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Need a system for running multiple businesses?

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Part of our service offering is to develop systems that help owners of multiple businesses run their businesses from a central dashboard. Keeping all communication in one place with custom permissions for each business and department, ensures that nothing gets missed when managing more than one company. Get in touch to discuss how to streamline your businesses, find software and apply systems...

Use ConvertKit? Make money on the side

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If you’re using ConvertKit for your email marketing, here’s a quick tip that might help you make some money on the side. If you’re embedding a signup form on your website, you’ll copy/paste the code and you’ll see:   You can remove the default “Powered By” text but a better idea would be to jump over to the ConvertKit website, sign up to their...

What software can I use for automating our Operations department?

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Further question details We are a growing accounting firm that is focused on providing our clients with the best bookkeeping and tax experience possible, we are paperless, tech-savvy and we think outside the box. We operate with a start-up mentality where we constantly adapt to our clients and move very quickly. We’d love to automate our Operations management, what are your suggestions? The...

I need software so I can charge per minute for consulting

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If you’re a consultant or online teacher looking for software so you can be paid for the time you spend on video or audio calls, we found a few apps to help. Some options for running paid meetings or sessions include: Acuity Scheduling – has the option to be paid upfront for Zoom calls Setmore – links up to Stripe for payments and you can include Zoom, Appear In or...

Work & Experiments: July 2018

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July was a great month across our core businesses and side projects. Let’s dive into what we’ve been doing… Generous Work Built several websites for clients on WordPress, Squarespace, Carrd and Weebly (dependant on their business needs and desire to update themselves) Built NPS-style surveys for clients Produced content across all projects System & Process Worked for...

Adding superpowers to your business calendars

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Many businesses that we work with have a pretty simple corporate calendar configuration – connect to Google Calendar or Outlook and manually schedule appointments. Let’s have a look at some of the ways that we’ve helped people power-up their calendars & online bookings: accessible via employees only accessible by clients (sent a direct link) accessible by clients (via...

What’s the best modern recruitment agency software to use?

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From our research, we found that the following were the best recruitment agency management software programs on the market: ​Recruit CRM (simple) – $25 per user per month Recruiterflow (best design) – $49 per user per month under the Agency plans Top Echelon (most features) – $65 for first user then $30 per user ongoing Vincere (comprehensive) – request pricing...

I need a database created for field inspections

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Further details of question I’m thinking of creating a Microsoft Access Data Base to record site records for field inspections. Is this the best option? Each Field Site item with have: Location description Location details Provide for linking to site maps Allow for 100 sites Each site item will have: A drop down Description A drop down Condition A date of inspection GPS Location Allow for...

The near-perfect onboarding outreach email

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For context, I was looking at CRMs for clients and thought I’d found the best CRM for my needs in a flashy, expensive CRM that did everything including walking your dog and making your breakfast. It wasn’t until I’d dived into the software that I found it didn’t fit my style and visibility needs. Too many clicks around to find information. To make a long story shorter, I...

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For the past 10 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of clients and tens of thousands of students to help them get a clear picture of how to systemise their business. We’re not fans of spam, cheap mass-marketing tactics or automating your business to within an inch of it’s life. We are fans of a customer experience where humans deal with humans, skills are appreciated, personality is maintained and where clients get more value than they expected. We’re also fans of automating any process that doesn’t deliver client-facing value in a simple, easy-to-maintain way.

In a nutshell, we provide advice, implementation support & training to small to medium, service-based businesses to help them deliver a better customer experience & a more automated workflow. Everyone on the same page, moving in the same direction with a clear picture of who does what.
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