There are currently so many apps on the market that it is hard to decide which ones to actually use. As an entrepreneur or freelancer, your time is always being spread in different directions and spending time to research and learn about new apps is sometimes put on the back burner. However, there are apps that you may be missing out on that can help you stay better organized and use your time more efficiently. These are the three that I currently use on a daily basis.
Time management is such an important factor for all entrepreneurs and freelancers. Honestly, regardless of your profession, I believe great time management skills are vital. Who doesn’t want to be more productive and use their time more efficiently? There are a lot of time management apps out there but Rescue Time is the best one that I have used. This particular app tracks how I using my time and gives me reports that allow me to increase my productivity. Rescue Time has helped me become more effecient in the office and has allowed me to achieve better work life balance.
Most of us who work online consume a large amount of content on a daily basis. If you are like me, it’s easy to run across an article you want to read when you don’t actually have the time to read it. With a million different thoughts and ideas floating around in my brain, it is almost impossible to remember where I found a particular article three days ago. Pocket allows me to quickly and easily store content to view at a later time. As long as I have internet access, I can access this virtual pocket at any time.
Work, travel, meetings, birthdays, friendships, family. Google Calendar handles it all like a boss. It’s easy to use and once you start, it will become something you use daily. If you are like many of the entrepreneurs that are juggling multiple roles, Google Calendar is a must. Don’t forget to take advantage of the color coding, sub-calendars, and invitations to meetings. Let Google Calendar keep you organized so that you can focus on what you love.
Are there any apps that you can’t make it through the day without? Let me know which ones you are currently loving.