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Free apps every entrepreneur needs

By Derrick Oluoch | February 26th 2020 at 17:00:00 GMT +0300

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One of the things that remain constant for any entrepreneur is the hundreds of tasks that need one’s attention and the fires that need to be put out e

One of the things that remain constant for any entrepreneur is the hundreds of tasks that need one’s attention and the fires that need to be put out every day. These five apps will help you find the balance you need.

Google Analytics

Accessible on any device. The basic version of Google Analytics is free.

 This web metrics app measures the success of your business or project. This app lets you know if investing in this or that marketing strategy has added value to your business.

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It allows you to monitor your business’ data in real-time, evaluate your key performance metrics, and builds reports alongside many more features.


Free and is available on iOS and android devices.

As an entrepreneur, you need to be able to manage your tasks and team on a single platform, and Trello offers you just that. Trello, a free mobile app, gives you the option of categorising your tasks according to priority, timeline, and the activities entailed. The app also allows you to assign tasks to members of your team, individually, and even set deadlines. With this app, you will be able to manage all your tasks with a lot of ease.


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Free app available on all devices

Slack boasts of instant communication and messaging, best suited for quick decision making and sharing reports. Slack allows you to create public and private channels where you share relevant documents and information. The app enables you to organise these channels based on projects, meetings, events, teams, among other exciting options. However, what makes it a must-have app is its integration feature, where you can integrate several other apps so that you do not have to switch from app to app when carrying out your tasks.


Free and is available on android and apple devices

As an entrepreneur, Evernote will assist you in managing documents, research, notes, and more. Many use it for capturing thoughts, ideas, and information on the go.

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This app allows you to quickly search and access information from a week, months, or years ago that you stored there. Other than offering you memory, the app also has support for productivity features such as reminders, dates, and to-do lists.


Has both free and premium plans and available on android and apple devices

Airtable is perfect for project management. It is ideal for organising and collaborating complex projects with teams. The app provides an editorial calendar and product launches. The spreadsheet app also allows you to embed media files directly and gather information about your project from multiple sources into one place.  

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