12 Tools Every Startup
Should Be Using
The Lob Team
It is always helpful to know when someone has opened or not
opened your emails so you know when you need to follow-up.
Never worry or wonder if someone has actually read your email.
A simple way to guess anybody’s email address. A very powerful
tool, especially for outbound sales, bizdev opportunities, and
Installs a live chat box on your website, allowing your customers
and visitors to chat with you in real-time.
Customers really appreciate being able to get in touch easily. This is
also a great tool to get valuable feedback on your product.
Zenefits is a huge time saver - letting you set up new employees,
provide a dashboard for them to manage their benefits, and get
everything set up with insurance providers with the click of a
This handy little tool makes it so you never get lost in your inbox
again. Never forget to follow up with a customer again. Boomerang
lets you bounce emails back to the top of your inbox if there is no
reply and schedule emails to go out in the future.
Easy way to make sure all your employees get paid. Simply the best
payroll management service out there.
There are so many project management options out there, but
Basecamp works well and is simple to use.
8. Base CRM
Integration with Gmail allows us to easily track ongoing dialogue
with customers and leads.
Great way to keep track of revenue and expenses to make sure you
are on the right track when it comes to spending money.
Postman is super useful when coding new products and features.
Great for testing and requesting.
11. Hacker News
A great way to keep up with the latest and greatest whilst getting
constructive feedback from the developer community on new
product and feature releases & updates.
12. Amazon Web Services
Robust, reliable, and easily scalable.
Questions or Thoughts?