We have all heard the saying, “It might take a year, it might take a day, but what’s for you will come your way.” I simply agree! However I also agree that if you don’t get up, work hard, have lots of faith, and go after everything you want those dreams and visions just don’t fall into your lap. There is one thing I do want to talk about. Leveling Up! In your life and in your business. In order to do this tools and people are so vital in your successful walk. So I have gathered up some things that will help you out while you go after everything you were called to do.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT & COLLABORATION
Asana – Manage all of your projects online. Everything from to-do’s to team collaboration. Run your day, your team, and your company with Asana—from everywhere you work.
Basecamp – Basecamp keeps people on same page so no matter what your role is, everyone works toward a common goal: finishing a project together.
RealtimeBoard – It’s like working with your virtual team in-person. RealtimeBoard helps you visualize and organize your work, and makes it easy to collaborate across the world without constraints.
Clarity – Need some quick and sound advice? Call a pro. On demand business advice for entrepreneurs.
17 Hats – From booking clients, to managing projects, to controlling your finances, with 17hats you have everything you need to manage your business and clients anytime, anywhere.
Grammarly – A plugin that’s a lifesaver. Grammarly makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10× more mistakes than your word processor.
Hemingway Editor – The Hemingway Editor cuts the dead weight from your writing. It highlights wordy sentences in yellow and more egregious ones in red.
Boomerang – Ever wanted to schedule an email to be sent at a later time? Well, Boomerang does just that. Schedule an email to be sent later.
Yesware – Get insights on your email communication. Everything from seeing when someone opens it to scheduling responses.
Google Voice – Want to have a dedicated phone number for your business? Google Voice gives you one for free. It’s pretty awesome.
RescueTime – Find your ideal work-life balance. RescueTime helps you understand your daily habits so you can focus and be more productive.
Task Management – Planners have always been helpful for me. A book that keeps everything I need To Do. Here is a planner that can help you.
Calendly – Simple, beautiful scheduling. Say goodbye to phone and email tag for finding the perfect time
Assistant.to – Schedule meetings in seconds all within email. No back and forth. No double bookings.
STAMP YOUR BRAND
StickerMule – We all love stickers! Stickermule is a one-stop shop for all your sticker needs.
Pakible – Okay, now this one is pretty cool if you’re shipping physical goods. Pakible makes it super easy to get your own design/logo on a box.
Google Analytics – Google Analytics is a web analytics solution that gives you rich insights into your website’s data.
Optimizely – Launched a website? Don’t stop there. Using Optimizely allows you to better understand what works and what doesn’t. Discover and deliver the best experience for each customer across desktop, mobile web, and mobile apps.
TypeForm – A free and beautiful online form builder. Get input from your users. The forms work well across all device sizes.
NameChk – Searching for a domain or username? Check the availability of your username across the most popular social network websites in one place.
LaunchRock – Have an idea and need a landing page? Well LaunchRock gets you up and running in minutes. Acquire, engage and grow your audience with powerful social sharing tools & analytics that drive user growth.
DESIGN & INSPIRATION
Canva – An online design tool that helps you design everything from banners for your website to marketing designs for social media.
Picmonkey – Allows you edit photos and create graphics for your online presence. With loads of tips and how-tos, along with editing and design software, you’ll be able to create exactly what you want.
Over – Need to create a graphic on the go? Well, the Over app is pretty amazing. You can edit a photo, overlay a message, and post it to social media all from your phone.
Crayon.co – A collection of marketing designs, landing pages, and more. If you’re starting a web design project, you can use this to get ideas and inspiration.
Dribbble – A place where designers share what they’re working on. Get inspiration and find a freelancer for your project.
If this has helped you please let me know.