What are the best Slack tools?

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    #1Digg on Messaging

    Digg on Messaging
    Add Digg to your Slack team and get curated news, trending stories, search, and the latest Edition.
    Other

    Free

    Tyler Larson
    Written on September 22, 2017
    "Digg has an addon for Slack that lets you share news and other links curated to your interests. It's a cool addon to have for downtimes at work. "
  2. 14

    #2Api.ai SDK Slack

    Api.ai SDK Slack
    API.AI's Slack Integration makes it easy to create your own Slack apps and bots and train them to understand natural language.
    Other

    Free

    Samuel Mason
    Written on March 31, 2017
    "Okay, so you created a Slack team, but now what? How does providing Appa nd Bots that communicate in natural language? It sounds pretty good to me, and this looks like a nicely layed out SDK to let me explore those options. "
  3. 12

    #3AppFollow

    AppFollow
    Real-time monitor tool to stay updated with all the changes happening with apps in the app-stores: users’ reviews, versions, rankings, positions in search result, featuring and more. With the help of our integrations (Slack, HipChat, Trello) your whole dev-team can stay updated in an easy & convenient way. You can track any app, including your competitors, to learn from the market.
    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan.

    Eric Herrera
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "Staying on top of the latest updates and news about my favorite apps has been a chore for me. App Follow looks like it will take that burden off my plate. By centralizing my app information and providing a simple clean interface, this tool looks like it is going to be very useful. In addition, this tool would be great for a company that has an app and is looking for feedback from the community on how their app is performing."
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    #4Monkey Test It

    Monkey Test It
    Monkey Test It offers a hands-off approach to automated testing that lets you focus on making your site look good, without having to get bogged down in learning testing tools. Monkey Test It's integrated with Slack, Heroku and Travis-CI.
    Websites

    $9- Varies by plan.. Free test available.

    Patrick May
    Written on February 18, 2017
    "Monkey Test It helps me and my team test our JavaScript for errors with ease. We use slack, and the integration is great. We catch errors and patch them up right away without wasting any time. "
  2. 9

    #5Marker

    Marker
    Marker let's you take screenshots right from your browser, add annotations and send them to your favorite apps in 1 click.
    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Walter Perry
    Written on June 15, 2017
    "I had to present some errors in my company's new software. Some of them were quite visual and needed a bit of explanation. With Marker, I could show the shot of the screen, along with visual aids and points to show what happened with the error and the problems it cause. It made my presentation auite a lot easier."
  3. 6

    #6Mention + Slack

    Mention + Slack
    Receive a Slack notification as soon as your brand or competitor is mentioned online. Engage or react with quick links to the conversations.
    Other

    $29- month. Varies by plan. Request a demo.

    Michael Franklin
    Written on April 10, 2017
    "Gives real time notifications when a keyword is mentioned on another platform. Very useful to monitor feedback on your brand or your competitor's to see what needs improvement. It appears to be an extension of slack so no standalone application needs to be installed."
  4. 5

    #7Paperbot

    Paperbot
    Paperbot collect the cool links you team shares on Slack. Access your links on your mobile or the web.
    Other

    Free

    Sandra Bradley
    Written on February 1, 2017
    "Slack helps with work and also distracts me from work. Paperbot helps me organize links sent through Slack. So still a distraction but at least it can be organized distraction."
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    #8Baremetrics

    Baremetrics
    With Baremetrics you can now send important updates to your team's Slack channel such as MRR, LTV, Churn, New Customers, Cancellations and more so nothing falls through the cracks.
    Websites

    $50- month. Varies by plan. Free trial available.

    Lorenzo Gálvez
    Written on May 27, 2017
    "This allows for real time updates to be sent to your Slack team. It will keep them constantly updated about the status of the business. With this information, your team can be on call to respond and resolve any problems. Baremetrics is a beneficial Slack tool to have."
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    #9Sway Finance

    Sway Finance
    Sway Finance is the Slack bot that tells you your revenues, expenses and bank balances on demand. You can also ask it for your financial data by timeframe, and more. 
    Websites

    Free

    Gregory Moore
    Written on March 28, 2017
    "This tool looks like it would be pretty useful for small businesses. Being able to call on company financial details at any time by just typing in a command would make keeping records as simple as it could possibly be. "
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    #10Yodel

    Yodel
    Yodel is the cloud-based business phone solution that seamlessly integrates with teams and workflows.
    Websites

    $10- month. Varies by plan. Free trial available.

    Matthew Gonzalez
    Written on July 22, 2017
    "Yodel seems to be a useful team for those trying to make their Slack team more efficient and useful. It allows a "phone assistant" to be integrated to your work on Slack, making it a tool that many will be interested in using. "
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    #11Articulo

    Articulo is an application in the cloud-based collaboration tool and service, Slack. It is for organizing links and bookmarks shared in the channels in Slack. It is currently free since it is still in early release phase.

    Apps

    Web

    Free

    Drazen Zaric
    Written on October 19, 2018
    "Articulo helps you and your team organize all the links you share in Slack, be it articles, videos or links of any other kind. With articulo, you can curate shared Recommended lists of articles, videos or any kind of links. Think of them as your team's shared bookmarks list. Articulo also enables you to save links from any message to your private Reading list. You can use it as a read later list, a tool for bookmarks, or to avoid searching for that one link through your message history."

Summary

Best What are the best Slack tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Digg on MessagingOther 17 Free
2Api.ai SDK SlackOther 14 Free
3AppFollowWebsites 12 Free
4Monkey Test ItWebsites 10 Paid
5MarkerOnline Tools 9 Free
6Mention + SlackOther 6 Paid
7PaperbotOther 5 Free
8BaremetricsWebsites 3 Paid
9Sway FinanceWebsites 2 Free
10YodelWebsites 1 Paid
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