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.

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 […]

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 […]