So you've taken the leap and decided to start your own business?
Fortunately business technology has become much more affordable over the past decade which means that even a start-up business can look like a Fortune 500 business if you select the right technology tools to operate your business.
Below you can see a video that covers some of the basics. Also presented are some good business technology ideas from the national Small Business Administration website.
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On our consulting call we'll seem a lot smarter if you have some general ideas about where you want to start with technology, how many employees you'll want to support over the next couple years as well as what your technology budget can afford. Please review the rest of the information on this page and watch the vide. Then give us a call and we'll explore your thoughts and share with you some of the solutions our other business clients are successfully using.
Using Technology to Stay Competitive from SBA.org
As a business owner, it is vital that you understand and use advanced technologies. Technology can help increase business efficiency and even expand operations.
Accounting software. This is important, even if you have your own accountant or bookkeeper. Accounting software allows you to see your profits and losses at a glance. It can also help you design and maintain a budget for your business.
Planning software or tools. A calendar system is a must. There are many online planning systems that can be utilized to help you keep your calendar organized. Find a system that meets your business' needs and be sure to stick with it.
Time tracking software. A time tracking device will help you determine what tasks result in a profit and what tasks do not. This will help you determine what tasks can be eliminated, outsourced, or improved. If you’re looking at software that requires a fee, ask for a free trial first to make sure it’s the right software for you.
Email management. As a business owner, you probably use several email accounts to manage the various aspects of your company. If you streamline these emails to one account, you'll be able to stay organized and abreast of your emails.
Mobile internet access. Access to the internet on your mobile device will not only make your life easier, it will also help you maintain a positive reputation for your business. For example, if you are able to follow up with a client by email immediately after a meeting, you will be showing that you are accessible, timely and professional.
Once you decide which types of technology are right for you and your business, you'll be on your way to being more organized and efficient than ever.
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