Here are all the tools, apps and software I'm either using or have used in the past. I hope you find this collection helpful. Let me know if you know of any tool which is not in the list and I should try.
I'll keep updating the list here as I keep on discovering new tools, apps and softwares.
Last updated - 23rd July, 2019
Note - Updated this page after I replied the link to this page on Hiten Shah's tweet. Welcome to my space on the internet. I love to connect with people more than I like to use these tools. Shoot me a message and let's talk. :)
Apps / Tools I cannot live without
- Airtable - Works like a spreadsheet but gives you the power of a database to organize anything
- Anchor.fm - The easiest way to start a podcast. Create, distribute and host your podcast, 100% free.
- Buffer - An intuitive social media management platform to help drive social media results.
- Canva - Collaborate & Create Amazing Graphic Design for Free.
- Feedly - RSS Reader. Organize, read and share what matters to you.
- Grammarly - Makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistake-free.
- IFTTT - (If this, then that) is the easy, free way to get your apps and devices working together.
- PayPal - Pay for Goods and Shop Online Globally
- Slack - The hub for your team and your work
- Streak - Supercharge your Gmail and also track email opens
- Trello - Work more collaboratively and get more done.
- Zest.is - High Fidelity Marketing Content Stream Co-Distilled by a Tribe of Marketers
- Zoom - Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Webinars, Screen Sharing
- Clearbit Connect - Enrich contact data
- Builtwith - Find out what tools a website is using
- Data-Miner - Scraping!
- Facebook Pixel Helper - Checking if the FB Pixel is performing correctly or not.
- Ghostery - Find out what tools a website is using
- Lighthouse - SEO check and more
- LinkMiner - Check broken links on a page
- Loom - Record yourself + screen
- Raindrop.io - Bookmark manager
- SavvyTime - Must have if you juggle between timezones
- SEO Quake - A good SEO tool for on-page SEO
- Tunnelbear VPN - Secret browsing
- UseJournal - Journal
- VoilaNorbert - Find Email addresses
- WASP Inspector - Not sure what it does exactly, but it helps me check scripts on the page. 😅
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All other apps or tools I'm using or I've used
- AdEspresso - Start driving results across Facebook, Instagram and Google
- PixelMe - Retarget on every ads platform all the people who clicked on your link - PixelMe add your retargeting pixel on every link you share
- RevealBot - Advanced automation for Facebook Ads.
- Smartly.io - Digital Advertising Made Easy, Effective, and Enjoyable
- Amplitude - Comprehensive product analytics software for web and mobile. Set product strategy, increase key metrics like user engagement, retention, and conversion, and ultimately build better products.
- CleverTap - Blazing fast analytics, powerful real-time segmentation, multi-channel messaging, A/B testing and personalization in one unified solution.
- Heap - Automate the annoying parts of user analytics. No more manual anything. Just insights.
- Kissmetrics - Understand what people are doing on your website and products, and deliver behavior-based engagement every step of the way.
- Mixpanel - Get insights across all of your user-centric data to make smarter decisions and act faster based on how customers use your product or website.
- Parse.ly - Parse.ly partners with digital publishers to provide clearaudience insights through an intuitive analytics platform.
- Woopra - End-to-End Customer Journey Analytics
- Hubspot - A full platform of marketing, sales, customer service, and CRM software — plus the methodology, resources, and support — to help businesses grow better.
- Salesflare - A simple yet powerful CRM for small businesses selling B2B.
- Zaius - Brings customer data and campaign execution together in a single platform, empowering B2C marketers to engineer the repeat purchase.
- Zoho - Cheap CRM :)
- HelloBar - Convert visitors into customers
- Omniconvert - Conversion rate optimization (CRO) software that can be used for A/B testing, online surveys, traffic segmentation, web personalization and more
- Optimizely - Experimentation platform, empowering marketing and product teams to test, learn and deploy winning digital experiences, every time.
