Business Skills MidLevel Newbie Technology

Operating your mobile business on the road – effectively!


CN Room August 5, 2016 10:25 am - 11:45 am

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Shauna Lynn Simon

Home Staging takes you out of the office, and on the road, and with today’s technology, it’s easier than ever to stay connected and organized, if you know which programs to use, and how to use them. Learn the tips and tools to keep you out meeting with clients and making money, and spend less time in the office.

What if you could access your documents from anywhere, easily track your client information and appointments, and make copies of contracts, meeting notes, and other documents from wherever you are? Learn how to get the most out of today’s technology apps, and receive specific tips for applying them to your home staging business – includes tips and tricks for easy file sharing, project management, bookkeeping, and more. Easily schedule appointments while on the road, file and share photos, and keep your client communications in one, easy-to-access place.
Shauna Lynn will introduce you to some easy-to-use programs and apps, that will cost you nothing, or next to nothing, to use (plus some higher cost alternatives with additional options for larger businesses).

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn how to effectively use cloud-based programs and apps to manage productivity while on the road
2. Manage and organize clients, tasks, appointments, leads, and more with more efficiency, and take back your time
3. Share information and communicate easily and seamlessly with your clients and/or team members.

Topic Level:
Recommended for beginner – mid-level stagers. Even the least tech-savvy stagers will find these tips and programs easy to use and implement.

BIO

Shauna Lynn is an award-winning home stager, and has been teaching and guiding aspiring home stagers and other local entrepreneurs for years through various local organizations, small business centers, and colleges. She founded the home staging and design company, Beyond The Stage Homes, in 2008, and has grown the company to the largest in her region. With a Bachelor of Mathematics degree, she combines creativity and logic, to achieve the maximum potential from every home, and every team member. She has recently launched the revolutionary new Home Stager Training program Styled, Listed, and Sold Academy (full program to be available in Spring 2016). SLS Academy is home stager training redesigned for tomorrow’s home stagers.

As “apps” emerged and gained popularity, she found it more difficult than ever to find the solutions and applications that would make life, and work, easier. Shauna Lynn spent months testing and researching numerous programs, and sifting through the technological chaos to not only find the right programs, but to figure out how to make these programs work for the day-to-day business. She has improved her team’s overall communication, and productivity, while keeping overhead and operating costs down.

Shauna Lynn has been featured in local publications, including newspapers, home décor and local business magazines, and live events. She hosts regular workshops in her local community to help to educate home sellers, real estate agents, and aspiring home stagers. Shauna Lynn received Top 10 honours in 3 RESA Award categories in 2015. Since then, she has also been awarded:

Stevie Awards Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada 2015 (Bronze) KW Rogers Oktoberfest Women of the Year, Entrepreneur Award
Local Reader Awards, Favourite Interior Decorator

Connect:
www.slshomestaging.com 

www.beyondthestagehomes.com
about.me/shaunalynnsimon 
www.facebook.com/BeyondTheStageHomes/

twitter.com/ShaunaLynnBTSH

plus.google.com/+Beyondthestagehomes/posts 

www.linkedin.com/in/shaunalynnsimon

www.youtube.com/user/ShaunaLynnBTSH 
beyondthestagehomes.blogspot.ca/
www.pinterest.com/BTSHomes/

 

Handouts:

Using Projects in Insightly

Scheduling Into the Calendar

Creating Contacts – REAs

Creating Contacts – Home Staging

Creating and Finding Suppliers

Mobile App Resource Guide