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Send occasional faxes for free

April 14, 2011

Every once in a while you come across an organization who just will not accept an email and requires a faxed form. But who wants to go to a Kinkos to send a fax? You can send them online for free with hellofax.

Hellofax gives you 5 free fax pages for free as a trial (down from 20 when the LifeHacker article was posted). After that you have to choose a plan. There is a free plan that gives 5 pages per month for free; after that you pay $1.99 per fax.

I tested hellofax this morning; it was a very simple process. I used a Word document, but the site claims it can send any kind of file. I sent the test fax from home to the copier at work, which will also send faxes. When I got to work this morning, there it was.

There are lots of web-based fax services and many offer free trial faxes. Hellofax seems to be the only one that continues to provide a few free faxes per month using uploaded documents. While I may not need this kind of service at work, I expect it will turn out to be convenient at home or on the road. Give it a try!

This tidbit came to us from LifeHacker – Hellofax Sends the Occasional Fax For Free. If you’re not familiar with the popular LifeHacker blog check it out, their motto is “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.”

One Comment leave one →
  1. February 1, 2012 9:58 pm

    I would recommend following free online fax service: besides Hellofax.

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