What are the best business tools?

asked by David Addison
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    #1WeViral Facebook Poster

    WeViral Facebook Poster

    WeViral Facebook Poster is a website that provides the feature to automatically post on the user's Facebook group and pages by scheduling. It also offers automatic group joining and inviting, auto-like and comment.

    Websites

    Free

    Sreya Roychoudhuri
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "We Viral is the best business tool for the business or company to promote their products and increase their sales on Facebook easily.We Viral team did a great for us to help our business to go on top and we can post our sales post on facebook easily in just one click."
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    #2HubSpot CRM

    HubSpot CRM

    HubSpot CRM is an easy to use CRM system for companies with 10-200 employees. It allows you to keep all your contacts in one centralized, customizable database, automatically logs every interaction for you, and crawls the internet for you. 

    Software

    Web, Windows

    Varies by plan

    Barbara Jordan
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This is best having 6 languages that is a big tool i like it"
  3. 27

    #3Salesforce

    Salesforce

    Salesforce is an on-demand customer relationship management company that helps organizations to build more meaningful and lasting relationships, and connect with their customers across sales, customer service, marketing, and more.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Lori Wright
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "It has a definite learning curve, to learn how to efficiently make the most out of this app. But once you learn its a whole world of difference in keeping everything you need in one handy place. Working is so much smoother, and from anywhere you are!"
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    #4Zoho Projects

    Zoho Projects
    Zoho is a productivity tool facilitating collaboration and task management among people.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Ling Su
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This has been great at work. Everyone can keep track of what the other team members are doing."
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    #5Trello

    Trello

    Trello is an effective task management system that lets you customize your list of items, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. This is ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Steven Mason
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This is a good app that I use for business purposes. It allows me to be organized. I like using it with others in my team so people know their tasks."
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    #6QuickBooks

    QuickBooks

    QuickBooks is an app that lets you create invoices, manage your expenses and cash flow, and view your profit and loss. This way, you'll be able to manage your own business without being an accounting expert.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Judith Patel
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I could use this app for managing my expenses better than a traditional accounting book or other form of bookkeeping. It's a little hard to use at the start, but worth it. "
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    #7Zoho CRM

    Zoho CRM

    Zoho CRM is a web-based CRM which empowers small to large-sized organizations with a complete customer relationship lifecycle management solution to manage organization-wide sales, marketing, customer support, and service. 

    Online Tools

    Free- Free trial available

    Jennifer Wong
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Great value! Zoho CRM provides a wide assortment of tools for small to large businesses. It integrates well with Google G Suite and other Zoho products. It's quite user friendly. Very intuitive. I really like the minimalist UI. And I'm happy to report that their help team is actually quite helpful."
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    #8Asana

    Asana

    Asana helps teams keep track of their work by organizing projects with different workflows and solutions. It's a collaboration tool available as a web and mobile app.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Shreya Chauhan
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I found this to be a very useful tool for myself and for the teams. I found that it was very user friendly and easy to use. I like how you can customize it and that it keeps things organized for what needs to get done. "
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    #9Deputy

    Deputy

    Deputy is an app to organize the work of all team members. Now you can manage your team from anywhere. The app also allows you to communicate with the team.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Crystal Gray
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "I love love love this app. I dont know how I managed without it for so long. Makes things so much easier. The set up for this was so easy and quick. I was surprised how smoothly things went when I set this up. It helps keep your team organized too. Everyone needs to get this. You wont be sorry. Like I said, how have I went this long without it??"
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    #10Producteev

    Producteev

    Producteev is a free app for Android and iOS devices that helps you and your team to be more productive at work. It's a powerful manager of tasks that go further and create a hub for all things you need.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Rachel Murphy
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Not a bad app, but not terribly unique. I got a deal on it, so there is that."
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    #11Wrike

    Wrike
    Wrike is a productivity and project management software enhancing communication, transparency and accountability to achieve team results.
    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    varies by plan

    Ralph Thompson
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "GOOD"
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    #12Flow

    Flow

    Flow is a simple project and task management tool boosting task tracking, focus and team collaboration, with the necessary key integrations. It is both available on Android and iOS devices. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ángel Santos
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Business tools are very hard to come by. Flow Tasks is an amazing solution to this problem! Its emphasis on team collaboration, focus and other synergistic principles has greatly improved my office's efficiency!"
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    #13Pipedrive

    Pipedrive
    Pipedrive is a sales tool for entrepreneurs and small teams with big ambitions. It visualizes ones sales pipeline and helps to make sure important conversations and activities don't get dropped.
    Software

    Windows

    Free- trial version

    Amanda Douglas
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Piperdrive is an excellent business tool for those than utilize CRM software. If that's part of your business structure, then this is definitely one you must try."
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    #14InvoicePlane

    InvoicePlane
    Self-hosted invoicing for freelancers and small businesses:InvoicePlane is built for freelancers and small businesses who need a simple, yet powerful self-hosted web based invoicing system. Download, install and use. All on your own server. No monthly fees - it's free!
    Websites

    Free

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    #15Cashofy

    Cashofy

    Cashofy is an accounting software with integrated baking tools that enable businesses to control their processes more easily.

