How technology helps you in your business..?

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  1. Brooke Harper

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    It's important for every business to get ahead of competition and this is when technology comes into the equation.

    Businesses deal with customers and what better way to imporve the customer experience than through customer experience management tools.

    Business requires hard work today, but with the absence of technology, it used to require huge effort.

    Now, there's a long list of CRMs(Customer Relationship Management) that businesses can choose from. It's where customer records can be accessed and updated by sales agents or customer service reps.

    Marketing Automation and Sales Intelligence is also technology's gift. It aids in proactive outreach and dealing with leads and prospects.

    Customer Data Warehouse is technology used to integrate CRMs, data, information, and other tools under one unified view where agents, supervisors, managers, and other departments can access relevant information, including back-office management.

    The bottom line is technology makes tasks easier. It makes people more productive and allows businesses to reach goals in the least amount of time possible.
     
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  2. Gary Cole

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    Your question is a bit too broad. But in general, technology can help make processes easier for a business, you can even automate some processes.
     
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    You can manage your business more effectively with the help of technologies. You can boost up your productivity level. Using new technologies saves much time. Technology can help you in managing a business, promoting a business, building customers, advertising and much more. Technology became an essential element of a business nowadays.
     
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    Me and my business partner depend so much with technology.
    Internet, Email, Youtube and allot of communicator. I can't see our business without this technology.
     
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    Technology is man's best friend in business because it makes the processes easier and faster. In fact technologic changes happen every day in order to bring profits for business.
     
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    Technological role in any business very crucial these days. But Technology cannot do anything. Sometimes you need to consider other factors also which are very essential to execute any business. Communication with your co workers, meetings, seminars will also help you out.
     
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    I consider the use of technology for business purposes as an advantage. This advantage may appear in different ways. Just to list a few, you can use social media to advertise and market your business to a lot of people in a short amount of time and effort. It is also helpful and useful to have a system that you can use to log your records or use for inventory purposes.
     
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    I think that the integration of technology into any business is essential. It can streamline processes, automate time-consumming tasks, and be used to analyse all kinds of data: whether thats regarding sales or SEO etc. The obvious benefit of this is that it frees up your time to focus on other activites which can really benefit and promote your business in person. Whether its conducting meetings, attending conferences/ networking, or just discussing progress and ideas with your colleagues. Technology can be immensely helpful for letting us focus our work where we really shine!
     
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    We are living in the world of technologies and it is very hard to find a business or industry where there no application of technologies. It is the technology we use can make our job to be done in a simple and systematic way. By investing in technology one can execute the business in a cost efficient manner.
     
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    Technology help in business in so many ways:
    1. Use time tracking software to see where you are spending your time so you can become more productive.
    2. Create a digital filing system to make it easier to sort, save, share and find documents.
    3. Develop an efficient email management process that makes it easier to stay on top of the flow of messages.
    4. Use an online invoicing service to reduce the costs of collecting payment from customers.
    5. Create a new income stream by selling your products online.
    6. Use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, etc. to promote your business, products, and services.
    7. Promote your business with a website and/or online advertising.
    8. Communicate quickly with your team through instant messaging.
    9. Use online surveys and questionnaires to get customer feedback.
    10. Go paperless to save money on supplies and storage in your office.
     
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    It very much depends on what the business is and the technology you are considering. We couldn't operate without technology due to the work we do, however there are clearly many professions that do not require technology but could probably be done differently or even improved with it.

    Email = quicker than post
    Accounting software = more efficient than manual accounting
    CRM = better management of clients, issues and sales
    Network shares = easier, faster and more secure collaboration.

    The list could go on
     
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    Technology can be your best friend when you know how to use it. I know one of friend use it to establish his business. He is a successful person now. You can search "DTY store" can check. The company is growing day by day cause he knows how to use modern days technology.
     
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    Technology is something that plays a vital role in any business. Infact, these days its mandatory to stay updated about the various attributes of technologies and to get into the same. One reason for the same is that it validate the processes and there is very less room for mistakes as technologies never fails.
     
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    Hello William, technology plays a very important role for every business.
    Communication- Email, text messaging, cell phones, social media and others are best ways to communication to your clients.
    Marketing- Digital marketing is very important now days for every business.
    Customer service
    and there are dozens factors which prove that technology is very important.
     
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    For me, technology works to provide a faster service, and you can follow your cliente behavior and ask for feedback almost immediately (online)! thats how you improve your offers without wasting much money, something that in the past wasn't that way.
     
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    When you’re looking to begin your own business online, finding the right idea could be the most difficult challenge you’ll face. After all, there is a world of resources available that can help you optimize your site for search engine results, learn the best ways to manage social media interactions, and to help you design a professional looking website. However, no one else can come up with your idea for you. If you already have the business know-how but just can’t seem to land on the right idea, you should focus on idea generation, viability, and the marketability.
    The first step to finding the right business idea is to simply focus on creating as many ideas as possible. While you’re working on generating ideas, don’t stop to worry about how viable the idea is or what it would look like logistically. Instead, simply write down any and every idea that comes to you. You may want to create an idea tree or a mind map to branch ideas off of one another, or you may want to sit down with a friend and take turns with ideas. Try to make a list of 50-100 unique ideas, as this will give you a great starting point to work from
     
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    You are living in the digital era and the technology forms the back bone of everything. Either it is a business of small scale or large scale, the technology forms the important role right from the onset of the business process to the marketing. Hire the executives from #Piterion to know more about the technology implementation.
     
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    new opportunities for learning, ways to collaborate and create, and save money. Technology is a very powerful tool for education. Share your ideas on how technology can help improve teaching and learning
     
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    Technology plays a vital role to market your business. It may not benefit local businesses as much as it does to national or international businesses but it definitely gets your business information out there to the public.
     
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    The speed at which changes are taking place in almost every industry, each business needs to adopt a technology, sooner the better. Not only this, significant decisions in the business revolve around the implementation of technology to achieve unprecedented long-term goals.

    Along with this, technology brings with it short-term benefits too which make the operations easier and efficient.
     

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