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New Canada Post Rates Affect Postage Meter Users | Burlington ON

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 4, 2012 @ 04:01 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing equipment, meter rentals, postage machine

Office Document Strategies Celebrates the Season

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 @ 05:12 AM

As I write this last post before taking a few days for the Christmas season I am thinking back over a year of writing for the Office Document Strategies blog.

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Topics: Postage meter, Scanning, document storage strategy, MFP, office document strategy, IT network, meter rentals

Green Postage Meter and MFP Equals Refurbished - Your Vendors Lie

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Dec 9, 2011 @ 02:12 AM

Does trying to look environmentally friendly mean you should lie to your potential customers? 

We have noted that in both the MFP business and in the postage meter business certain suppliers are promoting their 'Green" product as good solutions for clients.

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Topics: Postage meter, Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, postage machine

Mymail Postage Meter - Powerful Machine for SOHO Offices

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 17, 2011 @ 05:11 AM

The Mymail postage meter is the smallest model in the Francotyp-Postalia lineup of equipment.  So why would you want the smallest model?

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Topics: Postage meter, meter rentals, postage machine

5 Key Features of a Postage Meter Rental

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 9, 2011 @ 02:11 AM

When your business makes a postage meter rental decision there are five key features which should be considered.  Of course one of these will be who to rent from, but there are other important things to consider.

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, meter rentals, postage machine

10 Reasons For Using a Postage Meter

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

Even with the growth of e-mail and other electronic messaging a postage meter is still a component of many business offices.  if you don't have one here are ten reasons you might like to consider.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, meter rentals, postage machine

Bad IT Support, Multifunction Printer, Postage Machine Deals

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 5, 2011 @ 07:07 AM

One of the things that bothers me the most when I am dealing with clients is when I learn about deals they have entered into that are just not good for the client.  This occurs in all of the areas of our business, IT support, multifunction printers or postage machines.

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Topics: Postage meter, Multifunction Printer, MFP, IT network, postage machine, leasing

Ugly Stories About Postage Meter Contracts - Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 30, 2011 @ 08:05 AM

Joanna W from our office just completed a project contacting a group of our existing clients to request a copy of their postage meter contracts.  These were clients who do other business with us but not postage equipment.  A number of clients were prepared to discuss their current agreements and many sent us copies of their rental or lease agreements. 

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Topics: Postage meter, sales, postage machine

Don't Give Up on Direct Mail - Your Postage Meter Still Counts!

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 6, 2011 @ 14:05 PM

Why not to give up on Direct Mail?

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Topics: Postage meter, meter rentals, postage machine

You Could Pay $9,000 More Than Necessary For Your Colour MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 13, 2011 @ 16:04 PM

  I got an e-mail the other day from a client of mine who was approached by his Canon colour mfp sales rep offering to upgrade his current unit for $56 a month savings.  He wondered if this was a good idea and asked me what I thought.

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Topics: Postage meter, Multifunction Printer, MFP, Copier, colour multifunction printer, postage machine