Entries by Patsy

Professional Customer Service Increases Trusted and Loyalty

Professional Customer Service Increases Trust and Loyalty When it comes to customer service, there are two major ways of thinking. Businesses will generally try to be as present and comprehensive as possible or try to reduce costs as much as possible. These two modes of thought each have their origins in abstract appreciations of value. […]

Smile’s Open House – Lathrop July 12th

Join us for our Open House in Lathrop! Smile Business Products invites you and a guest to join us for our Open House on July 12, 2018 beginning at 10:00am at our office in Lathrop located at 17300 Murphy Parkway. Stop by and meet all our partners and learn about the latest technology they have to […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Lease a Copier Instead of Purchasing One

4 Reasons Why You Should Lease a Copier Instead of Purchasing One Leasing an asset vs. purchasing an asset is often a difficult decision for a business to make. When you lease a device, you don’t actually own it. You’re just renting it for a specified length of time. Think of living in an apartment. […]

4 Key Factors Involved in Creating a Positive Work Environment

4 Key Factors Involved in Creating a Positive Work Environment Harvard Business Review cites a wealth of academic research within positive organizational psychology showing the benefits of creating a positive work environment. Most of this research focuses on the detrimental impacts of a negative work environment, although some also suggest specific ways to create a […]

The True Cost of Printing to the Environment

The True Cost of Printing to the Environment Your print fleet includes some of the most energy-intensive appliances in your office. Printing also requires the use of consumables like toner and paper, which contribute further to the financial and environmental cost of printing. The larger your organization is, the greater a share of preventable costs […]

The Sharp Future of Digital Signage Solutions

The Sharp Future of Digital Signage Solutions Today’s digital signs are far ahead of their paper-based cousins, but not far enough. Advances in Internet of Things (IoT) technology, machine learning, and personalization have much to offer the future of digital signage. For the most part, the technology needed to fully expand the potential of digital […]

Secure Hard Drive Destruction to Protect Your Privacy

Secure Hard Drive Destruction to Protect Your Privacy When drafting cybersecurity policies, many IT professionals forget about an important and dangerous threat vector: old hard drives. Every computer workstation and multifunction printer an office employee uses has a hard drive that is likely to contain sensitive data. This can be company data that the employee […]

Smile’s Open House – Sacramento June 22nd

Join us for our Open House! Smile Business Products invites you and a guest to join us for our Open House on June 22, 2018 beginning at 10:00am at our Corporate Office in Sacramento. Stop by and meet all our manufacturers and learn about the latest technology they have to offer .  Our lineup includes: […]

Benefits of Document Management for Digital Growth

  Benefits of Document Management for Digital Growth A simple change to the way you manage your documents can offer your organization a competitive edge in your industry. Efficient document management encourages growth – especially in the digital realm. Traditional document management systems involve complex steps for the capture, indexing, storage, and communication of documents […]

How to Stop CryptoLocker Before It Stops You

How to Stop CryptoLocker Before It Stops You What would you do if your computer workstations simply stopped working? The scenario usually runs like this: Productivity grinds to a halt. Management remains unable to communicate with employees, who are in turn unable to act without managerial guidance. Executives fly into full damage control and customers […]

Ransomware Prevention Tips: Stop the Threat

Ransomware Prevention Tips: Stop the Threat On May 12th 2017, the biggest cyberattack in history took place. WannaCry infected tens of thousands of machines in a matter of hours and did untold damage, locking doctors out of patient databases in hospitals and holding vital data for ransom. But this cyberattack – and many others like it […]

Improve BYOD Security to Protect Your Company

  Improve BYOD Security to Protect Your Company As employees increasingly turn to their personal devices to handle business documents and data, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement continues unabated. The trend is not new, but it has only recently become a headline item. Multiple factors contribute to BYOD’s increasing importance in Business. These […]

Sitting at the Big Table with Sharp at the Sharp National Dealer Meeting

  Sitting at the Big Table with Sharp at the Sharp National Dealer Meeting Since the Sharp National Dealer Meeting in Phoenix Arizona at the end of 2017, the electronics manufacturer has been making headlines. The event, called Pulse 17, included 939 guests representing 166 individual Sharp dealerships and took place in Phoenix, Arizona. The […]

Sharp MFP Integration Options for Office and Education Users

Sharp MFP Integration Options for Office and Education Users When it comes to wireless printing and document management, the offices and classrooms of the future will be integrated. Beyond simply offering print, copy, and scan capability, today’s state-of-the-art multifunction printers (MFPs) offer innovating integration options that hugely reduce document processing time. Sharp MFP solutions are […]

Cut Costs and Improve Performance with Managed Services

Cut Costs and Improve Performance with Managed Services Who takes care of your organization’s network infrastructure, print fleet, and document management system? If the answer to these questions was, “the IT guy”, then you are missing out on important benefits that managed services can offer. Even if you have a dedicated IT team handling these […]

Redding – Ribbon Cutting & Open House March 22, 2018

Join us in Redding!  Smile Business Products and the Redding Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend our Ribbon Cutting and Open House to celebrate our expansion to the North Valley. Smile Technology Mobile Showroom will be the host site for this event demonstrating the latest in office technology, trends with job accounting software, and […]

Napa Open House

It’s time to celebrate our new branch in Napa! Last year Smile moved from Petaluma to Napa and we are so excited to celebrate our new office. We have so much in store for you including demonstrations on Sharp’s Awarding Winning Multifunctional Copiers/Printers, and Sharp’s New 4K Ultra-HD AQUOS Board Interactive Display Systems which recently received “Best Concept […]

Smile’s Government Technology Showcase – March 8, 2018

Join Smile’s Government Team for our Annual Government Showcase featuring the NEW State of California Contract.  Smile will showcase Sharp’s award winning Multifunctional Copiers/Printers including both the refresh monochrome models and existing color models. Sharp’s Solutions Team will demo the amazing 4K Ultra-HD AQUOS BOARD interactive display system and the seamless compatibility with the Sharp MFP’s, Blackboard and more. […]

Smile’s 20th Anniversary Celebration & Open House

Join us as we celebrate 20 years in business! We have an exciting day planned to celebrate and say Thank you for your business. We will have product demonstrations from our manufacturers, including Sharp, Lexmark, DocuWare, Fujitsu, Samsung, Muratec, Epson and Okidata. Enjoy food and drinks throughout the day. We will be wrapping up the […]

Safe & Super Halloween – Fairytale Town

It’s that time of year again, Safe & Super Halloween at Fairytale Town. This year’s theme ”Dead Men Tell No Tales”  features  Davy Jones, Jack Sparrow, the Flying Dutchman and all your favorite pirates taking center stage. Stop by the Smile’s Main Stage to get your photo taken and enjoy the rest of the park […]