Increasing the efficiency of your team and your business can lead to improved productivity and better profit margins. However, figuring out what to automate and implementing these solutions can be challenging.
Fortunately, there’s no shortage of software that can help you automate repetitive or routine tasks, from sales and marketing to finance and project management.
In this post, we’re sharing nine reasons why you should automate your business.
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What are the benefits of business automation?
Automation helps you make routine, redundant tasks more automatic, so you and your team can focus on other business tasks. Here are nine benefits of automation for your business.
1. Reduce the amount of time spent on administrative tasks
Did you know that knowledge workers spend an average of 3.8 hours each day doing busywork? Many of these tasks are repetitive and could be eliminated with more streamlined and automated workflows.
For example, most managers, people ops, and finance teams spend a ton of time approving everything from new software purchases to invoices and time-off requests. Instead of dealing with these requests as one-off Slack and email messages that also need to be logged in various business applications, you can use a combination of software or automated workflows to manage the entire process.
Here are some of the tools that can help you automate the approval process:
- Use Zapier to cut down on some of the manual and repetitive tasks….