How to get rid of repetitive tasks in the company

Every day at the office, we come across many tasks that are constantly repeating and we’re routinely taking them on as an irremediable duty.

Such tasks are introduced in the company in a quiet and progressive way until, over time, they are stealing more and more of the time that we should devote to the more value-added tasks, thus losing competitiveness and, worst of all, without even realizing it.

For example: In the marketing departments, too many resources are invested in constantly updating product catalogs, rather than spending that time brainstorming communication strategies, new customer acquisition, customer’s loyalty…

Below you’ll find 5 reasons why repetitive tasks are not as good in a company and a solution to remove them from their roots.

5 reasons why repetitive tasks are killing creativity

# 1. They transform you into a robot

Repetitive tasks are not encouraging critical thinking and they require only your hands, without giving you even a chance to think or innovate anything.

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5 Reasons that make Excel a bad catalog manager

Most companies use Excel to organize information in product catalogs. It’s a fairly common solution, but not always the most efficient. In this post you will find five reasons why Excel is not a good image manager.

# 1. It doesn’t allow you to work with rich content

In the worksheets you can manage only text and numbers; you can’t manage the product images. As you’ll see in this post, the product images are really important to draw your customer’s attention.

# 2. Managing a large amount of data is difficult

Spreadsheets, regardless of the number of rows, are OK when you work with a few columns. The product information often has many fields that are lost by working them in this way.
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How to Effectively Manage Multichannel Catalogs

The catalog management has never been a simple task, but in recent years this task has been complicated even further by various factors such as:

  • Product life cycles are shorter (constant updates).
  • More international companies: This factor impells the translation of the information into more languages ​​and adapting products to different regulations.
  • The arrival of mobile devices, social networks and web, which requires the availability of information on multiple media in order to reach to where the current client is.

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7 Keys for Creating Catalogs that Sell

Are you taking advantage of Internet and mobile platforms to reach more customers? Do you know how to spotlight your product information for selling?

Until now, in order to sell products, companies have relied on physical exposures in stores and trade shows, and on piles of paper catalogs under the arm of a sales rep. With the arrival of the digital world, new media and sales channels appeared as well, and with it, the rules have changed.

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Which is better? Paper or Digital?

This is the question that always pops out in any conversation about content: it is asked by publishers, writers, readers, students, sales reps, journalists, marketers… Since the apparition of the tablets and ebooks, favoring one support implies being against another. What do you prefer? Next, we’ll present the advantages of each medium against the other so you can judge for yourself.
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