Handy Software for Every Entrepreneur
For any small business to grow and thrive in 2019, we need to be able to rely partially on technology to get us where we need to go.
A new business can be a fragile thing to have and it is because of this that so many fail within the first year or so.
If you want to be a successful startup and make your mark on the world, there are a lot of handy software you can use this year for your business.
MailChimp is an email marketing tool which can be totally invaluable to those starting out in business and it is a good way to send out regular newsletters to those who are subscribed to you via website or email. MailChimp allows you to create a simple template for your emails and then send them to thousands of people within a couple of minutes. It can be useful for keeping your audience interested as well as attracting new people to your business now and again.
If you have a team of people working together in your business, Basecamp can be a super helpful tool to have on hand. It is a project management suite which allows you to set out goals for the team, monitor what they are doing, share documents and chat to each other about things. It can be a central hub of activity for your business and it really will make your life much easier when it comes to working on a big project.
Trello has a similar premise to basecamp however Trello is much more simple for you to get started and it simply allows you to track your tasks and make sure that things get done. You can have a group board together as a team and you can add lists and ideas and tasks to complete. It can make your collaborative working much more effective and really help everyone to always be on top of what they are doing and why they are doing it.
If you are looking for some of the top custom software development companies to use for your business, Shopify can give you some amazing features which you won’t find anywhere else. This is a website builder and e-commerce buddy which can totally change your game when it comes to your business. If you are looking for a tool which will allow you to make a stunning site for your products as well as to track your finances alongside it, you can have no better option than this.
Searchmetrics can be a super handy tool for any new company who wants to their marketing game and be able to get ahead of the competition online. It is a tool which can provide you with daily updates on trends in the world and this can help you tailor your marketing technique to reach as many people as you can. It will show what type of content is king at the moment and will make your life so much easier from the get-go.
Ryver is a tool which allows you to really hone in on your collaborative working and it is the ideal tool for anyone who wants to work on a project with other people. You’ll have all of the functionality you need to communicate and track work as well as keep up to date with other members of your team to see what they are doing. It can really make a big difference to your working in the office and life will be much easier as a result for you.
For those of you who struggle to get your finances in order when you start your business *ahem* all of us… then Quickbooks will soon become the new love of your life. This handy tool will not only keep a record of your spending every month but it will keep track of profits and progress and will allow you to set budgets for certain parts of the business to really hone in and make the most of your assets.
8. Google Drive
For a storage solution which will save you A LOT of aggro, there is nothing better than Google Drive. You can access this from anywhere and on any device and this will allow you to keep on top of your work wherever you are. You can even edit documents at the same time as other people so it can be a super handy tool to have.
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What handy software are you using as an Entrepreneur?