done too much, much too young, as The Specials once sung - and if you know the rest of the words, you'll realise that this isn't a particularly good thing. However, if you weren't around in 1979 when the record was released and your dad never plagued you with the song as you grew up, the subject matter's pretty simple - don't get ahead of yourself at an early age, because you'll regret it. And while...

What Is the Most Searched For Office Supply?

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:24:33 -0500

What are the most searched for office supplies? The short answer is that it varies depending on the time of the year - office supplies are seasonal. There is also a big difference between what people search for and how they search for it.

Paperless Office - Not a Chance

Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:35:38 -0600

"Office storage should not be a problem." These were the words offered to me by my office manager Brian back in 2009. He had been away on a course which amongst other things was extolling the virtues of the "paperless office".

Online Sales - Late Deliveries at 25%

Tue, 18 Jan 2011 09:37:15 -0600

Market Research Company Toluna have found that more than a quarter of consumers who placed orders online before Christmas received their goods late. Out of the 2000 people who took part in the survey over 70% said that they had purchased goods online in the run up to Christmas.

Understanding Different Types of Security Safe

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 13:36:52 -0500

One of the highest levels of protection is now given to data. In the technological age this type of information is fast becoming far more valuable that precious metals or stones. Unfortunately they are far more susceptible to heat , light, chemical damage and moisture. High end safe systems that provide data protection monitor the levels of humidity, light and heat very carefully inside the safe to ensure documentation is not erased, damaged or corrupted.

Buying Laser Toner For Printers - Don't Fall Into the 'Compatible' Cartridge

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 11:58:25 -0500

The laser toner industry is huge, most homes and businesses all have printers of some size and these all need regularly filling with appropriate toners. These compared to the total cost price of printing machines are not cheap. This has led to a massive number of toner and toner cartridge suppliers in a price war, there are also many toner refill outlets now available that offer refilling existing used cartridges as a service.

What Risks Are You Taking With Low Grade Cheap Toner in Your Printer?

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 11:57:58 -0500

An office printer, whether a small individual type or a larger networked version is used in most businesses these days and an essential piece of equipment that is used daily. The costs of printers vary depending upon size and the number of features. After this initial costing the main running costs for an office printer, is electricity and the cost of replacing the toner. This needs to be replaced regularly to make sure there is no reduction in the quality of copies thus wasting paper and ink.

Laminating Your Paper ID Card to Keep it Smart and Fade Free

Fri, 03 Jul 2009 10:29:59 -0500

Lots of offices, clubs, schools, universities or other organisations give paper ID cards to its members. These cards are often kept in purses or wallets and regularly used. Before long smudges, fingerprints and creases can make ID cards look very tired or unreadable.

How to Sort Out a Pouch That is Stuck Inside a Laminator

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 19:52:56 -0500

Occasionally, when laminating things can go wrong and a laminating pouch can get stuck in the machine. This can be very annoying and if not dealt with correctly can damage the document being laminated, the laminator or both. If you own or use a laminator read through the ideas to help resolve a laminating problem if it arises.

Explaining the Differences Between Hot and Cold Lamination

Wed, 01 Jul 2009 19:46:32 -0500

There are a vast number of reasons why paper and card items may need to be laminated. Whether the items are valuable mementos, informative, decorative or work related, often they need to be protected from, heat, humidity or constant handling.

Choosing a Paper Shredder to Shred Sensitive Documents and Protect Your Identity

Tue, 30 Jun 2009 17:44:04 -0500

Stealing sensitive and personal information from rubbish and recycling bins is an escalating problem. Identity thieves are adept and utilising your information for their own gain. Any piece of paper with information including name, address, and details from your bank or credit card can be used for identity theft. This information can then be manipulated to get credit cards, loans, mobile phones etc. Identity theft can cost you a great deal of time and money. Regularly shredding and disposing of unwanted or no longer needed documentation can greatly reduce the chances of you identity being stolen. This is also at relatively low cost.

Protect Your Identity by Using a Cross Cut Or Strip Cut Paper Shredder

Tue, 30 Jun 2009 14:12:18 -0500

There are lots of ways to protect your identity from theft. Using a paper shredder to destroy old and unwanted documents is essential amongst other things to ensure your identity is not stolen. By thoroughly destroying documents before the are binned or recycled you are ensuring thieves cannot use your personal information for their own gain, and in the process, cost you a great deal of time and money.

Correct Types of Seating to Choose

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 11:55:25 -0500

Office chairs are used widely in all professions. However, not all professions are the same and require the same type of chair. This article gives some ideas to how the different types of chair available may suit differing needs. This can then be applied to your own needs to make inspired and more informed choices.

Quality Copier Paper

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 07:39:55 -0500

Copier paper is used to create multiple copies of documents with a photocopier machine, as well as printing out documents or faxing information from one place to another. It is ever so slightly transparent and reflects the light. Photocopier papers are also known as xerographic papers, dual purpose paper, and reprographic paper.

