We’re spoiled nowadays, because there is literally an app for almost anything and everything we want to accomplish. And most can be installed on your smartphone or tablet, so you can tackle your to-do list even while you’re on the go. Today’s guest post gives a comprehensive list of tools that may help you get even more done in less time. ~ Elena
Time is money, and for every time lost, an entity will be losing money. The same goes for a start up business. Due to this impact, there are tools developed to help a startup entrepreneur manage time wisely. There are so many affordable online tools that can be accessed with ease and operated without having the knowledge on technology.
In this article I am going to mention my favorite business tools that every entrepreneur should have in a bid to save time.
This is an online tool that is aimed at facilitating easy sharing of files, test, present and discuss mobile app mock-ups and any other similar prototypes. With the ease of customizing apps and sharing files within different business entities, you will have saved a lot of time. Mockup.io is therefore a must have tool for any start up to enjoy success.
When it comes to marketing your startup, the social arena is the best place to kick off your campaign. It is always a difficult task and more often consumes a lot of time. Markbook is a tool that provides solution to this task. It collects your entire favorite up votes from each and every social network like Twitter and Facebook. This way, you can organize your search with ease and further evaluate how your startup is doing market wise.
There are myriads of tools on the internet today that allows you to manage your business with ease. However, what these tools lack is a comprehensive and a timely update of what’s happening. Tactick is time saving tool that allows you to manage the progress of your entity at a go. It is compatible with mobile devices which makes it even a better tool to manage your entity instantly and thus save time.
Just as the name suggests, Makerbase is a platform of all digital projects which include websites, apps, and artworks. This tool further gives a detailed explanation of each project including information on the creator and the nitty-gritty about the project at hand. It is a time saver tool as you will instantly get all the relevant information about a project without doing an extensive research in the web which takes a lot of time.
Dapulse is a time management tool as well as a project management tool. It is quite unique from the rest in the market today as instead of giving a personalized view of the project, this tool displays all the progress in a project for everyone to see, thus making the project move in the same direction quickly.
Mailchimp is an email marketing tool that allows you to create and send emails at a go with ease. It features some unique elements such as contact synchronization so that allows you to automatically send marketing emails to all your contacts thus saving a lot of time.
This is one of the most crucial, tool that every startup entrepreneur should have in his/her arsenal. Xero is a revenue and expense reporting system that allows you to manage your finances at a go. It is compatible with mobile devices which saves you a lot of time as you can manage everything even while miles away on holiday.
Optimizely is an analytic tool that lets you test and compare the results on different web pages . Furthermore, this tool enable s you to track simple engagements on your competitors page like clicks, visits and conversions. It is integrated to work with other analytical tools like Google Analytics and <Kissmetrics, thus saving a lot of time.
Intercom is a revolutionary tool that is aimed at improving customer engagement and overall business success. This tool allows you to instantly see who is using your product and send time customized message or give them a call at a go. It will automatically alert you on any new users so that you can send them a message and encourage them to still use your product.
Google Drive is a tool that enables you to share files within the business with ease. It is unique in that it automatically saves edited information on the file even after sharing which saves time for sharing large files. The best thing about this tool is that you can designate who to share the file with and who not to share with. This way, you will be more organized and save more time.
This is a writing service delivery tool that enables startup entrepreneurs get high quality content for their business in the shortest possible time. Unlike other writing services, A-Writer consists of professionals and offers their services at very moderate prices.
Unlike other social media management tools, Buffer also doubles up as a time saver tool. This startup tool allows you to integrate all social networks into one. Furthermore, this tool allows you to plan your posts on a timely basis before uploading them on your social media account. All this process should only take less than five minutes for all the social media accounts.
This is one of the modern tools that every start up should embrace. It entails unlimited meeting for up to 25 people from all over the globe in one seating. This way, you will be able to organize your team, or even negotiate with investors on a timely basis, no matter where they are in the world. Not only will you save time, but you will also save a lot of money.
Trello is a comprehensive to-do tool that lets you organize all your business endeavors. This way, you will be able to accomplish each task on time thus avoiding losing any time. It can also be used within a team.
In any business setting, passwords and other security credentials are of utter importance. It is therefore critical to keep them secure. Dashlane enables entrepreneurs keep all these credentials safe and at the same time, easy to retrieve.
Amy Cowen is a content marketing expert who uses technology to its fullest, always trying to improve the productivity of her team at Aussiewriter with the help of different tools and apps. Feel free to contact her on Facebook or Google.
Elena is founder of a technology PR agency that works with startups to billion-dollar companies. She is passionate about helping marketers and small business owners with practical publicity strategies, which she's also using for her own bling flip flop company.
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