How to use DocuSign to send or add your digital signature to important documents

DocuSign is a software that makes digital document signing an easy and organized process. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images
  • You can use DocuSign to sign documents electronically, eliminating the need to print, sign, and scan physical copies.
  • DocuSign makes it easier for you to know exactly which portions of the document you, your employees, or clients are expected to sign.
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Physically printing, signing, scanning, and then emailing individual sheets of paper has long been a laborious task, whether working from the office or from home.

Thankfully, we’ve come up with a speedier and more convenient solution to this administrative practice. There are now websites that allow you to electronically sign important documents, in addition to marking them to indicate where exactly someone needs to sign. It’s a feature that can be especially helpful for long documents, like leases and mortgages.

One of the most popular and efficient sites that does this is DocuSign.

How to use DocuSign

Basically, there are two different modes in which to use DocuSign – one if you’re sending the document to be signed, and another if you’re the one signing it.

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