Work smarter, not harder. As an entrepreneur, you’re likely juggling tasks 24/7, which either creates unnecessary stress or causes you to lose sight of your priorities. At Amazing.com, we’ve compiled a list of 10 tools every entrepreneur should be using:
Creating and maintaining a web presence is vital in today’s marketplace. WordPress is a full content management system that is completely customizable.
HootSuite is referred to as the “Social Management System.” It lets you monitor all of your social media accounts as well as schedule social content all from one place.
Keeping up with the industry is important for entrepreneurs and Feedly is the perfect tool for that. As a news aggregator, Feedly compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources pertaining to your chosen interests.
Wondering what’s being said about your brand? As they put it: “Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user generated content from across the universe into a single stream of information.” Keep your finger on the pulse of your brand with this handy tool.
Google Analytics helps you analyze visitor traffic, track the routes people take to reach you and the devices they use to get there, and show how visitors interact with your pages. This is a must-have for any online business.
“Asana puts conversations and tasks together, so you can get more done with less effort.” It’s a task and project management system to allows to do things like set recurring (daily, weekly, monthly) tasks, organize tasks into projects, and assign tasks to other team members. At Amazing.com, we’re a huge fan of Asana!
Slack is a messaging platform for offices that allows coworkers to send individual and group messages. Slack helps everyone communicate more efficiently by reducing the number of emails being sent back and forth.
E-mail marketing is vital to any business with an online presence, and MailChimp is the perfect creative solution to make e-mail marketing easier. MailChimp lets you design emails, keep up with your email subscribers, and provide analytics that shows you a user’s engagement and website activity.
What other tools do you recommend? Leave a comment below and add your suggestions to this list.
Matt Clark is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Amazing.com, a serial entrepreneur, and investor. He’s been featured on Forbes, CNBC, and Entrepreneur.com.