Mobile development can be an expensive in more ways than one, you might think that buying a cheap alternative to a professionally produced mobile application is a great way to save money but the truth could be much different.
In the past we saw the website design market place begin to move from Million dollar websites to less expensive alternatives which at first were not too bad, however over time the price of a website went so low that the quality of the product began to decline.
You can see the same thing happening again, this time with mobile websites and applications.
Would you trust your business to a high school student?
Most business owners would agree with the idea that creating a positive image is one of the most important things you can do to gain new business.
Would you sacrifice the quality of your product just because you might save a few dollars?
Would you serve cold food at your restaurant?
The answer is NO, Not if you want to continue to be successful in your business.
There are a lot of things about running a business that the average person does not understand.
Managing a successful business is a full time endeavor, it takes a lot of effort and planning to remain successful in a challenging economy.
The trouble with small business is that sometimes its hard to figure out what is going on in life, more so when you find that your time is limited by the number of hours in a day.
Could you think your way out of a problem if you did not know nor had you any experience with the problem?
They used to call this consulting, but in our experience most small business owners do not listen to advice at all. Which is why they really need advice, more so when you have a rough and tumble economy like we have now.
Small business owners may not think they need a business analyst.
One of the most important things you can do for your small business is to create and generate a plan that works time after time. Small businesses are sometimes caught up in trying to survive and overlook a key element in their success.
The business analyst can actually come in and determine what the small business owner can do to expand his or her business. The small business owner can benefit just as much from a business analyst as a large corporation. There may be times when the business analyst sees the big picture when the small business owner can only see the bottom line.
The new small business may not feel the added expense of a business analyst is worth justifying. In fact this is just the case. The small business can benefit from the business analyst in many ways. The business analyst may be able to offer an unforeseen income generating avenue.
Advertising techniques the small business is using may be proving fruitless. The business analyst may be able to implement Bluetooth advertising. The small business could target specific clients instead of a general population with his or her advertising dollar.
The business analyst may be able to suggest point of sale income not thought of by the small business owner. Other elements the business analyst could suggest would be repackaging in different sizes, where appropriate. Offering complimenting sales items may have not occurred to the small business owner.
The business analyst is there to show a different perspective. The business analyst will be able to assess the small business and determine what business decisions should be made. He or she can instruct the small business owner of new programs available. The business analyst will be able to offer advice as to new technology the small business owner is not taking advantage of.
The small business is able to be aided in several ways by the business analyst. The business analyst is a visionary. He or she can show the small business how to implement innovative business techniques. These techniques may have never been before thought of by the small business owner.
The business analyst can view the broad scope of things to determine a need by the customer. The small business owner may have no idea these areas of opportunity exist. It is up to the business analyst to show the small business what will work and what will not work for the business. Building profits and customer relations are the two key components that make up what the small business is focused upon.
A good business analyst will be able to integrate these key elements into a plan of action for the small business. The business analyst can act as the liaison between the small business and the customer to determine if the needs of the customer are being met. A report can then be generated to determine how the small business can use this information.
The small business and it’s customers can benefit from the knowledge a business analyst brings to the table. The added expense of a business analyst can significantly raise the profits of a small business. It is worth researching whether a business analyst will be able to use his or her skills when it comes to a small business.
Writing software, creating software can help build your business.
building software is a process that you can follow using a set check list, however that is only a part of the entire process.
Software use in many small business companies is on the rise and it is being supplied from the traditional outlets either. One of the most interesting aspects of this modern technologically world we live in is that the old time supplies such as Microsoft and even apple seem to be moving to the back of the bus so to speak.
types of software and how they work.
With so many open source options available today why would a small business company spend so much money on a software solution that perhaps may not be as popular or even as effective as some of the open source solutions out there. A great point in case is this hotel that I am not staying in yesterday they lost several hundreds in profits because they purchased some software from a vendor and that vendor let them down, they were unable to process any payments, they had customers standing in line waiting for the opportunity to do business with them.
A retailers nightmare…
This is a business nightmare when you cannot generate revenue and you have bills that come in month after month then you know that you cannot afford to loose money… In this very challenging economy a business cannot afford to make these kinds of mistakes… The thing is this company allegedly paid like $8000.00 to a vendor and ended up loosing money because of all the problems that the software caused that business then ended up allegedly moving to an open source solution.
So, the old methods of using software vendors may not always be a good method of creating revenue.