There are all types of risks that your business can face on a regular basis. Fire, theft, vandalism, extreme weather like hurricanes or tornadoes can cause extreme disruptions to your business. If you can’t open, what would happen to your business?
A huge part of building a successful business is wisely using your resources. That includes carefully putting your hard earned money to work in your business. Today’s entrepreneurs have the luxury of using cloud technology to access a wide variety of office tools without having to invest in an array of pricey office equipment. In fact, cloud technology can save you both money and space by letting you do more with less office equipment. Continue reading
Every business has a phone and hearing it ring is one of the best sounds out there. It means that someone is thinking of your company, may want to do business with you; and is looking to connect. No matter why they pick up the phone, you have a golden opportunity to sell your business’s goods or services almost each time a call comes in. But what about when calls slow down? Not having the call volume you want can cost you money and lost opportunity. Luckily having a good plan in place can help your phone ring exactly when you want it to. Continue reading
We all know that there are a variety of variables out there that can easily take over your day. Even the entrepreneur with the best plan can be sucked into a whirlwind of lost productivity. However, if you are aware of the biggest productivity suckers and have plans in place to avoid the pitfalls, you can overcome them and make the best use possible of your time and energy. Continue reading
Many things can have a positive impact on the bottom line for your small business: time, talent, hard work, investment and more. Yet investing in the right technology, especially an exceptional phone system, will also make a huge difference to your bottom line. In fact, the right phone system can help you both save, and even make, money. Continue reading
Communicating with your customers and sales leads is vital to the success of your small business. Luckily, technology has made it easy to reach those individuals in a variety of ways, so that no matter how they typically get their information, you can deliver it to them. While there are an array of different methods of communication out there, 5 of them are non-negotiable because of the results they deliver. Continue reading
Keeping abreast of the very latest in technology is important for businesses who want to stay at the forefront of their industries. That means knowing exactly what is new and cutting edge. When it comes to telephony, there is no better way to find out such details than by tracking the latest trends in telephony conference topics. Continue reading
Creativity is the lifeblood of small businesses. Ingenuity, off brand uses of services and thinking outside the box are what drive small businesses and make them successful. Entrepreneurs even embrace creative uses of things that are obviously good business tools like the cloud. While the cloud is amazing for file storage and sharing, backup, disaster recovery and more, its real power lies in its off-brand uses. Continue reading
Measuring the effectiveness of any strategy you put into place in the promotion of your company is an often overlooked, but incredibly important piece of the puzzle. You should never devote valuable resources to anything you are not monitoring and tracking. Luckily when it comes to tracking phone call metrics in your business, it is quite easy to get useful feedback to tell you what is working and what isn’t. In fact, it is all about assigning phone numbers judiciously so you can monitor the efforts you are putting forth. Continue reading
The key to the success of any small business is productivity but at times, there are so many extraneous tasks that need to be done that you really feel like your productivity is nowhere near where you need it to be. However, by putting a few guidelines in place, you can see your productivity soar.