Things you can do as a small service business owner to get paid quicker by your customers. Practical tips and thoughts on overthinking when it comes to getting paid.
How to create packages if you’re a service business. And why NOT selling packages of your service is hurting your profits and taking up too much of your time.
Why we didn’t launch Connectably small business software with a beta release, but a private launch instead. And how not being ‘just another software company’ will create better results for our users…
We run Connectably our way, including where, when, how, with who and what we do. We play to our strengths, and sometimes go against received wisdom…
The VAT Return was due and we were very behind with our accounts and had to do binge bookkeeping to get it all done in time. So we made a plan to stop it happening again…
Software has come a long way from being something you bought in a box (and had to figure out yourself). Now most software you simply access and subscribe to online–no boxes, no disks, no huge instruction manual.
There’s always something you can do that will make your business better even if you’re short of time. Here are our quick wins for better sales, marketing and teamwork.
When you’re brainstorming your marketing messages, make sure you know the one thing that will make more sales happen as a result of your marketing.
Big is often touted as the ultimate goal–build a bigger business, grow a bigger list, get a bigger office, create bigger turnover, be a bigger brand. But do you want a BIG business?
If you’re not already sending handwritten thank you notes, congratulations cards, or even simple hello letters, you could be missing a trick. Direct mail is still a very good way to connect with prospects and clients.