Day to day tools

There are countless online tools available that are designed to help you and your business simplify day-to-day tasks, improve productivity, increase collaboration within teams, and much more. Importantly, the existence of web-based services and ‘the cloud’ makes backing up your files and information easier. Here is a small taster of the extensive array of tools and services available.

Storage and Back-Up

1. Dropbox 
Online storage 
dropbox.com

2. Google Drive 
Online storage 
www.google.com.au/drive

3. One Drive 
Online storage 
onedrive.live.com

4. Crashplan
Back-up
code42.com/crashplan

5. iCloud Drive 
Online storage 
apple.com/au/icloud/icloud-drive

Workflow

1. Google Apps for Work
Suite of business tools
apps.google.com.au

2. Office 365
Suite of business tools
products.office.com/en-au/business/office

Communication

1. Skype 
Voice & video calls, video conference, chat
skype.com

2. Google Hangouts
Voice & video calls, video conference, chat
hangouts.google.com

3. Slack
Instant messaging
slack.com

Productivity

1. Evernote
Take notes, organise & store
evernote.com

2. Wunderlist 
Task list manager
wunderlist.com 

3. IPassword
Password manager
agilebits.com/onepassword

4. Dashlane
Password manager
dashlane.com

5. SaneBox
Email manager
sanebox.com

6. Boomerang for Gmail
Email manager
boomeranggmail.com

Music

1. Spotify
Music streaming
spotify.com

Finance

1. Xero
Accounting
xero.com/au

2. Fresh Books
Accounting
freshbooks.com

3. Receipt Bank
Receipt management
receipt-bank.com

4. Vend
Point of sale
vendhq.com

E-Commerce

1. Shopify
E-Commerce platform
shopify.com.au

2. Woo Commerce
E-Commerce plug in for WordPress
wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/

3. Stripe
Payment gateway for E-Commerce
stripe.com/au

4. eWay
Payment gateway for E-Commerce
eway.com.au

5. PayPal
Payment gateway for E-Commerce
paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/paypal-get-started

6. ANZ FastPay
Mobile payment
fastpay.anz.com

7. PayPal Here
Mobile payment
paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/paypal-solutions-paypalhere

Management Tools

1. StratPad
Planning
stratpad.com

2. Trello
Project and task management
trello.com

3. Basecamp
Project and task management
basecamp.com

4. Setmore
Scheduling and appointments
setmore.com

5. ScheduleOnce
Scheduling and appointments
scheduleonce.com

6. Zoho
Customer relationship management
zoho.com/crm

7. Infusionsoft
Customer relationship management
infusionsoft.com

8. If This Then That
App integrations
ifttt.com

9. Zapier
App integrations
zapier.com

Marketing

1. Hootsuite
Social media manager
wordpress.com

2. Buffer
Social media manager
buffer.com

3. MailChimp
Email marketing
mailchimp.com

4. Squarespace
Website building platform
squarespace.com

5. Weebly
Website building platform
weebly.com

6. WordPress
Website building platform
wordpress.com

7. Eventbrite
Event management
eventbrite.com.au

8. Sticky Tickets
Event management
stickytickets.com.au

9. Grammarly
Spelling and grammar checker
grammarly.com

Design

1. Canva
Graphic design
canva.com

2. iStock
Stock imagery
istockphoto.com

3. Pixlr Editor
Image editor
pixlr.com/editor