I get asked this question all the time!
Why Is It So Hard to Set Up Dubsado?
Let's get real - software isn't the solution to the fundamental problem.

I honestly pulled down this original blog post because while it was definitely important to have this conversation - it led to my sharing how I help business owners set up Dubsado.

And while I think it is a great software for specific applications, it doesn't solve the underlying problem that many business owners face. The reason why it's so hard to understand software, how it works, and get overwhelmed in the tech experience.

Software is hard to set up because {gasp} your business isn't ready for software.

There. I said it.

It has nothing to do with how profitable you are, how long you have been in business, or your tech savvy. It has nothing to do with your ability to serve your clients, deliver the product or experience, or even get raving fans.

It has everything to do with the fact that your business doesn't have software-recognizable (and probably human-recognizable, if we are honest!) systems and processes to implement.

Meaning, in layman's terms - you are running your business without strict structures.

You shoot from the hip a lot, or have a lot of team members that just magically seem to pull off the results you want with some directives, but you spend a lot of time explaining what they need to do. Or your expectations.

Or you get sales, but you aren't entirely sure where the traffic comes from - it just seems to magically appear. It's freaking awesome, but let's get real, how long is that going to last.

You probably are at a point in your business that you NEED some type of tools to make serving, managing, marketing, or delegating easier, which is probably why you pulled up Dubsado or any of the shiny apps that come along. But you tried to implement all the processes in your head and are now sitting in a puddle on the floor alternately trying to convince the computer to finish the work for you, wanting to throw the computer out the window, or talking to 1,000 different set up people to figure out who is going to take this ball of suck off your plate.

But really, this is a PICNIC error. (Problem in chair, not in computer) You are the only one who is going to unlock the secrets to getting your software (or any efficiency, automation, delegation, or "I can't work another Saturday night" dreams off the launching pad.

Because, the truth is - it's YOUR business.

And it probably doesn't quite fit in a box - yet. Which is why you need to sit down, step away from the software, and actually figure out how your business runs. Look at all the systems, spend the time figuring out how it all interconnects, document everything, and then figure out how to make it more efficient.

THEN, my darling, only then, can you start to implement software in your business.

THAT, that you can hand off - but only when you have a documented plan for how your business runs - then it can be shoved in that fancy box and put on autopilot, delegated, or just less involved for you to run.

I will tell you - when you have a plan you are implementing step by step - the software all makes sense.

And if it doesn't, it's probably because you still have lots of refining, organizing, and streamlining to do.

If that's the case, let's talk. I work with business owners to help them create a blueprint, a structure for their thriving business so they can source the right software for their specific needs. No cookie cutter, no copy and paste, but a real customized plan for their business.

If you are interested, check out my Growth Accelerator. If you think you can do it on your own, check out my FREE Systems Audit.
Why Is It So Hard to Set Up Dubsado? | Grow With Jen
Why Is It So Hard to Set Up Dubsado? | Grow With Jen
Why Is It So Hard to Set Up Dubsado? | Grow With Jen
Why Is It So Hard to Set Up Dubsado? | Grow With Jen
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