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Cheap printersNever judge printers on their price tag alone, as you’ll end up paying more in the long run.

These days you can find ridiculously cheap budget printers, even when you’re walking through the supermarket or standing in line at the post office. At first glance they might seem like an offer too good to refuse. However, business users need to think about the big picture.

Buying a new dirt-cheap printer might cost less than buying replacement ink or toner for your existing printer. But keep in mind that new printers tend to come with “starter” cartridges that aren’t full. It won’t be long before you need to buy more.

Before you buy a printer, it’s important to check on the price of replacement ink or toner. As a general rule you’ll find the less you pay for the... Read More

Turn your iPadDon’t lug around important business documents and notes scribbled on scraps of paper. It’s easier to stay organised by using your iPad as a document scanner.

iPad cameras aren’t just for taking happy snaps. These days, they’re sharp enough to capture an entire page of text. By default, these photos are stored in your iPad’s camera roll. However, if you leave them there you’re not really making the most of the technology at your disposal.

Want to really see a productivity boost? It’s worth investigating apps that turn your iPad into a powerful document scanner. It can store, search, share and back up your images. This way, your important documentation is always at your fingertips whether you’re in... Read More

Understanding your customersLoyal customers are one of your most valuable business assets, so it’s important to make the most of them. This is especially true in the age of digital disruption.

Digital disruption is all about using new technologies to get a competitive advantage over your rivals. It allows small businesses to punch above their weight. Nimble new players in your industry are using business intelligence tools like Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to woo customers. So, it’s important you keep up with the latest disruptive technologies.

CRM isn’t just about managing customer contact details. It’s also about building up a holistic view of your customers. This allows you to better meet and anticipate their needs.

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Once you’ve decided it’s time to add an iPad to your business’s hardware arsenal, the next decision you’ll have to make is whether to buy it outright or hire the equipment you need. Although renting an iPad will save you a significant amount of money upfront, there are also a number of other factors to consider before making your choice.

In this article, we’ll take a look at how iPad hire could save your business money and explore a few of the other benefits associated with iPads for rent.  

Why is iPad hire more cost effective?

  • Upfront costs

Maintaining a healthy level of cash flow is one of the biggest challenges for almost every small business owner. You have to make sure there is enough cash in the business to pay rent, suppliers, tax and utility bills when they’re due, while also investing in the business to ensure its continued growth.

When resources are tight, decisions have to be made about when to spend and when to save, without impacting on the growth of the company. iPad hire is one simple way business owners can reduce their initial outlay and keep more cash in the business.

  • Ongoing costs

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The MacBook is one of the best business laptops of 2017, offering the speed, storage, and size that travelling users crave. Not only is it ultraportable, but it also scores high marks for its functional Touch Bar technology, as well as the formidable computing power, long battery life, and superb build quality that users have come to expect.

All this makes the MacBook Pro a no-brainer for your business, as long as you can afford the not-so-bargain purchase price. Fortunately, Hire Intelligence allows you to get your hands on the MacBook Pro for less, with a number of short-term and long-term rental deal options. Here are eight reasons why you might choose to rent a MacBook Pro.

8 Why you should rent a MacBook Pro

1.It’s much cheaper

Kitting your team out with the latest Apple tech or even just buying a MacBook Pro for yourself involves a significant investment that not all small businesses can afford. The beauty of renting a MacBook Pro is it allows you to maintain a healthy level of cash flow in the business and retain sufficient capital to take advantage of growth opportunities as and when they come along.

2.You can try before you buy

Buying computer... Read More