Your business may be small in size and financial resources, but there are many cost-effective technology tools you can leverage to streamline operations and reduce financial and “process” waste. Here are six essential business functions that all small businesses can optimize with a little help from technology.
Overwhelmed with to-dos, meetings, and reminders? Get on the fast track to better productivity in 90 days. This three-month plan will help you gradually increase your efficiency by helping you identify where you’re spending too much time and offering suggestions that will streamline your operations.
Over the years, I have devised countless numbers of checklists to keep my staff running efficiently. What I have found is that effective checklists specify every task that must be accomplished without skipping any significant details.
One of the 7 Business New Year’s Resolutions we recommended last month involved documenting your workflow. Putting each step of your workflow into writing (or recording it in some other fashion) can make a big difference in how smoothly your company runs.
Because so many Americans drink multiple cups a day, people are reliant on coffee shops and cafes for their daily caffeine intake. Are you doing your best to serve them well so they’ll keep coming back?
Owning a small business or start-up most likely means you’re wearing many, many different hats. One minute you’re the receptionist; the next the stock-boy; then, the delivery man; and the sales rep; and the human resource director, and on, and on, and on.
The popularity of cloud computing for small business continues to boom. To attach some numbers to this claim, only five percent of small businesses used the cloud in 2010, whereas 43 percent of small businesses use the cloud in 2013.
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