8 12, 2015

All I need for Christmas is a CRM

By |December 8th, 2015|CRM, Online Marketing, Uncategorized|

If you’re anything like me, preparing for a holiday is stressful. Not just at home, but on the work front too. As the sole proprietor of a small business, I have to make sure that things will keep ticking along in my absence, which means completing a long list of chores that won’t wait. I’ve [...]

2 12, 2015

Investigate your technology needs before moving to a cloud-based system

By |December 2nd, 2015|Business Tools, Cloud Business, Uncategorized|

In a recent post we looked at some of the advantages of moving to the cloud. However, any decision to set up a cloud-based system should be the result of a thorough investigation into the needs of your business. The following key tasks will provide a good starting point: Identify a clear business focus (clear [...]

27 11, 2015

Move to the cloud and improve business efficiency

By |November 27th, 2015|Cloud Business, CRM, Uncategorized|

More than 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus observed that the only thing that is constant is change. He could have been describing today’s Information Age, and the ever-evolving digital technologies that are disrupting established ways of doing business. Digital disruption ‘Digital disruption’ presents a myriad opportunities to improve business processes, but taking [...]

18 07, 2015

Silver Lane Socials Club monthly meet-up

By |July 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Are your business Facebook posts feeling stale? Our good friends at Silver Lane Studio host a monthly Social Club designed to help you get the most out of your business social media accounts while having a bit of fun. Go along to strategise, schedule, get to know other local business owners, and learn how to turn your social media into SOCIAL COMMERCE. [...]

17 07, 2015

WordPress training for your business

By |July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Master the basics of WordPress Our good friends Silver Lane Studio are holding a two-hour hands-on introductory session that runs through how to master the basics of your new WordPress site. When: 6 August 2015, 6-8pm Where: 513 High Street, Northcote, Victoria, 3070 Cost: $115 Bookings: Via Silver Lane Studio's booking page This session will give you the opportunity [...]

27 05, 2015

Capsule CRM Software Review

By |May 27th, 2015|CRM, Software Reviews, Uncategorized|

Simple to use, affordable cloud based CRM system with sales pipeline tracking and a great mobile app for businesses on the go. Capsule CRM is fully fledged CRM which does not bind your business to a particular office set-up. It is an ideal solution for an individual, small or medium business with sales teams who want the [...]

30 04, 2015

Trust Lost or Simply Never Built – the Sad Tale of Many Teams

By |April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Let’s Do Something About It. Any environment where people work together and rely on each other requires it, and positional and influential leaders are pivotal to it. TRUST, however, is at thing that seem to elude many teams. Many team members struggle to voice their opinions, feel connected to the work, colleagues or management. Corridor [...]

7 04, 2015

How to Avoid the Biggest Mistakes When Implementing a CRM System

By |April 7th, 2015|Blog, CRM, Uncategorized|

CRM software can be highly effective in allowing a business to scale their sales, streamline service operations and better anticipate their customer’s need through the sharing of crucial information throughout the organisation. It’s unfortunate that in many instances despite installing a CRM, many businesses fail to reap the anticipated benefits of a well implemented system. [...]

6 02, 2015
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How to Manage Cashflow while Growing your Business

By |February 6th, 2015|Blog, Business Start-Up, Business Strategy, Case Studies, Uncategorized|

Cashflow is a problem for many growing businesses. You may be willing and able to take the next step in your business, but 30 day terms, or clients who pay late means there is a shortfall between outgoings, such a wages and operational costs, and the additional income that landing that big job will provide. [...]