- SumoMe - The Easiest Way To Turn Your Visitors Into Customers
- Visual Website Optimizer - All-in-One A/B Testing and Conversion Optimization Platform
Customer Service / Customer Messaging / Customer Success
- Crisp - Customer Messaging For Startups
- Drift - Conversational Marketing Platform
- Freshdesk - Cloud-based customer service software providing helpdesk support with all smart automations to get things done faster
- Intercom - Make customer messaging apps for sales, marketing, and support, connected on one platform.
- Zendesk - Customer service software and support ticketing system
- Clearbit Enrichment - Enrich and append real-time data to an email or domain. Drive growth or power your product with social data, location, job title, company size and technology.
- FullContact - Open, cloud-based identity resolution & insights platform that enables people to fully identify, describe, & authentically connect with each other.
- Pipl - Reverse search and data enrichment lets you find your customers' social profiles, job titles, work email addresses & more.
- Integromat - An easy to use, powerful tool with unique features for automating manual processes. Connect your favorite apps, services and devices with each other without having any programming skills.
- Segment - Segment’s Customer Data Infrastructure (CDI) is the technical foundation for customer-first businesses and provides data integration (Connections), data governance (Protocols), audience management (Personas).
- Zapier - Connect the apps you use everyday to automate your work and be more productive.
- Klaviyo - Email marketing platform. Powered by data, built for ecommerce and web businesses.
- Lemlist - Allows you to add personalized images in your email at scale.
- Mailchimp - Marketing automation platform and an email marketing service.
- Mailjet - Streamline your emailing and boost your sales. The email solution for fast-moving teams.
- Mailshake - A Simple Cold Email Outreach Tool & Templates
- SendX -Helps you with email campaigns, drip marketing, list growth, landing pages, web forms, email popups and automation.
- EmailOctopus - Email marketing for less, via Amazon SES
- Sigstr - Email signature marketing platform allows you to standardize brand consistency and drive marketing ROI with every employee email sent.
- NewOldStamp - Create and manage email signatures
Finance / Accounting
Forms / Surveys
- Paperform - a web platform that enables anyone to create beautiful online forms, payment or product pages, quickly and intuitively, without any technical knowledge.
- Survey Monkey - Drive your business forward by using Survey Monkey to capture the voices and opinions of the people who matter most to you.
- Survicate - From website optimization and customer satisfaction surveys to complex customer insight processes integrated with your email campaigns.
- Typeform - Build conversational forms, surveys, quizzes, landing pages, and more.
- Wootric - Modern software platform for boosting customer happiness. Track Net Promoter Score℠ (NPS), CSAT and Customer Effort Score metrics and let machine learning surface insights from qualitative comments.
Heatmaps / Recordings
- CrazyEgg - A host of interesting information about your users. You can see what’s hot and what’s not, knowing exactly where your visitors are coming from with tools like heatmaps, scrollmaps, A/B testing and recordings.
- Hotjar - The fast & visual way to understand your users
- Smartlook - Visitor recordings, heatmaps, conversion funnels, and automatic event tracking will give you great insights.
- Albacross - Identify, Track & Target Companies Online. Use the B2B platform to generate valuable leads and advertise with increased efficiency.
- Clearbit Reveal - Turn an IP address into rich company data to identify anonymous web traffic
- Leadberry - Web based B2B lead generation software that converts website visitors to sales leads.
- Leadworx - Advanced Website Analytics for B2Bs which turns your website visitors to hot sales leads.
- Active Campaign - Integrated email marketing, marketing automation, and small business CRM.
- Autopilot - Marketing automation software made visual.
- Customer.io - Marketing automation for the whole customer lifecycle
- Drip - ECRM–an Ecommerce CRM designed for building personal and profitable relationships with your customers at scale.
- Omnisend - Omnichannel eCommerce marketing automation platform.
- Pardot - One of the most powerful marketing automation tool I've used.
Notes / To Dos
- LastPass - The best out there.
Payment / Payment Gateway
- 2Checkout - Accept payments online, anytime, anywhere. It's an online payment processing service that helps you accept credit cards, PayPal, and debit cards.
