If you work from home, sometimes one of the hardest things to do is find the best systems and processes to keep you organized, productive and on track.
Whether you have a team or you work on your own, there are several different types of platforms out there that will help you with task management and client management.
You can use them to keep your to-do lists, client work, or collaborate with your clients or team members.
Of course, there are new options popping up every day, but here is a list of some of the more popular ones. Check them out and see if any are right for you and your business. Many even offer free trials.
17hats: From booking clients, to managing projects, to controlling your finances, with 17hats you have everything you need to manage your business and clients.
Trello: Trello is 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, and where something is in a process.
Evernote: From inspiration to achievement, Evernote is where your work takes shape. Write, collect, find, and present, all from one workspace.
Asana: Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish.
Basecamp: A place to work + a way to work. Basecamp is a private, secure space online where people working together can organize and discuss everything they need to get a project done. See it, track it, discuss it, act on it. Tasks, discussions, deadlines, and files – everything’s predictably organized in Basecamp.
Teamwork: A suite of online collaboration tools designed to maximize your team’s productivity, communication and overall customer happiness.
Do you use any of these platforms? What is your favorite thing about them? Maybe you use something that’s not on the list here. Share with us in the comments!
Alicia Jay is a virtual assistant mentor who shares tips, inspiration and resources, encouraging women to follow their dreams of having a business that works around their lives—not the other way around. You can find more from her at newVAadvice.com.
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