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Scanning The Globe

Scan-tastic, dial direct, power play.

This story appears in the May 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Considering buying a scanner but not sure what you'd use it for? Here's how some entrepreneurs make the most of their machines: Patricia Frey, owner of Odds & Ends Multimedia in Crestwood, Illinois, has found her scanner to be a great timesaver. "I never thought I'd use it as much as I do," she says. "Now I have two, and they've paid for themselves a hundred times over."

Frey puts her scanner to work by scanning text documents. "Recently, I scanned [a 100-page document] in less than an hour--and saved myself about 20 hours of typing."

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