It is the holiday season but it is also productivity season. This time of year many entrepreneurs are jolly and busy planning their businesses for the upcoming year. Many are setting goals, reviewing past business mishaps and taking into account what can be done differently in the new season of business.
With creating these business plans entrepreneurs are also focused on creating avenues in which they can better manage their time and increase their business productivity in the new year. Here are three tools to better manage your time for spotlight productivity in 2017.
A Light up Content Calendar
As we all know social media is a must-have for any and every business. But social media can also take up a lot of time, especially if you are a solopreneur managing your own social media platforms for your business can be time-consuming. That is why it is important to create a content calendar which clearly details all of the information you will be posting throughout the week for your audience.
Completing your content calendar in one setting will save you time on a daily basis stemming from frustration over want to post next. Having this tool will be sure to light up your social media platforms with valued and well thought out content for your audience.
A Spectacular Client Onboarding System
Once your business starts to take off and the client generation process begins, you will need a client onboarding system. A client onboarding system automates the client processes from payment to the scheduling. A client onboarding system will save you time from having to manually send payment links, scheduling links, contracts and the copy of the signed contracts.
In fact, a well thought and planned client onboarding system can take a prospective client from quote through being of booked solid. This will be sure to show your client that you are professional and working with you is sure to be easy. A spectacular client onboarding system will make your consumers feel merry about working with you.
A Twinkling Planner
Ok, well it doesn’t have to twinkle but a planner will increase your productivity and eliminate you wasting time on a to-do list. Having a planner will allow for you to assign 1 to 3 tasks to complete on specific days. This eliminates trying to complete a to-do list within 1 day feeling overwhelming only to end the day with nothing done. That is just not productive at all. A planner is perhaps the most common tool for any business owner. But it can also be a great tool to better manage your time for spotlight productivity.