Best productivity apps for modern professionals

Running a small business means having a lot on your plate. Whether you're a mortgage broker, real estate agents, financial advisor, loan originator or office manager, we know that staying organized can be a real challenge. Check out our list of productivity apps for modern professionals.


  • HubSpot

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    HubSpot is the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform with 15,000 customers in more than 90 countries.

    HubSpot is the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Since 2006, HubSpot has been on a mission to make the world more inbound. Today, 15,000 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot’s software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. HubSpot’s inbound marketing software, ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by VentureBeat and G2Crowd, includes social media publishing and monitoring, blogging, SEO, website content management, email marketing, marketing automation, and reporting and analytics, all in one integrated platform. Sidekick, HubSpot’s award-winning sales application, enables sales and service teams to have more effective conversations with leads, prospects, and customers. HubSpot is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with an office in Dublin, Ireland, and has been recognized by Inc., Forbes, and Deloitte as one of the world’s fastest-growing companies.

     

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  • HelloSign

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    The easiest way to sign a document on your iPhone or iPad

    From the creators of HelloFax, HelloSign is the simple and elegant way to scan, edit and sign your documents.

    Need to sign a document when you are on the go? The HelloSign app saves you from the laborious process of printing, signing and scanning.. All you need to do is:

    1. Import any PDF from your email or take a picture of the document you need to have signed.
    2. Create a realistic signature with your finger. Looks just like an ink signature.
    3. Via email, send the signed document to the desired recipient(s).

    Use HelloSign to sign and complete important and timely documents such as consulting agreements, NDAs, sales real estate contracts, financing agreements and more...

    Key Features:
    • Fingertip document signing
    • Edit any PDF or photo to add text, checkmark or signature
    • Upload a document with camera
    • Sign unlimited documents
    • Open PDF files directly from your inbox
    • Signed documents are imported back into your email to make sending easy
    • Always free and easy to use

     

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  • PayPal

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    PayPal is the faster, safer way to send money, make an online payment, receive money or set up a merchant account.

    There are not fees for paying money, but there are fees for receiving money.

    From everyday purchases to running a business, people around the world rely on us to pay and get paid.

    Know your payments are secure
    Whether you’re buying or selling, get the security you expect plus purchase or seller protection on all eligible transactions.

    Accepted by millions of brands
    Use PayPal at businesses, big and small, in 200+ countries around the world. Pay securely online, in apps, and in stores.

    More payment choices
    With PayPal, use your favorite banks and cards and still earn card rewards. And get access to flexible payment options like PayPal Credit.

     

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  • RescueTime

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    Web-based time management tool that tracks the activities and duration of a user's computer usage.

     

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  • Dashlane

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    Password manager that can generate unique passwords and also record purchase history across websites.

    Autologins everywhere.
    Super strong passwords.
    Security score monitoring.
    All with Dashlane.

    From credit cards to receipts, save everything
    in your digital wallet.
    Access your digital wallet on any device for free.

     

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  • Sendgrid

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    Scalable email delivery for transactional email
    SendGrid transparently handles DKIM, SPF, ISP rate limits, content inspection, bounces, and spam reports to help users achieve higher deliverability. SendGrid integrates in minutes by just changing three SMTP settings.

     

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  • Zapier

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    Zapier enables you to automate tasks between other online services (services like Salesforce, Basecamp, Gmail, and 249 more).

    Imagine capturing Wufoo form leads automatically into Salesforce or displaying new Paypal sales in your Campfire team chat room. Zapier lets you automate all these simple tasks and get back to real work.

     

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  • Wunderlist

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    Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see.

    Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to share your lists and collaborate with everyone in your life.

    Wunderlist then instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your to-do lists from anywhere.

     

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  • IFTTT

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    Over 600 apps work with IFTTT including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, and devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone. The IFTTT app also integrates with the Health app, so you can easily track and maintain your habits.

    Turn on Applets and:
    • Control everything around you with your voice and Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant
    • Stay informed about what’s happening from publications like The New York Times and ProPublica
    • Always stay prepared for the weather with custom daily forecast notifications
    • Message roommates when you’re near the local grocery
    • Get an alert as soon as there’s a new Craigslist listing that matches you search
    • Stay safe with automated and intelligent home security alerts
    • Streamline your social media
    • Back up and share your iOS photos automatically
    • Back up important files, photos, and contacts to cloud-storage solutions, such as Dropbox or Google Drive
    • Set your home thermostat to an optimal temperature when you arrive home
    • Post all your Instagrams as Twitter photos or Pinterest pins
    • Trigger events based on your current location

    There are thousands of other use cases! New services are added every week. Some popular ones include:
    Twitch, Telegram, Spotify, YouTube, Google Calendar, Tumblr, Medium, Pocket, Square, eBay, Giphy, Automatic, LIFX, Fitbit, Withings, littleBits, Google WiFi, Evernote, Reddit, Digg, Skype, Slack, LINE, MailChimp, Salesforce, Todoist, and hundreds more.

