First, what are “systems?” Systems are the step-by-step processes that business owners follow to complete a particular task. They are the systems we have in place to keep our business on track, accountable, organized, and profitable. But sometimes our systems can be a hindrance more than a help. Here are three things to keep in mind when creating your systems:
Are your current systems relevant? Are you worried about having a system for automating Tweets when your ideal audience is not on Twitter? Review your systems and processes often to make sure they are even needed. A good rule-of-thumb is to ask “does this system make me money?”
Have you written down your systems or created video tutorials? If you were suddenly unable to be at work for a length of time would your staff or team have the documentation and instructions necessary to keep things flowing smoothly?
Updates and changes happen, so double check your systems often. Your processes can change when platforms are updated or new rules and regulations are added.
In business since 1991, Terry Green is the founder/CEO/President of BizEase Support Solutions, an American-based, online marketing support company comprised of a team of talented professionals from around North America. BizEase excels at providing speakers and business coaches worldwide with seamless online marketing solutions, from setting up ecommerce solutions, membership sites, web design and maintenance, to writing blog posts and managing Social Media and PR campaigns. BizEase clients (who span five continents) take great joy in allowing the BizEase team to take care of the details so they can get back to doing what they do best! Click here to get our bi-weekly tips ezine delivered to your inbox every other Friday, with tips on plugins, apps, and tools to make you more productive today!