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E-Signatures Open New Doors for Sales Teams

Posted by Cara Moore on Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Few things are more important than gaining a new customer when it comes to a sales organization. As technology advances, and demands become expectations, CRM platforms and sales organizations answer by including electronic signatures in the closing deal. According to a study by Aberdeen Group, incorporating e-signatures is a necessary step in growing revenue, converting leads and renewing customers.

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[Infographic] What Kind of E-Signature Do You Need?

Posted by Cara Moore on Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Trying to make a decision between e-signature vendors can be a confusing process. The seemingly endless features offered by e-signature vendors are hard to filter through, especially when you are just starting the process. As you become more accustomed to the terminology in the e-signature market, you might notice that almost all vendors offer similar solutions, but what differentiates one e-signature from the next could be critical. The decision tree below is a handy tool that will lead you in the right direction.

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Six Steps To Scale-Up Your Independent E-Signature™ Program

Posted by Cara Moore on Mon, Aug 10, 2015

E-signature technology is disruptive by nature, so for many companies and organizations, delving into e-signatures processes takes an adjustment period marked by a small, controllable implementation, as opposed to rapid, wide-scale adoption. It’s important to test the waters and become acclimated with digital signature workflows. (A great example of this approach is outlined in this article in American City & County.)


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Electronic Signatures – Bridging the Gap between Advisors & Investors

Posted by Randy Barnes on Wed, Aug 05, 2015

We’ve all been there before. The excitement of a major life event, like purchasing a home, comes to a screeching halt as you sit with your closing agent and sign document after document. Unfortunately, the same can be true in financial services. Eager investors meet with their financial advisor or wealth management professional in hopes of opening accounts to achieve their investment goals. Even though their advisor may present cutting-edge proposal documents, or even flash an iPad to discuss the great technology tools that will make their life easier, they’re still presented with a 4-inch stack of documents that need to be in good order and physically signed.

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5 Ways to Use E-Signatures for Local Government

Posted by Cara Moore on Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Now in its 15th year, the ESIGN Act has done more than spur the use of electronic signatures across the private enterprise sector. It is also catching on in the public sector, as public agencies and municipalities use e-signatures to keep budgets at bay and make paperwork easier on government employees and citizens.

And we’re not just talking e-signing online petitions.

E-signatures present local governments with a bounty of ways to streamline paper-heavy workflows that save real money and make constituents much happier, as they come more and more to expect the conveniences afforded by technology.

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[Infographic] 4 Facts About the IRS and E-Signatures

Posted by Mary Bruce on Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Did you ever think you could use the words “painless” and “taxes” in the same sentence? We didn’t either, but that day is here thanks to your demands as a taxpayer! Taxpayers and preparers are demanding online convenience more than ever.

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E-Signatures for Insurers Arm Agents with Smart Sales Tools

Posted by Cara Moore on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Agents are the lifeblood of the insurance industry – and they work hard for their commissions.

In a stiff market, agents pour many hours into beginning relationships, building trust and communicating how their services will help clients mitigate risk in the unforeseeable future. After this preliminary work, when it’s time to close a deal, getting a signature is the home stretch, but it can take a while to cross the finish line.

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15 Years Later: How the ESIGN Act Is Changing the Digital Landscape

Posted by Mary Bruce on Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Almost 15 years ago on June 30, 2000, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN Act), and the entire technological world rejoiced. (Well, we certainly did!)

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What did we do before the ESIGN Act was signed?

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[Infographic] Independent E-Signatures and Digital Forensics

Posted by Mary Bruce on Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Hardy Boys take note – sleuthing has entered a new era and it doesn’t involve a magnifying glass.

To get to the bottom of many investigations today, it takes a close look at what’s happening digitally. Why? Check out this infographic from Prudential Associates that points out:

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To Achieve the Pinnacle of Document Collaboration – Adopt Independent E-Signatures

Posted by Hans Downer, CEO of SavvyDox on Wed, Jun 10, 2015

If you work with contracts or other legal agreements, what are your biggest pain points?  

If you are like most people, it comes down to three key pain points. First, if there are multiple people involved in the process, how do they effectively collaborate to finalize the approved version of a document? Second, once the document is approved, you probably have to route it around for wet ink signatures that will be legally binding. Third, once the document is signed, how do you distribute copies and file it?

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