Did you know that there are 2.7 million apps on the Google Play Store as of June 2019? It’s an indisputable fact that in the last three decades the proliferation of technology and the effects it has had on our lives has been radical. From apps that plan your day for you to apps that help you zero down on potential partners, there is a myriad of apps out there that cater to a variety of purposes—some of vital use, some purely for entertainment.
How is an average human being supposed to discover the most awesome apps amidst the sea of mediocre apps out there? If you are an entrepreneur/professional seeking an app to help organize your professional life, look no further. Here’s our list!
1. 2Do: Add tasks, create lists, keep track of projects, and sync with file-hosting services such as Dropbox or other task manager apps such as Toodledo, and do so much more with 2Do app. The Android and iOS versions are free; however, the Mac version comes with two licenses—a single user license and a multi-user license. While the initial payment may be tad bit pricey, it is reassuring to know that it is a one-time payment—no expiry nor any additional payments. The single user license enables you to use the app’s services on five personal Macs, and the multi-user license can be used by five individuals on up to four Macs each!
2. Evernote: If you were under the impression that Evernote is some basic note-taking app, you are in for a surprise! It is one of the most-used, productivity app especially favored by small and medium business owners. Access it from mobile, desktop, laptop, or tablet and use it to do a number of incredible things such as turning your notes into a presentation with just one click, or create a shared notebook and collaborate with as many as 250 users a day! Coming to the pricing, the basic version is free while the business version charges $14.99 per user per month.
3. Mailchimp: Yes, yes, this is the email marketing giant that half the world relies on. So, surely there must be a good enough reason for that, right? Before you jump to the conclusion that email marketing is dying out, let us remind you that statistics say otherwise. Create and send promotional campaigns, newsletters, and more to members of your mailing list, get access to stunning templates that guarantee beautiful designs, and get in-depth reports regarding how well your emails are doing. It offers four plans; the free one allows you to have 2,000 contacts and send 10,000 emails per month. As an alternative to the rigid monthly plans, they also offer a ‘Pay As You Go’ feature, which allows you to buy email credits as needed. It caters to the needs of small businesses that do not use email marketing extensively, while the monthly plans perfectly suit larger businesses. There’s no better way to organize your email campaigns, if you ask us!
Once you get used to running your business with the help of these apps, there’s no going back. In fact, to stay afloat in today’s challenging world of business, it is critical to leverage the latest technology or your competitors might just beat you to it!