A lot has changed in the last several years; we have computers in our hands, streaming movie and television services, and we no longer have dial-up internet (thank goodness for that one)! These changes are not only amazing to watch unfold before our eyes, but they have made our lives so much easier; scheduling an appointment or keeping a calendar is much more organized than it was before, not to mention the vast amounts of new marketing tools we have at our disposal. The time has come for us to embrace a paperless world, and here are a few reasons why we think your business practice will be better off that way:
- Your business will do its part in keeping the planet clean! Paper and other physical documents, unfortunately, don’t get discarded the way they ought to — despite your office’s best efforts — and end up in an already-too-full landfill. Switching to an online service will help bring down the level of waste in your regional area, making it less dirty and trash-covered, not to mention decrease the desire for paper and save a couple trees!
- Say goodbye to clutter! Nothing is more irritating than having to file tens of thousands of different documents — some of which are multiples or even unnecessary papers that just get thrown into places where they shouldn’t be! Once you and your business decide to go paperless, you’ll find that your office spaces open up immensely; your workplace will look cleaner and more professional. Remember, the sight of clutter is often associated with chaos and unprofessionalism, and will deter potential customers!
- Easy and time manageable. Once everything is switched over to digital, it won’t take nearly as long to hand out, fill in, and file everything. A few simple clicks, and the fifteen minutes it would have taken you to fill out the proper paperwork will be freed up, and you can focus on customer relationships or other important business practices. Not only that, but your customers who have access to the internet will be able to do a lot of their own paperwork as well, if your website has the appropriate links. They can schedule their own appointments, and everything will show up on the designated calendar for both the client and you, the business owner. Having everything in one space, rather than scribbled across the surface of a large desktop calendar, will save everyone time and energy.
Be sure to check out EZNet’s scheduling features for all of your convenient, paperless needs!