Did you know that in many 'Advanced Economies' the number of small to medium sized businesses far outweigh the larger more corporate businesses by a huge percentage. let's take Australia for example. A country of some 24-25 million people. Over 90% of the businesses in Australia employ less that 20 people! Yes that's right..less than 20 employees.
So you're the person who is either the business owner or a manager who has to sail in this sea of competition, and make sure that the boat that is the business not just remain afloat, but also has to get to port with its cargo intact and delivered so the business can make a profit and pay its bills and employees.
Archimedes said it best 'Give me a lever and a place to put it and I an move the world' (OK i'm paraphrasing) Technology really is that tool and tools like SeeMySite (www.seemysite.co)
are built to give small business owners the leverage to make them competitive. It's often said that more than half of new businesses fail during the first year. According to the Small Business Association (SBA), this isn't necessarily true. The SBA states that only 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 50% during the first five years and 66% during the first 10
If you're not using tech tools to win and manage more business then you're risking running into an iceberg that could send your business to to the bottom with those above. Mobile Workforce Management is the key to making sure remote workers log and leave sites they are supposed to be working at and offers a host of other features to record data that would otherwise arrive on a bit of paper sometimes weeks after the event. Being able to receive information as it happens is crucial to the small business owner - as work can be measured and billed in hasty fashion meaning cash flow can be maintained when times get tough.
So...if you are one of those businesses with less than 20 staff and you're fishing in a big pond - make sure you're tooled up and that the tools you have provide information as its happening.