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26 04, 2017

Case Study: Zoho CRM helps cleaning company nurture leads and grow business

By |April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

“With the CRM we can now keep all our clients’ details in one place, and our staff can record everything online while onsite, which is so much more efficient. More importantly, we can manage and keep in regular contact with our leads. Squirrel were very patient and supportive and provided solutions we hadn’t even thought [...]

5 03, 2017

It’s a goal! How to use your CRM to achieve your business objectives

By |March 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We love to celebrate achieving our goals here at Squirrel, and the start of a new year is a great time for setting them. While it's safe to say that most businesses are aiming to maintain or increase profitability and grow the business, our view is that they don’t qualify as goals because they’re too [...]

16 12, 2016

Zoho Social: staying in touch has never been so convenient

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

I’m the social Squirrel. Not in the party animal sense, unfortunately, but in the sense that it’s my job to look after our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. We like to post daily to keep things interesting, but doing so sometimes requires more time than I have. Which is why I love Zoho Social. Sharing [...]

23 11, 2016

Case Study: CRM-web integration reduces admin by 3 hours per day

By |November 23rd, 2016|Business Tools, Case Studies, CRM, Uncategorized|

“After speaking to many companies about building our CRM, Squirrel was the one that took the time to understand our organisation and our particular needs in grouping family members together. They supported us through each stage of implementation and in doing so have made us realise that we can do so much more with the [...]

10 11, 2016

Tracking your cost per lead with your CRM

By |November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

I was recently invited to co-host a breakfast event. Considering that I break out in a rash at the very thought of public speaking, my first instinct was to decline. I also wondered if I had time to plan the event, prepare my talk and invite guests personally. And yet I agreed. Why? Because, simply [...]

17 10, 2016

Digital champions ask, ‘Is there a better way?’

By |October 17th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|

Integrating your booking form and calendar means that information is pushed automatically from one to the other Meet Adriana, bookings manager for a busy commercial cleaning company. Adriana was spending many hours manually entering booking data into the system. This was stressful, time-consuming and prone to error. Squirrel Business Hub helped her to [...]

3 10, 2016

Visiting your bookkeeper with a shoebox full of receipts?

By |October 3rd, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|

Digital awareness is a spectrum. The first step in your digital transformation is working out where your business is on that spectrum. Are you doing things like: Re-keying bills into your accounting software, or – worse still – visiting your bookkeeper with a shoebox full of receipts? Using index cards – yes, we know people [...]

26 09, 2016

Watch out: There’s a potential Uber in your industry!

By |September 26th, 2016|Blog, Technology, Uncategorized|

The taxi industry may not have seen Uber coming, but you can future-proof your business If you’ve caught a taxi after a night out recently, there’s a good chance it was an Uber. The ride-share company took advantage of the power and reach of the smartphone to change the way we get around, [...]

15 09, 2016

What’s an API anyway?

By |September 15th, 2016|APIs, Blog, Technology, Uncategorized|

I have a confession to make … You would think that as the founder of a business that helps other businesses choose and implement software systems I would have an IT or systems engineering background, right? Nope. I’m just a bit of a technology enthusiast who loves working out how to make things run more [...]