Hand held scanners
undisputed first choice in hand held scanners for professional
abstractors and courthouse researchers is the Hewlett
Packard Capshare. Unfortunately, HP stopped producing this model
in 2000. But you can still occasionally find them online. We found
ours on eBay. If you find one - grab it quick. We paid
$700 for our first and it paid for itself in less than two weeks.
Scanning / Image Management
|For as little as $99, scanning
and image management
systems quickly pay for themselves in saved paper and ink
costs alone - plus- you won't spend hours searching for old paper files.
PaperPort Professional 11 by Nuance
probably the best choice to scan, organize and share
documents for most growing abstract businesses. But if
your budget is tight or your just starting out, you may want
to consider the home office version
Online Fax Services
|Abstractors need to send and receive faxes
from wherever they are - even when there is no fax machine
available. Online fax services make this possible and save a lot of
time and money in the process.
are the leading fax services most often used by independent
abstractors we surveyed. Both companies offer free trials and local fax numbers.
professionals understand that safe, accurate
searches can not be done online. But smart
professionals know how to access their
office computers while at the courthouse with
remote access systems