So much of your business can be automated with technology. If your business is actively engaged in social media, you can use programs like Hootsuite to automate you tweets and Facebook posts.
You can also reply to customers instantly though autoresponders on your email account. Email programs such as Mail Chimp and Constant Contact can be used to sort your customers and prospects and send the appropriate emails at the appropriate times.
One the biggest time wasters is constantly checking your email and voice mail. Yes, you still need to do this but do it at scheduled intervals so that you’re not constantly being drawn away from your core work each time you see that little message pop up in the corner of your screen – better yet, turn those pop ups off so that you are not distracted!
If you’ve finally reached the point in your business where time has become more valuable than extra money – congratulations – 2016 could be a banner year for you! Make it your resolution to work smarter this year, and you just might find that you’ll have both extra time AND money.
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