Coordinated Business Systems Blog / Printers and Copiers

Why is my color usage higher than it should be?

When I meet with prospects, I ask them “does the amount of color volume that you are billed for seem higher than it should be?”  I’d ask you to ask yourself that question.

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Can I Reduce the Cost of Unnecessary Color?

YES! Why else would I be writing this? 

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I Want Color, But I Don't Want to Pay for it

It used to be that the cost of color equipment was double or even triple that of black and white.  Not anymore.There is certainly a higher price tag as the machine has more capabilities, but nothing like it used to be.  The uptick for the hardware should be around 30%.The real cost co …

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Avoiding Expensive Color Mistakes

When users make a mistake printing it can cost an organization thousands of dollars on a single occurrence.  Just because a document looks to be black and white doesn’t always mean it is.  Things like clip art or images in documents that have commands for processing black, or all the …

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What is Operational Efficiency and How do I Improve it?

We talk a lot with our customers and prospects about operational efficiencies.  It’s a pretty cool buzzword, but what is it really?

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Is Your Copier You Just Purchased Really New?

I am sure you have heard...it is difficult to buy just about anything right now. The supply chain crisis has hit the imaging industry HARD! This has led to some dealers marketing used equipment. Unfortunately, it is not always being disclosed to the client.

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Should I Lease or Buy My Copier?

This is a common question. The answer is, of course, it depends. I have outlined some of the reasons behind both, as well as the pitfalls.

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Ink and Toner: Common Things to Know

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If your office primarily deals with the upkeep of ink or toner, it's important to know that both come with their own set of challenges and benefits. Regardless of which option you choose, properly caring for the cartridges will help ensure the longevity of both the cartridges and your …

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A Guide to Managed Service Pricing

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One of the many questions potential clients want to know is how much does Managed Services cost. This question is often not as simple of an answer “as $100 a user, $125 if you need email.” It boils down to quite a few factors, some include your current needs/wants, IT infrastructure, …

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