The transformative digital tools that small companies can implement overnight (VB Live)

The transformative digital tools that small companies can implement overnight (VB Live)

Presented by DocuSign

The new world of work doesn’t need to be daunting. Robust, easy-to-use digital tools can modernize organization procedures, and assist your staff members and organization better adapt to today’s environment. Join this live VB event to find out how one small company found success and how you can, too.

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Time, money, and money flow are familiar terms that small businesses live and breathe every day. Adjusting to the new typical in the wake of a pandemic can be an obstacle, specifically as consumers return and organization begins to choose up once again.

” With more customers to service, it grows more difficult to use great, personalized consumer experience to every single one– and that has a direct influence on your bottom line,” says Dave Simon, Vice President, Small Company Commercial Sales at DocuSign.

” As clients have actually moved far from in-person conferences and purchases, they rely more greatly on virtual, digital experiences. In this brand-new typical, small businesses are challenged with finding brand-new consumers and servicing existing customers. Small businesses are forced to scale back resources and use digital technology to offer and provide high quality service,” states Simon.

Many small businesses attempt to address that decline in customer experience by working with more assistance or service specialists, but that’s a pricey, ineffective way to solve the instant issue. The expense of employing brand-new staff members and after that ramping them up can be excessive, and the problem of insufficient cash, too little capital, and employees using a lot of hats simply persists. It’s an analog service in a world that’s ending up being significantly digital.

Technology can assist small companies systematize and scale their client experience, Simon states.

” Technologies are becoming more and more friendly and inexpensive,” he says. “However they have to be easy to embrace for small businesses that don’t always have a deep bench of technical talent.

There are services for every single action of the client journey, Simon explains. To produce need and obtain brand-new consumers, services can utilize marketing tools, like HubSpot and MailChimp. DocuSign allows small companies to lower friction with their clients by making agreements much easier to prepare, review, negotiate, and sign. There are technologies for support, service, sales, and marketing that are simple to implement, Zendesk for consumer support, and Salesforce Fundamentals, which is purpose-built for really small businesses.

” A lot of the value that’s driven from systems like Zendesk on the consumer support front, or HubSpot on the marketing front, is driven around personalization,” Simon says.

Rather of requiring 8-10 weeks for execution, you can begin with them overnight. 6 months ago, you may have asked how many small businesses had actually utilized Zoom and heard a very different figure than what you hear today. Zoom, in addition to other digital collaboration tools, have really light-weight implementation and onboarding, which permits small businesses to get fast returns on their investment through quick wins. Also, this lowers the quantity of up-front danger and dedication that’s required to adopt innovation and get worth out of it.

Simon points to NanaWall, a small business that makes specialized opening glass systems for houses as an example of a business that’s carried out digital innovation and has seen concrete outcomes. They’re leveraging DocuSign to lower friction within their business and with business they work for, by removing manual procedures that are needlessly laborious, and changing them with effective, easy-to-use digital signing solutions.

Simon advises small services to also focus on keeping an open line of communication with customers, potential customers, and others in the small company neighborhood. Whether the preferred method is email, social posts, or stories, having the ideal mix of social tools will assist companies maintain connections to their neighborhood and ultimately assist them come back more powerful during healing.

” It’s appealing for small companies to focus on saving a bit of cash; however, sacrificing routine communications and social updates need to not be locations where you should do that. It’s imperative to keep an open, routine, connection to your loyal clients and the neighborhood at big. Going radio quiet and thinking nobody is listening, will wind up costing you when things select back up,” Simon says.

To read more about how digital change can assist your organization stand out from the competition and speed up sales, even in tough times, and how to begin on your innovation journey, don’t miss this VB Live event.

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In this webinar, you’ll:

  • Speak with industry experts from DocuSign, Stripe, and ChowNow
  • Understand market patterns affecting the speed of business transactions
  • Learn how technology platforms are assisting businesses move to the new world of work
  • Enable your business to utilize digital tools as a competitive benefit and essential differentiator


  • Brent Kraus, SVP Sales & Dining Establishment Success, ChowNow
  • Dave Simon, Vice President, Small Business Commercial Sales, DocuSign
  • Jeanne DeWitt Grosser, Head of Revenue and Development for the Americas, Stripe
  • Stewart Rogers, Mediator, VentureBeat

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