The Right Tools To Give Your Business That Professional Edge

Business Tools Can Make a Difference!

Business tools are being more valuable today than ever before. As competition is stiff out there, you’ve got to find the little aspects of your business to tweak. Certain business tools will help you look better than your business contemporaries.

The fact is, everybody is using social media to promote their business, or they are well-versed in SEO. But when we are working to make our business look more professional, are there any essential business tools we need?

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The Right Website as a Business Tool

Let’s get this out of the way, we need a website that’s easy to use, displays information coherently, and looks great. Not that hard, is it?! 

Well, if you started a business and you quickly put together some sort of website, just so you could pay lip service to the idea, having a proper website that’s well designed is now a priority. In fact, be sure the website is mobile friendly and that the fonts are easy to read. 

On pickaweb.co.uk there is a list of the top 5 web design companies in the UK, and from there, you can decide what you want in relation to your budget. 

Well, if you started a business and you quickly put together some sort of website, just so you could pay lip service to the idea, having a proper website that's well designed is now a priority. #newbiz Click To Tweet

Virtual Functions as Business Tools

This is a godsend for every business that doesn’t have the ability to hire receptionists and scores of admin staff. Websites like yourvirtualofficelondon.co.uk provide so many different functions that it makes your business look more professional, even though you don’t have the tools at your disposal!

For example, many virtual offices provide staff that can answer your calls. Even though you’re working at home, having your phone line directed towards a personal assistant adds a extra professional edge.

And if you’re working out of your home, there is nothing that screams “amateur” than a residential address.

Granted, many businesses have no choice but to operate out of their home. But when you’re trying to impress large-scale clients, having a mailbox address that’s located in a bustling city centre looks better than a rustic residential one.  

I have seen mailboxes dressed up in various outfits. Why not have one with your logo covering it as a business tool? ? 

The Branding Experience

Your logo should be emblazoned over your website, business cards, and every little item! This means you’ve got to focus on the branding to make it appear seamless, but also professional.

It’s not just about your business in an online capacity. It is also what encompasses your business offline. For example, if you are sending out personalized packages with your products, a handmaid item can have some charm to it.

Therefore, if you are trying to make your business look bigger than it is, you’ve got to carry the same tone across every part of the branding.

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Regardless of customer or client, the tone has to be continuous. Hence, if they are buying from you online, and then end up meeting you in person, they want to be able to see that you embody the characteristics that they encountered the first time around.

To accomplish this, a combination of the right designer, but also appropriate coaching can help to make the business seamless. If it’s just you, it can be harder to keep this image consistent with the right business tools.

Therefore, if you are trying to make your business look bigger than it is, you've got to carry the same tone across every part of the branding. #brandingtips Click To Tweet

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Getting the Extra Edge for Your Business

Every company is out for themselves, and so we need to find ways to get that extra edge. The overall experience is vital. But, we have to remember that it’s about the little things as well as the big things! 

They say if you love yourself you can then love another. If you take care of your business well, then you’ll take care of other’s business well too. ?

The Secret To Think Like An Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur are you thinking like one? My favorite advice is realizing that to make money you have to invest in yourself and your business. It may be hard to spend some of your money but it’s an investment. Would you invest in a business that did not invest in itself?  I love the following quote below:

Before you invest in anything else, exhaust the possibilities of investing in your own business first. - Paul Zane Pilzer

How are you getting the extra edge for your business with business tools? Are you thinking like an entrepreneur today?

Check out the video below from Author and Stanford Lecturer Amy Wilkinson. Amy reveals the skills underlying entrepreneurial success and on how to thrive in a world of change!

 

I’d love to know in the comments below what business tools YOU are using and who is your favorite entrepreneur?

 

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Lisa loves helping others to thrive online through Social Media, Blogging, and SEO. What good is knowledge if you cannot share it with others? She has 30+ years of experience in marketing/advertising with 9 years of experience in content marketing, social media, blogging, and SEO. Check out her latest eBook "How to Tweet and Thrive on Twitter" now on Amazon.

  • Great headline you’ve got here. I do agree that having a valuable website and an optimized one is a vital tool for your business growth.

  • This business tools help me lot in my accounting business. I read the complete article and it is very good and amazing. You explain each and everything related to business. So thank you once again for sharing this helpful information.

    • Thank you Mark 🙂 Glad to hear that. Which of the tools do you like the best here? Welcome to Inspire to Thrive and have a great weekend!

  • Yes Lisa; your website is the ultimate tool. People look beyond this. Searching for apps and hacks and tools and then neglect their site. Gotta build it with helpful content and sweet links in through building bonds.

    • Hi Ryan, I agree with that one for sure 🙂 It must be mobile ready too today. I do see many clients not upgrading their sites to stay up to date. I appreciate your coming by Ryan and have yourself a wonderful weekend!

  • Thanks much for this informative article …It can help me & others to grow their business like Pro.
    Thanks!

    • Thank you Susan, Welcome to Inspire to Thrive. What did you like the most out of these for your business? Have a great weekend!

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