- Instamojo - Free payment gateway in India.
- Razorpay - Payment Gateway, Payment Links and other Payment solutions
- Stripe - Online payment processing for internet businesses. A suite of payment APIs that powers commerce for online businesses of all sizes, including fraud prevention, and subscription management. A payment platform to accept and process payments online for easy-to-use commerce solutions.
- TransferWise - Transfer money abroad easily and quickly with low cost money transfers.
- Better Proposals - Send professional looking proposals in half the time with Better Proposals. Close more deals with in depth analytics and digital signatures.
- Nusii - Online Proposal Software for Creative Businesses
- Blinkist - Key takeaways from the world’s best nonfiction books in text and audio
- Pocket - Save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later.
- Sip by ProductHunt - Daily tappable tech news and stories
- Databox - Mobile-First KPI Dashboards for Business
- Geckoboard - Effective data dashboards for your business that keep teams informed, motivated and aligned around your KPIs.
- Dashthis - All your marketing data in one automated report.
- Reportz - Digital Marketing KPI Dashboard Reporting Software
- WhatAGraph - Marketing Analytics and Social Media Reporting
Sales / Prospecting
- Clearbit Prospect - Generate the perfect lead in seconds. Send just a company domain and ideal role to instantly uncover the perfect prospects with complete contact info.
- Growbots - fully automate your outbound sales process. Prospecting and outreach in one place.
- Outreach.io - Efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
- Prospect.io - Organise the mess of sales automation with a simple and elegant sales prospecting tool.
- Reply.io -Inbound and outbound sales automation platform that puts your outreach on autopilot while still keeping communication with every prospect personal.
SEO / SEM
- Ahrefs - SEO Tools & Resources To Grow Your Search Traffic
- Keyword Hero - Match keyword to session in GA, get rid of (not provided)
- SEMRush - Service for competitors research, shows organic and Ads keywords for any site or domain
- SERP Stat - Growth hacking tool for SEO, PPC and content marketing
- SERanking - All-Inclusive cloud-based SEO software
- UberSuggest - Free Keyword Tool, Generate More Suggestions
- WebSite Auditor - In-depth site auditing.
- WebTextTool - The easiest way to create high quality content that converts
Scheduling / Webinar
- 24 Sessions - Video chat meetings, easy scheduling and insights
- Book like a boss - Create your own page with everything you need to sell your services, take appointments, & get paid!
- Calendly - Schedule meetings without the back-and-forth emails
- Pick.co - Pick takes the back and forth out of finding a time to meet by comparing calendars
SMS / Push Notifications
- MoEngage - User analytics & Engagement
- Plivo - SMS API and Voice API that enables businesses to communicate with their customers at global scale.
- Twilio - Communication APIs for SMS, Voice, Video and Authentication
- WebEngage - Engage users over Mobile Push, In-app, Emails, SMS, Web Push and more!
Social Media Management
- Content Studio - Discovery, Curation & Social Media Management Platform
- Hootsuite - Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard
- Missinglettr - Clever social campaigns and engagement tools for companies that blog
- Planable - Social Media Collaboration and Approval Platform
- PromoRepublic - Social media marketing platform with 100,000 post ideas for small businesses, agencies and freelancers
Social Media Monitoring
- Awario - Track mentions of your brand and competitors across the web, discover your niche influencers, engage with customers, and find new sales leads on social media.
- Brand24 - Instant access to mentions about your brand across the web.
- Mention - Lets you track social mentions, analyze competitors, find influencers, and generate leads.
Video Editing / Creation
- Fleeq - Create bite-size training videos in minutes!
- Legend - Turns words into stunning text animations, in video or animated GIF.
- Lumen5 - Social videos made easy. Turn articles into videos in minutes.
- Rocketium - The easiest video making tool for writers, designers, managers, and grandmas!
- ViralLoops - Viral and referral marketing platform to launch ranking competitions, sweepstakes, pre-launch and referral programs.
- Vyper - Grow your business with viral contests