AuthorRich Peterson

I've spent the last 10 years planning, mapping & reimagining the processes of hundreds of SMBs. Whether the goal is more money, more time, more clarity or more customer smiles, my insightful process is worth every minute for my successful clients. ----------- Disclaimer: I use affiliate links on my website and only recommend what I use, have used or have vetted in the best interest of my readers. I may earn a commission if you click on an affiliate link, but it won’t cost you extra.

Intranet Software

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Looking to build an intranet or knowledge base for your company? See these options for modern, user-friendly intranet solutions. Intranet & Knowledge Base Software Communifire – Looking to manage your company’s documents and knowledgebase with an intranet solution? Check out Communifire for an intranet portal that includes doc storage, blogging, wikis, photo sharing, polls &...

Find Illustrations

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Illustration Kits, Builders & Bundles If you’re looking to add illustrations to your website or business marketing materials, you’ve got the option of hiring a local designer, looking on a freelancing website or creating your own illustrations from scratch using illustration software. Another option that is becoming popular is to use simple design software like Canva (using their...

Document Automation

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If you’ve already started automating processes in your business, you’re probably ready to tackle a big one – document creation. You might already have your ecommerce store sending payment receipts & creating picking slips or you might have your accounting package creating invoices automatically but what do you do when you need custom documents created from client data...

BPM Software

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BPM software is used for Business Process Management. More than just checklists, BPM software combines task management and project management, adding in automation, to ensure that your team follows SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) through their critical day-to-day tasks. Top BPM Software Options Process St – Simple workflow software for businesses. Create recurring checklists, workflows and...

Async Software

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Looking for Async communication tools? For businesses looking to avoid software that interrupts their staff, having software that is asynchronous (people respond in their own time rather than being available at all times) is a big win. We take a look at some asynchronous apps for you to try. Async Communication Software ZipMessage – use so staff can send video chats to each other, on their...

Seth Godin’s WordPress Theme?

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So you want to design your blog like Seth Godin’s new WordPress theme? First, the backstory, Seth Godin had his old blog on Typepad for years before moving to WordPress and setting up his website with a minimal WordPress theme, including a simple left sidebar with widgets. Seth’s website design was done by Noah Grubb. Want something close? Try this. Theme Burger Factory (free) by Alex...

Steps to getting an operations manager job

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In this article we’ll outline the steps to applying for and getting an operations manager job. When applying for an operations manager job, it is important to understand what the company expects from its operations managers and how you can be sure that your skills and experience match those of the operations manager position you are looking for. With that in mind, we have compiled the...

What do operations managers do?

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What operations managers do Operations managers oversee the organizational activities of businesses, government agencies, non-profit groups, and other organizations. They coordinate staff operations to ensure that operations are running smoothly. At larger organizations operations managers often have an assistant operations manager who directly oversees individual operations teams for daily...

What do operations managers get paid?

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Operations Manager Salary Survey The salary for operations manager varies widely based on location, experience level and industry. A 2011 survey by Robert Half Talent Solutions found the median operations manager base salary at $125,000. Junior operations managers earned a median of $58,750 while senior operations managers earned a median annual income of $140,000. All respondents worked in...