    Browse our curated collections to find Applets for:
    • The home, office, and car
    • Staying informed on news and politics
    • Your iPhone and iPad
    • Exploring outer space
    • Improving how you use social media

    Do more with the services you love. Discover the power of Applets at ifttt.com/discover

     

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  • MailerLite

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    MailerLite is an email marketing service provider with a focus on simplicity, excellent customer support, and beautiful designs. MailerLite's user-friendly software allows you to quickly create and share your beautiful email campaigns, track their results, manage subscribers and unsubscribers, design custom popups and landing pages, set-up advanced automation sequences and so much more without any technical knowledge. 24/7 support, with real people.

    MailerLite has lots of helpful features and integrations, yet they manage to keep it simple and easy-to-use for everybody. Their team consists of designers, developers, writers, runners, photographers, surfers, chess players, foodies, parents, dreamers, travelers and genuinely nice people who are all ready to help you anytime you need them.

    MailerLite offers forever free plan with limited features, all paid plans include all features available.

     

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  • Hootsuite

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    HootSuite is a social media management system for brand management. The system’s user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, MySpace, WordPress, TrendSpottr and Mixi.
    Additional integrations are available via HootSuite’s App Directory, including Instagram, MailChimp, Reddit, Storify, Tumblr, Vimeo and YouTube.

    • Manage multiple social networks
    • Schedule messages and tweets
    • Track brand mentions
    • Analyze social media traffic
    • 8 million+ satisfied users

     

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  • Buffer

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    With Buffer all you do is put a few tweets in your Buffer and the app schedules them for you throughout the day.

    Different from common tweet scheduling apps, like Hootsuite’s or SocialOomph’s there is no need to schedule each individual tweet. Fixed timeslots (which you can change) determine when buffered tweets reach your followers every day. All you do is fill your Buffer with tweets.

    In addition to using the website, browser extensions make it super simple to add tweets to your Buffer right there from the article you want to share.

     

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  • Canva

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    Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs.

    Create designs for Web or print:

    • blog graphics
    • presentations
    • Facebook covers
    • flyers
    • posters
    • invitations
    • and so much more

     

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  • Intercom

    Commercial Web Android iPhone Website

    Customer messaging apps for sales, marketing, and support, connected on one platform.

     

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  • Calendly

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    Calendly can connect with up to six of your calendars to automatically check availability and help you connect with your best contacts, prospects and clients.

    How it works

    Create simple rules
    Setup is easy. Let Calendly know your availability preferences and it’ll do the work for you.

    Share your link
    Share your Calendly links via email or embed it on your website.

    Schedule
    They pick a time and the event is added to your calendar.

     

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  • Taskade

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    Create instant task lists, share notes, and video chat, all on the same page. Taskade is a modern organization and collaboration tool for getting things done. Get our app on Web, Mobile, Chrome, Mac and Windows. Taskade is simple, flexible, and fun! .

     

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  • Front

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Front is the first email management software for teams that integrates with the tools you already use. With Front, you can assign messages to teammates, write comments for internal collaboration or set reminders to respond later. Templates let you quickly reply to common questions, and collision detection prevents multiple replies to the same message. Front also gives you analytics data to track your efficiency.

    People can collaborate in real time on those addresses thanks to build in comments, assignments, follow, smart inboxes features directly in the email client.

    Manage your support@, sales@ shared inboxes as well as twitter facebook messengers, sms and multiple integrations in one place. One platform for your multiple communication channels.

     

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  • Skype

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    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.

     

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  • Zervant

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    Easy invoicing, expense management, reporting, and customer feedback. Connect with your accountant online and make great customer communications an asset for your small business.

     

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  • Intuit QuickBooks

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    The most popular version of Americas #1 small business financial software helps make your business more profitable.

    New features show you exactly where your business stands and saves you time to focus on your business:

    • organize your finances all in one place;
    • manage and customer, vendor, and employee data;
    • save money-track every dollar in and out;
    • know where your business stands with real-time reports.

     

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  • Slack

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    Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

     

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