Automating Your Home Based Business - Saving You Time
By Nell Taliercio
First of all, what is automating a business? Simply put, it’s having today’s technology do the
tedious and time consuming tasks that you currently have to do manually. This in turns frees up time that you can
work on other business building aspects or spend it with loved ones.
Today’s technology gives you a multitude of programs to smooth your way to owning a highly
successful business. Using automation programs are a necessity for every business. It can give you back hundreds of
hours a year for the more important things in life. It’s like having a personal assistant at your fingertips
Why do some businesses struggle year after year and others seem to take off like a rocket right
from the start? Well, if you were able to see “behind the scenes” of those highly successful businesses, you would
find that one of their secrets to their success is using technology to automate as much of their business as
possible so that they can continue to grow their business in other areas.
Automating Your Business Will
Increase traffic to your site or store - Did you know there are ways to automatically send your
articles and messages to all forums that you are a member of? Automating your submissions increases your link
exposure, which will build your search engine rankings and traffic to your site. Learn more about this at Forum
Streamline your website administration - One of the most time consuming tasks is replying to
individual emails. By automating your email program to respond to every inquiry immediately, create mailing lists
for your newsletters and sending out your Ezine, you will save countless hours that you can use for other business
growing projects. Learn more about this at AWeber
Improve customer satisfaction and make your life a lot less stressful - Offering a good shopping
cart to keep track of items your visitors choose to purchase from your site until they are ready to “check out”
will assure that your customers are getting exactly what they want. Many shopping carts come with special features
to calculate discounts and coupons as well as offer secure payment transactions instantly. Learn more about this at
Store Front Ecommerce
Increase profits - Again, by building traffic and improving customer satisfaction, your sales will
increase and you will see more repeat customers.
Protect your computer and your business - By filtering and deleting all spam and dealing with
suspicious email before it reaches your in-box, you can prevent viruses and other malicious content from being
downloaded to your computer which will save you time and money. Read more about this at Mail Washer Pro
Allow you to run your business from virtually anywhere - Wouldn’t it be nice to take that much
needed vacation yet still be able to run your business? If you are like many business owners, it seems that every
time you go out of town for an extended weekend or vacation, your business has some sort of meltdown.
Though most times they are minor problems that can be fixed fairly quickly once you get home, they
still cost you time and quite possible customers, both of which equal money. By automating much of your business,
you will decrease the amount of problems while allowing you to fix any others even if you are in Cancun or Paris!
Now that has to give you some peace of mind.
With all of these benefits, why wait another minute to find out how you can start to improve your
business and gain much needed time?