My Top 6 Resources for your Business
Starting up a business and maintaining it can be time consuming for anyone, no matter what your industry. In today's tech world, there's an abundance of resources and tools that can help you and your business succeed and save time and money. What's not to love!
Here are my top 6 tools that you will hopefully find useful and they're all resources that I use or have tested myself, so I know that I am recommending tools that work!
Calendly is a tool that helps you to schedule your meetings. I use this for inviting clients and associates to meetings and also for discovery calls as a link to my promotions. You can sign up for Free which includes:
- 1 calendar user
- 1 event type
- Calendar integrations with Google, Office 365, Outlook and icloud
- Automated event notifications
- Schedule unlimited events
- Personalised links to your calendar
- Add Calendly to your website
- Intercom integration
You can find further information and alternative price plans here: http://calendly.com/
G-Suite - Everything you need in one package!
Allows you to connect, create, access files, control devices & data and manage users.
- Use from your computer, phone or tablet
- A FREE 14 day trial to get you started
- Video and Voice conferencing
- Secure messenger
- Shared Calendars
- Documents, spreadsheets & Presentations
For further information on this handy tool, visit https://gsuite.google.com/
This free customer relations management system is suitable for everyone, from sales leaders to business owners. It manages and organises your contacts all in one database.
- Track every detail of your business relationships, from contact through to client/customer
- Manage your sales pipeline
- Respond to all customer support issues
Check out HubSpot here https://www.hubspot.com/
Canva - Free design tool, that allows you to get creative, using your own designs or choose from 100's of templates.
You can design and download a range of things, including: (but not limited to)
You can find Canva here https://www.canva.com/
Postify - To help you save time by scheduling your social media posts for Free (there are upgrades available at a cost)
Easy to use. I use this for scheduling posts for clients. https://postfity.com/
Wave - A Web-based accounting solution. Free! with payable upgrades, but the free version is sufficient for me and my business.
Designed for small businesses, freelancers and consultants. I use this for my accounts and invoicing.
- Payment tracking
- Payroll management
- Finance management
It also has facilities to set up electronic payments, reminders and receipts! Easy to set up and manage, regardless of accounting ability.
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