There are thousands of websites and apps that claim to help entrepreneurs and small business owners better manage their business. I’ve compiled a short list of tools that I use regularly that have helped me tremendously. This is by no means a complete list but it’s definitely a good place to start or to add some new weapons to your arsenal!
Constant Contact / MailChimp
If you need to contact your clients by e-mail, you can’t afford not to use these services. Not only will you get some very powerful functionality with regards to scheduled mailing, autoresponders, analytics and contact management but you will also do so safely so your emails won’t end up in your clients Spam folder.
A virtual receptionist service like no other! Ruby provides top-of-the-line friendly and professional phone answering service with sophisticated scheduling and messaging features. CyberStockroom was recently featured on Ruby’s blog, Check it out!
Gmail+ Streak+ Boomerang
An unbeatable combination for Free and powerful CRM right from your Gmail Inbox! Read our previous Blog article about it here.
Everyone should use Evernote – It’s an amazing way to keep all your digital ‘stuff’ organized. Do you still find yourself e-mailing yourself an article or a website so you won’t forget it? Then you’ll love Evernote!
Need to schedule a client demo quickly? Do you want to give an online presentation over the internet? WebEx provides outstanding service at very affordable rates (starting with a Free plan!)
Vivocha / Live Chat / Pure Chat
I can’t overemphasize the importance of Live Chat for your website. Read more about these 3 contenders from our previous Blog article.
The easy way to access your computer from any other device. Once you try LogMeIn, you’ll wonder how you lived without it!
I look forward to hearing which tools you love to use in your business!