It’s that time of year again! You have the bug to get organized and get your business in order. Now is the PERFECT time to take advantage of free tools that will help you stay more organized and more productive.
Here are a few tools that I have adopted into my business recently that I just can’t imagine living without. Some you may have heard of already…now is the time to use them!
Hands down this is one of the BEST mobile apps for business to have on your mobile devices. Quickly and EASILY make multi-page PDF files from ANY photo taken with your devices camera. This app optimized text in documents, trims and enhances images before converting, and is FREE. Get it!!Example: Take a photo of any paper document and convert it to a digital format that you can email, upload, and share instantly.iPhone/iPad: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camscanner-free/id388627783?mt=8
I have posted this one before. Now, more than ever, conversations and client connections are becoming more virtual. Conferencing and screen sharing simply has to become part of your business model. Join.me lets you phone conference and screen share for FREE. I have used this app to solve technical issues, walk someone through a new tool, and to show someone how to use my website.No download necessary. Simply visit join.me and get started
Want to easily send newletters on a regular basis to your clients? OR give potential clients the opportunity to find out more about you while capturing their information? Use Mailchimp. This system lets you create newsletters from predesigned templates for FREE. You can also create newsletters directly from your blog posts – automatically! There is a bit of a learning curve but once you have it down there is no going back!
If you haven’t thought about using Twitter for your business, you should thing about it now. As a tool to distribute quick, short bursts of information Twitter is invaluable. Many busy people have jumped ship from Facebook to Twitter…make sure you are connecting with those potential clients! Do your research and learn how to use HASHTAGS.
- Google Plus Profiles
Are you a Gmail user? If you are, did you know your Google Plus profile can act as a business card between you and the people you email? It can. Fill out your Google Plus profile with your business information including ALL of your contact information. You will be surprised how many people will comment on what you do for a living after you do!https://www.google.com/intl/en/+/learnmore/index.html