I explained in no more than two hours our business operating system, at another time I showed how to draw up estimates of our system and asked him if he felt would suit our working system. In response, I asked a “yellow pages” and a phone, and set to work. Brad Pitt wanted to know more. And I understood why my friend was considered a “good business”, I have not ever met anyone with such skill in handling telephone conversations. I was amazed. And there was only done the first part of the circuit of sale, offering to meet and get estimates the system. Hear other arguments on the topic with incyte. Their results in the time that was nearly equaled to your daily results of the other department. Then we went back to sit down to talk about conditions, and between payroll – as a permanent employee – and commercial contract sales agent chose the second option, which offered him a better chance of “making money”.
He joined the sales team the next day. Everything worked fine during the first seven days. Their results were equivalent to 50% of the entire department. But from there, the results began to decline, but not only that but the results of all components of the existing sales team plummeted. What was happening? Very simple, did not follow the script of conversational still others and his style was so personal that were inimitable. The other components of the computer in the light of the results obtained modifying its working, to imitate him, but obviously not getting also complained that their decentralized and which allowed them to work.
Automated counters visitors to provide accurate and objective information. They can provide detailed data that allow to calculate the coefficients and determine the impact of advertising. Hit counters also help you better organize the work of its staff, because it could help you be able to determine attendance at certain hours. You can also determine the increase or decrease the number of visitors for marketing promotions and find out which ones work best. And that's all – just the tip of the iceberg! In this technology, there are many more positives.
7. Graphics software Most owners of small and medium-sized businesses tend to get involved in different methods of attracting visitors. Marketing promotions – one of them. Today, using computers and graphics packages, you can save thousands of dollars creating flyers, brochures and ads. One of the most popular programs are Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker, Corel Draw and Microsoft Publisher. 8.
Websites and Online Stores Whether you are selling your products online or not, it can be a powerful tool to promote your business trading. For example, you can put the site address on business cards, newspapers, advertisements, etc. This gives you the opportunity to tell about the company, show people what you sell and convince them to come to your shop. Place a newspaper ad all of this information would be quite expensive .. and referring people to your site, you save money. If you are really serious about this technology, place on a site a shopping cart, so that visitors can book and pay for goods without leaving their chairs. 9. The software for payroll This software will allow you to keep internal records of payments and deductions, related to payroll. The program calculates the amount of various deductions and withholding taxes, contributions to the pension fund, etc. And, of course, you can print beautiful settlement sheets, which will reflect all the calculations. 10. Portable data terminals (PDT) and PDAs Portable data terminals are an excellent tool for rapid inventory and easy synchronization with your POS-system. You can just go with the terminal for the warehouse, scan the barcode on the goods and manually enter their number. The technology will allow you to quickly and accurately calculate the product. Currently, more and more popular were pocket computers. They, among other things, also allow you to create orders and perform various tasks on the computer, fits in the palm. Here, I brought only 10 technologies for the retail business just because it's good round number. However, there is much more remarkable technology that can you help out. For example, smart cards, wireless, voice e-mails, etc. I am sure that list continue indefinitely and it entirely depends on the type of your business. I suggest to get acquainted with each of the technologies. Make sure you understand what they are used and why it is so important. After this, we consider the possibility of using a particular technology in your business (if not already done so).
Tell everyone about your company and not go broke – the problem is not from the lungs. In mid-1990’s America Online spent so much money on the spread of demos of its software, which then had to hide these costs in the balance sheet. Later this accounting method was prohibited, and Millions of your profits are gone. 13) What is the threat of new entrants in the market? If your market sector can make money, the competition will be like. Peter Thiel has much to offer in this field. If not a direct competitor (remember that Microsoft did with Netscape), then the other technology can knock you out of the ground under their feet (look at what is done with a Kodak digital picture). Long before this happens, build barriers to new entrants – make patent until you get a long term lease create a loyal customer base.
14) How do you protect your intellectual property? A small addendum to the previous item. Let’s say you invented a machine that can reach speeds of up to 240 km / h on a single solar energy. After a few months, five savvy competitors pulled down your model and is now bringing to market its own version. Before you show samples of the public, make a temporary patent. It will protect your idea for a year until you finalize the details. 15) What is the initial capital you need? Any investor who invests in companies at early stages, and any consultant to small businesses say that most startups fails due to insufficient capital.