Smart Business Technology Tools<br />Jason Hull<br />OpenSource Connections<br />www.opensourceconnections.com/careers<br ...
The Mandatory “About Us” Slide<br />Experts on the Solr/Lucene search platform<br />CVE-certified SDVOSB<br />We built you...
Why Listen To Me?<br />Our company manages clients in<br />3 continents<br />6 different time zones<br />Commercial/govern...
What We’ll Cover Today<br />Operations<br />Back Office<br />Marketing<br />My Thoughts on Embracing This Process<br />
Customer Service Tools<br />Project Management<br />Basecampwww.basecamphq.com<br />Nozbewww.nozbe.com<br />“There are no ...
Knowledge Sharing<br />Tutorials<br />Jingwww.jing.com<br />Collaborate<br />TeamViewerwww.teamviewer.com<br />Skypewww.sk...
Communicate With Customers<br />Google Voice<br />www.google.com/voice<br />RingCentral<br />www.ringcentral.com<br />Surv...
Back Office<br />Shopping Carts/ Fulfillment<br />Volusionwww.volusion.com<br />Shipwirewww.shipwire.com<br />Shopifywww.s...
Back Office<br />Accounting<br />Quickbooks Onlinewww.quickbooksonline.com<br />Freshbookswww.freshbooks.com<br />Zoho Inv...
Back Office<br />Find People<br />oDeskwww.odesk.com<br />eLancewww.eLance.com<br />Guruwww.guru.com<br />Craigslistwww.cr...
Marketing<br />Make a logo/website<br />99 Designswww.99designs.com<br />Wordpresswww.wordpress.com<br />Drupalwww.drupal....
Marketing<br />Help people find you<br />Google Locallocal.google.com<br />Yelpwww.yelp.com<br />Better Business Bureauwww...
Marketing<br />Spread the word (more than Facebookand Twitter)<br />Meetupwww.meetup.com<br />Redditwww.reddit.com<br />Ci...
My Thoughts<br />Trade money for time<br />Automate where possible<br />Batching works<br />Jott<br />Nozbe<br />Myinterva...
My Thoughts<br />Your expert is rarely local<br />NIH doesn’t work in 21st century<br />Technology mostly replaces in-pers...
My Thoughts<br />Free up your personal time to dedicate more to your business<br />Bill Pay<br />Mint.com<br />Doody calls...
Inspiration<br />Tim Ferris’s Four Hour Workweek<br />www.fourhourworkweek.com<br />Automate My Small Business<br />www.au...
Smart Business Technology Tools<br />Jason Hull<br />OpenSource Connections<br />www.opensourceconnections.com/careers<br ...
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  1. 1. Smart Business Technology Tools<br />Jason Hull<br />OpenSource Connections<br />www.opensourceconnections.com/careers<br />Follow me on Twitter: @hull_j<br />
  2. 2. The Mandatory “About Us” Slide<br />Experts on the Solr/Lucene search platform<br />CVE-certified SDVOSB<br />We built your conference matchmaking app<br />
  3. 3. Why Listen To Me?<br />Our company manages clients in<br />3 continents<br />6 different time zones<br />Commercial/government<br />Cleared/non-classified<br />With people in<br />4 continents<br />8 different locations<br />Using<br />1 person to manage everything outside of project execution<br />You’re looking at him<br />
  4. 4. What We’ll Cover Today<br />Operations<br />Back Office<br />Marketing<br />My Thoughts on Embracing This Process<br />
  5. 5. Customer Service Tools<br />Project Management<br />Basecampwww.basecamphq.com<br />Nozbewww.nozbe.com<br />“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”<br />--Roger Staubach<br />
  6. 6. Knowledge Sharing<br />Tutorials<br />Jingwww.jing.com<br />Collaborate<br />TeamViewerwww.teamviewer.com<br />Skypewww.skype.com<br />Capture<br />Zendeskwww.zendesk.com<br />Store<br />Dropbox<br />www.dropbox.com<br />
  7. 7. Communicate With Customers<br />Google Voice<br />www.google.com/voice<br />RingCentral<br />www.ringcentral.com<br />SurveyMonkey<br />www.surveymonkey.com<br />Maxemail<br />www.maxemail.com<br />UserVoice<br />www.uservoice.com<br />Earth Class Mail<br />www.earthclassmail.com<br />
  8. 8. Back Office<br />Shopping Carts/ Fulfillment<br />Volusionwww.volusion.com<br />Shipwirewww.shipwire.com<br />Shopifywww.shopify.com<br />Paypalwww.paypal.com<br />“Good is the enemy of great. That’s why so few things become great.”<br />--Jim Collins<br />
  9. 9. Back Office<br />Accounting<br />Quickbooks Onlinewww.quickbooksonline.com<br />Freshbookswww.freshbooks.com<br />Zoho Invoicinginvoice.zoho.com<br />Online Bill PayCheck your bank<br />Customer Mgmt<br />Highrisewww.highrisehq.com<br />Salesforcewww.salesforce.com<br />
  10. 10. Back Office<br />Find People<br />oDeskwww.odesk.com<br />eLancewww.eLance.com<br />Guruwww.guru.com<br />Craigslistwww.craigslist.org<br />
  11. 11. Marketing<br />Make a logo/website<br />99 Designswww.99designs.com<br />Wordpresswww.wordpress.com<br />Drupalwww.drupal.org<br />Google Siteswww.google.com/sites<br />“The sole purpose of marketing is to sell more to more people, more often, and at higher prices. There is no other reason to do it.”<br />--Sergio Zyman<br />
  12. 12. Marketing<br />Help people find you<br />Google Locallocal.google.com<br />Yelpwww.yelp.com<br />Better Business Bureauwww.bbb.org<br />Chamber of Commercevaries<br />
  13. 13. Marketing<br />Spread the word (more than Facebookand Twitter)<br />Meetupwww.meetup.com<br />Redditwww.reddit.com<br />Citysearchwww.citysearch.com<br />Disquswww.disqus.com<br />Kloutwww.klout.com<br />
  14. 14. My Thoughts<br />Trade money for time<br />Automate where possible<br />Batching works<br />Jott<br />Nozbe<br />Myintervals<br />Don’t focus on doing it all<br />Generate sales<br />Execute well<br />Automate and outsource the rest<br />
  15. 15. My Thoughts<br />Your expert is rarely local<br />NIH doesn’t work in 21st century<br />Technology mostly replaces in-person meetings<br />Don’t forget your backyard though<br />Local sales are the easiest<br />Presence can build reputation<br />
  16. 16. My Thoughts<br />Free up your personal time to dedicate more to your business<br />Bill Pay<br />Mint.com<br />Doody calls<br />Gymboree<br />Amazon Prime<br />Netgrocer/Relay Foods/Pink Dot<br />Open Table<br />Red Butler<br />Craigslist<br />Most startups are UNDERCAPITALIZED. Don’t be penny wise and pound foolish!<br />“Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of Ws you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it. I call this the freedom multiplier.”<br />--Tim Ferriss<br />
  17. 17. Inspiration<br />Tim Ferris’s Four Hour Workweek<br />www.fourhourworkweek.com<br />Automate My Small Business<br />www.automatemysmallbusiness.com<br />
  18. 18. Smart Business Technology Tools<br />Jason Hull<br />OpenSource Connections<br />www.opensourceconnections.com/careers<br />Follow me on Twitter: @hull_j<br />
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