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…

Become One With ONTRAPORT & Free Your Business

  Have you ever been immobilized by indecision? Dithered for ages over which bank to place your savings in, ‘ummed’ and ‘ahhed’ over which film to watch or music to listen to, wavered over which item of clothing to buy, only to falter even more when confronted with the vast abundance of clothing choice that’s available online once your unlock your phone or open your laptop? Whilst competition amongst banks and clothing brands and even…

Workflow Whizz: Save Time & Grow Your Business!

  Who doesn’t like being productive? The truth is even the biggest procrastinators among us relish the feeling of being efficient and kicking that to-do list to the curb. With the amount of things you could do instead of spending ages on a menial task that should take a fraction of time- from creatively coming up with your next product or service idea to penning that book you’ve always wanted to write- it’s no wonder…

New Year, New Business Approach?

We hope you and your business have enjoyed 2016. Whilst New Year is a time to reflect on how lucky we are at present and the successes we’ve enjoyed so far, my mantra is: “how can we find a better way?” I’m always looking for ways to improve, streamline, optimise and get smarter. So what have we learnt from our A-Z of CRM blog post series this year that can shape practical and useful New…

Unite Your Business Resources in 2017

  Don’t you think business life is better united? Being on the same page as a client to help them achieve their goals through your services, being on a similar wave length to your team, sharing the same values as your business investors, mentors or partners, you name it, business, and life in general, is brighter and better united. We’re huge fans of leveraging neat technology and savvy online tools to enable business owners and…

Risky Business? With Zoho Reports We Think Not!

  Number crunching, data munching, result bunching…button punching… scowl scrunching… sound familiar? While some people’s minds are very analytically inclined and almost wired to make sense of figures and information, others get confused, overwhelmed and downright frustrated with numerical data. But ask any business owner; reporting, analyzing and calculations have to be done. They’re necessary- but they don’t have to be stressful. Basically, the need for reporting can be explained by: measure, pleasure and leisure…

Q&A: “Hmmm What Is A CRM Again?”

  If you’ve stumbled across this or one of our recent blog posts and you’re a tad confused then you’ve come to the right place! Even better, if you’ve read a few of our posts and can see they’re connected by a theme that you can’t quite put your finger on, it’s because they are! We are currently producing a blog series called A-Z of CRMs, as CRM customisations are among what we do here…

Promote To Help, Not To Sell: 3 Tips!

  Do you know what happens when I Google the word ‘promote?’ No mention of the word ‘selling’ appears, zilch, nada, absolutely none. Instead, the all-knowing, life-saving oracle that is Google talks of “supporting or actively encouraging a cause or venture” and “furthering the progress of something.” Yes, there is an aspect of ‘promotion’ in the work sales and marketing departments in businesses do- both of which overlap but the definition for ‘smarketing’ is a blog…

Organisation: The Secret to Long Term Success

  People generally fall into two camps when it comes to organisation. They’re either very uber-organised or else completely scatterbrained, scraping through, meeting (or missing!) deadlines just in the nick of time. When it comes to whether we want to be organised we fall into one black- and-white camp: we all want to be organised. Why wouldn’t you? Being more organised= feeling being more prepared=feeling less nervous=being more confident in a meeting or presentation or working more…

Goal Grin: How Integrated Systems Mean You Always Rock Yours

  If you were ever sporty you’d know the pleasing power of utter contentment when that football you kicked smashed into the net or that basket ball you strategically threw soared through the hoop, gliding into the basket. If you were ever musical or into acting you’d know the blissful feeling of fulfilment at performing a masterpiece in front of a cheering crowd. As a parent you probably relive this amazing, adrenaline high of accomplishment…