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Simplify Your Small Business Workflow for a Faster (and Happier) Team [Part 4]

Posted on May 20th, 2015.

Welcome back to our ongoing series on simplifying your small business workflow. If you’re just joining us, it’s not too late to catch up! So far, we’ve caught up with Olivia the Ops Manager, Grumpy Gus the Sales Rep, and Debbie the Customer Service Manager. In each case we’ve illustrated how a CRM for QuickBooks helped make their jobs...

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Simplify Your Small Business Workflow for a Faster (and Happier) Team [Part 3]

Posted on May 11th, 2015.

Welcome back to our ongoing series detailing how you (yes, you!) can simplify and streamline your small business workflow. If this is your first time here, why not check out part one and part two? Last time, we visited Grumpy Gus, the sales rep who unified his workflow courtesy of a CRM for QuickBooks solution. This week, let’s drop in...

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Simplify your small business workflows for a faster (and happier) team [Part 2]

Posted on April 30th, 2015.

Welcome back to our small business workflow series. Last time, I started the series off by highlighting a few key reasons your small business is operating with an inefficient internal workflow. If you missed it, check it out to get acquainted with how the series will unfold over the next few weeks. I first introduced you to Overwhelmed...

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Simplify Your Small Business Workflows for a Faster (and Happier) Team [Part I]

Posted on April 9th, 2015.

Every member of a small business team needs to perform their role as efficiently as possible for the whole system to move forward. But with everyone sludging through manual processes, and with customer data scattered throughout various spreadsheets and email accounts, how can you expect swift business workflows? (Tweet this) In our small...

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6 Productivity Hacks for the Brave Small Business Owner

Posted on January 30th, 2015.

I’ll be the first to admit, I love learning new ways to become more productive and it seems to be a popular topic these days. From Inc.com to Entrepreneur.com, there has been a recent surge in the number of articles aiming to help small business owners improve their productivity. In this blog post I offer six productivity hacks for the...

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7 Apps to Organize Your Small Business

Posted on January 7th, 2015.

By midnight on December 31st I had proudly mastered the art of mojito-making, but during the next morning’s brunch with friends I was challenged to improve my organizational skills for the new year. Apparently, my scatterbrained process of gathering ingredients and forgetting where I keep stuff in my kitchen was more noticeable than I...

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Conference Travel Tips to Get You There Energized

Posted on November 8th, 2014.

I love going to industry conferences – meeting up with old friends in a fun city, getting re-energized from inspiring keynotes speeches, and endless learning opportunities. But the early mornings, late nights, action-packed days, and travel time can take a toll! So, if you’re like me and want to feel energized throughout your...

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Create workplace harmony with QuickBooks-integrated workflows

Posted on October 8th, 2014.

This is a guest blog by QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor and Method Partner, Fran Reed The lifeblood of any company is Sales, Order Fulfillment, and Accounting. Sales gets a lead and spends time nurturing that contact into a customer. Order Fulfillment receives the sale, processes and ships the order to the customer. Last, Accounting...

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3 Ways Small Businesses Are Kicking Butt with Mobile Access to QuickBooks Desktop

Posted on August 25th, 2014.

There’s no question. Being able to access your customer and financial data from “the cloud” is making it much easier to run a small business. But what if you’re one of the millions of companies using QuickBooks Desktop? What options are out there for you?! More specifically, what are your options if you’re an avid QuickBooks Desktop user...

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How to Change Your Work Order Calendar in Method:CRM

Posted on July 31st, 2014.

 As a Community Support Specialist, a common questions I get is “How do I change the date and time ranges on my Work Order calendar?”  It is no wonder I get this question with Method having such a wide variety of working hours in our customer base. If your business does not operate on the default 8am – 6pm day,...

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10 Ways to Find the Best CRM for Your Small Business [eBook]

Posted on July 10th, 2014.

Good day Method community. Once again it’s your friendly neighbourhood documentation specialist bringing you another pause-worthy update about the goings on here at Method HQ. It’s my unique pleasure today not to wax nostalgic about my own prolificacy (which is writer-speak for “talk about how great I am”) but instead to tip my cap to...

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4 Apps to Organize Your Life

Posted on March 20th, 2014.

Lately it feels as though I have two jobs.  The first, of course, is Community Manager at Method. The second is Wedding Coordinator Extraordinaire for my big sister, Katie.  We’re really close, so I don’t mind the extra work, and truthfully, it can be a lot of fun. However, when I was reflecting on the events and tasks I needed to help...