Thursday, May 16, 2013 by
jams? Toner low? Ink empty? Busy signals?
These are the kinds of unwelcomed business operations hiccups that
take up resources and slow down office productivity when relying on
Contrary to what many may believe, faxing is not dead –
it’s alive and evolving, according to a new article in Fortune
magazine. Both large corporations and small business owners in
industries such as in Accounting, Healthcare, Sales, Real Estate,
Finance and Law still heavily rely on faxing as a... Read More »
Friday, March 15, 2013 by
Denver Broncos announced today that the team has released pass
rusher Elvis Dumervil because his agent failed to fax the signed
contract before the 1:00 PM deadline.
The cost to Dumerville? $8 million!
A glitch in the fax machine used to send the paperwork was
reported to be the cause.
Based on this news, eFax has introduced a special offer for
anyone who calls the 800 number listed below and mentions the offer
The eFax service enables you to send and receive official
documents... Read More »
Friday, January 25, 2013 by
more Americans enter the housing market, buyers, sellers, realtors,
and lenders are increasingly turning to mobile apps and the cloud
to get deals done. From faxing a loan document using a mobile
app to managing calls and voicemails professionally using a virtual
phone number, mortgage brokers are now, more than ever before, able
to cut the cord to the office and still make the sale.
This trend is reflected in a November, 2012 Forrester Research
report entitled “Multichannel Home Lending... Read More »
Monday, January 21, 2013 by
the economy struggles to recover, small business owners have
attempted to reduce overhead expenses and find budget-friendly
solutions to everyday practices.
One of the most costly expenses is printer
ink. Computerworld recently reported that ink can sometimes cost upward
of $80 per ounce. Federico De
Silva, an analyst from Gartner, told the news source that shoppers
don't worry about new cartridges when shopping for
"They are going for a $49 printer, but when
they have to refill it... Read More »
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by
financial industry has experienced several major technology shifts
in the last few years.
From the explosive growth of mobile applications to the sea
change in cloud computing, the tools of the trade continue to adapt
to finance professionals' need to keep up with the times. Much of
the technology shift to the cloud is being driven by the need for
One example of this shift is the transition to online fax as
opposed to utilizing traditional fax machines to transmit... Read More »
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by
Pharmaceutical representatives travel to many remote sites
across the United States to coordinate with a variety of doctors,
researchers and medical staff.
In the digital age, quick and reliable access to documents,
accounts and records is essential to effective site coordination.
Pharmaceutical reps require fax services for legal
authorizations and other pertinent paperwork which are not easily
obtainable in a mobile setting.
Internet fax services that are
supported by cloud platforms offer a... Read More »
Friday, November 9, 2012 by
old expression about not throwing out the baby with the bath water
may just as well apply to fax machines.
The traditional equipment -- ie the fax machine -- may be
out of step with today's office practices, but the technology of
faxing is as current as it's
PC Today reports that the "faxing revolution has arrived."
faxing has replaced the ink cartridges and busy signals with
email service. Online storage of archived faxes that have been
sent and received are easily... Read More »
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by
For entrepreneurs, the mantra of real estate brokers - location,
location, location - should be theirs as well when they are looking
for the best state to start a new business.
Low tax rates, reasonable housing costs for employees and a
well-educated workforce are some of the leading reasons that set
apart business-friendly states from those that aren't as supportive
to new enterprises.
Arizona, for instance, is the state where people are most likely
to start a new business, reports CNN Money. In... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2012 by
Over the last decade or so, mobile technology improvements,
evolving job demands and vast increases in the ranks of
self-employed and freelance workers have drastically redefined the
modern work environment.
During this time, these related trends have led many Americans
to reevaluate their careers and the processes by which they
complete their work.
For some people, this has meant creating an office in their
home, a place where they can avoid distractions and be productive
without the need to... Read More »
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by
Twenty years ago, the fax machine was a cutting-edge
piece of equipment. The technology allowed people to instantly send
official documents and other communications around the world.
For many businesses, this ability was revolutionary. Instead of
relying on the postal service, which could often take weeks to
transport a message, people could now use fax machines to
communicate in near real time.
