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A Brief History of Printing Ink
May 13, 2020

A Brief History of Printing Ink

Printing has been around for centuries. In fact, the earliest form of printing dates back to at least 200 AD. Now, of course, that was done differently than how we print today. There is no question that many of us rely on printers at home and work to print documents. But where did the ink come from? Certainly, our ancestors didn't have brands like HP and Epson—let alone printers or … read more
AirPrint: How to Wirelessly Print Photos from Your iPhone
May 11, 2020

AirPrint: How to Wirelessly Print Photos from Your iPhone

Every few years, we see minor revolutions in the realm of printing. As technology pushes us towards more user-friendly interfaces, interactions that used to require massive set up are now available at the push of a button. While the technology was available to print directly from your phone, you still had to jump through significantly more hoops to achieve this. Apple products have … read more
Common Causes of Paper Jams and How to Fix Them
May 08, 2020

Common Causes of Paper Jams and How to Fix Them

Paper jams are incredibly frustrating, especially if somebody left their jammed paper for you because they didn’t know how to fix it. Not only are paper jams annoying, but they’re also inefficient and wasteful. They damage the paper, so it’s no longer reusable, and paper is expensive. Every printer is prone to jams from time to time, but if you are experiencing them regularly, you should fin … read more
Why You Should Own a Brother Printer
May 06, 2020

Why You Should Own a Brother Printer

Word of mouth travels a long way, trust us. How many times have you listened to a friend or relative on a restaurant suggestion? Recommendations are very different from paid endorsement or an advertisement. Advertisements feel hollow and more like a cash grab than a genuine representation of a product. A recommendation from a trusted person really hits home, as they have no reason to lie to you or … read more
Why You Should Order Office Supplies Online During This Crisis
May 01, 2020

Why You Should Order Office Supplies Online During This Crisis

It seems almost post-apocalyptic that a printer ink website has to preach to you about safety, but this is the scary world we live in right now. At the time of this writing, we are experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot has changed within the past few months when it comes to consumer purchasing habits. 6-foot spacing while waiting in line, curbside pickups, and deliveries are … read more
The Fonts That Will Save You Money on Printer Ink
Apr 29, 2020

The Fonts That Will Save You Money on Printer Ink

All fonts aren't created equal; some fonts have more utility than others. A graphic designer can tell you the importance that a font has on the piece of media for both aesthetic and practical use. The anatomy of typography is a lot more complicated than you might imagine. Serifs, ascenders, cap height, and plenty of other design jargon is present within everything you type. But what if there wa … read more
How to Work from Home Efficiently
Apr 27, 2020

How to Work from Home Efficiently

America is at a very pivotal stage in the work culture at this moment. Those who are in the office space are noticing that a lot of their duties can be done remotely or with minimal contact at the very least. America is slowly noticing that those "essential" in-person meetings weren't really essential in the first place and could easily be done online. This gradual shift from in-person to on … read more
A Guide to How Laser Printers Work
Apr 24, 2020

A Guide to How Laser Printers Work

If we had told our ancestors that we would write up documents using a laser, they probably would have told us, “You’re crazy.” However, that is exactly what we’re doing with laser printers. These printers have become popular in homes and offices for several reasons, including superior speed and precision, but how do they function? Keep reading this guide to how laser printers work to learn more.Ho … read more
How to Start a Photography Business
Apr 22, 2020

How to Start a Photography Business

Everyone knows the saying, "if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life." While your career will be much more enjoyable, you will still need to put in some hard work if you want to be successful. Although there is a lot of competition in just about every industry, starting a photography business has its own unique challenges. When people look to hire a photographer, often, t … read more
Unique Things You Can Do with Your Printer
Apr 21, 2020

Unique Things You Can Do with Your Printer

You know that printer that has been sitting in your home office or basement? Believe it or not, you can do a lot more with it than print documents. Who would have thought there are alternate uses for a household printer? Keep reading to learn some of the unique things you can do with your printer.Children’s Games and CraftsConsidering our world’s current events, an increasing number of parents hav … read more
Common Misconceptions About the Printing Industry
Apr 17, 2020

Common Misconceptions About the Printing Industry

There is nothing quite like holding a document in your hands. In fact, many would agree that the document feels more important than if it were digital. However, some common misconceptions about the printing industry remain. Keep reading to see these misconceptions debunked.Misconception: Printing harms the environmentPeople often believe that using paper and printing documents is destroying the en … read more
How to Safely Recycle Ink and Toner Cartridges
Apr 17, 2020

How to Safely Recycle Ink and Toner Cartridges

We all need printers in our homes and offices, and since ink and toner cartridges are consumables, you should know what to do once they're empty. You certainly shouldn't throw your empty cartridges in the trash. Otherwise, you'll just add to already-overwhelmed landfills. In fact, according to Evolve Recycling, over 350 million ink cartridges are buried in our landfills every year. To avoid overfi … read more