A webshop is a wonderful way to generate a some passive income. You will initially spend a lot of time on this, but over time there will be ways to decrease the total time spent on the webshop. As your webshop grows and you are able to automate more and more processes, you will soon notice that the work becomes less time consuming. However, to be able to do this, you must use some online systems. At the moment we see that many webshops still mostly run on manual work. But this can be done so much easier with the use of different online systems. In this blog we’ll give you some tips about systems that can improve your webshop!
To keep track of the finances connected to your webshop, you will need an invoice system. This makes the invoice management process much easier. If you have to document, pay and send all invoices by hand, you will spend hours a week on this process. An invoice system can automate most of it for you, leaving you a lot of time for the work that matters. One of the biggest advantages of an invoice system is that it does not have to be very expensive. For example, for 10 to 50 euros per month you already have a well-functioning invoice system. These 10 to 50 per month can generally save you hours a month, so a cheap investment!
If you manage a webshop, you can often take advantage of buying products in bulk and by buying them at the right times. The better you get at doing this, the higher your profit margins will be. It is often difficult to obtain the right insights into this all by yourself. It is therefore advisable to use a purchasing system that is linked to both your stocks and your purchasing partners. The more automated this process is, the more efficient your purchasing process will be. This set of systems that work together is called the procure to pay system. All divisions within an organization can work together in this and if everyone adheres to the system, you will soon notice that the purchasing process is much more streamlined!