25 Online Business Tools And Apps For High-Growth Entrepreneurs

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Which online tools and apps help entrepreneurs work smarter and support high growth goals? Here’s a look at twenty five online tools and apps we simply can’t get enough of:

 

  1. Freshdesk – Customer Support

    Freshdesk, a cloud-based customer support tool, helps businesses categorize and prioritize issues as they come in, save time with a knowledge base and build a community of passionate customers. Leverage their multi-channel capability (i.e., email, Twitter, Facebook, Voice), game mechanics to boost productivity, automation, self service portals, community forums and more.

  2. Present.me – Video Presentations

    Present.me is a fast and easy way to add video or audio to your document or presentation. Viewers can get the whole story – as if you were in the room with them. Record your presentation when slides aren’t enough.

  3. WorkPuls – Time Tracking

    WorkPuls time tracking software provides insight into how your employees spend working hours on computers. At any time or from anywhere, you can immediately see when your employees arrived, the level of their productivity and the current tasks they are working on in real time. Get the bigger picture on how working time in your office is spent.

  4. StratPad – Business Planning

    StratPad business planning software offers strategies on how to boost your business, video tutorials on how to run your business profitably, a small business tool kit and more.

  5. ChartBlocks – Online Chart Builder

    Design and share a chart in minutes. Improve presentations and marketing materials with professional looking charts and graphics. ChartBlocks Charts for Business is an online chart building app that lets you quickly and easily build embeddable, shareable charts and graphs.

  6. Invoice by Wave – Free Invoicing

    Create professional invoices and get paid fast. 100% free, unlimited invoice software from Wave helps entrepreneurs create beautiful, professional invoices to get paid fast.

  7. Flock – Team Messaging

    Flock is a simple, free messaging app built for teams and small businesses. Break free from email. Simple to use. No IT admin required. Get work done faster with groups and 1-on-1 chat and use directed conversation with @Mentions in groups to quickly draw the attention of a group member and more.

  8. Mural.ly – Brainstorming

    Mural.ly is a collaborative brainstorming tool that helps creative teams generate, organize and filter ideas. Murals are online zoomable walls with web content (videos, links, photos, and more) and sticky notes. Invite your team to a mural to run brainstorming sessions, vote on ideas and give feedback using comments.

  9. Wunderlist – Task Management

    Organize your life and business with Wunderlist by capturing ideas, things to do and places to see. Whether you’re sharing a vendor list, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to share your lists and collaborate. Wunderlist instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your lists from anywhere.

  10. Schedulista – Online Scheduling

    Schedulista offers online scheduling software for service based businesses. Create your own scheduling page, send automatic appointment and SMS reminders, targeted follow-up emails and more. Clients easily schedule appointments online from any device. With secure credit card capture, you can also charge for no shows.

  11. RawShorts – Explainer Videos

    Raw Shorts is a cloud based video builder for business that lets you edit and share explainer videos and animations.  Select from thousands of animated infographics, icons, characters and backgrounds and easily drag and drop them into place to build an explainer video at a fraction of the time and cost of hiring a traditional studio.

  12. DocSend – Document Analytics

    Share smarter, sell better, and close more deals. Track, optimize, and secure your sales and marketing collateral with DocSend. DocSend shortens sales cycles for sales and marketing teams by adding analytics, access control, and live presentation functionality to business documents.

  13. CakeHR – Human Resources

    Reduce overhead time and money spent on paper chasing. CakeHR’s all-in-one HR app has everything a company needs to effectively handle their HR processes. Give your employees a clear overview of their time off history and access to the system via their personal accounts, to view time off statuses and request time off online.

  14. CoSchedule – Marketing Calendar

    Plan your marketing and save time. CoSchedule turns your marketing plans into real content with marketing calendar software designed to help you publish consistent content. Plan all of your content in one place, manage your workflow with one tool, and create content even more efficiently.

  15. EventGrid – Event Planning

    Plan your next event with a unique combination of marketing, social media and event management tools to create and grow customer relationships. Event management and ticketing platform, EventGrid offers a hassle-free way to set up online registration and ticketing for conferences, seminars concerts and festivals.

  16. Calldrip – Lead Generation

    If you’re ready to turn website visitors to actionable leads, Calldrip will trigger a phone call between your sales team and your prospect while they’re still on your website, when they are ready to learn about your business. Calls can be routed to a desk or mobile phone. Purchase local and toll-free numbers to use for your next marketing campaign.

  17. Megaventory – Inventory Management

    Megaventory’s web-based software provides online inventory management, order fulfillment and manufacturing using bills of materials. Handle your sales, restocking as well as your returns and repairs – all real-time and from a single point to maximize customer satisfaction.

  18. Chargify – Subscription Billing

    Chargify aims to keep all subscriber activity, and your cash flow, running smoothly. Chargify adapts to every recurring billing scenario and provides all the tools you need to manage subscriber accounts and stay in contact regularly, while ensuring you keep getting paid.

  19. Cudasign – Electronic Signatures

    For just $1 per month, CudaSign lets you sign documents online with your electronic signature (e-signature) from any device from anywhere in minutes. Ditch the printer, scanner and fax. Get legally binding signatures from customers, partners and employees in seconds using any device.

  20. Thankster – Simulated Handwritten Cards

    Build relationships with authentic, simulated handwritten thank you cards. Thankster helps you appreciate the people in your life. From Facebook, your cellphone, or anywhere you’re connected, you can send digital recognition to customers, business partners and employees.

  21. Proposify – Cloud-based Proposals

    Proposify is proposal software that lets you create beautiful proposal templates, streamlines your proposals in the cloud, and helps you get faster sign-off with online previews and signatures.

  22. Mention – Media Monitoring

    Media monitoring is made easy with Mention. Create alerts on your name, brand, competitors and be informed in real-time of any mention on the web and social networks.

  23. SocialPilot – Social Media Scheduling

    SocialPilot, social media post scheduling, lets you create schedules for postings on your social media profiles, pages and groups to increase engagement and make your presence felt.

  24. Surveypal – Feedback Automation

    Transform your online surveys into great customer experiences. Use Surveypal to design beautiful, cross-device surveys that boost response rates. Simply drag & drop, publish and start collecting responses.

  25. Lander – Landing Pages

    Create and A/B test beautiful landing pages for your online marketing campaigns using an easy step-by-step process. Built by designers for any marketing goal, Lander landing page templates are well thought out and designed for conversions. 

 

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