Protecting the Brand You’ve Worked So Hard to Create

Posted on April 3, 2013 by | 0 comments

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It’s a common scenario: you spend countless hours working with an agency or graphic artist to create the perfect logo to represent your brand, only to find once it enters the four walls of your organization, its degradation begins. In an ideal world, the graphics police would filter each and every page that comes out of your multifunctional device to ensure that your mark is always reproduced as it was originally intended, right down to the proper CMYK simulation of your precious Pantone. Since that is not the reality, we’ve compiled a few tips to help your logo look its best.

To learn more about how Advance can help you independently produce your own print media and marketing materials, click here!

 

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Letterhead: Waste Not, Want Not

Posted on September 30, 2012 by | 0 comments

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Shelly Holdaway is the Marketing Specialist for Advance and a guest blogger for the company.

Ever held up print traffic so you could run to the copier and load a sheet of letterhead, then race back to your desk and hope no one printed on it before you did? Or maybe you’ve dedicated one of your multifunctional paper trays to “just letterhead” but people still print on it by accident anyway.

What about the shelf life of your letterhead? Small changes to your location, website, or logo even, can be costly to update, especially when organizations usually pre-purchase large amounts of letterhead to offset the expense of commercial print setup.

If you do make changes, what happens to the old letterhead? Does it go straight to your fax machine and get flipped over until it’s used up printing incoming faxes or does it simply get handed out as scrap paper around the office?
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Mobile printing demo

Posted on August 31, 2012 by | 0 comments

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Mobile printing is changing and evolving daily – it just keeps getting better and easier to print from your iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry and many other mobile devices. Check out the latest in the mobile printing software world from Savin/Ricoh, Canon and KIP.

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Making Sense of Mobile Printing

Posted on August 23, 2012 by | 0 comments

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Mobile printing has really taken off within the past year or so and now the market is flooded with various options. As a consumer it can be challenging to make the software comparison and choose the right option for your company. Advance has taken away most of the guesswork and offer many solutions to help with your mobile integration. Read more »

Mobile Printing Solutions – can you print from your iPad?

Posted on May 24, 2012 by | 0 comments

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In the new technology era, mobile devices and tablets are becoming the norm for office workers. But how can you print from these devices without the traditional challenge of forwarding documents to someone at a laptop or desktop with networked printing capability?  EFI PrintMe Mobile is the latest solution to the mobile printing challenge. In this VLog, I’ll show you how the solution works and how simple it is to print from your iPhone, iPad, or Android. Let us know if you want a live demo and we can set you up.

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Ricoh Fiery Devices Offering Mobile Enhancements

Posted on May 11, 2012 by | 1 comment

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As the public demand for mobile printing solution continues to grow, manufacturers are putting effort in developing solutions that “just work.” When attaching to your company network with and iOS device (iPhone/iPad) or other handheld, it only seems right that you would be presented with options to print. Right? There are many solutions out there and all have different features but newer Ricoh devices such as the MP-C3502 coupled with the EFI E-3300 Fiery can help you accomplish this goal.

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How Can I Print from my Mobile Device?

Posted on May 3, 2012 by | 4 comments

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Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you not to take toys to school with you, but you did it anyway? Today as adults, we continue to bring our toys to work…but instead of bringing a favorite action figure (or babydoll- for the ladies), we are bringing our smart phones and mobile devices to work and it’s a good thing! Bring your own device, or “BYOD” is a philosophy that is quickly spreading in healthcare. The reason we want to bring these devices into the office is because they’ve become our personal problem solvers and integrate our personal lives with our work. Read more »

Hey IT, You Better Get Used to “BYOD”

Posted on April 2, 2012 by | 0 comments

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With the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, today’s workforce is relying more and more on consumer mobile devices to help them in their professional lives. It is not enough to have a company supplied desktop PC, or even a laptop, anymore. End users are now demanding access to business applications and functions from their personal devices, such as an iPhone or an iPad. This “bring your own device” to the office mindset is pushing corporate IT personnel to implement support for mobile platforms such as iOS, Android and yes, even BlackBerry, while trying to maintain the company’s security policies for risk mitigation.  Read more »

Mobile still rules in 2012

Posted on March 12, 2012 by | 0 comments

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I recently attended a technology round table discussion over lunch with a group of IT professionals from the Baltimore/ Washington area.  Not surprisingly, the two main topics of discourse were the Cloud and mobile technology.  I’ll leave the blog feedback on the Cloud to my colleague Kevin O’Brien.  For me, it was the conversation about the future of mobile technologies that was of particular interest. Read more »

Behind the Scenes in the Advance Showroom

Posted on December 9, 2011 by | 0 comments

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In this edition of The Stuff vlog, we take a look inside the Advance showroom and hear about our specialization in electronic document workflow through a combination of hardware and software products. Come see the showroom and have a look at some of the efficiencies in wireless printing and electronic document workflow.

 

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