As a business owner of 11 years, I make sure that if I'm going to be going away on holidays my staff are completely ready for the event. Some of the things that I do in preparation is write down any task that I do myself and I do that for the preceding three months and I try and think of any task that there could be that needs to be done in the following three months or however long I'm going away on holidays. From there I then write up documented files.
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How To Keep Your Business Secured Online?
I'm in the security field where we have to keep many, many businesses safe online, day in, day out, 24 hours a day. It's obviously a really, really important idea to make sure your business is safe online. There are lots of free tools and utilities out there that can help you keep things safe. As the old adage goes, If you can't afford an expensive tool, wait until you see how much the price of a cheap tool will cost you. It can impact your business greatly. We see it all the time, where people don't have tools in place, to keep their business safe.
How to Combat Email Overload?
Emails can be both a blessing and a curse for businesses. They are an essential part to most jobs, and the amount of emails that we are receiving is growing day by day. What I find is there is most people have no solution put in place to manage the influx of emails and stay on top of it. The average company that's been around for a few years will be receiving anywhere between 250 to 500 emails a day. That's for a small company of about five to eight users.