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Why You Need a Task Manager App Now

July 06, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Why You Need a Task Manager App Now

Maintaining a project means to face the numerous difficulties such as keeping track of the tasks, timeliness, risks, resources, monitoring the overall progress and the progress of certain employees. If you are well aware of all these challenges, you also know about the task manager apps designed to make multitasking and managing the project easier. Especially SMB operators who will appreciate the help of professional online software like Zip checklist because they are in need of a universal tool for all of their daily or monthly tasks. Still not sure whether or not you need one today? This comprehensive list of available options as well as pros and cons of using the online task manager may help you to make a final decision.

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Make Your Hotel A Better Place: How to Improve the Customer Experience

July 06, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Make Your Hotel A Better Place: How to Improve the Customer Experience

Like many business owners, you have a clear point of view about your business and your customer experience in particular. However, if you are like many entrepreneurs, you fail to experience how your business looks, feels, smells, and tastes from the customer’s point of view. It’s amazing how unexpected this perspective can be. If you recently discovered that your hotel is far from perfection, here are some easy ways to improve your customer experience with little effort.

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Exploring the Possibilities of Free Task Management with Zip Checklist

July 06, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Exploring the Possibilities of Free Task Management with Zip Checklist

Is your current to-do lists a total mess? If so, start learning about the main task management tasks that will make a huge difference for your company and explore the endless possibilities of professional task management software for free.  Zip Checklist is both an effective and easy to implement a tool that guaranteed to increase your productivity and work performance starting today!

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Effective Shift Management with Zip Checklist

July 06, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Effective Shift Management with Zip Checklist

Any successful business owner who is looking for effective shift management software solutions should look no longer. Zip Checklist is professional software that offers free Android and iOS apps and enables any business owner to schedule or plan easily the shifts of a workforce management team. Using the online, cloud-based task manager such as Zip Checklist, you’ll have the best workforce and scheduling tool available today on the market. Easy implementation, great support, and a number of other benefits for your business are included!

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Customers Want More: New Expectations You Must Meet Now

July 06, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Customers Want More: New Expectations You Must Meet Now

Consumer demands and expectations are rising fast – with an infinite number of options to choose from. Customers are no longer stuck with companies that don’t satisfy their needs or don’t provide service they want. We can thank or blame technology for this, but for every company, it means one thing - they should respond to customer reviews really fast and always be ready for changes. Those companies that don’t respond quickly now, risk both with their reputation and customer loyalty. Learn about new expectations of your customers and how to meet them using the simplest tool available to managers and business operators – the remote task manager.

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Workflow Software to Ease Business Growing Pains

June 18, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Workflow Software to Ease Business Growing Pains

In the world of business, one of the great ironies is that many successful new enterprises fail within the first year or two, because they cannot manage their growth. Just when they should enjoy the most prosperity, the owners lose control of budgets, inventory, staffing, and capital requirements. Those who lead the organization go from being visionary innovators to overburdened, disorganized, ineffective bosses who cannot handle their increasing responsibility. Workflow management descends into chaos, record keepers are swamped with data they cannot effectively manage, and weekly to do lists grow out of hand without the right task management strategies to get things done.

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How SMBs Can Use Task Management to Increase Productivity

June 18, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

How SMBs Can Use Task Management to Increase Productivity

As a business manager, you understand how critical it is to stay productive to remain competitive and bring in consistent profits. You also realize that your business has limited resources and you often have to focus on improving your efficiencies to drive business growth.

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Add Inventory Management to Your “To Do List

June 18, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Add Inventory Management to Your “To Do List"

When it comes to task management for your small to mid-sized business, don’t get so focused on sales that you neglect to add inventory monitoring and analysis to your “to do list.” Fail to acknowledge the value of this kind of protocol in a restaurant, for example, and you can wind up spending your hard-earned profit on food that spoils and winds up in the dumpster, not on the plate. The same is true for bar owners. Slack inventory management can leave your bottles dry when business peaks, or can have you paying for the wrong brands and categories that only gather dust on the shelf. Worse still, if bar inventory becomes too unmanageable; you could run afoul of state alcohol regulations and wind up in legal trouble. Businesses with alcohol licenses typically have to account for every bottle of booze they sell – and if they cannot keep track of their liquor inventory, they may fail an audit.

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Your To Do List: Overcome the fear of technology

June 16, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Your To Do List: Overcome the fear of technology

Technological advances, including mobile phone applications, have created a low-overhead, high-productivity tool kit that can greatly benefit small and medium-sized businesses. The digital technology accelerating and enhancing the way business is done is of particular significance to franchise owners, restaurants, and companies that sell retail products and consumer packaged goods. But unless owners and managers take advantage of these technologies, they’ll be left behind by competitors who are more comfortable upgrading to the new ways of doing business in the 21st century.

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Task Management Tips for Business Owners

June 16, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Task Management Tips for Business Owners

If you own or manage an enterprise, you already know that time is tight and that as the leader you have to prioritize your areas of focus. The more you can succeed at intelligent task management and getting items off of your to-do list, the faster you can get back to the essential business of building your company and turning a profit – as its visionary thought leader, not its go-to worker bee.

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Employee Task Manager to Save Time and Cut Costs

June 16, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Employee Task Manager to Save Time and Cut Costs

As a business manager, you understand how critical it is to stay productive to remain competitive and bring in consistent profits. You also realize that your business has limited resources and you often have to focus on improving your efficiencies to drive business growth.

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Digital Task Management Software

June 16, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Digital Task Management Software

Successful people know that for every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned. Especially the owners of both small and medium-sized businesses are well aware of this simple truth that keeps them ahead of the game. Considering that the planning is the key of well performed job, the Digital Task Management Software became the main tool of any business operator nowadays. So, if you are still using the old-fashioned handwritten checklists, probably it’s about time to reconsider your old habits in order to improve your business as well as increase your productivity.

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Record Keeper: Compliance with Dept. of Labor Rules

June 15, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Record Keeper: Compliance with Dept. of Labor Rules

On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking related to overtime requirements for employees. The notice should be regarded as an urgent head’s-up for anyone in the restaurant business, because under the proposed rules, the minimum salary owners will have to pay in order to exempt their employees from eligibility for overtime is going to increase more than 100 percent.

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Dump your To-Do List and Get a Task Management Solution

June 15, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Dump your To-Do List and Get a Task Management Solution

As  a supervisor, you may be required to write to-do lists to help you stay on track and be productive, but yet find yourself choosing to complete only the most critical tasks and having ignored the least important ones at the end of the day. Who would blame you?  According to researchers, our minds can only process up to 7 tasks without feeling overwhelmed; anything beyond this and we risk pulling our own hair out.

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Don’t know where to keep your checklists? There’s an app for that!

June 15, 2017 / By Zip Checklist / In Zip Checklist

Don’t know where to keep your checklists? There’s an app for that!

David Scott Peters over at TheRestaurantExpert.com wrote an interesting article on how something as simple as a checklist can save you a lot of headaches as a restaurant owner. One of his readers, Margaret P, loved the idea, but wasn’t sure where to keep her paper checklists so that they wouldn’t be forgotten or overlooked, especially since she had a lot of people working in a small kitchen. Luckily, Margaret, there’s an app for that.

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