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24Nov '17

Top New Apps to Automate, Manage, & Grow Your Small Business in 2018

You can't grow your business successfully without the right apps and tools. Here's a look at the new apps and tools that you need in your small business toolbox to win big in 2018.

By Daniel Barnett | 24-11-2017

30Oct '17

Real Users Reveal How They Save Time with WORKetc’s Mobile Apps

By Daniel Barnett | 30-10-2017 | 4 comments

We know using a mobile CRM can benefit a small business, but how exactly can it do that? We went and asked real WORKetc customers how they use our Android and iOS apps to work, run, and manage their businesses efficiently and effectively, anytime they need to, wherever they may be.

27Oct '17

Top 4 WORKetc App Integrations, As Picked by Real Users

By Daniel Barnett | 27-10-2017 | 3 comments

Just like how we don’t force WORKetc users into having only one processes or workflow, we’ve also built in some powerful integrations into the app that lets users have full control over their own specific app ecosystems. Here are the top WORKetc integrations, as chosen by real WORKetc users.

27Sep '17

How to Win That Elusive “Yes” for Your Sales Quotes and Proposals

By Daniel Barnett | 27-09-2017 | 2 comments

If first contact with a sales lead is like a first date, then sending out a sales quote would be the equivalent of getting down on one knee and proposing. Here are three tips on how you can use WORKetc to win that "yes" in the end.

22Sep '17

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

By Daniel Barnett | 22-09-2017 | 1 comment

No leader wants to bring their team aboard a sinking ship. Here's how you can ensure your new CRM implementation efforts don't go to waste.

29Aug '17

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

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

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.

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 | 6 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.

27Jul '17

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

By Daniel Barnett | 27-07-2017 | 4 comments

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.

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.

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.

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Top New Apps to Automate, Manage, & Grow Your Small Business in 2018

Ever tried unscrewing a screw using a coin? It can be done, but it takes much more time and effort than if you just use a screwdriver. It’s the same with apps. There’s a glut of them out there, and finding the right ones to automate, manage, and grow your small business can make the […]

Real Users Reveal How They Save Time with WORKetc’s Mobile Apps

Up until around eight or nine years ago, I always kept a small notebook with me wherever I went. I was already knee-deep into my entrepreneurial ventures back then, and that notebook was pretty much my database for everything related to my businesses. Contacts, sales leads, project info, ideas both practical and slightly mad—I kept […]

Top 4 WORKetc App Integrations, As Picked by Real Users

There’s not a lot WORKetc can’t do when it comes to managing a small business, what with its built-in CRM, project management, billing, timesheets, and customer support modules. It’s an entire business management ecosystem unto itself without even plugging in any additional third-party apps. We do recognize, however, that some businesses have their own app […]

How to Win That Elusive “Yes” for Your Sales Quotes and Proposals

If first contact with a sales lead is like a first date, then sending out a sales quote would be the equivalent of getting down on one knee and proposing. Now, putting your best foot forward on that first date is just the start. If you want to get a “yes”, you better be ready […]

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 […]