Real Estate Agent Tips: Make Sure Your Fax Solution Has These Three Features

Imagine you’re out for the afternoon showing high-end condos to a new client — a young man, pre-qualified, great income, eager to buy. You’re an hour away from your office… when an important fax comes in.

It’s the purchase offer you sent on behalf of another client, and the seller has signed and accepted your client’s offer. You’ve got the deal! The seller only requests to have the agreement she faxed to your office signed and faxed back within two hours.

The only problem is -- you’re not at your...

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4 Tips to Plan a Great Valentine’s Day — Even for a Busy SMB Professional Like You

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and you're probably thinking, "I'm swamped. How am supposed to make time for  a Valentine's Day celebration?" Glad you asked.

As it happens, the fact that you’re an on-the-go professional can actually help you plan a memorable celebration. Here are a few easy ideas for using your daily mountain-moving skills to plan a wonderful Valentine’s Day.

1. Make it a Valentine’s Week

One of the challenges a special occasion like Valentine’s Day presents is that society...

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Salespeople succeeding thanks to tablets and online faxing

Online faxing for SalespeopleIntuitively we understand how mobile devices like tablets can make a sales professional more productive and successful. Armed with a tablet, a salesperson can research on the go, write emails to prospects from anywhere and even attend virtual video conferences from a vacation spot.

But when it comes to the real work — like drafting a sales proposal, giving a presentation or even signing a business contract — we still tend to think that only a “real computer” can handle these tasks. But that’s no...

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A Few Tricks You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Do With Online Fax

efax online fax blog“Fax? But I’m on the road. I don’t have time to print this thing out, sign it and send back a paper copy. Why do they insist on using a fax machine anyway?”

Reasonable question. Who knows why your vendor, customer, mortgage agent, doctor’s office – or any of the other professionals you deal with from time to time – still use paper-based faxing?
 
Maybe they’re sentimental. Or maybe it’s just plain-old inertia that keeps them from upgrading their technology from the 1990s.
 
But that’s okay. Relax. No...
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An Interesting Surprise in Today’s Housing Boom — and How Realtors Can Capitalize on it

Real estate agents: Current stats on US real estate trends indicate that your business is in for a dose of good luck. Two doses, actually, if you’re tech-savvy.

As you’re no doubt aware, US housing is enjoying a mini-surge. HUD’s September new-construction report shows August’s single-family housing starts were up 7% over those in the previous month.

But what you might not have heard is exactly who these new entrants into the market are. They’re young people. A recent generational housing trends...

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The Type of Moment Every Entrepreneur Dreads

efax online fax solutionYou're an entrepreneur, and you’re having a good news/bad news type of day.

The good news: today's mail includes a check from one of your clients. The bad news? Along with that check is a letter from the client stating that from this point forward they require all vendors to switch to direct deposit for payment.

That's not a problem in and of itself; in fact, you actually prefer direct deposit. (The trip to the bank takes precious time from your workday and interrupts your flow.) The problem is...

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How to Fax From Your Phone

efax,online fax,j2 global,small business faxToday's mobile businessman or woman travels to a variety of locations, none of which are likely to have the same technology.

In the past, those traveling for business required a computer terminal, landline phone, copier and fax machine, which meant that work had to always be accomplished from an office.

But today's marketplace is quite different:-it's about efficiency and recognizing the diverse needs of clients,  whether they are small families or high-tech data service providers. Apps can help...

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A New Era for Fax: Digitized Signatures, Mobile Apps and More

The 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 ever been.

PC Today reports that the "faxing revolution has arrived." Internet faxing has replaced the ink cartridges and busy signals with fax to email service. Online storage of archived faxes that have been sent and received are easily...

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The Modern, Mobile Real Estate Professional

According to a Holdcom infographic, approximately 50% of agents and 47% of brokers invested $500 - $2000 on technology this year. The article continues to explain how real estate professionals can maintain a modern, respectable reputation. To do so, the article states a real estate professional should:

  • Put yourself out there. This increases word of mouth marketing. Increase your bids on search terms to ensure that you are one of the top results.
  • Be mobile. As a real estate professional always on...
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eFax Helps Company Move Faster Towards a Treatment for Cancer

Lab cancer treatment efaxAccording to a recent press release which referenced GlobalData, the mobile health technology market is expected to exceed $8 billion by 2018. From physicians to lab technicians and even to biotechnology companies, health care professionals are adopting cloud services to work more efficiently.

BioVex, a biotechnology company that develops treatments for cancer and infectious diseases is no exception. In a recent podcast, Susan Doleman, associate director of BioVex, explained that the pain point...

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Two-thirds of physicians rely on faxing

According to a study by the Journal of Medical Internet Research, physicians are interrupted nearly five times an hour by phone calls, emails, and face-to-face interactions. The 2012 National Physicians Survey showed something that is unlikely to surprise many doctors - fax remains the dominant method of communicating with colleagues, patients, insurance companies and pharmacists. All told, 63 percent of healthcare providers rely heavily on the technology, according to MMRGlobal.

In fact, faxing i...
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More options for financial advisors

eFax Financial AnalystPersonal financial advisors can often feel like they're buried in papers. With tax documents, income information and investment portfolios piling up all the time, it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of everything. This is a problem even in ideal situations, but when clients are busy, hard to reach or far away, it can make things especially unwieldy.

In instances like this, it is vital that a financial advisor is able to communicate with his or her clients in their preferred mode. For...

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IPad app makes faxing on-the-go easy

As the iPad becomes more integral to business, mobile professionals continue to find ways to use it to increase productivity while on the go. According to a recent IDG survey, 91% of business professionals use an iPad more for business communication than for personal communication.

One way the iPad is enhancing mobile business professionals' productivity is as a method for sending and receiving faxes. Even with the explosive growth of email as a communication tool, fax continues to be utilized as...

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When It Comes To Data, Small Businesses Should Think Big

Small and medium-sized businesses in the United States are increasingly recognizing that business intelligence and big data analytics may be the keys to gaining a competitive advantage over rival firms.

Big data analytics is the process of examining large amounts of a variety of different types of data to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations and other useful information.

According to a new study by Techaisle, roughly 12 percent of small businesses and 34 percent of midsize firms are...

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New technologies help small businesses

Small businesses rarely have the same amount of resources as larger companies, requiring small business owners to improvise in order to be more efficient. Sometimes, overcoming these challenges can be quite daunting.

Fortunately, a growing selection of cloud computing services is available today -- services which provide cost-effective alternatives to spending money on IT support, according to a Small Biz Technology report.

Moving to a paperless system is one of the easiest ways for small firms...

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Is That a Fax Machine in Your Pocket?

Fax has come a long way since the days of a clunky, noisy fax machine sitting in the corner, plugged into a dedicated phone line and waiting for toner or paper to be added.

Fax is integral to transactional business today -- oftentimes, a scanned PDF sent via email is not allowed -- only a faxed, or original document (mailed, or hand-delivered)  is accepted. Today, with nothing more than a WiFi connection and a cell phone or iPad, you can send and/or receive a fax -- even signing it using your...

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Mortgage Providers Close Deals More Efficiently With Online Fax

New Harp 2.0 broad requirements for refinancing fixed rate loans is expected to drive an influx of new business for real estate professionals.

According to industry estimates, the mortgage industry, under the new Harp 2.0 law,  is anticipating as many as 6.9 million borrowers now being able to potentially qualify for new refinancing standards.

This is good news for mortgage brokers. The regulation change could lead to significant growth in new customers, bringing welcome relief to an industry that...

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