This month I want to talk about some web tools that will help you with your home business. These can help you improve your profits and make you more mobile. You do not have to be chained to your home to conduct your business anymore. Now, with these web tools you can do just about anything from outside your home.
If you like sharing your screen with your clients or those who work for you then you may want to consider FreeScreenSharing. They offer unlimited meetings that can have up to 96 people in them. You can even have a free conference bridge line that you can use anytime.
Collecting information from your website is very important so you may want to consider Formstack. You can easily collect and analyze information, create forms, payment processing and email marketing.
Harvest Time Tracking
If you do hourly billing, Harvest may be perfect for you. They allow you to accurately and easily track time, then they will analyze it with wonderful reports and instantly make branded invoices for all your customers. They even have mobile and desktop applications to make tracking your time very convenient.
Google Business Apps
Google Business Apps give you 10 free email accounts. They do a great job filtering spam and you can sync your accounts with Outlook and you can access your email from anywhere through your gmail account. They also have calendars, documents, online storage and many other great apps for businesses.
If you decide to use the Google Business Apps then you will be automatically be signed up for a Google Drive account for free. Google Drive is similar to Dropbox as they let you to sync, store and access all your files from anywhere including your mobile phone.
Tired of all those papers all over your office? EchoSign lets you upload all your documents onto their server and then they send it to the other party. You can E-sign contracts and there is no need for printers or scanners. Just type your name and initials and they will save all your signed documents so you can see them whenever you need to. EchoSign can save you work, money, and time.
Dropbox creates a virtual link between all your Internet connected devices. It utilizes the cloud so that you can save all your documents, videos and images right to your Dropbox account. Then you can access these files from anywhere. You never have to worry about losing documents or sending big files. Dropbox lets you easily share all your files with other users.
Carbonite lets you back up all your files on your computer. Have you ever had your computer crash? Have you ever lost important files and been sick over it? I think we have all been there. With Carbonite you can back up your entire computer and never have to worry about losing those important files.