Let's be honest, being a business owner takes a considerable amount of time, energy, money and resources. Some things take up too much of our energy (energy drainers) and things that need more of our energy (energy gainers). What's needed is a streamlined way to deal with the required agenda items of our day, and process to delegate the rest.
Many tools and apps can be highly beneficial for wellness industry owners and professionals. Whether your goal is to improve in marketing, sales, retention, attendance or any of the key operating indicators of your business, streamlining your admin time is a must.
Marketing & Productivity Tips
Here are best practices to solve the issues you need, so you can reach the goals you have sooner.
- Creating marketing collateral can be costly and a significant drain of time. Canva allows anyone to create beautiful digital and print marketing with no experience or additional tools necessary. Simply drag and drop to customize a professional looking marketing piece in no time!
- Ripl is for the business owner that knows they need to do more on social media but may not have the vision or savvy to get there. The app is known to create beautiful, easy to implement short clips that will many any Facebook or Instagram feed pop with your brand and showcasing all your business has to offer!
- Keeping all of your communications and initiatives can be challenging, but that’s why the Google Suite for Business was created. It makes collaborating, organizing and tracking very efficient.
- The notable app is a sneaky find that helps even the most disorganized person meet deadlines and goals. It is the to-do list that lives in your phone notifications section, ensuring you never forget what needs to be done.
What’s the next step?
As you determine to make your efforts more productive, a great next step is to examine the things that tend to take up the most time for small business owners. Come up with a plan to delegate to a trusted staff member and then give yourself intervals and timelines to deal with the remaining items. The keys to success are time management, focus on the needs of the business (life hack: deal with the urgent and essential first!), then continue to organize and look for efficiencies to improve over time.
Trust an expert, watch your business go boom!
It may be time to work with a professional to better understand your business' needs for growth and to strategize how to get there. Many solopreneurs or single business owners tend to over-rely on themselves to do too much with no proven blueprint to ensure their success. Working with my clients as a business coach for over 14 years, I help proactive business owners reach the next level of success by providing industry-proven best practices and expertise in marketing, sales, operations, staff management and profitability- your blueprint to success.