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27Jul '17

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

If you only have 10 people on your team and one of those is, at best, average then that means a full 10% of your workforce is holding your business back. No small business can afford that anymore. Here's why.

By Daniel Barnett | 27-07-2017 | 3 comments

25Jul '17

Unlock Your Site’s Potential With Automated CRM Web Forms

By Daniel Barnett | 25-07-2017 | 3 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.

19Jul '17

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

By Daniel Barnett | 19-07-2017 | 3 comments

Spreadsheets are great at what they do, but when you're using them in place of a real business management software, you can actually end up crippling your business—or worse.

26May '17

Tools of the Trade: What Makes a Good Business Management Platform?

By Karl Bautista | 26-05-2017 | 9 comments

Find, sell, deliver, bill, and help—keeping close track of the customer lifecycle is key to success in any business. Here's what you'll need in a business management platform to do it effectively.

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.

11May '17

CRM with Billing: Big Efficiencies That Mean Money

By Daniel Barnett | 11-05-2017 | 6 comments

A CRM alone, working in a silo, isn't enough to get your business to the next level. A CRM with billing, connected to the other aspects of the business, can give your business that extra push.

26Apr '17

Managing the Messes and Insanity of IT Support

By Karl Bautista | 26-04-2017 | 10 comments

IT can be a messy profession. One emergency can easily become a bigger one, a seemingly simple fix can turn into a costly job. Here's how an IT firm in Texas is keeping the insanity manageable with the help of WORKetc.

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.

29Mar '17

Running Four Brands on One Business Management App? Here’s How

By Karl Bautista | 29-03-2017 | 4 comments

How do you run multiple different brands and still have time to host a podcast and regularly speak at conferences? Donna Grindle of the Kardon Group tells us how WORKetc business management app lets her do just that.

23Feb '17

Where Your Gadgets Go To Die

By Karl Bautista | 23-02-2017 | 3 comments

This former IT consultant traded the uncertainty of contractual work with even more uncertainty when he switched to IT disposals, but he had a pair of aces up his sleeve: a solid, process-oriented approach and WORKetc.

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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 […]

Tools of the Trade: What Makes a Good Business Management Platform?

When I started my first content marketing business I had a very basic idea of what I needed to do: find a customer, do work for them, get paid. That was it. Once I was busy and in business, I realized that I had missed a few important steps. I had to come to grips […]

4 Time-Saving WORKetc Tricks for Power Users

Every minute and second you save, every dollar and cent that you bill—everything counts when you’re running a small business. This is a lesson every entrepreneur needs to learn quickly if they want to stay in business. WORKetc already helps streamline business processes and workflows by integrating CRM, projects, billing, support, and more into one […]

CRM with Billing: Big Efficiencies That Mean Money

The growing use of customer relationship management (CRM) tools by businesses big and small has created a cliche for the digital age: if you want your business to succeed, you’re going to need a CRM. As banal as it is, that statement rings true. Relationships with your customers are crucial, and the tool you use […]