9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

  • Jul 29, 2018

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how you’re ever going to make it through the day.

The solution is simple: apps.

Struggling to plan a meeting? There’s an app for that.

Trying to back up your files? There’s an app for that.

Planning a business trip? There’s an app for that.

Below are the top 10 apps guaranteed to make your working life a little easier. Whether you’re trying to share notes or creating a to-do list, these apps will bring that much needed peace of mind.

Evernote

Whether you’re planning your to-do list or sharing notes with your team, Evernote is the tool to use. Evernote allows you to organize your thoughts in a creative way. You can take pictures, add links to your notes, add attachments, and record audio files. You can even upload handwritten notes if that’s your style!

Slack

Bring your team’s communication to the 21st century with Slack. From this one app, you have the option to host a group chat, send direct messages, or place voice and video calls. Sharing files, images, spreadsheets, and PDF documents have never been easier with Slack’s drag-and-drop feature. Available on smartphones and desktop, Slack makes sure all your conversations are in sync.

Dropbox

Nothing is more annoying than receiving that message from your email that says your files are too large to send. Then comes Dropbox! The way of the future. Using Dropbox, you can share and upload what you want on any device. Not only is this app completely free, but you also get 2GB of storage space. If your computer crashes, you’ll never experience that heart-stopping fear because all your files are saved on the internet.

Mind Tools

There’s some truth behind that saying, “knowledge is power.” With the help of Mind Tools, you can learn essential skills that will help transform the way you work. From management to leadership to personal development, Mind Tools offers a wide range of useful career skills for free.

 

30/30

Staying focused is a problem we all struggle with. One minute you’re working on a project and the next you’re looking up 30-minute dinner recipes. We’ve all been there. 30/30 is a task manager app that helps you focus on the task at hand without distractions. The concept behind the app is devoting 30 minutes to intense work, followed by a 30-minute break. 30/30 works effectively because it pressures you with a time constraint, while also promising a reward at the end of your hard work. The app gives you free reign over the time limits and the number of tasks you’d like to create.

GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is ideal for any sales professional who needs to video conference with a client, either on a mobile device or on a computer. It’s one thing to talk to a client over the phone, but it’s something else entirely when they get to see what you’re talking about. GoToMeeting provides desktop sharing so your clients can see the bigger picture. GoToMeeting also makes it simple and fast to set up meetings across a variety of platforms including Microsoft Office, email, and instant messaging apps.

Wunderlist

Are you considered a Type A person? Do you get an excited flutter in your chest whenever you see a sale on planners? Then Wunderlist is the app for you. Whether it’s a grocery list or a project to-do list, Wunderlist hosts a platform where you can organize big and small tasks alike. This app also comes with Due Dates and Reminders, so you’ll never run behind schedule again.

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Sometimes it seems impossible to manage an overflowing workload. But, with the help of these apps, your work life will become more organized and efficient.


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