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How to use downtime to increase productivity

Brad Halcrow   5 July, 2017

Widely regarded as our most treasured commodity, time is one of those things that can’t be controlled, yet despite it’s value, we don’t spend near enough energy learning to manage it well, nor do we understand the finer nuances of getting the most from our time in order to become a well rounded human. Instead we pride ourselves on remaining in the default state of busy. Busy may not be such a bad thing, if it wasn’t so potentially counter productive.

It may well be that the answer to the ‘busy trap’ is not what you think.

3 examples of how forward thinking business owners eliminated manual data entry

Inbal Steinberg   28 June, 2017

simPRO is a powerful tool that revolutionises how businesses track, schedule, bill and analyse their jobs. Sometimes, however, a bridge needs to built to communicate with third-party applications or existing infrastructure.

‘Bridges’ between software applications are called integrations, and they are built using APIs (Application Programming Interface).

In this article, we’ve shared three examples of how smart businesses chose to streamline their workflow using the simPRO API.

A comprehensive guide to Customer Relationship Management systems. Pt.1

Hari Iyer   18 May, 2017

There comes a time in every business journey when you can’t just sit around patiently waiting for business to knock on the door. Often you’ll need to be more proactive in order to bring more business through. When it’s time to go out and get more business, one of the greatest tools you can call upon is a well-functioning Customer Relationship Management system.

Feedback: why your business needs it, and how to get it

Rated People   28 March, 2017

Your digital presence as a business is absolutely crucial. If you want consistent work, to build trust in your brand, and the opportunity for growth, you have to know how to gather feedback, and how to embrace it.

Here, we’ve laid out the most important things you need to know about doing just that.

Avoid Unfair Dismissal: Probationary Periods

Campbell Fisher   21 February, 2017

What is a probationary period?

When a new employee starts work, as an employer, you are entitled to put that person on ‘probation’. Once that person has begun their probation period the risks involved with employee termination significantly decrease.

The simPRO customer journey

Hari Iyer   11 January, 2017

We’ve all heard about the simPRO journey, which is all about streamlining your business processes so you can get time for a life outside the business. To achieve the simPRO journey as a business owner, one of the first steps is to set up your business processes in a way that ensures consistent and quality customer service at every single interaction.

Doing away with the paperwork once and for all

Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ Inc   5 December, 2016

By getting smart with new technologies, your trades business can improve its bottom line.

A day in the life of a Customer Success Adviser

Susan Coy   18 November, 2016

While simPRO’s focus has always been on the success of our clients, we’ve just recently reached a position where we can expand our teams to have members solely focussed on following and guiding our clients’ journeys with simPRO.

So, in my new role as Customer Success Adviser for the UK, it’s up to me to ensure that our clients can get the most out of simPRO and achieve their business objectives, whether they’ve just made the decision to implement the software into their business, or they’ve been using it for years.

I thought there’s no better way to explain what it is that I do in this role than to talk you through my typical day! So here goes...

Appoint a Champion to ensure your success

Marcel de Witte   16 November, 2016

If you are aiming at implementing great systems then the most important role in your company is the system Champion. This person understands the big picture, oils all the working parts and provides the glue that holds all the parts together.

Spend time on your business: simple tips for strategic time management

Kat Bond   25 October, 2016

As a small business owner, could getting too embroiled in the day-to-day work of your business harm its overall development?

Often, your time is spent working in the business and not on the business.