To start a business alone is not an easy decision to make for anybody. After we start planning, then so many questions arise and make us question the idea itself. However, if you have an idea how to help your customers and have skills, you should be able to set up your own business quickly. The right tools make it easy.
Artichoke is an application that combines necessary business functions into ones – scheduling, payment processing, and tracking income and expenses.
Moreover, it allows you to add notes to the projects that you deliver for your clients.
You are thinking ok, but how will my customers find me. I still need a website!
Great, because Artichoke is indeed all in one solution and platform that understands all of your needs.
If you already have a setup website, just without payment and scheduling processing, you can still use Artichoke and integrate booking and reviews into your site.
Red Cappi team hasn’t found a better solution that offers everything in one place. No need to buy a website, setup hosting, then think about website design, then find payment processing, then setup expenses app, then search for scheduling solution, etc. We have counted that it saves you a month of work and searching for solutions that finally cost you more.
Artichoke is on Zapier. That is why on the road to your business success you can always add integrations and extend your website and administration capabilities.
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius.
What about accounting system integration?
It is easy. When you have coming clients, and you want to setup accounting system, choose Quickbooks that integrates well with Artichoke. Add new customers of Artichoke as Quickbooks customers and system integrates well. You have all the accounting system set that synchronisms with actions that you take on Artichoke platform.
Quickbooks is one of the top accounting software used by both small companies and self-employed solo-entrepreneurs. There is a big support system of tutorials, webinars, and articles that help you to solve your accounting issues.
What about the marketing side?
Discounts are a big part of marketing. Artichoke has a feature which allows to create discounts and assign them to specific clients so that they are automatically added to the shopping cart at check out.
Artichoke also helps you collect emails by synchronizing their system with email marketing platforms. If you choose Red Cappi service, your client’s email will be pushed to Red Cappi email platform, and you will be able to automate emails that you send to the clients.
For a solo entrepreneur marketing efforts can be a constant struggle. The most successful solo entrepreneurs understand that every social interaction is a business opportunity. Therefore, you need to be prepared to be always ready to talk about your business and your value proposition.
Creating personal brand is your road to successful solo entrepreneurship
If you decide to go a route on solo, then you are the brand. No team builds the company; it’s the voice. You are indeed a brand for yourself. Your life needs to reflect it, your choices too. What you choose to sell, buy, consume, recommend- it all has substantial effects on your potential customer’s opinion about you, your services and your brand. It gets personal. Quickly. Be visible, but also be accessible. Give back to your customers and be a trusted source for them to get back on industry news. People in all environments remember selfless acts. And it can be your driving force for growing business.
Database of your contacts must be very detailed. And list segmentation of emails is the first thing to do. Red Cappi was created with a purpose to provide email marketing platform without any distractions. Artichoke and Red Cappi is a perfect match when you start your solo entrepreneur career.
Today we want you to be inspired and take action. Do not be distracted by options in the beginning. You can set up and start your very own business venture with Artichoke app because you don’t need anything or anybody else to book clients and charge them. Own your life. Own your business.
“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.”
– Catherine Cook, co-founder of My Yearbook.
Red Cappi email marketing – so easy that a baby can use it.