productivity tools

6 Productivity Tools and Apps To Use In 2015

Whether you’re a newly minted entrepreneur, an experienced freelancer, or an established business owner, you’ll likely find yourself with a harsh reality: there is not enough time in the day.

You shouldn’t have to devote all your time to work, but you also need to get all your tasks done in time to grow your business. To ensure you are at the peak of productivity to close on new deals and accomplish every task, consider complementing your own skills with technological solutions made to save time and - in the same process – money.

Here are my top productivity tools and apps for 2015:

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set up your list

How to Set Up Your List Right The First Time (or The Second)

This blog post is the second in a three-part series laying out the steps to successfully build your list using a solid foundation on which you can build. I’m going to just jump right in assuming you’ve followed along with the steps in the previous post. So, if you didn’t you will want to checkout the first part in the series and make sure you didn’t miss anything important.

Once you’ve identified your audience and their needs, you can get down to business and make your email campaigns a reality. It’s not hard, but it does require a little more planning on your part.

 

Make a Strategy

The types of campaigns you’ll be running will guide your choice of technology to handle your mailing list – so make sure you’ve thought through what you need to do over the next six months to one year, at least. What are the goals you actually hope to achieve, and how do you make those a reality? Some of the campaign types to think about include:

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Business Cards in a Bowl

How to Build Your List Like A Pro

This blog post is the first in a three-part series laying out the steps to successfully build your list using a solid foundation on which you can build. I will explain how to lay the groundwork necessary for the best chance of success with building your list while keeping it simple.

This be groundwork necessary for the best chance of success with building your list while keeping it simple.

As a business owner you are fully aware that leads are a key ingredient to keeping the clients or customers coming in. You’ve done your research and know you need to setup a form on the website and get the leads coming to you. Don’t start in the middle like many business owners that come to me have done. Instead, follow these key steps before putting up a form and considering making a decision on which service to use.

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