Boost your business efficiency | Here's the right technology

Building a company takes time, requires effort and demands you to be on top of your business as much as possible. Building a business also equals chaos and following your common sense to prioritize and be smart about the process of growing a company.

There used to be a time when you had to hire people for building out and managing new parts of the company. Let’s take HR as an example. I can still remember vividly how my grandparents had to physically look for somebody who would have to look for more somebodies as a job. That person also had to manually manage the payroll and keep the employee benefits of every single individual in check.

Luckily times changed. The ‘advent’ of technology made a lot of processes more efficient and effective. Sometimes even without the need of having to hire an employee to do ‘the job’. To help you discover those pieces of technology that can help your business out early on, we carefully curated a list with fundamental company process technology.

Human Resource processes

Gusto might be one of our favorite pieces of technology when it comes down to managing HR. They really turn HR into a streamlined process instead of a chaos jungle by using technology. Through an easy and integrated platform Gusto automates and simplifies your payroll, benefits, and HR, all while providing expert support. You and your employees will get the peace of mind you need to do your best work.

Over 60 000 small businesses use Gusto as their HR, payroll and benefits tool. The easiness and simplicity of Gusto resonate well with what small businesses are looking for. You don’t need a PhD in computer sciences and HR to fully enjoy the strength of Gusto.

Accounting processes

When small business owners think and talk about administration and paperwork, they often mean accounting. Keeping track of invoices and mastering your company’s cashflow is unexplainably important. Xero is the all-in-one solution for small businesses to manage their accounting. Compared to other accounting software applications, Xero focuses on removing all features and functionalities that overload the user experience.

With over 1.5 million subscribers in over 180 countries, Xero has grown into one of the authorities for small businesses.

Sales processes

The bread and butter of every business are sales, it’s really that easy. Hence the importance of rigorously following- up your sales efforts. Keeping tracks of leads and visualizing the phase on your sales pipeline a prospect is in really helps with closing deals faster and understanding your sales process better.

Hubspot has a very powerful sales software platform that allows you to track and automate your sales outreach. The Hubspot software also visualized your leads on the sales funnel and allows you to easily forecast your future revenue and who is accountable to close a deal.

With over 52 000 customers in over 100 countries worldwide, Hubspot is without any doubt defining the sales automation process space. Needless to say that quite some small businesses make use of Hubspot to stay on top of their sales.