Productivity Tools/Apps


Productivity

  • Jing (techsmith.com/jing/)  Free software you can use to make a narrated video
  • Pocketbook (getpocketbook.comPocketbook automatically organizes your spending into categories like clothes, groceries and fuel – showing you where money is being spent. 
  • Shoeboxed (shoeboxed.com) Create a searchable archive of your receipts, bills, business cards and other documents, generate expense reports.
  • Google Apps  (google.com/apps) Web-based email, calendar, and documents for teams
  • Last Pass (lastpass.com) Password management
  • Nozbe (nozbe.com)  Web-based time- and project-management application for busy people and teams
  • Evernote (evernote.com)  Super app that lets you easily collect and find everything that matters
  • Remember The Milk (rememberthemilk.com) Manage your tasks
  • Wunderlist (wunderlist.com) Wunderlist makes it easy to share your lists and collaborate with everyone in your life. Wunderlist instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your lists from anywhere.
  • Google Keep (keep.google.com) Got your action items on pieces of paper? Give Google Keep a try.

 

Outsourcing

  • Upwork (formerly oDesk) (upwork.com) Remote staffing for long-term work
  • Elance (elance.com) Instant access to great talent
  • Guru.com (guru.com) Hire Top Quality Freelancers with Confidence
  • Fiverr (fiverr.com) Will do just about anything for $5!

 

Website

 

Communication

  • Mikogo (mikogo.com) Easy-to-use cross-platform desktop sharing tool for web conferencing and online meetings
  • Skype (skype.com) Free phone calls and video chats
  • RingCentral (ringcentral.com) cloud-based phone system for your business (fee)
  • Max Email (maxemail.com) Email to fax and fax to email (fee)
  • Google Voice (google.com/voice) One number for all your phones, online voicemail and message transcription

 

Training/ Presentation

 

Running the Business

 

Marketing

 

Other

  • Waze (Waze.com) Almost everyone has favorite GPS app but Waze is a great option to keep around. On top of directions, you can get road alerts about accidents, find the cheapest gas on your route, and even send ETAs to your friends based on how long Waze thinks it’ll take you to get there. Waze is based on live feedback from other drivers in the community so most alerts and information are in real time.