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.

7 Must Have Apps for Carpet Cleaning Companies

When starting a carpet cleaning business there are a lot of things to consider. Should I franchise? How do I choose my location from which to operate? Which tools do I need to buy? How can I attract customers? All these are very valid concerns and you will no doubt encounter them more than once […]

How to Prevent Losing Tools on the Job Site

Have I ever lost tools on the job?! Let’s just say it’s a good thing I don’t need a pen to write this blog post or it would have never been finished. If you’re like me, you’re no stranger to the lost pen, screwdriver, wrench (spanner for you lot in the UK) or worse. Actually, […]

Top 10 Apps for Security Guards

Security guards are on the go, which means that they can be (and feel) disconnected from their companies. However, technology now enables security guards to stay in touch with the office instead of being lone wolf operators. It may not provide the human touch, but mobile apps mean security guards don’t need to be on […]

The Complete Guide for Switching to Time Clock Software

Are you still using pen and paper timesheets to track attendance? It’s time to climb off your dinosaur and look around. It’s 2018, and the use of antiquated timesheets in your attendance management and payroll calculations is costing you money. It also has the potential of costing you much more if you don’t stay ahead […]

Timesheet Templates: Weekly, Bi-Weekly, and Monthly

Managing time takes too much time. That’s the ironic case for many companies. Especially, those that manage hourly workers and run weekly or bi-weekly payroll runs. That explains why so many of us let time management slip between the productivity cracks and succumb to inaccuracy or worse. In fact, it’s not even a case of […]

These 3 Free Apps Will Help Retailers Benefit From Small Business Saturday

You probably already know what Small Business Saturday is but in case you’re a new small business owner or haven’t heard of this event for some reason, it’s one worth paying attention to. Why? Because last year US consumers spent about $15.4 billion on Small Business Saturday (SBS) at small and independent retailers and restaurants! […]

How to Create a Maintenance Work Order Template

The holiday season is upon us but along with holiday cheer come the less jubilant breakdowns and preparations that are just as integral to the season. Any good maintenance guy (or lady) knows that tis the season to be ready and that a good work order template can save a lot of time and money […]

10 Best Payroll Software Solutions for Small Businesses

Don’t you just LOVE managing payroll?! Show of hands, please, who here just can’t wait for that time of the month (or week) to calculate employee wages, PTO, taxes, benefits, and all those super-fun things? What? No one? What a shock! Seriously though, the shocking part is the crazy length of time small business owners […]

6 A+ Ideas to Profit-Boosting Inventory Management

Inventory is one of those little black holes sucking money out of your business and into some parallel world. Inventory management is hardly an exciting aspect of business, and so it’s often overlooked in many industries. Which can be surprising, as there are very few businesses out there that don’t have SOME kind of inventory […]

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Real Estate Ads

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Real Estate Ads

OR How to Build Your Business Fast With This Red-Hot New Tool (without losing your mind!) Online advertising is becoming more important than ever when it comes to building a killer real estate business. It’s 2017, so telling you that an online presence is a must have for your business is the sticker on the side […]

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 […]