7 Online Tools and Services Necessary To Grow Your Business
Save time and energy, and see your business fly to the next level.
Having a business is like running a race- you’re constantly running to take care of the obligations you have. In fact, you are asked to take care of many of these obligations simultaneously in order for the business to run smoothly. But what happens when someone wants to expand?
Fortunately for everyone, there are excellent tools that can help business owners save energy, and of course, time. These tools can make the expansion of the company more easily manageable and effective than in the past.
Let's look at seven tools that you can use to make your business grow without “losing it”:
Toptal is a service that allows you to discover and hire freelance programmers and designers effortlessly. If you have a website or application that you want to create, a technical problem to be solved or a plan that needs improvement, Toptal will help you find the best professional that meets your needs, without having to do anything yourself.
A strong presence in social media networks, and a stable relationship with the public and customers is vital in order establish a strong brand. HootSuite helps you manage various accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn, through a single platform. This way you can be sure you receive all messages from a potential or existing customer.
Due is a free payment service platform that aims to make managing your payroll easier by using online invoicing platform for everyone- from small business owners to freelancers. The company, even though it’s relatively new (it was created in 2015), has already helped thousands of professionals and companies manage their payments and transactions (it processes millions of dollars in credit card, e-cash, and e-check payments each month). Finally, the platform keeps records all the information so you can track the accounts.
Google Analytics is perhaps one of the most important tools for companies, as it provides the practical information that one needs in order to develop his business more efficiently. Giving information about the website’s visitors, what they are looking for and what they are interested in. In essence, Google Analytics helps create a better experience for the customer, and makes it easier to approach the kind of audience that interests you.
With Google Search Console (previously Google Webmaster Tools), you can see how high your website is ranked on search engines. A high ranking in Google search is crucial for people to find your business online, and this tool gives you a better understanding of which keywords bring more people to your page and how to bring new customers.
Many consider Reddit as the “front page of the internet". It is the largest forum in the world, where users create a free account and upload whatever they want- text, links, photos- for any topic they want, almost without censorship. On the other hand, the platform can make your company look more affable, since you can interact with customers easily and in a friendly way.