Make careful choices for consumables

Michael Powell, product marketing manager at Kyocera Mita South Africa, looks at the risks involved in using unauthorised products. It's no secret that the original equipment cost for printers and copiers is only part of the overall cost.During the expected life...

Budgeting on more conservative budgets

Budgets are a vital part of the business planning process, since they allow organisations to measure themselves against their previous years' performance and set themselves financial goals to achieve against – something that's considered to be critical...

Make careful choices for consumables

It's no secret that the original equipment cost for printers and copiers is only part of the overall cost, writes Michael Powell, product marketing manager at Kyocera Mita South Africa.During the expected life of the product, there are maintenance costs and, most...

Paper does make a difference

With printing, photocopying and faxing holding 'mission critical' status in most businesses, companies generally try to invest in the very best and most appropriate equipment their budgets permit.Then they try to save money by using inferior paper.And that,...

MMS goes head-to-head with TV

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) advertising is growing rapidly in the market and is set to go head-to-head with television advertising in 2007 as an alternative means for companies to extend their brands.Riaan Groenewald, Multimedia Solutions operational director,...

Rich media makes marketing inroads

South African marketers are earmarking an increasing proportion of their online advertising budgets to rich media formats in recognition of the excellent returns rich media produces when used wisely. That’s according to Diane Charton, GM at Acceleration Media,...