Politics and Business

Useful Tools And Software Every Small Business Needs

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When running a small business there are many factors that come into play, and lots of elements you need to consider in order for your venture to run smoothly. One of the best ways that you can facilitate the running of your business in 2022 is by using helpful software to autmoate processes and make your life a little easier. 

Today we want to share with you some of the different types of software and tools that can be used to make running a small business easier. 

Bookkeeping system 

The first easy software we are going to discuss is bookkeeping. If you have never run your own venture before, one of the most daunting things is getting used to handling your own finances. From filing your own business tax returns to creating a budget for your operations, there are a lot of things to think about as well as simple mistakes that can occur and cost you dearly. By installing a simple bookkeeping system in your new business you will easily be able to see your incomings and outgoings every month and this in turn will help you to plan ahead and decide where costs can be saved and spent. 

A HR system 

If you are running a team of people, one of the best things you can do is get yourself an all-encompassing HR system that will not only track who works for you, but their performance, salary, and also holidays. Having a system like this is easier not only for you but for everyone who works with you too. They will be able to stay on top of things like holidays and sick days, and they will also be able to plan ahead for the year along with their team. 

Scheduling software 

A scheduling system such as this EMS Scheduling Software does exactly what it says on the tin. It schedules. For those of you who work in an industry that is based around rotas, a scheduling system takes away the time you spend manually writing a staff rota for the week or month ahead. This system will save you time, make sure every day is catered for, and will also allow better work/life balance for yourself and your employees. 

Social media scheduling tools 

Marketing is a huge part of promoting your small business and using a social media scheduling tool is key. This will allow you to spend an hour or two at the start of the week or month planning some simple content that will roll out week on week. This way, you’ll always have a constant stream of content coming out even if you don’t have time to post in real time. 

Graphic design tools 

Graphic design tools such as illustrator, photoshop, or canva can be the best thing you bring into your business from a marketing point of view. Not only will they allow you to easily manage and create content, but they will also provide you with a brand kit and templates to ensure every piece of content comes out on brand. 


Melissa is a young and energetic writer, a mom to a sweet little boy, and a fur-mom to two perfect pooches. Before becoming the Associate Content Director for Project Female, she was a journalist specializing in topics related to women in politics and policy affecting women.

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