Welcome to part 28 of Taking Your Business Digital For those afraid of Technology Series. If you have missed any of the previous posts you can catch up by clicking here.
Today is Sunday and I am sitting in bed writing this blog post. Having been spoilt with breakfast in bed by my husband (no he is not for hire!) means I can avoid going into my office and see the piles of admin crying out for my attention.
Having spent most of my working life doing finance and admin I now avoid it like the plague. It is very silly really, because once I get stuck into it, I quite enjoy sorting the slips and entering them into my online accounting system and reconciling my bank statements.
Welcome to part 19 of Taking Your Business Digital For those afraid of Technology Series. If you have missed any of the previous posts you can catch up by clicking here.
The term CRM (Customer Relationship Management) implies that this is a tool for Customer Services Departments to monitor Customer Relations. However, customers are your business and affect every facet of the way you run your company - sales, marketing, finance, admin and IT. Each department wants different information about their customers to help them to be more effective.
There are more than 300 different CRM systems available, each offering different features or tailored to a particular industry.
Welcome to Day 5 of the Taking Your Business Digital for those afraid to Brave Technology. You can read the previous posts by clicking here.
Planning is the corner stone to any successful business and taking all areas of your business digital requires careful planning.
Don’t be tempted to go out and buy expensive computers, printers, tablets, phones or sign up for website hosting and website packages until you have spent a great deal of time thinking about what you need, doing the research and coming up with a budget and a timeline. It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement and get overwhelmed by all the advice that you leap in and fall flat on your face.