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29Aug '17

Every Minute Counts: 3 Ways Time Tracking Helps Your Bottom Line

Time tracking always gets a bad rap. "It's a waste of time." "It's too much micro-management." If you're not tracking it, however, then you risk wasting it and losing out on these three tangible benefits.

By Daniel Barnett | 29-08-2017 | 3 comments

23Aug '17

Stop Making Excuses: Building a Culture of Accountability with WORKetc

By Daniel Barnett | 23-08-2017 | 5 comments

You can't force accountability on people, but you can definitely help them learn it. Here's how you can use WORKetc to help you build a team of highly accountable people.

17Aug '17

Don’t Use a Driver When You’re in a Sand Trap: Boosting Growth with Automated Tags

By Daniel Barnett | 17-08-2017 | 4 comments

Knowing which club to use in specific situations is key to winning in golf—just like how identifying your customers' needs and segmenting data is crucial in small business marketing.

25Jul '17

Unlock Your Site’s Potential With Automated CRM Web Forms

By Daniel Barnett | 25-07-2017 | 4 comments

Automating the lead capture process may be the most obvious use for WORKetc's custom web forms, but their sheer customizability actually lets you use them for far more than that.

28Jun '17

The 5 Project Management with CRM Skills You Must Master for Success

By Daniel Barnett | 28-06-2017 | 4 comments

Not just anybody can be a project manager. Here are 5 must-have skills for project managers and how you can use project management with CRM to sharpen and master them.

27Jun '17

Could Your Business Help 5x the Clients Without Adding Staff? This Company Did.

By Daniel Barnett | 27-06-2017 | 5 comments

This company has grown seven times larger in the past six years, but even without hiring new staff, they've managed to serve more clients in less than half the time it used to take them with the help of their CRM and project management app.

20Jun '17

Outlook vs. Gmail: How to Manage Projects, Contacts, Leads, and Tasks Better

By Karl Bautista | 20-06-2017 | 6 comments

I've been using Outlook for years, but since integrating it with WORKetc it has become more than just an email client. It's now my go-to app for managing everything I have on my plate. Here's why—and how.

25May '17

4 Time-Saving WORKetc Tricks for Power Users

By Daniel Barnett | 25-05-2017 | 11 comments

WORKetc power users know more than a few tips and tricks to shave precious time off of their business processes and workflows. Here are four more little tricks that will make you even more efficient and productive.

25Apr '17

Writing Emails That Get You Paid on Time

By Daniel Barnett | 25-04-2017 | 6 comments

Every business owner wants to be paid on time. Here's how WORKetc can help you make sure the invoices you're sending out are paid promptly.

28Mar '17

Be Faster, More Efficient, More Effective With Mobile CRM

By Daniel Barnett | 28-03-2017 | 3 comments

Businesses have largely embraced the widespread availability of mobile devices, and for good reason. Here's why—and how you can use WORKetc mobile CRM to do the same.

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How To Sell Your Team On A New CRM—And Keep It From Failing

No business really gets started until something gets sold, whether it’s a product or a service. That’s why entrepreneurs need to at least have some sales know-how to even begin dreaming about success. And get this—when you’re an entrepreneur, it’s not just potential customers that you need to convince to buy in. From time to […]

Every Minute Counts: 3 Ways Time Tracking Helps Your Bottom Line

Five minutes. That’s how long I spend on my email inbox at the start of my day, every day. I used to get easily distracted, sometimes spending upwards of half an hour just going through my email. And by “going through” I do mean just reading them. No replying, no creating tasks. It was a […]

Don’t Use a Driver When You’re in a Sand Trap: Boosting Growth with Automated Tags

Small business marketing is a bit like golf. You don’t use a driver for every single stroke. Yeah, you might luck out and get a hole in one, but it’s more likely you’ll end up spending way too much effort for too little return. What matters is that you identify exactly which club best fits […]

The Underperforming 10% of Your Team Can Burn Your Small Business

WORKetc is a small business. Tiny, really, compared to others in the CRM industry. But still—we’re able to provide our services to over a thousand companies, big and small, all over the world. How? Well, by using a complete business management solution to run day-to-day operations, for one, but also by obsessively making sure that […]

Unlock Your Site’s Potential With Automated CRM Web Forms

Don’t believe what the “gurus” tell you: lead generation is hard. It costs money, time, and a whole lot of effort. So it stands to reason that business should do everything they can to at least make the process of actually capturing the leads they generate be much smoother and easier. That’s where WORKetc’s web […]

Still Using Spreadsheets? Here’s Why It’s Time to Graduate to a CRM

One of the most mind-blowing conversations I’ve ever had was with a potential client whose support team used spreadsheets to track everything. They had one guy list down every support ticket and conversation he had during the day, and then another person would add those daily lists to one big spreadsheet. That left me speechless […]