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Battling Corporate Giants

Posted by Dan Widdis on 10/5/2018 to All Articles
Have you ever purchased something at a retailer or over the phone, or on the internet and then been sorely disappointed with the result? And then to make matters worse...

How Much Do You Know About Your Print Cartridge?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 3/26/2018 to News

There are a LOT of words/phrases that people use to describe the TYPE of print cartridge they’re using – let’s see if you’re using the CORRECT one:

·         Ink / inkjet

o   An ink, aka inkjet, aka bubblejet, is a cartridge that contains LIQUID ink

How To Save Money On Printer Ink And Toner

Posted by Dan Widdis on 3/22/2018 to All Articles
I want to teach others how to save money on print cartridges. Not all ink and toner cartridges are made the same. There is a vast difference between OEM ink and toner and; compatible ink and toner, refilled (re-filled) ink and toner, recycled ink and toner and remanufactured ink and toner! 

How Valuable Are Sales Staff?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 3/2/2018 to News
How Valuable Are Sales Staff? Good Sales Staff are some of the most important people in a company – GREAT Sales Staff ARE the most important people in a company. Who is responsible for training Sales?

Can Using A Remanufactured Cartridge VOID Your New Printer Warranty?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/28/2018 to News
Can Using A Remanufactured Cartridge VOID Your New Printer Warranty? The short answer is “NO” but you need to understand WHY. You CANNOT find one single piece of evidence that using a remanufactured cartridge will in fact void your new printer warranty!

How To Recognize A Defective Print Cartridge & What To Do

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/27/2018 to Telemarketers

A “defective” print cartridge is one that does NOT print perfectly. But there can be MANY reasons for poor print so “What to do” sometimes takes a bit of figuring out. And if you don’t feel you can trust your cartridge supplier then for Pete’s sake find one you CAN trust!

Postage Meter Supplies and Specialty Inks – What You Should Know

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/20/2018 to News
Postage Meter Supplies and inks designed for "Special" purposes are covered in this article. These inks, when purchased as an OEM product can retail for the price of GOLD - there's a better solution and we at PrintCartridgePro are very pleased to help you!

How Long Should A Print Cartridge Last?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/15/2018 to News
How long should a print cartridge last? Is it better to use the "A" or the "X" cartridge? Should you use the OEM brand name product made for your printer or is a reputable remanufactured cartridge OK to use?

Should You Buy An Inkjet Printer Or A Laser Printer?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/9/2018 to News
How do you know what kind of printer to buy to replace your old one? That’s a toughie, there seem to be so many good machines out there to choose from – if you find yourself in this position perhaps this article will help,

What is MICR – should you be using it?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/8/2018 to News
MICR stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, and if you didn’t already know that then chances are you most likely don’t need it. Besides, it’s a lot more expensive than regular toner – and shouldn’t be used to print regular documents… unless you don’t mind wasting money.

Can I Trust The Printer Technician, Or My IT Staff - If My Printer Needs Service?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 2/5/2018 to News

Your printer isn’t working properly so you call around to see if anyone knows somebody who can fix your printer, you Google “Printer repair [your city & state]” or you may have your own IT staff and decide to go that route.

Wow, this is a LOADED question! And no doubt...

The Truth About Maintenance Contracts On Copiers & Printers

Posted by Dan Widdis on 1/31/2018 to News
What is a Maintenance Contract – really, and do you need one? Well that depends on a number of factors and what type of machine it’s put on. Much of what we’ll discuss can be applied to both copiers and printers, but we’ll start with copiers.

What is Cost Per Page (CPP) or Cost Per Copy (CPC) and how do I calculate it?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 1/16/2018 to News
What is Cost Per Page (CPP) or Cost Per Copy (CPC) and how do I calculate it? For the past 25 years I have been teaching and explaining the true cost to print, and I think it's a valuable 'calculator' everyone with a printer should have in their toolbox. 

Can Compatible Cartridges Ruin Your Printer?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 1/11/2018 to News
How do you know if your compatible printer cartridge is any good? Today there are SO many sources for compatible print cartridges - even the big box office retail giants are in on it, along with the corner drug store and the franchise "fast-food-type" refill stores popping up all over.

Are XL cartridges just higher priced versions of my regular cartridge?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 1/9/2018 to News
Are XL cartridges just higher priced versions of my regular cartridge? It's quite surprising how many people continue to pay a LOT more for their cartridges than they need to.

Is Your Office Millennial-Friendly?

Posted by CIG - Clover Imaging Group on 9/12/2017 to News

How millennial friendly is your company?

Millennials make up a large percentage of the workforce, and by 2020 nearly half of the working population (46%) will be composed of individuals born between 1976 and 2001. These young adults require a different working environment...

Dealing With Telemarketers

Posted by Dan Widdis on 8/14/2017 to News
BEWARE of telemarketers!!! We will NEVER call you for an order, or tell you to "Order NOW because the price is going UP" - these are tactics used by thieves. In the printing supply industry we have had a name for them for years - we call them "Toner Pirates" and for good reason… read on.

OEM vs. After-market printer cartridges - and the winner is?

Posted by Dan Widdis on 8/14/2017 to Printer Problems

Breaking the myth that after-market cartridges will destroy your printer or void your new printer warranty is what I'd like to address in this article.

I have serviced thousands of businesses in person over the past 20+ years...