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Finding Suspects for Content Opportunities in Want Ads

Finding Suspects for Content Opportunities in Want Ads I placed this comment on the forums section of this site a few minutes ago, however I wanted to get it on the blog so I could share with others. Leads can be found almost anywhere. Since a lot of my prospecting has changed from copiers to content I'm always on the lookout for opportunities and where the low hanging fruit is. Going wider and deeper with your relationships can make a difference. Below is from one of my clients that I...

Supply Chain Day Thirteen........Not Really

Let me count the ways.....how many clients are opting out re-leasing their copiers, others that want to buy their existing copier from the leasing company and a few additional accounts sprinkled in that they are opting to stay status quo. Yup the last few weeks many of my clients that were playing hide and seek finally got me the goods on where their heads were at. One of the talk tracks today was about a Fair Market Value (FMV) lease and what is the option for the client to buy that device.

3 Reasons Offices Should Have A Printer And Copier Servicing Partner

3 Reasons Offices Should Have A Printer And Copier Servicing Partner Printing and copying are important enough for businesses to transcend even the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic response despite growing technology and hybrid workplaces. Well over half of all workers ( 59% ) continued to print and copy the same amount or more while working from home. But catering to the continued need for print, already a challenge for the standard office becomes increasingly difficult for the large number of...

Boring Salespeople Sell Products. Sales Professionals Sell Experiences. Which One Are You?

The root of all evil for many in sales is an empty pipeline. I'm here to inform there is one more my sales friends... The root of all evil is boredom. Now think about the experience you are providing to your clients. Raising the bar, going above and beyond... What has happened to the "icing on the cake, cherry on the top" sales experiences? Attention to everyone in sales... Dictionary.com defines boring: Causing or marked by boredom; dull and uninteresting; tiresome: A boring discussion; to...

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Cybersecurity Notes

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Pueblo County School District of Colorado notified an unknown number of students that their info may have been exposed due to ransomware attack. Illuminate Education of Irvine, CA, notified 17 million students from the 5,200 school districts across the U.S. that use its software, that student info may have been exposed after ransomware attack. Mesa County School District of Colorado notified 21,000 students that their info may have been exposed due to ransomware attack. Coventry School...Read More...
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Hackers sent ransom note to printers

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Hackers sent ransom note to printers Report published by Secureworks Inc. The Cobalt Mirage hacking group of Iran are using the Log4j security vulnerability that exists in many network endpoints devices (including some printers and MFPs) After installing their ransomware to take over network, they apparently then force a printer (or MFP) to print out the letter demanding the ransom to be paid, so that victim can get password to take back control of network.Read More...
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Brother reports its last fiscal year’s earnings

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Brother reports its last fiscal year’s earnings total sales revenue was 710.9 billion yen ($5.54 billion), up 12.5% operating profit was 85.5 billion yen ($668.33 million), up 100.1% net income was 61.0 billion yen ($476.82 million), up 148.9% Sales revenue for the Printing and Solutions Group was 4.24 billion yen ($33.07 million), up 394 millionyen ($3.07 million) year-over-year operating profit was 594 million yen ($4.64 million), down 37 million yen ($288.66 thousand) year-over-year.Read More...
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Spending on digital transformation to grow

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Spending on digital transformation to grow IDC published report prediction that the Global Digital Transformation solution spending will reach $1.8 trillion worldwide this year, up 17.6% YoY will sustain this pace of growth over the 2022-2026 forecast period with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6% Statista Research is reporting that the global copier and printer market is worth $9.69 billion for 2022, and is expected to grow at 0.63% annually for 2022 to 2026.Read More...
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MFPs and print management solution growth

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MFPs and print management solution growth Market Intelligence published new report Projects that MFP market size will experience a 3.4% CAGR (cumulative annual growth rate) during 2022-2028 Projects growth for print management solutions market to experience a CAGR of 9% from 2022 to 2028 Includes solutions such Papercut, Paragon, Output Manager, Equitrac, etc.Read More...
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Xerox Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Events

· in The BIG 4 (Canon, Ricoh, KonicaMinolta, Xerox) "In The News" · 0 replies
NORWALK, Conn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Xerox Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: XRX) announced today the company will participate in two upcoming investor events: Morgan Stanley’s Sustainable Futures Conference on May 23, and the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference on May 24. Morgan Stanley Sustainable Future Conference WHEN: 1:15 p.m. EDT, Monday, May 23, 2022 WHAT: Morgan Stanley Sustainable Future Conference WHO: Michele Cahn, vice president, global government...Read More...
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Canon Group Companies Honored with Multiple Prestigious iF Design Award

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Nine products – and the PRISMAcolor Manager color management solution – earned recognition with 2022 iF Design Awards, as announced by Canon Inc., the parent company of Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. This marks Canon's 28th consecutive year being recognized with world-renowned iF Design Awards from the Hanover, Germany-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, the world's oldest independent design organization. Among the award-winning products are the imagePROGRAF...Read More...
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Printronix Expands Product Portfolio to Provide Best-in-Class, Most Comprehensive Impact ...

