We’ve put together a list of six reasons why digitizing your contracting business could be one of the most important things you do in 2020.Continue Reading
These are unprecedented times for business owners. While we all hope that the pandemic is short-lived and that things bounce back quickly, everyone is scrambling to figure out how to stay afloat right now. For most small business owners, that means focusing intensely on their cash position, and ensuring that they have the cash reserves (and business footprint) to ride out the crisis.Continue Reading
First and foremost, we hope that you and your families are safe. Should you find that you are forced to operate your business semi-remotely during this period, we’d like to help you manage that transition as best you can. We’ve cherry picked 8 Knowify features that could be helpful:Continue Reading
Contractors are scrambling to complete their summer projects, while also strategizing on the best ways to ensure they stay occupied once the busy season comes to a close. Here at Knowify, our team appreciates just how important a productive fall is in ensuring your business success. We’ve built our software specifically with these issues in mind, and have come up with a few tips to make sure your team stays busy (and profitable) in the coming months.Continue Reading
Have you ever signed up for an app just to have it not work? It’s probably one of the most frustrating, yet easily avoidable, things we tech-savvy people can do. But, generally, it isn’t a big deal. You’ve downloaded an app on your phone that you thought was interesting or thought you might need, it doesn’t work properly, so you get rid of it and find something else. No harm, no foul.
But what happens when you’re using an app for more important tasks, like managing your finances?Continue Reading
As you probably already know, Knowify covers a wide swathe of a contractor’s day-to-day business administration activities. But it doesn’t do everything – if it’s not job related, then Knowify may not address it. Would you like to use Knowify to help you with job costing and contract management, but wish it included a lead tracking or marketing side? Or perhaps you wish you could have your Knowify activity broadcast across your communication platform (like Slack), ensuring that everyone remained up-to-date on the activities of the business. We share your vision of end-to-end business automation, with modern software tools helping you to grow efficiently and intelligently, each one passing essential information to the others to ensure that your organization is a well-oiled machine.Continue Reading
Business owners are often confused by the term “business software” or “business management software,” so here is a brief history of how business software came to be, what it is today, how it can help your business.
At the core of every business has always been its general ledger. As you probably know, entries used to be recorded by hand before 1961 when the first large-scale computerized accounting system was introduced by IBM. This system was called 9Pac, and it was one of the first systems to track the sales of every salesperson in a company.Continue Reading
The office side of the business is frequently unloved in construction. We like to joke that nobody ever got into construction so they could sit at a desk working on spreadsheets all day. Because construction guys would much rather be in the field, they often develop little workarounds to make the office side of things faster – but as with any workaround, they give up something in the process.Continue Reading
By Renée Francoeur – Knowify, a cloud-based software designed to help manage the online functions for executing electrical business, is available in Canada. Knowify handles tasks like converting bids into contracts, estimating contracts, job management, dispatch/service ticket management, time keeping, purchasing, invoicing, scheduling and job-costing.
A Patrina Corporation subsidiary, Knowify was founded in 2012 and specializes in providing services for contractors. It is based out of New York City.— — —
Knowify (https://www.knowify.com/) represents the best in modern technology and business practices adapted for small to medium contractors. Knowify delivers a new set of powerful tools to manage such time- and paper-intensive administrative tasks as estimating, purchasing, time tracking, resource scheduling, and bill paying (accounts payable), and contract management, as well as accounts receivables and payables –and aggregates them into a single, secure, easy-to-use, always accessible online platform.