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Alyssa Gregory

The Pros and Cons of a Paperless Office

By February 6, 2014

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flying paperWhile I am not completely paperless in my business, I would consider myself "paper limited." I have a fairly extensive digital filing system on my computer (and backed up to two servers) that allows me todrasticallylimit the amount of hard copy papers I have cluttering my office. Not only is having digital copies that I can access remotely necessary for when I travel, but the search function alone makesretrievingspecific documents much less painful then shuffling through overstuffed file cabinets.

But going paperless (or paper limited) does come with its downfalls. The biggest for me is ensuring the security of my digital data. I take steps to protect my files, but itcertainly takes time and foresight to do this effectively. And that's just one potential downfall.

If going paperless is something you're considering in your small business, today's feature article will walk you through some of the pros and cons so you can make aninformeddecision.

Feature Article:
Should Your Small Business Go Paperless?

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Comments
March 18, 2014 at 10:59 am
(1) Andy M says:

The advantages of going paperless should out weigh the negatives.

There are loads of benefits to businesses, saving space in the office, save money with reduced printing costs, easier to share documents and easier to find documents.

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