As a business owner, it can be difficult to know how to best spend your time and resources. You want to mange your expenses according to the business needs, without wasting money on things that aren’t a priority. Maybe you have even felt that way about IT services. How much would it really benefit your business to pay for a monthly membership that give you access to an IT support team?
We want to help you answer that question. That’s why we’ve outlined 5 signs that its time to hire an IT support team:
- When you feel you’ve wasted valuable time.
One of the main reasons for hiring an IT support team is the time and energy spent, and often wasted, on resolving technological issues. When an issue occurs, there’s time spent troubleshooting, then contacting someone, then waiting for a tech to come out, then allowing time for them to familiarize themselves with your setup, then finally resolving the issue.
When you work with an IT support team that is familiar with your business and setup, you can call as soon as a problem arises, and resolve the issue quickly. No unnecessary time wasted.
- When you realize you’ve had to work with multiple companies for various tech needs.
One of the greatest benefits of working with an IT support team, is that it is a one-stop-shop for all of your tech needs. No need to call various companies to inquire about their services, or get quotes. When you work with an IT company, your tech needs are covered under your monthly fee. You don’t have to worry about random fees or overlapping services. Talk about streamlining the process!
- When you feel overwhelmed when it comes to technology.
Many business owners are not IT experts. Nor should they be! When your systems need to be upgraded, or you realize important data has been lost, it can be difficult to know what to do. IT experts are trained and certified to handle IT issues so that you don’t have to. They can also help you with a variety of services like project engineering, upgrading, recycling old equipment, and more.
- When you are expanding.
Maybe you have handled your IT support needs up to this point, but now it is time to expand. As your business grows, so do your IT needs. Working with an IT support team means working with professionals that can ensure your tech setup meets the needs of your growing business, and allows for even more growth in the future. You don’t want to limit your business because of outdated tech or a lack of equipment.
- When you’ve lost business as a result of technological issues.
As a business owner, it can be difficult and even embarrassing to have a conversation with a client about lost information as a result of tech errors. Or maybe you have to turn new business away because you’re experiencing technical issues and your systems are down. No one wants that! Working with an IT support team means remote support, 24/7 monitoring, and on-site support to ensure that you don’t lose business because of tech issues.
If you’ve experienced any of these 5 issues, it may be a sign that it’s time to hire an IT support team. The greatest benefit of working with an IT company on a monthly basis is that it allows you to stay focused on what matters most: your business and your customers.
Don’t let IT issues waste your valuable time, or steal your focus. Call us today for a free on-site consultation!