In 2011, one could say that fax machines are a thing of the past; and they would have a point. Who wants to use so much paper anymore? That’s why so many businesses are switching to online fax services or E-Fax. E-fax is a service that allows you to send and receive faxes through the internet (digitally) without the use of an actual fax machine. For companies trying to keep up with the technology today or a company that’s going “green” this is a great service to have. I’d like to take this one step further. How about having your E-Fax service connected to your mobile devices? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to send a receive faxes while away from your PC?
A Smartphone, net book, tablet or laptop are all mobile devices that come with 3G and/or wifi. Once you are connected to the internet with these devices, you will have the ability to send and receive faxes through these mobiles. Why is this so important? The first reason is because we are not always at the office or near an actual fax machine and sometimes thing are pertinent. Having E-fax on your mobile device provides you with the liberty to work from home and be away without the stress that you can’t be reached. Say you have a client that needs something urgently but still uses a classic fax machine. They can send you a fax from their analog source (classic fax machine) and you can receive the forms digitally. Secondly, it’s a cost efficient way to communicate with your customers. With a conventional fax machine, you need paper, ink and toner which can add up. You also won’t have an extra phone line to pay for. Since E-fax is sent digitally through the internet, it won’t take up your phone line as it would with a classic fax machine. You are still able to talk on you mobile while receiving or sending a fax. Having your online Fax Service “mobilized” is something you won’t regret because it will save you time and money. Isn’t that the bottom of business?