Top 10 business apps that helps your startup become more productive and agile

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Apps are meant to reduce your daily grind, overloaded with unnecessary manual tasks which can otherwise be automated. The whole idea of being lean and agile comes from streamlining and automating what can be. From streamlining your schedules till distributing tasks to your team members, there are a plethora of platform agnostic apps that helps you run your daily business activities hassle free. Though the marketplace is filled with more than apps we can count, StartupsFM tried to select some of the best apps and savvy online platforms that enhances productivity. These apps are indeed a fat-free approach to productivity. So we have chimed a few that we like and use!

1. Producteev
2. Hipchat
3. GitHub
4. Zendesk
5. Trello
6. Insightly
7. Rapportive
8. SailThru
9. Buffer
10. MailChimp

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Top 10 business apps that helps your startup become more productive and agile

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  2. 2. TOP10BUSINESSAPPS From streamlining your schedules till distributing tasks to your team members, there are a plethora of platform agnostic apps that helps you run your daily business activities hassle free. Though the marketplace is filled with more than apps we can count, StartupsFM tried to select some of the best apps and savvy online platforms that enhances productivity. These apps are indeed a fat-free approach to productivity. So we have chimed a few that we like and use! The whole idea of being lean and agile comes from streamlining and automating what can be. Apps are meant to reduce your daily grind, overloaded with unnecessary manual tasks which can otherwise be automated.
  3. 3. #1 Enhances your social business World’s largest social task management solution every business is turning to for their teams. Collaborate and coordinate with your team, prepare projects, assign them and get them done easily and faster- whether you are working on your desktop or Mac Os, iPhone or android. Producteev also doesn’t mind pinging you in your inbox! Producteev TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  4. 4. Sharing ideas, codes and files within team members Chat with your entire department in “Rooms” or choose to have a “one-to-one chat” with any of your co-workers at anytime. Include clients or third parties even in chat, and have full control on what they see! Receive notifications of important conversations via email or on your phone Hipchat HipChat saves the entire conversation and lets you pick up from wherever you left. You can know who said what and when! Start tagging people with “@mentions” feature and get going! #2 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  5. 5. Did you think the power lies in your codes only? Well, the power is now in GitHub on your ‘desktop’. GitHub makes software development collaborative. Coding is fun and easy with this app. Review changes, place your comments and design your project’s future with “discussion tools”. GitHub This being an open source community enables you to share your project with the world, get feedbacks and contribute to the repositories GitHub hosts. #3 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  6. 6. It is vital to understand what your customers need and like everything in this world, each person has a varied requirement. In such a scenario, you need to keep a check where you are standing in comparison to all your competitors. If a business targets for excellent customer service then Zendesk is one app that’s doing wonders in the entrepreneurial world. Zendesk helps you do all these and more! Zendesk #4 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  7. 7. Lets you work independently, making each team member the owner of the work they do! It’s one app that truly helps in smart working” Businesses are turning to Trello to manage their team works and keep everyone updated about whatever work that’s going on inside the company! Trello Create cards by yourself, assign them and start moving from “Left to right”. You can either assign people or assign yourself, add people to a group, archive a card and do so much more. #5 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS Intuitive Collaborative Adapts to You
  8. 8. A popular Google apps CRM and Project Management package, Insightly tracks projects, opportunities, leads and proposals. Insightly It contains a comprehensive history of client interaction, and has a centrally shared contact list. Small Businesses find it easy to use. Insightly gets easily integrated with your Gmail account. It also includes SSL security feature that is vital to businesses. #6 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  9. 9. In business nothing is abstract. Everything has a purpose, has a concrete shape to it. Rapportive app is one complete solution integrated to Gmail. Rapportive See every detail of your addressee on the right hand side along with his/ her picture. Thus, instead of Google ads, see Rapportive- a cool CRM tool for Google! #7 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  10. 10. In real time, automated and informed decisions can be made by businesses to optimize the user experience at every level. Users can create a profile and spend more time in engaging rather than ‘setup’. SailThru Even if you 500,000 people on your contact list, SailThru will sail out 500,000 different customized mails to them! It provides a one-to-one personalization on all digital channels in the truest sense. #8 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  11. 11. Social sharing is now smart with Buffer! Buffer Put up your best articles, share images and videos, and let Buffer do all the magic- it will auto-magically keep posting for you throughout the day. Keep your presence felt in all networking platforms at one go and also stay updated about the analytics of your posts. #9 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
  12. 12. Your Email Marketing campaign has a new name - MailChimp. MailChimp The right Email goes to the exactly right person with MailChimp. Offers you multi-user sign in that gives access to all the team members of different levels. You can access MailChimp from any device and also use this iPad app to create and edit your campaigns even if you are not online! #10 TOP10BUSINESSAPPS
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