Office Furniture - Making Good Choices

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:53:59 -0500

It can be exciting choosing new office furniture and many people are keen for their environment to look as good as possible. However, important as it is to have the office look good, there are some critical practical considerations that need to also be made.

Business Gifts Can Improve the Workplace Atmosphere

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:51:34 -0500

They really do! We are in a recession, things are tight. Morale is down. Some businesses are making their employees work harder for less recognition as they 'should be happy they have a job' - let's do things differently!

Business Gifts As Sales Incentives For Staff

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:50:47 -0500

Business gifts are regularly used to promote and advertise a company brand, but less frequently business gifts are used to directly increase your sales revenue by offering them as incentives for sales representatives. This is a real missed opportunity.

Office Furniture - Planning For Small to Medium Sized Businesses

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:39:12 -0500

Small and medium sized enterprises account for 90% of the businesses in the UK at the moment and that number is looking only to increase. It is a huge market and businesses with 10 employees or fewer have a vast choice of furniture solutions for their office.

Business Gifts Promoting Business

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:25:16 -0500

Businesses can give out business gifts to promote their company to clients, prospective clients and other individuals and they can also be used 'in-house' as motivation tools for staff. This really increases the variety of uses for business gifts and the effect they have on clients, customers and staff.

The Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Office Seating

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:11:22 -0500

When you go to buy a new office chair it's important that you don't fall into some common traps and end up picking the wrong product it - could be an expensive mistake. A wrong choice can be painful on your joints as well as your wallet.

Choosing the Perfect Office Furniture

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:08:02 -0500

Furniture has two roles to play, a functional role and an aesthetic role. The functional role consists of ensuring that the furniture you choose meets your storage and workspace needs, is of good quality and is comfortable and easy to use. Aesthetically the furniture also ideally needs to look and feel good.

Choosing the Right Kind of Shredder

Wed, 20 May 2009 11:19:40 -0500

Shredding your sensitive private documents is the best way to protect yourself from identity theft. Many people suffer from having their data stolen every day, it can take a lot of time and upset trying to return what has been taken from you.

How to Find the Right Shredding Solutions For Your Company

Sun, 10 May 2009 13:19:02 -0500

Different companies have different shredding needs. This article aims to help you determine the different shredding needs that you have and cater for them correctly.

Do I Need a Fire Safe?

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:37:14 -0500

It is important not to dismiss the possibility of a fire happening to your home business or business premises. Far too often, people are caught out and then it is too late, and important documents are lost. Any company that stores documents, accounts, sensitive information, electronic backup that is essential to the running of the company should seriously consider protecting these as a major investment.

Finding a Suitable Document Shredder

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 10:17:28 -0500

In today's society fraud and identity theft is a real threat. It is becoming easier to locate and use social security numbers, bank statements, and credit card details if you are not very careful with how you use and store the personal information regarding your identity, health and finances. This is why more and more people are shredding documents that are no longer needed.

Reasons to Laminate Documents

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:30:08 -0500

Laminators preserve all kinds of documents against liquids, wear and tear and daily use. Documents are more durable and rigid after the process and less likely to fade. This article outlines the common reasons to use a laminator and the benefits associated.

How Effective Are Pouch Laminators?

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:28:17 -0500

Pouch laminators are relatively cheap and easy to use. They come in different sizes depending upon the size of documents that need to be laminated, but are generally compact and are suitable for small business use or in the home.

What's the Best Way to Keep Valuables Secure?

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:26:19 -0500

It is getting more and more difficult to keep valuables safe and secure from thieves even in your own home. This article looks at some good options.

Installing a Safe

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:25:09 -0500

When thinking about having a safe in the home for your valuables one of the options is to fit a wall safe. At fist this is not always a popular option as it can seem daunting fitting a safe into the wall and may be something that you presume professional help is needed. But this isn't the case, with a little planning you can install a wall safe, protecting your belongings as well as being an effective use of space.

What Can You Shred?

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:20:59 -0500

Every time you take out cash or go shopping what happens to your food and cash-point receipts? Fraud and identity theft are very real threats, We now need to start changing the way that we think about and dispose of the documents we collect daily that may contain sensitive personal or financial information.

Comb-Binding Your Manuals - A Cheaper Alternative For the Short-Order Publicist

Thu, 26 Feb 2009 08:25:23 -0600

More and more businesses are seeing the benefit of the seminar and presentation as a way of promoting their products and services, however if they charge for the seminar then many visitors like to leave with something tangible. Creating manuals can be one way of doing this, however very often the costs involved can be prohibitive. But, there is one way to provide effective training materials on a budget...

Protect Your Vital Information - Consider Fire Safes As Essential, Not a Luxury

Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:02:23 -0600

As more and more people move from paperwork to digital storage, the old documents that were once stored in easy access are relegated to the old cupboard at the end of the corridor. Often forgotten and often mislaid, you could be falling foul of the law if you can't find them when called upon. Even worse, if you don't have copies of important documents and you suffer fire damage, some information could be lost forever.