Articles tagged "Small business"
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How no-code tools let me automate my small business
We set up a simple, replicable way to capture sales leads, automatically schedule appointments, correspond with prospects, and create and manage critical documents. Zapier ties all our tools together and keeps us focused on high-value strategy.
By Dan Meehan
5 min read
Why adopting a CRM was the best strategy for my small business
I used to write down my client bookings in an appointment book, which also served as my to-do list. I'd then confirm each booking with a manual text, hoping they wouldn't forget. This admittedly archaic way of doing things worked well—until it didn't.
By Judith Meyer
9 min read
How to optimize your funnels for lead generation in 2021
I want to share with you how my team has tackled lead generation. Because every business will have different lead gen strategies, your journey won't look exactly like this, but the goal is for it to spark some ideas.
By Dmytro Spilka
6 min read
How a CRM can revolutionize your real estate business
I've been in sales my entire life: my family's business was retail, and I started selling Ford cars at the age of 14 in my native Brazil. So I can definitely appreciate the beauty of doing some things the old-fashioned way.
By Ricardo Mello
7 min read
What's the difference between a small business and a startup?
I recently noticed a lot of people use the words "startup" and "small business" interchangeably, which strikes me as odd. For one thing, some small businesses are hundreds of years old. And plenty of companies we call "startups" are actually quite big.
By Justin Pot
4 min read
Living the dream: Transforming a passion into a business
In an average year, I'll be out climbing between 250 and 300 days. Out of these 300 days, I only consider three or four to be work. The rest of the time, I'm simply having as much fun as is humanly possible doing what I love.
By Iain Miller
5 min read
Are your business and personal visions in alignment?
When starting a business, there's a mix of excitement, nerves, and pride. There are a million tiny—a handful of massive—decisions to make, but one that I've found is often overlooked is the correlation between business and personal visions.
By Jake Irving
4 min read
How to establish your brand in a crowded niche
Starting a business is daunting enough. What if you're doing so in one of the more highly saturated niches, like marketing, cooking, fashion, or DIY, that have tons of bloggers, YouTubers, and other content creators with large audiences?
By Daria Bachmann
4 min read
Wasted potential: Why Americans aren't starting businesses
Roughly three in five Americans (61 percent) have had an idea for starting a business, and around a third (34 percent) have had more than one. But most of those people—92 percent—didn’t follow through with turning their idea into reality.
By Zapier Editorial Team
3 min read
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