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Scripts for Outsourced Phone Answering
Answering Service
06/07/2019

How to Create Customer Service Scripts for Outsourced Phone Answering

Today’s workforce is seeing changes that are making a dramatic difference in the way we work and do business. 54% of Americans say they spend at least some time working remotely, a common occurrence as we gradually see a rise in remote employment opportunities. However, to ensure quality customer service, many businesses are choosing to…

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Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll
06/07/2019

Top 3 Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll and Processing for Your Business

There are more than 30 million small businesses in the United States. So for you as a small business owner, you want to do whatever you can to beat the competition. One way to do this is to look at your accounting, specifically your payroll. By outsourcing payroll, your company can benefit in multiple ways.…

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Small Business Tax Deductions
Bookkeeping
05/31/2019

6 Small Business Tax Deductions Worth Mentioning to Your Bookkeeper

The United States tax system is notoriously complicated. In fact, the tax code recently hit nearly 4 million words. For small businesses, that can mean missing out on big chunks of cash. But we’re here to help. We’ve nailed down some of the top small business tax deductions. Read on for the six business write…

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Supercharge Your Workforce
Tips
05/31/2019

Employee Motivation: 7 Great Ways to Supercharge Your Workforce

You’ve started a business and taken time to cultivate and hire the perfect team. Things were going great for a while, but now there is a noticeable slump in productivity and motivation. Employers are noticing a shift in what employee motivation means to their modern workforce and found that only 2 out of 10 employees…

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Small Business Automation
Office Process Automation
05/24/2019

Small Business Automation: How to Automate Your Small Business in 2019

When you’re trying to make the most of your small business in 2019, it’s important that you make automation part of your process. By touching base with some small business automation companies, you can free up time and get so much more out of your budget. To this end, consider these tips so that you…

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Choose the Right Outsourcing Service
Back Office Process
05/24/2019

How to Choose the Right Outsourcing Service for Your Back Office Process

According to Statista, the global outsourcing market was $45.6 billion dollars in 2000. In 2018, the market value had risen to $85.6 billion. From research, much of the outsourcing revenue came from North America and Europe. Today, business owners can outsource back office process and services such as bookkeeping. Some of the benefits they can…

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What is Back Office Outsourcing and Why Companies Need to Use It
Back Office
05/17/2019

What is Back Office Outsourcing and Why Companies Need to Use It

Your front office will generate sales and profits, but it needs support to do so. The heart of your business relies on proper accounting, bookkeeping, data entry, and more. Though these functions don’t relate to your core business model, they serve a vital role in overall business functions. Your back office needs management from professionals,…

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Benefits of Remote IT Support
Outsourcing
05/17/2019

6 Benefits of Remote IT Support for Small Businesses

More than 60 percent of small businesses go under within a year of a cyber attack. With this threat on the rise, there’s never been a better time to invest in your small business’ IT support. But for many small businesses, traditional IT is out of the budget. That’s where remote support comes in. Keep…

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Outsourced Phone Reception
Answering Service
05/09/2019

How Outsourced Phone Reception Can Help Your Business

What’s more frustrating – having no way to reach a business by phone or calling and getting stuck in an endless stream of prompts? An automated call answering service could be making your callers hate your company. The right answering service can do the opposite. It can reduce missed calls and improve the experience, leading…

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Top 5 Reasons Businesses Need an Answering Service
Answering Service
05/09/2019

Top 5 Reasons Businesses Need an Answering Service

Are you relying on voicemail for after-hour calls? You’re missing out. 80% of callers won’t leave a message if they get a voicemail. Nowadays, instant communication methods are necessary, especially with younger generations. Keep reading to find out how a business answering service can help you overcome communication issues to grow your business. Business Answering…

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Improve Team Communication
Virtual Assistant
05/06/2019

How to Improve Team Communication When Working with Virtual Assistants

When your business takes off and you find yourself overwhelmed with the day-to-day tasks that have nothing to do with your job role but everything to do with running business, consider hiring a virtual assistant. A virtual assistant typically works from home and provides personal, technical, and administrative assistance to their clients. Read on to…

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Virtual Assistant Tasks
Virtual Assistant
05/06/2019

Virtual Assistant Tasks: 7 Great Duties to Send Over to Your VA

In a poll of business leaders, nearly 7 hours a week were spent on low-value activities. These include things such as handling unimportant emails and dealing with unnecessary interruptions. That’s virtually an entire working day every week that is being spent on low-value tasks that someone else could be taking off your hands! This is…

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Outsourced Accounting Services Pros and Cons
Bookkeeping
04/26/2019

Outsourced Accounting Services Pros and Cons

US small businesses face challenges every financial year when it comes to accounting. In a 2015 survey, 71% of business owners said they outsource accounting services. In the same report, 50% said they would outsource accounting services. In a 2013 report, 38% of small businesses revealed they spend more than 80 hours dealing with finances.…

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What is Outsourced Accounting and Bookkeeping?
Outsourcing
04/26/2019

What is Outsourced Accounting and Bookkeeping?

Many small businesses are choosing to outsource certain business functions. This helps small and growing businesses cut costs on services which aren’t directly related tothe production of revenue. There are a lot of reasons to outsource some of your core business functions. You can reduce production costs and increase shareholder value. You have access to…

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Automate Office Tasks
Office Automation System
04/19/2019

How To Automate Office Tasks

There’s nothing worse than having to do the same assignment over and over again. Just ask your employees: they have to do it all the time – and they hate it. Not only does it affect the state of your workers’ happiness, but it also cuts a deep gash into your budget since you have…

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Why The Office Squad

Why We Do, What We Do

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