10 ESSENTIAL FREE APPS TO HELP YOU WORK MORE PRODUCTIVELY IN YOUR BUSINESS
Here’s a list of essential free apps to save you time
The list of essential free apps stated below are of course not exhaustive but these are the ones that have been very useful for me.
- Social Media Scheduling – BUFFER
A straightforward easy to use free social media content scheduler. You get more features if you pay but the basic version is fine if you are just testing the water
- Graphic Design – CANVA
For creating beautiful graphic design. There is a free version but the paid version is worth the upgrade if you use it a lot.
- Writing – GRAMMARLY
A free writing app that checks your spelling and grammar and makes sure your messages, documents, and social media posts are mistake-free
- Email marketing – MAILCHIMP
If you have less than 2000 subscribers on your list it’s free. Allows you to customise your templates, create a lead page, have a double opt in that is compliant for GDPR.
- Email Management – UNROLLME
A simple and effective way to clean up your inbox and unsubscribe from emails you don’t want to get. Set up in minutes and it’s free.
- Video Conference calls – ZOOM
If you need to hold a video conference call and share a screen Zoom is free for up to 100 participants and unlimited meetings. There’s a 40 minute time limit on the call
- Saving links and content – POCKET
When you find something you want to view, save it in Pocket for later on. A free app that saves your links
- Sharing Files – GOOGLE DRIVE
Ideal for sharing files and setting up online shared storage. It’s great if you work remotely and need to collaborate and don’t want to fill up your email. It’s also free up to 15GB.
- Time Tracking – TOPTRACKER
Simple to set up and use. A free time tracking software that you can use on your desktop and download a report for your client.
- Sharing Passwords – LASTPASS
Allows you to safely store your passwords and send them out to people without actually giving your password away. It’s free.
There you have it. If you have others that work for you, do comment below
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