What are SOPs and why do you need them?

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are essential for a business of any size or niche. If you want people to follow rules, you need to give them clear guidelines as to what those rules are and what they need to do, to follow them. In effect, that is what your SOPs are for. They give your [...]

Operations management: why it matters to your small business

Operations management was once seen as something that only applied to manufacturing businesses. However, effective operations management is at the heart of all successful businesses, no matter how big or small they may be. If you want to provide a better quality and standard of service/product to your customer, whilst minimising your costs, time and [...]

What makes a successful business operations strategy?

Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com A business operations strategy ensures every area of your business is working in sync with the others. It enables you to keep up with changing markets and practices, as well as staying competitive and successful in your industry. If you want to improve your products and services, whilst ensuring [...]

How to identify when you need to work with an Online Business Manager

It can be difficult to know when you’re ready to work with an Online Business Manager and, equally difficult to admit you even need additional help. Hiring too early means you’re investing funds into something you may not need, whilst delaying can mean potentially losing out on potential sales and financial growth. So how can [...]

What services can an OBM offer to help your business?

Hiring an OBM is a sensible and strategic choice when you’re ready for your business to grow. Unlike other online virtual assistants, an OBM has a deeper connection with you and your business. They’re usually hired to manage specific aspects of your business, as well as troubleshooting and streamlining others. If you want to refresh [...]

How is an OBM different from a VA -and why you need to know

Whether you’re just starting out in business or have been trading for a while, the idea of hiring in some virtual help has probably crossed your mind. However, with the choice between OBM (Online Business Manager) or VA (Virtual Assistant) available to you, getting the right type of help is essential, if you want to [...]