There are numerous ways in which we can communicate online. There’s instant messaging, email, project management platforms, and more. However, using too many tools to communicate can become disruptive and time-consuming for you and your remote team. Here are the pitfalls of using too many tools.
Email is a necessary evil. We need it to conduct business, but it can become a thorn in our side, especially if it’s not managed well, because it can quickly get out of control. However, if you follow a few tips, you can keep it tamed.
Consistency is key when you want to become successful at anything. As a business owner, if you want to grow a successful company, you need to be consistent. That means consistency in your marketing, sales, customer service, operations, etc.
Have you ever mistakenly sent a document to someone and missed updating a specific area of it, and the recipient received it with someone else’s information? This can be embarrassing and not to mention unprofessional. A good way to prevent something like this from happening is to create form fields, and there are a few benefits to doing this.
Productivity is a hot topic. Everyone wants to become more productive. However, you can’t be more productive if you’re bogged down doing things that you’re not good at doing or don’t like to do.
Given our current health crisis, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar working environment – your home. It can be challenging to work from home if you’re not used to doing it. It takes discipline and organization to work from home successfully. Below are some things that you can do to help you manage this new way of working.
The invention of the Internet brought many positive changes for small businesses. One of the positives that the Internet brought about was that it opened doors for small businesses to grow their teams with talent across the globe. Many companies now have remote team members working to help improve their bottom line. However, you must have a plan to ensure that your remote team model is successful. Below are a few practices to have in place to help your virtual team work in a collaborative manner.
Today I’m reminded of an old client who passed away a couple of years ago. He was my client for 12 years, and I learned a lot from him. He would call me a couple of times per day. I have to admit that this annoyed me initially, but over time, I came to look forward to the calls. We would discuss his plans for the day, review his calendar, and he would check-in to see if I had anything to discuss with him.
We all want to make ourselves stand out in our industry. Clients now have the Internet at their tips and have an array of other businesses to choose from, so you will need to go the extra mile to make your company stand out among the others in your field. One way to stand out in a crowd is to take the time to do little things that make a big impression. Below are some ways that you can look good in the eyes of your clients and potential clients.
You don’t want to create more work for your clients as you onboard them. Your goal should be to have the process go as smoothly and as easily as possible. A great way to ensure that this happens is to automate your onboarding. Below are some ways that you can do this.