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Become a digital business - futureproof your tech


In the online, connected world we now live in, it is important for your business to be digital.

Digital technology has revolutionised the options you have available as a small business, with a wealth of cloud-based solutions and apps helping to automate the admin, enhance your productivity, open up your business data and market the company online.

Making the technology work for you.

Becoming a digital business isn't about using technology for tech's sake.  It's about seeing the huge value and potential of applying digital processes and software tools within the company.

By moving your systems, processes and customer interactions over to digital, your small business can quickly become more streamlined, more efficient and more profitable.  And with the ineffective elements of the business removed, you are ready to grow, scale and expand.

Key benefits of digital transformation included:

Cloud accounting at the heart of the business - cloud accounting moves your bookkeeping and financial management online, giving you access to your accounts, reporting and key performance indicators (KPIs) through your web browser, on any internet-ready device.  You can literally run your finances, invoicing, credit control and bank reconciliation from anywhere with Wi-Fi - keeping you on control of the numbers.

Automation of low-level tasks - the manual tasks involved in company admin deign to eat into your business time.  Many digital business tools have elements of automation built in, to help you automate the key time-consuming tasks and become more efficient.  Automated bookkeeping, automatic bank reconciliation and automated payment collection all put hours back in to the business and help you do more.

Fintech and payments - Keeping on top of your finances isn't just about accounting.  Financial technology (fintech) tools help you ensure that money is flowing into the business, cashflow is being managed sensibly and online payments are being made, and collected, automatically - helping to maximise your financial health.

Job management and productivity - planning and running your operations and project work can be tough.  But with software project management and workflow apps connected up to your central system, you are always on top of the workload and resourcing.

Digital marketing and social media - most consumers and business customers will begin a search for products/services online.  So having a good website, a bold online presence and the right social media channels in place is vital for your sales and marketing strategy.  By positioning your brand in the digital space, you make yourself relevant, easy to find and connected to your ideal customer base.

Talk to us about becoming a digital business

If you are planning a digital transformation process for your small business, come and talk to us.  We can help you review your systems and processes, identify you key business needs and choose the software tools and apps that will build your ideal digital system.

Get in touch and start embracing the digital future.

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