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Six Steps to Smarter Printing
reprinted with permission
Making changes to your
printing and imaging systems is an easy way to reduce your
environmental impact and show measurable cost savings. Selecting the
right imaging and printing tools and implementing responsible
in-office practices are crucial to developing a cost effective
environmental strategy. Here are six key steps to getting your
organization on the right track.
Six smarter printing
Calculate your carbon
footprint. Use the HP Carbon Footprint Calculator for Printing to
benchmark your printer fleet is today. Then, compare your existing
fleet to new, optimized fleets. Finally, determine the right number
and mix of energy-efficient devices to maintain your ideal work team
Please forward this newsletter to anyone else in your
organization who might be interested!
You're In Sales No
Matter What Your Title
by Debra J. Schmidt - used with
If I ask you right now whether or not you
are in sales, chances are you would say, "No, I'm in accounts
payable or customer service or marketing." You might even say,
"I'm the CEO."
No matter what your
job is, you are in sales. Every time you interact with a
customer, you are selling your professional credibility, the
company's products or services, and the company's image. So,
even if you don't work in the sales department, read
When a customer has
a bad experience in shipping, in accounting, in technical
support or any other department in your company, you can bet
that negative word-of-mouth will follow. That word of mouth
reduces sales in the same way that customer testimonials
increase referrals and sales. You are selling all the time, so
it's important for you to recognize what your customers want
Regardless of who
your customers are, there are 5 key actions they want from
Don't Be Fooled by
Social Networking Scams
reprinted from Symantec
Has your business
taken the leap into social networking yet?
Recent studies show that more and more small
businesses are catching on to Facebook, LinkedIn, and other
social networking sites as powerful workplace tools. According
to a study published by New York-based AMI Partners Inc., the
number of small businesses using social networking services is
expected to double from 300,000 to more than 600,000 this
business workers are using these sites to communicate with
colleagues, prospects, business partners, and clients.
Numerous studies also cite the usefulness of social networks
in competing under current market conditions.
networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Plaxo, and Ning
cost little or nothing to join, there's no reason you
shouldn't try them for the purpose of expanding your business.
Stories abound of small businesses using social networking
sites to dramatically increase the pool of qualified
candidates when job openings arise.
of using social networks: it shows candidates (especially
younger ones) and potential customers that even though you're
small, you can be as "bleeding edge" as any company. This is
also a way to extend your business globally, as the Internet
doesn't have boundaries.
Quote of the Month
Sandwich every bit of criticism
two thick layers of praise.
- Mary Kay
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