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Small businesses 

Unlock the power of AI with big benefits for your small business

At Alcea, we know running a small business can feel like a constant juggle. But what if AI could be your secret weapon? We help small businesses like yours leverage the power of AI to free up time, boost efficiency, and unlock new possibilities.

Small businesses are the backbone of industry, and AI has the capability to become your constant technological assistant. So if you're running a dentistry practice looking to organise patient appointments more efficiently, a pub or tearoom wanting to update your customers on social media or a manufacturing firm focused on improving efficiencies we're here to help. Let's unleash the potential of AI to streamline your operations, boost efficiency, and help achieve business goals. 

Our services for your small business

AI is more than technology; it's a transformative shift in how we work. At Alcea, we believe AI isn't just an IT project; it's a strategic move to empower your workforce and unlock unprecedented value.

We view AI as a super-powered technical assistant, augmenting human capabilities to achieve greater productivity, creativity, and collaboration.  Embracing AI is no longer a choice; it's imperative for businesses seeking a competitive edge.

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Get your small business AI-ready

We offer three tailored options to fit your needs and budget. Prices begin at £1999.

 

1. Multi-Area Business AI Assessment 

Our Multi-Area Assessment service is designed to be your one-stop shop for getting started with AI in your business. If you want to discover which AI tools are available right now to support your business across different areas we're here to support you. From marketing and sales to invoicing and compliance checks, there are AI tools that can help. We'll look at the tools individually to solve problems, and we'll look at the tools collectively, too, making sure they integrate together seamlessly. So, for example, if you're stuck with marketing, sales, invoicing, and logistics and want to discover the AI tools that can help you solve your business problems all in one go, then this is the option best for you. Think of it as a one-stop shop for AI optimisation quick wins.

What we do: 

  • Quick and targeted support: We work with you to understand your budget, goals, and existing systems.

  • Actionable insights for multiple business areas: Once we've spoken to you and your team, we'll need two to three weeks to do our research. Then we'll share an AI Tool Report with three to five recommended AI tools that can directly fix your challenges in multiple business areas.

 

What you'll get:

  • Calls with business leaders and calls with key team members in charge of the relevant business areas to gather scope and insight into current processes and systems.

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area.

 

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back and a few days later you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

 

2. Small Business AI Transformation Package  

Is your business ready for a complete AI review? Do you want to future-proof your business? This in-depth package delivers both short-term AI tool suggestions and a longer-term business AI strategy; giving your business an AI roadmap.

What we do: 

  • Deep-dive strategy session: We'll spend two hours with you and up to three other team members via Teams/Zoom analysing your business goals, plans, scalability, current technology, team members and obstacles.

  • AI strategy development: Together, we'll define a long-term AI strategy to seamlessly integrate with your future business plans.

  • Short-term wins: We'll identify readily available AI tools to address immediate challenges and get you started with AI right away.

  • Future-proofed planning: We'll consider your budget and explore functionalities for both present and future needs across multiple business areas.

 

What you'll get:

  • Calls with business leader and calls with key team members in charge of the relevant business areas to gather scope and insight into current processes and systems.

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area.

  • AI Business Strategy Report.

 

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back and a couple of weeks later you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

3. Foundations and Future Future-Proofing Small Business Package 

Is your business looking to lay solid foundations when it comes to AI? Are you keen to bring your team along with you on this new tech journey and help them adapt to new ways of working while future-proofing your business? This in-depth package delivers both short-term AI tool suggestions and a longer-term business AI strategy, giving your business an AI roadmap. In this package, we're also focused on collaboration by bringing your team members together too. We do this by setting up the AI Council (find out more about the AI Council) with a proportionate number of members (based on number of employees) - helping transform your team's perceptions of AI and giving them an opportunity to share and participate in the future of the business by being responsible and accountable members of the AI Council. 

What we do: 

  • Deep-dive strategy session: We'll spend two hours with you via Teams/Zoom analysing your business goals, plans, scalability, current technology, team members and obstacles.

  • AI strategy development: Together, we'll define a long-term AI strategy to seamlessly integrate with your future business plans.

  • Short-term wins: We'll identify readily available AI tools to address immediate challenges and get you started with AI right away.

  • Future-proofed planning: We'll consider your budget and explore functionalities for both present and future needs across multiple business areas.

  • AI Council set-up, chairing and document creation

 

What you'll get:

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area to review.

  • AI Business Strategy Report.

  • AI Council Charter 

  • AI Council best practice tips

  • AI Council Governance and Roles and Responsibilities Statement

  • AI Council Agenda for first session

 

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then, we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back, and a couple of weeks later, you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

 

Feeling overwhelmed running your small business? AI can be your secret weapon.

Alcea empowers your team with the best AI tools, freeing them from repetitive tasks and allowing them to focus on what truly matters: delivering exceptional results. We take a holistic approach, fostering collaboration and equipping your team to integrate AI into daily operations seamlessly. Let Alcea help your team work smarter, not harder. Contact Alcea Consulting and let's unlock the power of AI together for your business.

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