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How Mobile Inspections Solve SMBs’ Top Challenges

If running a business was easy, everyone would do it. In reality, small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) face tough challenges — including boosting workplace productivity, reducing operational costs, and improving profitability. However, many SMBs are finding that using mobile inspections can help solve those top challenges.

Improving workforce productivity

Wasting time can cost your business dearly. Employees can't get as much done if they're spending time on unnecessary paperwork.

Time literally is money

25% of businesses
 believe each lost productive hour in a day is worth upwards of $500 in revenue.
1
Large organizations lose one document every 
12 seconds.
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Looking for filed (or misfiled) documents can take up to 
1/3 of an office worker's overall time
 on the clock.
3

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Many businesses that switch to mobile inspections reduce inspection time by up to 85%.4

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Many businesses that switch to mobile inspections reduce inspection time by up to 85%.4

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Reducing operational costs

Wasting time can cost your business dearly. Employees can't get as much done if they're spending time on unnecessary paperwork.

The average startup cost for a small business.5

90% of all service and manufacturing businesses with more than 
$700,000 in gross sales
 are operating at under 10% margins.

Ideal margin for these industries: 15-20%. 6
You can increase that margin by reducing costs.

Businesses of all sizes spend a staggering amount of money on office supplies (e.g., ink cartridges and paper products) each year.

Cost per employee

$77-92

$45-53

$27-327

1-4

40+

200+

Business size, in number of employees
Going digital reduces these costs for the average business by 
3.6% per year.

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Believe it or not, some studies have estimated that the costs of storage, recycling, and other associated costs are roughly 30x the actual cost of the paper. At $10 per ream, this adds up.8

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Believe it or not, some studies have estimated that the costs of storage, recycling, and other associated costs are roughly 30x the actual cost of the paper. At $10 per ream, this adds up.8

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Increasing profits

Happy customers are often repeat customers, and that means more profit in your pocket.

Improving the customer experience can increase revenue by 
10-15%
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One company found that switching to mobile inspections increased its referral rate by 
20%
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In a survey, design consultancy Dalziel & Pow found that 41% of customers rated ambiance their highest priority.

33% of customers will avoid a store because it lacks ambiance. Using mobile inspections to regularly maintain your store will ensure that everything is in order and give customers a great experience.11

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Customers want to shop in a clean and welcoming environment.

33% of customers will avoid a store because it lacks ambiance. Using mobile inspections to regularly maintain your store will ensure that everything is in order and give customers a great experience.11

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Want to learn more about what you can achieve by switching from paper forms to mobile inspections?

Explore our interactive eBook, “5 Companies That Generated Real Results With Mobile Inspections.”


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