Business Productivity: 47 Tools You Shouldn’t do Business Without

From social media management and email marketing solutions to free financial tools and project management tools, we've got you covered. Check out these forty-seven tools that you shouldn't...

“This tool has revolutionized my life!” exclaimed Jacqueline Biggs, the Chief Strategy Officer at Blue Lemons, a marketing consultancy. She’s referring to Scrivener, a writing software that allows you to storyboard and edit multiple documents. Like Jacqueline, savvy entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for business productivity tools to improve workflow and small business operations.

Starting and running a small business can be overwhelming at times, but these recommendations will help your business run seamlessly and increase personal productivity. From social media management and email marketing solutions to free financial tools and project management tools, we’ve got you covered.

Check out these forty-seven tools that you shouldn’t do business without.

 

1. Social Scope for Blackberry, recommended by Aisha Martin, CEO/ Sr. Publicist at The Martin Agency PR

2. Google Docs, recommended by Linsey Knerl, Chief Mom at 1099 Mom

3. Wunderlist, recommended by Adam Koos, President/Founder at Libertas Wealth Management Group, Inc.

4. IPhone, recommended by Michael Kaiser-Nyman, CEO at Impact Dialing

5. Ipad, recommended by Paul Miser, Chief Strategy Officer at Black Whale Group

6. Constant Contact, recommended by Nichole Wright, President at Bon Vivant LLC

7. RescueTime,recommended by Corissa McClay, Founder and CEO at MakerCraft, Inc.

8. Thunderbird, recommended by Zachary Rischitelli, Managing Partner at FiG Advertising and Marketing

9. Google Android, recommended by Chris Karnes, Managing Partner at Treaty Digital

10. MS Office Suite, recommended by Lenny Kharitonov, Co-Founder at Bedroom Furniture Discounts

11.  Cision, recommended by Aisha Martin, CEO/ Sr. Publicist at The Martin Agency PR

12. Macbook Pro, recommended by Alma Steiger, Founder/CEO at Untitled Advertising and Public Relations

13. GoToMyPC, recommended by Gina Freize, Founder and Cheese Wiz at Venissimo Cheese

14. Google Ad Words, recommended by Dean Legg, Company Director at Purely Natural Skin Ltd

15. MailChimp, recommended by Corissa McClay, Founder and Ceo at MakerCraft, Inc.

16. Dropbox, recommended by Lenny Kharitonov, Co-founder at Bedroom Furniture Discounts

17. Navita Language Translator, recommended by Aisha Martin, CEO at The Martin Agency PR

18. Mikogo, recommended by Adam Koos, President/Founder at Libertas Wealth Management Group, Inc.

19. Quickbooks, recommended by Aliya Jiwa, Founder and Owner at The Spunky Stork

20. Google Voice, recommended by Chris Karnes, Managing Partner at Treaty Digital

21. Mint, recommended by Nichole Wright, President at Bon Vivant Events, PR and Fundraising LLC

22. Authorize.net, recommended by Lenny Kharitonov, Co-founder at Bedroom Furniture Discounts

23. Rapportive, recommended by Josh Bob, Founder and CEO at TurnStar

24. Skype, recommended by Paul Miser, Chief Strategy Officer at Black Whale Group

25. Evernote, recommended by Jacqueline Biggs, Chief Strategy Officer at Blue Lemons Ltd

26. Oracle OpenOffice, recommended by Zachary Rischitelli, Managing Partner at FiG Advertising and Marketing

27. Spanning Sync, recommended by Alma Steiger, Founder/CEO at Untitled Advertising and Public Relations

28. 37Signals, recommended by Chris Karnes, Managing Partner at Treaty Digital

29. Followup.CC, recommended by Josh Bob, Founder and CEO at TurnStar

30. Crowdbooster, recommended by Kevin Cho, Co-founder and CEO at Midtown Row

31. Toggl, recommended by Linsey Knerl, Chief Mom at 1099 Mom

32. PayPal, recommended by Francesca Roth, Founder and CEO at My Grandma’s Closet

33. Freshbooks, recommended by Rivka Kawano, Owner at Life Train LLC

34. Facebook, recommended by Yuriy Teslyar, Founder at Simple Fitness Tracker

35. Adobe Acrobat,recommended by Lenny Kharitonov, Co-Founder at Bedroom Furniture Discounts

36. Scrumninja, recommended by Corissa McClay, Founder and CEO at MakerCraft, Inc.

37. Pulse, recommended by Paul Miser, Chief Strategy Officer at Black  Whale Group

38. Twitter, recommended by Yuriy Teslyar, Founder at Simple Fitness Tracker

39. LinkedIn, recommended by Zachary Rischitelli, Managing Partner at FiG Advertising and Marketing

40. WordPress, recommended by recommended by Dean Legg, Company Director at Purely Natural Skin Ltd

41. Blackberry, recommended by Jose Alejandro Flores, Founder at VOS

42. Square, recommended by Aliya Jiwa, Founder and Owner at The Spunky Stork

43. Pivotal Tracker, recommended by Corissa McClay, Founder and CEO at MakerCraft, Inc.

44. Scrivener, recommended by Jacqueline Biggs, Chief Strategy Officer at Blue Lemons Ltd

45. Echosign, recommended by Keith Fix, Cofounder and Coordinator at DailyMav

46. Tweetdeck, recommended by Kevin Cho, Cofounder and CEO at Midtown Row

47. Sugar CRM, recommended by Zachary Rischitelli, Managing Partner at FiG Advertising and Marketing

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