Why should you use a WordPress Website?

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Modern day society is being dominated by a company’s online presence through web and social media. A great tool in the arsenal of a good business is the use of WordPress Websites to improve their online presence. A business needs to take certain things into consideration for users on the internet if they wish to stay afloat in a sea of competition.

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What can you do to have a better online presence?

Firstly you need to cater for the bulk of internet traffic. Having a well designed and stylish website is all well and good, however there is more to a website than just a fancy design. This is done by having a responsive website, meaning that the website re-adjusts the content layout according to the screen size of the user. The WordPress Websites that MAP IT build cater for this.

What’s the benefit for this?

Roughly 55% of Web Traffic in Europe is now being generated through mobile devices. This means that if your website isn’t up to scratch for a mobile device you could very easily lose your audiences attention.
Moreover, if your website caters for features which are specialized for your business it’s important that this works on desktop as well as mobile devices.

 

Why Change Your Functioning Site For A New WordPress Website?

We believe in return on investment. A new website could mean the difference between capturing your next client’s attention or not. We’ve carried out research as to what entices people to use a company when carrying out research on who to choose. Clients, most often, chose a company to work with based on their presence online and price.

 

What do we have to offer?

MAP IT focus on providing well designed and functional websites. We base these on templates which are readily available to the open market, but work out the best business logic to implement features on the site by using off the shelf plugins.
Our Websites are built with digital marketing tactics in mind which will help your site rank well on search engines. The WordPress platform which we utilise allows for SEO tactics to be implemented and digital marketing efforts to improve a websites presence on the web.
We offer websites which cater for taking online bookings, purchasing of products, booking courses, reservations for restaurants apart from the normal basic websites.

 

Why Change Your Functioning Site For A New WordPress Website?

The websites we can provide are fully customisable so the possibilities for your next website are endless. There are plugins for all functionalities these days which means the limits of your websites are your needs and beyond.

 

What’s the next step?

Contact us and see what we can do for you and how it could benefit you.

Utilizing Time Tracking Software at Work

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Every business wants to know where the bulk of its time is being spent by it’s employees. Every business wants to have the perfect workflow with comprehensive data about the day to day tasks its employees carry out. This is why a good time tracking software is a powerful tool to use.

Tracking time through excel sheets, stop watches and rough pieces of paper are a thing of the past. MAP IT have come up with a solution to collecting quantitative as well as qualitative data through an off the shelf software that any business can integrate into their systems. MAP.TIME, which forms part of the MAP.SUITE, is the proprietary software which was created for individuals to log their time spent on tasks using timesheets.

Essentially a timesheet is created when an employee is working on a specific task, which can be added to a project or a client. This means that as an employee works on a project, time spent on tasks can be tracked and billed for with a clearer overview of the time allocations.

WHY WOULD YOU ADD THE ADDITIONAL BURDEN OF TRACKING TIME?

Improved Time Tracking

Every business needs a time tracking software to help make task and project management simpler. Tracking the time that employees spend on each of the projects, and determining which of the tasks is the most important, will make it easier for the employees to manage their work

Task Efficiency

If employees track their times, they can get a better understanding on how long their tasks are taking. This way data can be gathered on how long an employee spent on a task, estimate how much time could be potentially be left on a task and inform their manager whether they will be able to make the stipulated deadline or not. It will also help an employee evaluate what tasks he might need to focus more on or if that employee would like to train himself further on a certain topic.

Project Planning

Time tracking software can also give you a better understanding of exactly what is happening in your business. It can provide the project manager with an overview of the current project statuses as well as where the team is spending their time and efforts. For a project manager, this is extremely helpful. Once this information is gathered, the project manager can rearrange projects and tasks, and provide help to those teams that need it, all while staying on track to meet their goals.

Future Project and Task Estimates

Gathering the information from the timesheets means that the project managers can look back at previous similar projects and should be able to hand out estimates for projects without the need to interrupt a team member every time. This also means that the project manager can see where progress has been made by employees from one task to another similar task.

Wage Calculation

The system MAP IT have created will allow the employees to do more than just track their time. They create timesheets, which the employers can then use to help with payroll. This can be very helpful in making sure that the employees all receive the payment due for the time they worked on their tasks and projects.

Accurate Invoicing

Possibly one of the most important benefits of a time tracking software is that it allows one to accurately bill a client. If your business bills clients based on time spent on a task rather than a set price project, this sort of software can ensure that you do not charge the clients the wrong amount. Overcharging your client due to no time being kept could leave the task carried in a bad light and potentially an angry client. On the other hand, if you are not billing enough for your services, you will be losing money.

In business, showing that your timings and billing is fair and correct means that the client will automatically have more faith in the work being carried out and will also appreciate the honesty displayed. It also means that as long as an hourly rate is set, all the time spent on a task is justifiable. This could also mean that the client will be more likely to return in the future.

Want to find out more about our tailor made time tracking software? Check out the MAP.SUITE portal where you can sign up for a trial version of all our modules which form part of the MAP.SUITE systems, including the MAP.TIME or contact us for more details at [email protected]

What is a CRM?

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If you work in the IT industry and handle various clients you’ve probably come across the term CRM. Customer relationship management (CRM) is a phrase that refers to strategies, practices and systems that companies use to manage their customer interactions and data throughout the customer lifecycle, with the aim of improving business relationships with customers. If you haven’t heard about this, then this might be quite an insightful post to read.
A CRM system is a centralized place where all the business information is kept, making it easy for employees to understand the relationship between their business and a client. Using a CRM gives clarity to the relationship shared with the client, also giving insight to how the client should be dealt with. Any CRM system is built to showcase people and the business relationships information, making it a powerful tool for constant growth businesses.

Apart from just aiding in understanding the business relationship, a CRM will help store sensitive data in a secure location utilizing a user friendly method of obtaining the information needed. Using a CRM which is web based also makes it easier to connect to the information remotely where it can be used from anywhere.
It’s 2016, businesses are booming, the technology is out there and should be utilized. Businesses are all eager to network themselves, gaining leads and potential clients and it’s important to keep track of these potential clients. Knowing what the company does, who they are and how you could potentially pitch to them could benefit your business.

Where does MAP IT come in?

We have created a module in our MAP.SUITE system which is called MAP.CRM. Effectively we have created a module which can help you store all your client’s details as you desire with the potential to customize the system further.
Want to find out more about our tailor made CRM? Check out the MAP.SUITE portal where you can sign up for a trial version of all our modules which form part of the Map.SUITE systems, including the CRM or contact us for more details at [email protected].