Our Favorite Apps For Online Businesses
Running a business is no small feat, especially when you’re doing it alone or with a small team. But, thank goodness technology exists to make all of our lives easier! With so many different aspects of your business to stay on top of on a daily basis, it’s important to have a good set of go-to apps in your business to help you out.
Below we’re sharing our favorite apps that our team at Go Live HQ uses everyday to stay organized, create content, and easily communicate with our clients and customers!
1. Planoly For Social Media Planning
We use Planoly to plan our Instagram feed. It’s important that our photos look good as a whole on our feed and Planoly makes it easy to see how everything lays out. With Planoly you can write your captions ahead of time, search for and save photos to repost, create draft folders to plan photos for later use, track your analytics, and schedule posts too.
Planoly also has a blog with helpful resources and tips on Instagram, content strategy, growing your brand, and more.
2. Trello For Internal Project Management
Trello is an online project management tool that keeps our team organized and in the loop. We use it to keep track of all our upcoming blog content and social media posts, as well as our ideas for future content.
You can also create different boards and lists of to-do items, and label them to let team members know what’s complete and what still needs done. This is super helpful because our team works remotely, so it helps us all to stay organized and on track with projects.
PRO TIP: We use Trello for our Content Calendar. Check out this tutorial for how you can do the same: How To Use Trello To Create A Content Calendar.
3. Convertkit For Email Marketing
We use ConvertKit to create and send out our email marketing campaigns. We like Convertkit because so many things can be automated, and because we love the clean and simple, email design that looks like we’re writing you a quick note. If you’re on Squarespace, they’re a great choice for your business because you can easily embed your ConvertKit signup into your website.
4. Over For Quickly Editing Graphics On The Go
Over is a brand-building design app that allows you to add text & graphics to photos. You can use their templates to create Instagram story graphics, Facebook posts, logos, posters, and so much more.
At Go Live, we love using Over for our Instagram stories. We add beautiful colored backgrounds and text to our photos that give our stories an elevated look. (We also used the app for the photos in this post!).
5. Dubsado For Streamlining Our Client Process
At Go Live HQ, we get to work with a lot of amazing clients to build their dream website. Keeping our communication process professional and seamless is super important to us, and we love how easy Dubsado makes it!
What apps do you use daily that you swear by? Tell us in the comments!