Whether you’re just starting out or have been running your own business for years, ensuring you run an efficient business is key to maximising time and profit. A busy gas engineer has limited time for an endless stream of paperwork and needs to focus on maximising revenue. With almost 70% of UK small businesses relying on mobile apps now is the time to switch to a paperless way of working.
So, how can you be efficient and paper free? In a world of apps and online software for almost anything it’s easier than ever to utilise a range of virtual tools and use them to your businesses advantage. Here we look at some of the leading online tools to help you run an efficient business.
Xero is an online invoicing software system which is also available on iOS and Android. You can run your business on the go from anywhere by creating and sending invoices directly to customers, create quotes in seconds, reconcile bank transactions, manage payroll, pay bills, accept payments and much more. Not only does Xero provide you with endless features, it also allows you to send professional paperwork in a matter of seconds and manage all of your invoicing, payments, quotes and expenses in one place.
Instead of waiting for or chasing outstanding payments your customers can now pay you instantly, with PayPal Here. The card reader works alongside the PayPal iOS and Android app so you can now accept card and contactless payments wherever you are.
Social media now plays an important role in how businesses stay in touch with customers and the industry. While building an online profile, it’s critical to keep on top of regular social media updates. Hootsuite allows you to schedule Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin updates from one app. You can plan your social media in advance and schedule updates throughout the day.
The key to profit is regular work and with Rated People you find quality work from customers in an instant. Using the Rated People website, iOS and Android app you can quickly find work from customers in your local area in a few quick steps. Not only are you ensuring a busy diary throughout the year you are also able to maximise your profits.
This article was bought to you by Bianca Dainty, Director of Easy Safety Cert Ltd. Easy Safety Cert provide Gas Safe registered engineers with an iOS and Android app for creating and emailing a wide range of gas certificates on the go saving both time and money when it comes to gas safety checks.
The easy to use app allows users to create and email certificates in a few easy steps. The system also includes an online account for storing certificates, client and job details along with a job management system and yearly reminders to repeat the gas checks allowing users to save time and maximise revenue.
For more information please visit www.easysafetycert.co.uk