Episode 005: Five Essential Systems Every Small Business Needs
There's a system for just about everything – almost anything you can think of in your business can have a system, process or automation set up to help it run smoothly. But where do you even start? Where should you focus? In this episode, Business Systems Strategist and Organizer Alaia Williams covers the five essential systems every small business needs:
- Calendar/Scheduling System
- Contact Relationship Management (CRM)
- Financial Systems (invoicing, bookkeeping, etc)
- Marketing Systems
- Project and Task Management
Here's my list of some of the best planners for small business owners, to help you find your perfect fit.
Recommended reading: Get Clients Now! – ideal for any service based business owner. Works for product-based too, with some tweaks.
You can also check out the systems I use to run my business. Many of the systems listed in the episode – and more – can be found there. Check out the list.