The use of smartphones and tablets is increasingly growing in the majority of the companies. Increased mobility is important because it will result in higher efficiency and it may generate an increased productivity. Small Business Trends has listed ten ways for a company to make these elements work for your organization, pleasing customers and thus improving profitability.
1) Add Mobile Payment Options for Customer Convenience
Use tablets to take credit card payments at points of sales and use social media to let mobile customers know informations about your business.
2) Arm Your Sales Team With Mobile Tools
Smartphones and tablets provide mobile sales teams with constant communications and productivity tools including email, social medias, and others, so they can be always connected to the company and clients.
3) Use QR Codes to Engage Customers in the Mobile Space
The QR Code is a two-dimensional bar code easely indentifiable by most of spmartphones cameras. It may engage the costummers.
4) Add Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service for Mobile
Increasingly, these services will be available for the small business market. It is one more thing to be even more efficient, practical and satisfy the customers.
5) Increase Agility and Reduce Costs
You can save sharing information instantly via email, social media, or other electronic documents from no matter where you are. Add to this eliminating paper from your world completely and you can begin to see the increased efficiency and decreased costs.
6) Use Mobile Apps for Management Tasks
Small businesses are using mobile apps for a host of management activities. Don’t waste your time and start doing it as well
7) Do Banking in the Mobile World
Small businesses can use mobile apps to do their banking. It will also make everything more practical and effective.
8) Use Mobile Video Messaging Apps
This is another example on how you can be more practical. With video apps, your contributors will be able even to join video conferences
9) Create a Mobile Friendly Website
Simplify your web design so it is easier to view on a smaller screen like the one on a smartphone, or create a special mobile version of your site.
10) Look Into Responsive Design
Create a website that is not designed for a specific format. This website will resize itself based upon the screen of the device upon which it is being viewed.
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