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.
By Daniel Barnett | 22-09-2017 | 1 comment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]