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A signature is a legal consent that has the same amount of power as the signee saying something. The oldest known signature dates back as early as 3100 BC, and the technique has ever since been used for various purposes.  Rays technology can help you provide best eSignature services at affordable rates

Here is everything you need to know about eSignatures like DocuSign and HelloSign and why you need them in this era:

What is an eSignature?

An eSignature, like the name suggests, is short for electronic signature. It is defined as digitally signing a document or an application to approve the contents of the package. In recent years, eSignature has successfully replaced handwritten signatures in almost every process, including banking applications and legal documentations.

What is DocuSign?

DocuSign is a product that is specifically designed to help individuals, as well as companies, go fully digital. With the help of DocuSign’s easy-to-use digital transaction platform that can be implemented on any scale, companies can find it easy to send, sign and even manage legally binding documents on the cloud. 

The DocuSign mobile application is free to download, while the basic plan starts at 10$ per month when purchased on an annual scale. 

What is HelloSign?

HelloSign is a very similar application to DocuSign, though it does come with its own set of features and advantages. HelloSign allows users to electronically request and add legally binding eSignatures to any official or unofficial document, as long as they support eSignatures. HelloSign provides an intuitive web interface, a developer-friendly API as well as a Salesforce add-on that lets both developers and companies use the product to its fullest potential. 

Like DocuSign, you can sign 3 documents in their free plan, while it scales if you are trying to buy a subscription. 

Advantages of eSignatures

Some of the advantages have been listed below, though these advantages are not only limited to the ones we will mention below:

Ease of Access:

One of the biggest advantages of eSignatures is the fact that you can get the ease of access. Gone are the days when you need a dedicated sign pen to take with you everywhere you want to provide signs. You can just do it in the tip of your hand through a smartphone that you carry everywhere regardless. 

More green:

eSignatures are greener to implement than using pen and paper. We all know the adverse effects of cutting down trees for the environment. This is why shifting to a digital platform can help you save valuable trees and on a large scale, can also help eradicate the need for paper soon.

The more eSignatures you do, the more you are saving on potential paper costs too, so with enough signatures, eSignatures will end up costing considerably less than pen and paper. 


Can be used anywhere:

The killer feature of eSignatures in the fact that your documents can be signed through any device that can access the internet. Whether you have a smartphone, a laptop, a computer system or even a raspberry pi that can connect and access the internet and provides some sort of user interface, eSignatures are indeed very handy and easy to use. 

Very secure:

Applications like DocuSign and HelloSign provide a lot of features, but one of the major features that both excel in is security. Every document you sign is available in their cloud platform just for you. As long as you have access to the internet, you can access these signed documents on any device. 

You can also securely share these documents with your clients or other relevant parties that require such signed documents without fearing to lose them.

Final Thoughts:

We think that eSignatures are the future, and they will replace pen and paper completely in the foreseeable future. If you are a company that is looking for a good signature application, you can contact us at Rays technology to get your desired work done with quality.