    Software

    Web

    Varies by plan

    Juan Ortiz
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This is the ideal all in 1 tool website that helps with Business processes and transactions, along with management and bookkeeping. "
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    #16Simplybill

    Simplybill

     Simplybill is a web-based invoicing tool that lets you create, send and track invoices quickly and simply. Add lines to your invoice for time and services and notes for payment information. Send "Thank You" notes when clients pay, and reminders when they are overdue. Who is Simplybill for? Simplybill is for anyone who wants a quick and simple invoicing solution - no more wrangling with Excel! Simple doesn't mean it's not powerful though. Track invoices to see if they've been opened, search invoice history, create PDFs, create quotes and easily convert them to invoices.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Sara Taylor
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I run a small business and I need to keep track of invoices. I'm the first to admit that while Excel has its perks, I'm not great with using it, not am I impressed with the visual aspect of it. This, for me, is what makes Simplybill great. It's what it says it is- simple! Great visuals, simple to use, and most of all, makes invoicing seem like less of a chore. Highly recommend!"
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    #17Sprout Social

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social is a leading social media management software that provides engagement, publishing, analytics, and team collaboration tools. Their website has a blog with digital marketing information, as well as social media tips and more.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jordan Schneider
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Sprout social is a great business tool for social media purposes. I used it many times to manage my own company's social media platforms in the past. However, not all of business revolves around social media. Therefore it may not be the perfect fit for everyone."
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    #18Wave

    Wave

    Wave is the fastest-growing all-in-one software for small business accounting, freelancers, and consultants. Invoicing, credit card processing and more.

    Software

    Web

    Varies by plan

    Edward Bates
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I just started a small business and wanted a software application that would help me with invoicing and credit card processing. wave is the best such application I've found for handling the business!"
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    #19H&R Block

    H&R Block

    H&R Block is a tax preparation company that offers different software and services that allow you to file your personal or business taxes easily, ensuring you get the maximum tax refund possible.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Michelle Arnold
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This is a great tool. They are a tax preparation company you can use for your personal or business taxes. I love that they have a free online version, and also offer a variety of other options depending on your needs"
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    #20Infusionsoft

    Infusionsoft

    Infusionsoft is an only all-in-one automated sales and marketing software built for small businesses. Organize all customers and prospects in one easy to manage tool.

    Software

    Web, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jeffrey Berry
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "software looks good, well organized and user friendly. I would give it a try for my business."
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    #21GNUCash

    GNUCash

    GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free

    Rose Barnes
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "GnuCash is something good to use if you struggle to keep up with your expenses. You can track your bank accounts as well as stocks, income, and expenses. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to make their life a bit easier."
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    #22MaherPost

    MaherPost

    MaherPost is a Facebook group poster app created in 2011. It features posting to all groups without being an admin, posting to multiple accounts at the same time, scheduling of posts, and reporting results.  

    Online Tools

    Varies by plan

    Vvege Services
    Written on February 7, 2019
    "MaherPost is an exceptional Facebook auto poster with unbelievably affordable pricing. It comes with many features and premium support, Which I absolutely love."
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    #23Way of the Turtle

    Way of the Turtle

    Way of the Turtle: The Secret Methods that Turned Ordinary People into Legendary Traders is a Business, Economics, Finance, Reference Book written by Curtis Faith.

    Books

    Check price

    Cindy Yan
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This book is an unconventionally good business tool. It highlights the ways ordinary people transformed their businesses, and is relevant even to the most talented of business-people."
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    #24CNBC Business News

    CNBC Business News

    CNBC Breaking Business News app allows you to access the world of Wall Street with breaking news alerts, watchlists, global market data, and CNBC TV. The app informs you with the latest and up to date business, tech, finance news and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

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Summary

Best What are the best business tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1WeViral Facebook PosterWebsites 52 Free
2HubSpot CRMSoftware 30 Free
3SalesforceWebsites 27 Free
4Zoho ProjectsApps 25 Free
5TrelloApps 24 Free
6QuickBooksApps 24 Free
7Zoho CRMOnline Tools 22 Free
8AsanaWebsites 21 Free
9DeputyApps 19 Free
10ProducteevApps 18 Free
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