Category: Small Business Tools

Here you will find blog posts and articles that detail various tools suitable from small and local businesses. in addition, many articles will provide insider tips and guides for growth.

Payroll Errors That Cost You Money and How to Fix Them

Still using pen and paper for employee time record keeping? Relying on shift schedules for payroll calculations? Then your company is leaking money and you’re probably open to lawsuits and IRS penalties. If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. 33% of employers make payroll errors costing billions of dollars annually, according to the IRS. The American […]

How El Caribeno Bakery & Deli Runs on Connecteam

Some might say that the restaurant industry is experiencing a downturn. That only 10% of restaurants make it past the three year hump (actually a myth, the real number is around 41%). That online ordering from companies like Blue Apron are killing the industry. That just like other brick and mortar businesses, the food & […]

How to Build an Awesome HVAC Website

Optimally, 8-10% of your website visitors should transform into potential deals for your HVAC business – “leads”. Does your website do that? As a HVAC business manager/owner, you probably don’t have a background in online marketing, and since we don’t actually have a limitless pill available just yet you don’t have the time to learn […]

Compliant Time Tracking: Getting It Right with Time Clocks

In a time when machines are learning and data is big, you need to finally trade in the pen-and-paper timesheet for a smart time tracking software solution. Actually, many businesses, just like yours, are making the shift, and where there is demand there is usually supply. Ranging from mobile apps to portable biometric systems with payroll […]

Google Home Service Ads: All You Need to Know

That moment when you’re most receptive to direct advertising messages is called a “micro-moment”. A micro-moment can be a cheerful cause for a selfie, and it can also be the unpleasantness of a clogged toilet or that moment when you’re stuck on the freeway shoulder in an overheated car 10 miles from anywhere. Google cares […]

Unified Communications: The Super Fun Ultimate Guide

Close your eyes. Really, just do it. Now, imagine a world where voicemail messages from clients automatically appeared in your chat app as messages then automatically analyzed and converted into a task under the client’s account in your CRM. Then, instead of assigning the task and creating workflows for your team, relevant team members receive an […]

12 Vendor Management Software Solutions That Will Impress Your Boss

Shopping around for business software can be overwhelming. Google search results can feel like walking down a market street bazaar with search results acting as market vendors displaying their fresh produce and shouting at you to buy here.  It can get very generic and overwhelming quickly and when pretty much every software vendor claims to […]

Top 10 Creative Ways to Use Your Spare Property Space

Got space?! A building basement hosting mostly dust and old crap? An event hall no one is renting out? With just a bit of creativity, you can turn any of those into cool property features. The kind of features that attract millennial renters willing to pay extra for innovative perks and amenities. When looking for […]

10 Best Fleet Management & GPS Tracking Software for 2017

Is GPS tracking right for you and your fleet? The short answer is yes! No matter the size of your fleet, you can save time and money using a fleet management system. Let’s go over some of the top tracking solutions! Our Top 10 Fleet Tracking Software 1. US Fleet Tracking Founded in 2005, US Fleet […]

How to Achieve Business Growth by Improving Compliance & Time Management: The Canada Restoration Services Case Study

How to Achieve Business Growth by Improving Compliance & Time Management: The Canada Restoration Services Case Study

Putty, nails, hammers, wood, glue, sheet metal. When it comes to home and office restoration the tools of the trade are well established; or at least they were. Until recently, to be considered a professional, and run a successful business, you simply needed to be good at using them. But, times they are a-changin’. Nowadays, […]

How to Choose an Free Online Time Clock

8 Money Saving Tips for Choosing a Free Online Time Clock

“Time is money” goes the saying. Yet, contrary to what many small business owners assume, the integration of a time clock solution in your business doesn’t have to be a complex and costly project. Affordability, ease of use, and implementation speed are just a few of the reasons why web-based and mobile time clock apps […]