With cloud computing/storage options like Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox and many more, everyone is looking forward to have a paperless office. But without a legal signature option, your paperless office will remain incomplete as we need to sign documents frequently to make them authentic. Sometimes, we need the signature from our colleague or seniors on documents, in that case we need to take print version of the document to him/her and take signature then scan the document to have digital format back to our computer. If you are looking for an option to make your office 100% paperless including the signature part, then HelloSign is for you.

HelloSign online application is a free option to add legal signature on documents stored on your local computer or uploaded on Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox, Evernote, Box.net etc. You can also request signature from someone else on documents stored on these locations using the same service for free.

How to create signature on HelloSign?

There are multiple options on HelloSign to have your signature added over there. You can upload a scanned copy (image) of your signature Or type your name in different fonts which looks like a signature. Here are the options available to get your signature on HelloSign,

  • Upload signature image
  • Draw your signature using mouse
  • Upload signature using smartphone by sending the image by email
  • Type signature in different fonts

You can have your complete team on HelloSign and let them share the NDAs (Non-disclosure Agreements) and other legal documents within themselves. It is also useful in getting signature on documents related to any approval processes like decision-making of purchase or management tasks.

Sign and Send documents from Google Drive, Dropbox, SkyDrive etc.

Final Formats of Signed Document

The recipient will receive the document as a HelloSign link. Once he will clicko n the link, the signed document will open on HelloSign page from where he can download the same in PDF format. He can also download the document in PNG image format by right-clicking on the document and select “save image as” option.

With HelloSign dashboard, you can also access a free online fax service named HelloFax. Using this service, you can fax the signed document. You just need to enter the fax number in recipient box and the document will be faxed. Apart from HelloFax, there are so many other free online fax services available on web as well.

You must be thinking that you can insert scanned copy of your signature in any document whenever you want and as the application is doing the same thing, why do you need the same? I would suggest you to try this application for once and also use it as a signature collaboration tool within your small team and see if it helps. The final signed document looks really good and the editing and signature addition option is very easy to use as well.

I prefer paperless office, What about you? Share the name of applications that you run to make your office paperless, I am sure that would help othersĀ achieveĀ the same.

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By Sanjeev Mishra

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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