Business owner? Webmaster? Got enough time? No, thought not. Running a business or a website is an exercise in managing your time. Each and every hour must count. Large businesses can throw big resources at these things, but you need to use your ingenuity to find a much more effective solution.
However, in contrast to large businesses, you can move quicker. Technology can level the playing field and big businesses struggle to innovate because their size makes changing difficult and costly.
Web-based cloud applications are the perfect tool to obtain a competitive edge over larger competitors. The right application utilized the right way can assist you to get much more done. Here are ten business chores you are able to move online:
1.Keeping track of customers
Microsoft Dynamics CRM On-line or Highrise let you maintain track of consumer interactions on-line.
Get your invoices out sooner and get paid quicker with on-line tools like Fresh Books.
Microsoft adCenter and Google AdWords can assist you reach new clients online.
If you write a lot of proposals, attempt Quoteroller. It’ll speed up the process.
The most annoying yet essential job in the world – perhaps Xero will make things easier.
6. Finding freelancers
Need a bit extra assistance? Try Elance or oDesk
7. Time tracking
Have a look at Toggle, it’s an excellent way to track those billable hours.
8. Email and calendar management
Previously a server was the best way to do this, but now Google Apps is the best solution.
9. HR admin
Check out Turbine for time off requests, appraisals, HR records, expenses etc.
On-line advertising on Monster and LinkedIn can be very effective.
Guest post written by Helen Clough for IT Support Company – Integral IT.