Systems Setup Phase I: How to Identify Repetitive Tasks in Your Business

  • How would your business change if you didn’t have to worry about certain tasks or projects getting done?
  • How would your life change if you didn’t have to stress over whether or not something was taken care of?
  • How would your everyday change if you knew you had systems in place that were helping you with followup, customer service, and managing your team — not sometimes, but all of the time?

What is a systems setup?

How does a systems setup work?

Phase I: Identifying Repetitive Tasks in Your Business

Step 1: Take Inventory

  • check email
  • manage Facebook group
  • help a community member with their password
  • write sales page copy
  • design opt in page
  • tweak home page of website
  • create PDF download for giveaway
  • client call

Step 2: Categorize

Step 3: Sort

  • Which tasks or projects are integral to the current success of your business?
  • Which tasks or projects are actively helping you get one step closer to accomplishing your goals?
  • Which tasks or projects are eating up a majority of your time?
  • Which tasks or projects do you feel are distractions and prevent you from having a productive work day?

Phase II: Writing out the steps

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Kate Erickson

Kate Erickson

Kate is the engine at Entrepreneurs On Fire, the host of the podcast Ditch Busy, & co-author of The Podcast Journal: Idea to Launch in 50 Days.