Tools For Late Payments: How To Get Paid On Time

Late payments. If you run your own business, no doubt you will have had to chase late payments. But is there an easier and less painful way? In this article we will discuss tools that are available to eradicate late payments.   How Late Payment Affects Businesses In a blog post published recently, Zoho cited Experian’s The Late Payment Survey: How Is Late Payment Affecting Business. In it they stated: “British businesses currently have to wait…

How do you juggle working from home and family life?

Working from home used to be the exception, not the norm. But now, we find ourselves thrust into working from our kitchen table (or the garden), sneaking precious moments in our days to work. We are juggling looking after and home schooling our children, making sure we get our daily exercise and fresh air boost and checking in on our loved ones.   How do you juggle working from home and family life? You may…

Online Tools To Manage Your Business

With the right online tools in place your business can save time, increase efficiency, reduce human error and manual tasks and boost productivity. Not to mention increase sales and ensure you get paid on time, whilst your team work from the comfort of their own home.   So what are the right online tools to manage your business from anywhere? We use the Zoho One suite of applications in our business and our clients rave…

Are you CRM Ready?

Why CRM Software trials don’t work so well. If you’re anything like me, I am always signing up to free trials of software. In fact I have just promised myself that I will not sign up to another free trial again. Well, until I’m ready to jump all in and use it. Because, this is where the problem lies. I am always attracted by the ‘shiny shiny’ ads that XXX software is going to revolutionise…

Zoho Workplace: Business Cloud Nine

  Who doesn’t love being on cloud nine? Whether it’s the fun of quality family time, the heavenly joy of a holiday or the delight of relaxing downtime that brings you blissful happiness, there’s no denying cloud nine is the place to be. But have you ever thought it’s the place your business should be? Now, with Zoho Workplace your business can always be on peaceful cloud nine. Based on three main pillars of Zoho’s…

LinkMatch Made In Heaven!

  Yay- we’re proud (and very happy!) to announce our new partnership with LinkMatch! We’re now Reseller partners of the innovative integrated time-saver system and are listed as such on their website! Aimed primarily at recruiters, LinkMatch enables the marriage of your CRM system and LinkedIn, seamlessly bridging the gap between the two saving you up to two hours a day and cutting out menial and mundane manual copying and pasting.     What is…

Yes-There Is A Better Way!

  You love your job. You adore your business, respect your team, enjoy helping your clients. You’re crazy about the product/service you offer, you’re fond of your office and you even appreciate the journey to work. You’re just not so keen on all the other stuff. The chasing, the forgetting, the duplication, the menial, the clashing and all the other stuff that bogs you down in the day-to-day running of your business and stops you reaching your…

What is Inbound Marketing all About?

Inbound Sales and Marketing is the process of attracting your ideal customer or prospect whilst they are searching for what it is that you sell. The old way of marketing was to use interruption based techniques such as cold calling, exhibiting at trade shows and sending direct mail with the ‘hope’ that you might come across someone who was interested in your product or service. These techniques are often very expensive and more often than…

Don’t Fall For Shiny Penny Syndrome!

  What was the last thing that you treated yourself too? If you’re a shopaholic it might have been new clothes or a new pet if you’re an animal lover, perhaps the Apple Watch or some other gadget or gizmo? But what if you had no wardrobe or drawers to store the clothes, or couldn’t afford to feed your new pet or you didn’t have a way to charge your Apple Watch? It would be…

How Business Freedom Enablers Help You Go The Xtra Mile

Think of all the extra things you could do if you didn’t have to do mediocre and mundane tasks… While you’re waiting for your name to be called at the doctors you’re probably daydreaming about playing your favourite sport or making your favourite creative thing, whether that be baking, drawing or writing that novel you’re working on. While you’re in the bus queue you might be wishing you were meeting a friend for a catch…