Tools To Scale Your Business

by | Dec 10, 2021 | Tools

STAGE THREE – “GROWTH”

Your focus now is to build your systems in order to support the growth of your business. This is essential for you to be able to peel away from areas of the business.

In order to scale, you need to be able to repeat your success in order to provide the same product or experience through automated systems in place.

Project Management

Monday.com

As your business grows, you need a system that will make managing multiple projects with various team members a breeze. This platform enables you to plan, organize, and track your team’s output in one place. Since the platform is visual, it’s easy and intuitive to use – you might not need any training. You can easily view your data in Timeline or Gantt view to track projects and ensure you meet your deadlines on time. The best part is, it’s possible to have a tailor-made experience for your device with the confidence that your team members have everything at their fingertips.

ClickUp

What if you could save one day every week just by using a platform that enables you to do so? That means time and money savings for you and your business! It’s actually ClickUp’s promise – to give you back 52 days every year. You can easily put your tasks, docs, chat, and goals here! Whether it’s simple or complex – you can create tasks for anything in ClickUp. Every type of team can work in ClickUp because its spaces are customizable – you get to build it as simple or complex as you need it to be. Say goodbye to separate apps – from Kanban boards to Gantt charts, Calendars or spreadsheets, everything can be integrated in this platform. It will be easy for you to know what everyone is working on because you get to have a bird’s eye view of literally everything that your team needs to work on.

Document Sharing

Google Docs

With the fast paced environment that we are all in, we need a program that will make sharing important business documents easier and faster without the risk of losing data. Google Docs gives us just that because it allows teams to work on a single document using their browser only. Multiple users can work on the document at the same time and each change is automatically saved – making it easier to track everyone’s ideas in one central document. The good thing about this is that you can import most document types including PDFs making these files instantly editable in Google Docs. With these features, it makes communication easier across teams because of the transparency and efficiency it allows across teams.

Google Sheets

Similar to Google Docs, the cloud-based architecture of Google Sheets enables you to collaborate with your team anytime, anywhere. Because this is compatible with other systems including Microsoft Office, the flow of data from one system to another is more fluid, which makes working together easier, smart, and definitely secure. Google Sheets is a very powerful tool for uncovering valuable business insights using data. It provides everything you need to analyze and visualize your data while ensuring that these confidential data are protected by the world’s most advanced security infrastructures.

Google Slides

As a global business, it’s important that you are able to communicate with your team no matter where you are in the world. When working on important business presentations, real time collaboration is key to creating beautiful presentations together. Using just your browser, you and your partners can work on a single presentation while chatting, commenting, and editing the same set of slides at the same time. You don’t need to worry about not having the latest version because changes are saved automatically. Designing slides is a breeze because you have ready to use templates but of course, nothing is stopping you from creating your own from scratch. Google Slides will work with your PC or Mac, phone or tablet, so you always have the option of viewing wherever you may be, even if you’re about to present in the next 3 minutes.

Microsoft Office Suite

Built by the Americal technology corporation which produces computer software, consumer electronics, and personal computers – Microsoft has all the productivity tools you need. Whether you’re a student, an entrepreneur, or a corporate executive, Microsoft Office is designed to help you do more with innovative office applications and intelligent cloud services. For teamwork and communication – there’s Microsoft Teams. For Email and calendaring – there’s Microsoft Outlook. For storage and file sharing – there’s OneDrive and SharePoint. Of course there’s Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher, and Access for everything else that you need in order to run your business properly.

Video Editing

Camtasia

If you love churning out content for your business – this is the perfect editing software for you! It’s a screen recorder and video editor-in-one that makes it easy for you to record and create professional-looking videos on Windows and Mac! One advantage of Camtasia is it’s easy to learn giving you enough confidence to produce high-quality videos that will allow you to interact more with your audience! It has A LOT of POWERFUL but EASY TO USE features like its pre-built video templates, preset effects, PowerPoint integration, device frames and more!

OBS

The “Open Broadcaster software” aka OBS is a free and open-source software that you can use for video recording and live streaming. Just download it and so you can stream and record videos on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Even if this is an open-source software, you can still create professional video productions through its customizable transitions, intuitive audio mixer with per source filters, and a high-performance real-time video/audio capturing and mixing feature. It is equipped with a powerful API that allows you to enable plugins and scripts for further customization and functionality tailored to your needs.

File Organisation

Amazon SW3

The simple storage service of Amazon is an object storage service that offers customers of all sizes and industries a way to store and protect any amount of data for various use cases like websites, mobile applications, archive, enterprise applications, and big data analytics to name a few. It has easy-to-use features that allow you to organize your data to meet your business, organizational, and compliance requirements. It has a wide range of cost-effective storage classes, which can support different data access levels at corresponding rates. It also boasts unmatched security, compliance, and audit capabilities.

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