The Brampton Board of Trade had the opportunity to host award-winning speaker and author Beth Ziesenis recently for a fun and informative session on the world of apps.
There are thousands of them out there, so how do you cut through the clutter and find ones that will work for you? Part of it is testing the waters to see what’s right for you and what fits your personal and professional life.
Beth suggested lots of apps that business owners can use to be more productive, organize themselves and their teams, make videos, animate photos, manage their emails and more. To get you started, here are 5 apps Beth mentioned that are worth checking out.
Trello - A collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, when it’s due and where something is in progress. For each piece of the project, you have the capability to include comments from teammates, uploading file attachments relevant to each task, creating checklists for each subtask and more.
Evernote -Evernote has a lot of functionality, it can be integrated with other apps to act as a digital filing cabinet, a note taking tool, a daily journal, a task or project management system and more.
CamScanner - An app that allows you to take photos of any piece of paper and turn it into a scanned PDF or Jpeg file using your smartphone.
Canva - Canva allows you to easily create beautiful graphics and documents using its simple drag and drop feature. Create professional layouts and designs in minutes. It’s perfect for anything from social media graphics and invitations to resumes and PowerPoints.Crystal - This powerful app crunches data and shows you the best ways to communicate with any prospect, customer or coworker based on their unique personality. Crystal collects data from previous interactions and the person’s online presence through various platforms.