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IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Printronix, a global manufacturer of Line Matrix technology, today announced an expansion of its industrial printer portfolio through an exclusive distribution agreement for Serial Dot-Matrix printers with Fujitsu Isotec Limited. Under the agreement, Printronix will serve as the exclusive distributor of Fujitsu SIDM printers throughout the Americas and serve as a strategic channel partner in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).Read More...
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Flex Technology Group Continues National Expansion With Standard Office Systems of Atlanta

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PHOENIX, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flex Technology Group (FTG) announced today the acquisition of Standard Office Systems of Atlanta, a premier office technology and solutions provider based in metro Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1964, Standard Office Systems (SOS) has provided copiers, printers, communications, and IT services to companies of all sizes. Today, SOS serves customers throughout the metro-Atlanta area and across the nation out of its corporate headquarters in Duluth, Georgia.Read More...
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All Covered Ranked #1 MSP by Cloudtango for Third Consecutive Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All Covered Ranked #1 MSP by Cloudtango for Third Consecutive Year Ramsey, NJ -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc . (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce its IT Services Division, All Covered (All Covered) has again been ranked as the top managed service provider (MSP) in the United States by Cloudtango. Each year, Cloudtango honors the most successful MSPs across the United States. This is the fourth year All Covered has been named to Cloudtango’s MSP100...Read More...
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Ricoh Canada introduces eForms Manager to empower businesses with information mobility and drive workflow efficiency

· in The BIG 4 (Canon, Ricoh, KonicaMinolta, Xerox) "In The News" · 0 replies
Ricoh Canada introduces eForms Manager to empower businesses with information mobility and drive workflow efficiency eForms Manager offers a powerful low-code/no-code automated workflow management solution to capture, communicate and move information fast for a wide array of business needs. MISSISSAUGA, ON , May 19, 2022 /CNW/ - Ricoh Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of eForms Manager as part of its Business Process Management solutions. The need to simplify information...Read More...
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Sharp's Erica Calise and Naeran Rubio Recognized as CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel

· in Sharp/Kyocera/Toshiba "In the News" · 0 replies
Sharp's Erica Calise and Naeran Rubio Recognized as CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel MONTVALE, N.J. , May 19, 2022 / PRNewswire / -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), is pleased to announce that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Erica Calise , Director of Marketing, Government and Corporate Accounts, and Naeran Rubio, Associate Director, Content & Communications, to its Women of the Channel list for...Read More...
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I found a Suspect by reading a Want Ad on Linkedin

· in Document Management Discussion Forum · 0 replies
Leads can be found almost anywhere. Since a lot of my prospecting has changed from copiers to content I'm always on the lookout for opportunities and where the low hanging fruit is. Below is from one of my clients that I follow on Linkedin. These are additional responsibilities n the job requirement. Research and resolve part related issues collaborating with Procurement and Operations. Ensure compliance with established accounting policies and procedures related to daily operations.Read More...
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Something I Noticed Yesterday

· in Leasing/Sales Help/Sales Wins/Competition Help · 0 replies
I've been tracking a net new muni opportunity with a wide format MFP for the last 8 months or so. At one time they were going to upgrade early but that was put on the back burner because they be adding a location and that's where the wide format would go. Every couple of months its a phone call or email to see where they are in the process. After the last jingle an there was no reply it was time to pay a visit. I was fortunate and caught the team in the office with the DM. I was told they...Read More...
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Sharp reports last fiscal year earnings

· in The MFP Solutions Blog Links · 0 replies
Sharp reports last fiscal year earnings owned by Hon Hai Precision aka Foxconn Net sales were 2.49 trillion yen ($19.05 billion), up 2.9% Operating profit was 84.7 billion yen ($647.7 million), up 1.9% Profit was 85.7 billion yen ($655.7 million), up 61% 8K Ecosystem division (MFPs, printers and related products) sales were 567.6 billion yen ($4.3 billion), up 15.1% Operating profit was 24.9 billion yen ($190.5 million), up 60.8%Read More...

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