List all the tools you're using this week for your startup.


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What are all the tools you are using for your startups this week? It's interesting to see what other founders are using, and a good way to discover new tools.

Here are mine:

  • Google Analytics
  • Follower Wonk (twitter monitoring)
  • Moz.com (SEO)
  • Sparrow (email)
  • Byword (writing)
  • MindNone (mind maps)
  • Wunderlist (todo list)

What are yours?

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asked May 12 '14 at 13:26
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Jeannie Smith
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Office

  • Google Drive (documents and spreadsheets)
  • Dropbox (other files)
  • Trello (team project management)
  • Google Calendar (team calendar and meeting scheduling)
  • LastPass (account password management, very useful for a small team)
  • CRMx (simple customizable CRM, needs setup)
  • invoiceto.me (quick invoices)
  • miki (internal wiki/documentation, needs setup)

Communication

  • Talky.io (video communication, desktop)
  • Viber (voice communication, mobile and desktop)
  • Telegram (text communication, mobile and desktop)
  • TeamViewer (screen sharing)
  • NATO alphabet (very useful when spelling on the phone)

Design & Development

  • Sublime Text 2* (coding)
  • Adobe Fireworks* (design)
  • StatusCake (checks for server downtimes)

Marketing

  • Adwords Keyword Tool (keyword research)
  • Google Analytics (web metrics) + GAget (widget for OSX dashboard)
  • Feedly (keep track of posts and articles)
  • TweetDeck & SocialBro (Twitter account management)
  • SEO SERP Workbench (generates SERP reports, Chrome extension)
  • Ahrefs*, Open Site Explorer* (SEO/backlinks)
  • Mandrill (sending emails)

* Paid apps with no usable free option

answered May 14 '14 at 19:37
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Xavi Esteve
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Here are mine grouped by type:

1. Analytics: Google Analytics, Chartbeat

2. SEO: Open Site Explorer from Moz, SheerSEO, ahref, UpCity

3. Social: Follower Wonk, Manage Flitter

answered May 12 '14 at 14:02
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Webbie
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Online tools:

  • Google Analytics
  • Quantcast (analytics)
  • Ahrefs (backlinks)
  • Self hosted Circular (open source Buffer)
  • mxHero (email tracking)
  • BambooHR
  • BitBucket

Offline tools:

  • Sketch (design)
  • Byword
  • Navicat
  • OmniFocus
  • Simplenote
  • Skype
  • Suitcase Fusion
  • VirtualBox
answered May 12 '14 at 15:16
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Nishank Khanna
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