Today, technology is evolving at an exponential rate, and with this rise it brings the comfort, safety, exceptional management tools and applications along with it. According to an internet study in 2014, about 46.6% of internetters use Google Chrome. From professionals, to small business owners, to students etc, most use Google Chrome. Along with Google Chrome comes the Google Chrome Web Store which houses thousands of applications, hundreds of themes and extensions to enhance and beautify your internet time.
As these applications keep getting more powerful and prevalent in the ever-changing technological world of ours, these can help small business owners and entrepreneurs in ways more than one to not only run their businesses but also grow them in a technologically savvy way.
We have compiled a list of 10 great go-to apps that’ll help you connected and stay organized.
Evernote is a free, note-taking app that’ll helps you to save anything and everything you want to remember. You can add photos, short notes, add tags along with social media integration. The great part Evernote is that it is present across various platforms such as Web, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows Desktop and MacOsX which saves your notes to your devices with Evernote installed.
Mint is the free and easy way to manage your finances online and see all your accounts in one place, safely and securely. Users can manage bank accounts, credit accounts, loan accounts and Mint automatically categorizes all of your transactions in a neat manner, thus keeping you updated on your money matters.
Presentations are one of the most important things in getting the attention of your client. A good, eye-catching presentation gets you reward better than anything else. Prezi is a zooming web-based presentation tool that moves beyond the constraints of traditional slides.
Running small businesses means constant meetings with team members that include various images, slides, graphs etc. And with the team not being in the same room as yours, it becomes a tad bit difficult. This is where Vyew steps in. Beyond web conferencing — Vyew helps you collaborate in a continuous meeting room with your team members. It also allows you to upload files, videos images and much more.
Turn the paper clutter onto your dusk into the dustbin. Shoeboxed is here to save you. It is the premier solution for small businesses and individuals to stay organized by digitizing their receipts, business cards, bills and other documents. Shoeboxed makes tax return preparation, expense reporting, budgeting a bookkeeping a breeze and allows you to effortlessly send your organized data to great programs like QuickBooks, Outright, Salesforce, Xero, Evernote and dozens more.
Gmail Offline beta is a Gmail app built to support offline access, allowing mail to be read, responded to, searched and archived without network access. After first start-up, Gmail Offline will automatically synchronize messages and queued actions anytime Chrome is running and an Internet connection is available.
This app lets you creates posts for your various social-networking websites, thus preventing you to jump from tab to tab. It is an easy to use web app that helps you simplify by connecting you to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Myspace, Flickr, Foursquare, Google Buzz, Yammer, AIM, Yahoo IM and more…all in one place.
Being an entrepreneur requires you to use various text and image formats for your presentations, contact mails, requests etc. Converter helps you here. It has a very wide range of formats from which you can convert or convert to at a simple click.
Cacoo is a user friendly online drawing tool. Multiple users editing the same diagram mean Real-Time Collaboration. Through Cacoo, a variety of diagrams such as site-maps, UML, network charts, wire frames etc can be created easily.
10) To Do.ly
Todo.ly is an intuitive and easy to use online To-do list, and Task Manager. It helps you to get organized, and to get things done. It allows you to divide, sub divide your work and in a very efficient and easy manner.
If any note-worthy apps or Chrome extensions you have in mind, use or have discovered, feel free to share them in the comments below.