Website Alleviates Growing Confusion Over New Technologies in Faxing Industry

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While fax transmissions may not seem like much of a technological innovation by today’s standards, the virtual side of faxing is propelling the industry into a $1.035 billion market growth over the next four years. discusses three new features to make these faxing innovations easier to understand and harness for your business communication needs.

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...the virtual side of faxing is propelling the industry into a $1,035 billion market growth over the next four years.

As the virtual office trend continues to explode and evolve,, the internet fax comparison site, examines new features to help business owners meet their growing technology needs. According to 2012 National Study of Employers nearly 66% of companies let their employees work from home while another study showed that in 2011, 12% of United States home owners operated a business out of their home. “This new kind of worker has spawned a revolution in the faxing industry but it is evolving so fast, most business owners struggle to keep up with the new features and regulations. We have tried to concentrate on those concerns with these new resources.” – says Amber Hauptman of

Originally created in 2007 to address the lack of consolidated information regarding online faxing plans, has since helped over 2 million visitors save time and money on their fax needs. These new site additions include:

  •     How-To E-Sign: a resource on signing documents electronically
  •     Mobile Fax Apps: mobile faxing technologies and the apps available
  •     Top Faxing Industries: important developments/trends in the top industries most reliant on faxing

How To E-Sign Documents With eFax
In 2000 the E-Sign Act was passed giving electronic signatures the same legal status as pen and paper signature. Since then companies have who have adopted this new technology has seen a tremendous reduction in their time spent on paperwork. “Only recently has this technology been available to online fax users, so e-signing is a fairly new technology and we have recognized that some small business owners are struggling to understand how to use it” says Hauptman. In order to help new users navigate this new feature, provides a step-by-step tutorial on e-signing documents with eFax. The how-to also features a funny little digital cartoon featuring Abe Lincoln who will walk you through each step of the way.

Mobile Faxing Apps Directory
Another new development in faxing technology is the ability to send and receive faxes through an app on your mobile phone. FaxCompare’s new mobile fax apps directory gives users the ability to see which internet fax companies have a mobile faxing app, the app’s functionality and links to download the app directly to your phone from the Apple Store, Google Play (Android App Market) and Blackberry App World.

Top Faxing Industries
Finally, FaxCompare has added an additional section on their site called Top Faxing Industries, aimed at reaching start-ups and entrepreneurs still trying to understand the communication needs of their new business. For anyone in or in partnership with the real estate, government, and/or the healthcare industry, this new resource will help to better ascertain their company’s faxing needs.

More on FaxCompare: provides small businesses and consumers an online comparison of the top providers of online fax, or email fax services, available to help save you time and ensure you are making the best service selection based on your needs. Get cost comparisons, consumer reviews and free trials to online fax providers like RingCentral, eFax, MetroFax, MyFax and more.

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