July 23, 2014

Ten Ways to Manage Your Business Better Part 2

1) Time Management
Set reminder emails or texts, track mileage, block out times for clients, projects, etc. Set your own reminders on your smartphone.
Schedulicity.com $4.95 to $19.95 a month
Yellowschedule.com $29.95 a month
Mindbodyonline.com $75 a month

2) Money Management
Create budgets, set goals, take credit cards online, invoice clients, makes taxes easier
Mint.com free
Quickbooksonline.com $12.95 to $26.95 a month
Squareup.com 2.75% , manual 3.5% plus 15 cents
PayPal.com 2.9%plus 30 cent per transaction, takes 3 days to transfer
Paytrust.com manages bills  9.95 a month
Officeally.com medical billing $?
CloudPay 3% goes to customer’s favorite charity Business - up to 200/month in advertising

3) Password Management
Creates unique passwords for every account, you just remember one
lastpass.com free/ $12 a year for mobile
passwordgenie.com $19.95 a year
dashlane.com free/$29.95 a year

4) Networking Management
Scan and store business cards with a phone Ap
scanbizcards.com For iphones. Accurate. Can store the backs of cards. Can send an email from you reminding the new contact how you met, etc.
Abbyy.com $9.99
Intsig.com $11.99
cardmunch.com Powered by Linked in

5) Client Connection
Create your own online contact form, get less spam

6) Client Retention
Verticalresponse.com online newsletter, free first 1000 emails
Mailchimp.com free first 2000 emails
Constantcontact.com $20 a month

7) Manage your Notes,
Client notes, articles, etc.
Evernote.com keep notes across devices
geniusscan.com convert docs into pdf
google docs for forms, spreadsheets, documents that are shareable, multi editors

8) Attract new, LOCAL clients
Promote your Beautiful Self. Remember to use your email signature.

vistaprint.com magnetic signs, banners
gotprint.com business cards, brochures, etc.
lochdogssigns.com vinyl signs
Brinks Trophy name badges

9) Attract new WORLDWIDE clients

10) Position Your Self
As the expert in your field

Promote your blog:
LinkedIn.com A good place to hone your profile

What are your favorite ways to manage your business?