FreshBooks is one of the most popular invoicing apps out there and it is a great tool for freelance consultants, small business owners and accountants to manage their billing. This Step By Step tutorial will help you integrate the app with one of the top file management business apps, Dropbox. Continue reading
Managing a Field Service office is one of the most difficult coordination tasks in business.
A typical Field Service Management workflow includes:
- Responding to urgent customer requests
- Allocating field service technician support
- Matching technicians with the service equipment and repair machinery they need to do the job
- Coordinating a mobile workforce
- Keeping back-office systems up-to-date
- …The list goes on.
On any given day, the average Field Service Manager feels like an octopus, juggling eight things at once. And then the phone rings with an urgent new task or a query about a job just completed…! Continue reading
The great benefit of app integrations is that they help your business create a seamless workflow between business processes:
- Customers buy something in-store and are automatically added to your contacts database and email promotional campaigns
- Staff time spent at meetings is automatically recorded with the contact record so you can see how much service your business is providing to each client
- New service requests are automatically added to your to do lists and project plans.
All of these app integrations remove the need for duplicate data handling and let you keep the focus on productive work rather than data entry and maintaining your data systems.
Our app integrations make sure you never have to duplicate data entry again: but what about all your current data? Continue reading
With the latest Google Glass presentations creating a buzz across the blogosphere (including in this article I wrote for Small Business Opportunities), developers have begun to get more of an idea of what will be possible using the Google Mirror API.
The Mirror API enables third-party apps to integrate with the new Google Glass technology, and already The New York Times, Evernote, Gmail and social network Path are providing examples of what will be possible.
Google is looking for integrations with apps that make use of immediate-data to “improve your life”, according to Glass advocate Timothy Jordan. Continue reading
We now have 11 ways you can share Google Contacts across your business apps, thanks to these new integrations. Automate your contact information and avoid data entry duplication and mistakes by integrating Google Contacts with your business apps. Continue reading
We have 21 new SugarCRM integrations to help you manage your customer information across your business processes. Continue reading
A calendar app like Google Calendar can be a useful tool both for managing your time, and for improving business productivity by helping you gain a deeper perspective on how efficiently you spread yourself across your business operations. Continue reading
Targeting special offers and sales promotions to existing and previous customers is the bread and butter of retail and service-oriented businesses. While consistently gaining new clients is important, keeping current customers coming back for more is the best way to maintain a healthy bottom line.
Now, retailers and service businesses can automatically organize paying customers into marketing segments (called “interest groups” in MailChimp) based on how much they have spent. This lets you target future email promotions directly to each customer segment based on their latest sales history. Continue reading