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How Can Field Service Management Software Help Your Business?

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Field service management software can completely transform the way you run your business.  The software itself consolidates things like customer account management, invoicing, dispatching, scheduling, and reporting, making everyday tasks easier and much more efficient.  No matter whether you run a pool and spa company, or a HVAC business, field service management software makes productivity a priority, not only making your company more profitable in the long term but also keeping your customers happy.

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In this article, we’re going to briefly take a look at what a good field service management software and can do and the five key areas in which it can help your business.

What Does Field Service Management Software Do?

Having a team of specialists out in the field all day can be difficult to manage. However, with a good field management software for small business, like the one from GoCanvas you’ll … Read More

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How to Market Your Brand on a Budget

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According to research conducted by Hubsport, a lack of funds is one of the primary problems that new businesses encounter in their operation. If you don’t have a lot of capital and you are unwilling to invest vast amounts of funds into trial-and-error based research, then it makes sense to find the most powerful low-budget ways of building up your brand.

Here are a few of the most versatile ways of brand-building:

1 – Get a Good Website

Even if you’ve been working for months or years on building a perfect product or service, it makes sense to take things one step at a time. It can be frustrating when you are struggling to gain market exposure, but in the early days all you need to do is create content that builds awareness and that educates people about who you are and what you have to offer. You need your … Read More

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Modern Marketing Fundamentals: The Key to Commercial Success

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Marketing isn’t just one facet of building a successful business: it’s the realm in which businesses live or die. Without good marketing, a business simply cannot succeed. Mark Cuban, who owns several entertainment companies as well as the Dallas Mavericks, is characteristically blunt about marketing’s role in commercial success: “No sales, no company.” Let’s review the fundamentals of good marketing:

Marketing Defined

There are plenty of different activities that fall under the umbrella of ‘marketing’ and marketing assistant jobs but they’re all intimately related to the products and/or services your company provides. Advertising is perhaps the most obvious example of marketing. The wider field also includes consumer research: these are the steps you take to better understand the wants and needs of your customers. Even product design falls within the scope of marketing, as the way you form your products dictates how well they can meet those wants and needs.… Read More

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How to Prevent Asset Theft – How Thieves Think

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It is a fact that managers are in charge of assets in an organisation. It does not matter if they are valuable, trucks, cars, trailers, equipment, or simple and normal items, all of them are important to the industry. The million dollar question is, how do you keep these assets safe? Well, knowing the enemy (thief) is a great way to begin. In general, they will help keep you proactive while your fleet or equipment are on the road. Reviewing your point as a manager will greatly help you get into the right mindset. In other words, you will be able to identify vulnerabilities in your security before everything gets out of hand.

Thinking Like a Thief to Protect Assets

The big question is, how do you walk a mile in a thief’s shoes? Well, let’s dive into a portrait of a thief and the way you can use … Read More

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Protecting employee privacy by not breaching laws

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Employees all have rights in the workplace. They have a right to be free of discrimination, they have a right to be paid fairly, and they have a right to their privacy. Federal and state laws are in place to protect these rights. All employees should be protected from being discriminated against or being treated unfairly.

In addition to the recent GDPR hype, mostly due to GDPR scaremongering by the media,  there are laws that protect employees from unsafe workplaces too. You need to make sure that you conduct your business with these laws in mind and keep employees’ information and their families’ information private and confidential. What follows are five things you could be doing to breach these privacy rights.

1. Publishing personal phone numbers

With personal numbers on them, peoples’ work schedules can be printed. It makes contacting each other for work easier. However, when you put a … Read More

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