Penny Wise, Printer Foolish: 10 Ways Not to Save Money on Printing - Focus on the Cost of Cartridges
When you consider consumable costs as part of your buying decision, don't just compare the cost per cartridge. What matters is the cost per page -- the cartridge cost divided by the number of pages it prints. If a cartridge prints enough pages, that shockingly high price for the cartridge will translate to a low cost per page.
Printers, obviously, cost money, and so does printing, so it's only reasonable to try to cut costs. Unfortunately, the strategies that many offices use to keep costs down are actually counterproductive. Here are 10 things you may be doing to save money that could actually be costing money instead.
By M. David Stone