Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Strategies to keep your new business organized


Setting time aside to organize and put strategies in place to increase productivity will help your new business run smoothly as it grows. When it comes to organization every business has different needs. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different strategies, eventually you’ll find the perfect combination for your business. The strategies outlined below include some of the best ways that you can keep your new business organized. Pick a a few that you can easily implement into your new business.

1.    Go Paper Less
Paper is one of the biggest sources of disorganization for many offices. Digitizing your papers is not only time efficient but it is also cost effective. You’ll never have to rummage through papers again looking for that receipt you last saw three months ago. Everything will be easily accessible by all members of your organization making for easy collaboration and communication. There are several different ways you can transition into a paperless office which includes scanning and transferring receipts into a digital filing system, incorporate a digital signature program like DocuSign, or storing your files in a cloud service like Dropbox for data back-up.

2.    Find the Productivity Tools that Work for You
One of the most important components of a running a business is having systems in place that help you be more productive and efficient.

The top areas where many business owners find productivity tools are:

Meetings and Communication
Whether you are in an office or working remotely, it is crucial that you have systems in place that allow your employees to communicate and collaborate with one another. Services like Chanty offers unlimited messaging, voice and video calls, file sharing, and screen sharing ensuring that everyone within your business will be connected no matter where they are.

Social Media Management
Social media can be a challenge to manage if you don’t approach it strategically. Tools like Hootsuite and Later, help your plan, schedule, and post your content so you can allocate more time to other areas of your business.

Project Management

A good project management tool like Trello or Asana will help you keep track of tasks, share files, and collaborate with teammates all in one place.

Remember to keep track of the apps and tools that you are using, so that you can clearly determine whether they are meeting the needs of your new business.

3.    Organize your desktops
As a business owner, you get swamped with some many files that you can find yourself looking at a desktop that is cluttered with icons and downloads. Before you get lost in your on-line documents try setting up a digital filing system, to ensure that you’re documents are always in the right place.

The tips listed above will help you get your small business organized quickly. However it is important that you have a evaluation system in place to ensure that your business does not reach unmanageable levels of disorganization.