Today, faxing remains a powerful
business and communication tool. It has, however, gained... Read More »
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by
we announce the release of the updated eFax app for Android.
New features include the ability to electronically sign received
faxes, as well as the ability to fax email attachments from files
kept locally or from documents stored in the cloud.
This allows subscribers to easily send documents from wherever
they are. eFax has also integrated the Android app with its web
service by merging contact lists and archived files.
See additional features listed below, or watch this brief
T... Read More »
Friday, October 19, 2012 by
For years, professionals have been envisioning the "office of
Whether this means three-dimensional video chats or
smartboard-clad meeting rooms, one thing connects all these visions
- less clutter.
As wireless technologies and cloud-based offerings multiply, it
seems like this transition is already on the way.
Desks brimming with thick monitors and bulky computer towers are
on their way out, being steadily replaced by thin laptops, elegant
tablets and many other space-saving devices.
"So... Read More »
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by
keeping up with the presidential race between incumbent Barack
Obama and challenger Mitt Romney will likely hear a great deal
about the environment.
Reducing our reliance on foreign oil and minimizing waste, both
men argue, is crucial for a strong, healthy America.
Many people may feel like this is a national-level issue that is
hard to affect on an individual level.
However, many advocates and experts have begun citing research
that shows how even small, personal lifestyle changes can have... Read More »
Friday, October 12, 2012 by
Faster and more convenient airplanes, a truly global economy and
the growing importance of large conferences have all led to a
recent surge in business-oriented international travel.
In fact, in terms of professional travel, 2011 exceeded most
expectations, and 2012 looks even better.
According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), 2011
saw increases in business-travel spending and trip volume. With
data still coming in, GBTA predicts that 2012 will see
business-travel spending rise... Read More »
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by
years, businesses have relied on fax machines to help them send
important and signature-dependent documents. Even in an age when
email has become omnipresent, fax machines have retained their
prominent position in the American office.
In the last few years, however, many professionals have begun to
clamor for a more convenient, more modern solution. This is
especially true at a time when "the office" has become a broader
concept because a great deal of work is completed off-site. A... Read More »
Monday, October 8, 2012 by
few things more frustrating than being foiled by a technical
difficulty when you have to fax a document.
What's worse, these frustrating hiccups always seem to happen at
the least opportune times - on an important deadline or as you're
intending to leave for the day.
With fax machines, which have a tendency of being finicky, these
difficulties have come to be expected. Professionals who rely on
faxingto send and receive sensitive and crucial documents have learned to
be wary of the... Read More »
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by
With mortgage rates near historic lows, many homeowners are
considering going through the process of refinancing their
This could allow them to potentially save tens of thousands of
dollars, by securing a significantly lower interest rate on their
While this provides a great opportunity for property owners to
save money, it is also an ideal situation for mortgage brokers.
Low mortgage rates allow brokers to increase the volume of their
businesses because homeowners across the country... Read More »
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by
that rely on faxing for can often
feel buried in papers. Whether it's documents that require
signatures, such as contracts or legal correspondence, or diagrams
such as floor plans or building layouts, faxed
communication can be an integral part of a company's standard
Fax is essential in cases where a paper trail is a
necessity, but that doesn't necesarily have to mean
creating mountains of paper.
Not only can voluminous faxing be expensive if you
utilize a... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2012 by
As summer segues into fall, schools across the country prepare
their infrastructure for the coming academic year.
Each autumn brings new technological advances, and smart schools
integrate the newest trends quickly to help them manage their
systems, improve communication and better serve their students.
In recent years, the adoption of these technologies has taken
several forms. Many schools have begun relying more on cloud
computing, allowing their students to access documents, take tests
and... Read More »
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by
Many professionals have experienced a situation where they
needed to review a sent document. If delivered
by email, finding the file typically doesn't pose much of a problem
- the sender can easily check his or her "sent mail" folder to see
a list of outgoing messages.
With other forms of communication, however, this can be a more
Few of us keep a copy of every letter or fax we send, for
example, and those of us who do may find it difficult to keep these
organized and accessible.... Read More »