Integrated Systems Make The World Go Round…

“Money, money, money, always funny in a rich man’s world!” so sings ABBA. It is indeed funny in a wealthy man’s (or woman’s!) world, but it’s not so amusing when payments are late, especially for businesses. In a recent blog post published in February, Zoho cited Experian’s The Late Payment Survey: how is late payment affecting business, which stated that: “British businesses currently have to wait an average of 22.5 days beyond agreed credit terms to…

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…

Back to Basics

  What is a CRM and Why Do I Need One? ‘Shhhhh!’ is sometimes what we yearn to say to all the visual and mental ‘noise’ clutter can create, in a bid to numb and shield ourselves from the ensuing confusion that inevitably arises from such disorder. What if there was a system that you could easily put in place and integrate into your business practices to permanently turn down the volume on your company’s…

From Filofax to Freedom Pt8 – Letting Go Of Organising

The thing about gaining time freedom is that you need to know what to let go of. When I had my training for my Zoho CRM I didn’t immediately apply everything that I had been shown, it’s not that it isn’t possible to immediately apply everything, it’s just my brain chose not to! As I go through my daily work I just crack on as I used to in most areas, every now and again though…

From Filofax to Freedom Pt7 – Respecting My Income

I’ve been steadily using Zoho CRM now for a couple of months, one thing that Paula and I touched on in my training session was other tools I may want to include in the future. From what I had learnt in my early conversations with Paula, Zoho Books could be a useful tool.   I am my accounts department, short of the full company accounts I do everything else myself. I keep my own books,…