Productivity is a way to accomplish more of what matters in your business. As entrepreneurs are always on a quest to win the race against time. No matter how you work or what type of business you run, being productive is a must. Productivity doesn’t happen by accident. It is the continuous effort and reinforcement to your mind through self-discipline. But techniques and strategies aren’t enough if you don’t have the right tools needed to implement them. Fortunately, technology has made it easier for entrepreneurs to accomplish routine tasks, manage time more efficiently and keep track of responsibilities in a more orderly fashion. Since I’m an avid author, I’ve learned over the years that the best way to improve my time management and productivity skills have been through mobile apps. From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.
Bring your team together in Trello for projects, meetings tasks management. It is a very productive platform to lead a small team & delegating flawlessly. Automate your company’s operations from your phone.
You don’t need to hire a graphic designer. A very user friendly & free online tool to design elegant digital designs. It also offers free printable PDF files of your company’s brochures, flyers, stationery etc
3. Smart Sheet
Stay connected to your work anywhere, anytime with the Smartsheet app for iPhone and iPad. The app also facilitates all the project management processes; from planing to budgeting & from execution to monitoring.
Hootsuite is a social media management platform. The system’s user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube. You can easily schedule and manage social media posts from your mobile phone.
The cloud-based app allows you to store, edit and tag documents for effortless organization. Take notes anywhere and find information faster. Simply you can manage everything from big projects to personal moments and goals.
Level up with more invoices, estimates, and premium features that keep you on top of your business. Invoice2go enables you to send professionallooking invoices quickly, no matter where you are, ending overlooked billing and forgotten amounts due.
Track your bills like never before. Get alerts when it’s time to pay so you never miss one. With this app, you can get a quick snapshot of your financial situation any time you log in to your account. You also can make quick fixes to your budgets and financials so you can take the effective decisions.
Tame the chaos of your life and focus it to something simpler with Clear, an app that somehow improves on the simple satisfaction of crossing off items on a piece of paper. Since the app’s focus is simplicity, it doesn’t allow for due dates or recurring tasks.
When you’re super busy, it’s easy for things to slip through the cracks. This app makes sure that you don’t forget important followups. It integrates all of your emails, text messages and missed calls in one place, so you’re reminded to get back to them.
If you work virtually with a remote team, with employees working across the globe, Timezone will help you keep track of where your team is and what time it is in their location. You can easily plan meetings and calls without having to Google it.
There are tons of articles worth reading every day. Feedly offers a clean, minimalist reading experience optimized for productivity. It works for you by arranging the content you rely on. You can save articles at one place and easily get back to them.
12. Google Drive
The basic must-have free mobile app for every startup founder. Google Drive helps you manage your folders & documents to navigate your operational work on the phone without any PC or laptop. With their offline mode, you can even find existing collaborative docs to edit.