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Electronic signature vs wet signature: What’s best for your business

Understand the pros & cons of electronic signature vs wet signatures in 2023. Stay updated on technology & regulations for making an informed choice with Signeasy.

Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
April 10, 2023
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Electronic signature vs wet signature: What’s best for your business

Frequently asked questions

Is an electronic signature the same as a wet signature?
No, a wet signature is a physical marking an individual makes to sign their name on a physical document. In contrast, an electronic signature is the digital version of wet signatures that makes it quicker to generate and more secure. 
What is the future of eSignatures?
The future of eSignatures is promising with continued technological advancements and increasing acceptance and adoption of electronic signatures worldwide.
Is an electronic signature legal as a paper signature?
Many laws and regulations of eSign have been put in place in industrialized countries and regions such as the U.S. and European Union, which make it legal as paper signatures.
What are the types of signatures?
Three types of signatures are common in today’s business world: wet, electronic, and digital signatures.
Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
Rachana is the Content Marketing Manager at Signeasy, where she works with the product & customer teams to create content related to eSignature and contract workflows. In her free time, she enjoys going for walks, watching anime, and reading a good book.
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