Business Tools

4 07, 2015
  • Kylie Harker, CRM expert

How to make the most of every business lead (without going nuts!)

By |July 4th, 2015|Blog, Business Tools, CRM, Sales Pipeline, Sales Strategy|

Kylie Harker on genius customer relationship management tool ZOHO. Keeping your track of your customer relationships when business is growing rapidly can sometimes make your head spin. Kylie Harker, founder of Squirrel Hub has the solution to help you find the time. Squirrel Hub likes to keep things organised, and knows that everything has its [...]

30 06, 2015

5 business problems we can fix with ZOHO

By |June 30th, 2015|Blog, Business Strategy, Business Tools, CRM, Sales Strategy|

If you've ever had trouble remembering a client's name, it could be time to invest in something that will help you nurture your customer relationships - and generate sales. Now, more than ever, we are in the business of people. Making sales will never depend simply on who can provide a cheaper service or product; [...]

29 10, 2014

How To Get Paid Faster With Less Effort

By |October 29th, 2014|Blog, Business Tools, Sales Strategy|

With EFTPOS not being available for use with online purchasing, where do small businesses turn to acquire online payment facilities? Credit card processing is a complicated business - a lot of information needs to be transferred in a matter of seconds between your customer’s browser, their bank, your site, your payment gateway and your bank. Sounds [...]

12 08, 2014

Cloud Based Inventory Software Review TradeGecko vs Unleashed

By |August 12th, 2014|Blog, Business Tools, Cloud Business, Software Reviews|

While we at Squirrel CRM Hub are partners with TradeGecko, we do take the time to compare it to other software before we recommend it to your business, similar Inventory and Stock Management software is Unleashed. TradeGecko was created in 2012, by three New Zealand entrepreneurs who were frustrated with the inventory management systems available [...]

1 03, 2014
  • Cloud Business Software

6.5 Steps To Starting Your Business In The Cloud

By |March 1st, 2014|Business Tools, Cloud Business, Technology|

Before the advent of the internet, business was hard, manual, and extremely unforgiving. The internet came along and helped simplify many business processes; it gave us more research avenues, and allowed us to organise our thoughts in one place. The desktop still anchored us to one location; not entirely convenient. We sat and stared at [...]

22 02, 2014
  • Business Technology

Technology Could Make You Worth Less But Not Worthless

By |February 22nd, 2014|Business Tools, Technology|

The rapid rate of information technology deployment is one of the great transformations of the 21st century. Throughout history technology are deployed to do repetitive and information based tasks. When this happen the human skills associated with those tasks get rapidly devalued. They become worth less. A great example I read about recently is the [...]

7 01, 2014
  • business checklist

All You Need to Know About Starting a Business in Victoria

By |January 7th, 2014|Business Start-Up, Business Tools|

Starting or buying a business necessitates research, risk, passion, courage and planning. The harsh reality is that enthusiasm, money, hard work, talent or a great idea is not enough to guarantee success in business. Over the years we have mentored hundreds of clients through the start up phase of their business and have earned a [...]

2 01, 2014
  • Quote Roller logo

Here’s a Quick Way To Create Business Proposals

By |January 2nd, 2014|Business Tools, Software Reviews, Time Management|

Have you ever counted how much time you spend creating proposals? If it takes you an average of five hours to create a proposal and you win one in three proposals, then in fact you spend 15 hours, on average, to land a job (not counting meetings and phone calls – I’m trying to keep [...]

2 01, 2013
  • CamCard logo

Best App For Scanning Business Cards

By |January 2nd, 2013|Business Tools, Productivity Apps, Time Management|

So you've attended a bunch of networking events and now have a pile of business cards sitting on your desk gathering dust, right? Document scanners can be a little clunky and if you’re at a trade show or conference, it’s nice to be able to capture them quickly and be done with it. The best [...]