I use a lot of tools in my own business and with my clients. Here is a selection of the ones I recommend…
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Loom – Screen recording has never been easier with Loom. These can be downloaded and used in your content or as part of your procedures manuals.
Zoom – My go-to website for video calls. It’s fantastic for online training, 121s, screen sharing or catching up with clients without the travel.
Asana – This project management tool is my life. It helps me keep track of my client workload and the tasks I need to do within my business.
Toggl – Tracking my time is essential to ensure clients are invoiced correctly. I also use it to track my own time in order to identify areas that need to be tightened up.
Calendly – Never miss another appointment. Calendly identifies available times by syncing with your Google Calendar, Outlook, iCal allowing your clients to book appointments at a time convenient to them.
LastPass – this app allows you to keep your passwords and other sensitive information close at hand without having to compromise on security. Plus you only have to remember ONE password and it will do the rest for you.
Where possible I always recommend scheduling direct via the platforms directly, however this isn’t always possible. Here are a selection of tools I use for
Social Bee – This is my go-to tool for scheduling my social media. You can schedule posts for multiple accounts across all the main platforms. I also love the fact you can schedule them your posts to repeat according to your requirements. Find out more in my full review.
Buffer – I use Buffer for several clients social media and find it easy to navigate and schedule posts across multiple platforms.
Planoly – This is my go to scheduling tool for Instagram as I prefer the more visual layout for this platform.
MissingLettr – MissingLettr is a fantastic tool for sharing your blog posts throughout the year.
Google Alerts – This is a great tool for tracking mentions in news stories and blog posts of industry-specific keywords, your name, and your business name.
Canva – Create professional-looking graphics to enhance your online and social media presence with this easy to use program.
Coolors.co – Generate the perfect colour palette for your online designs, pick the hex code of any colour, get useful colour information like conversion, combinations, blindness simulation and much more
Quozio – If you use quotes in your content, this fab little website will allow you to create images which you can share across your social media.