Running a technology driven startup isn’t easy. There are different aspects of the business that you have to take care of; a lot of which you didn’t know existed before you set up shop. Thankfully there are many applications out in the market that can help you with your business. Let’s take a look at some of these commonly used Applications.
Shopify – shopify.com An ecommerce platform is the most important element of an online store. The ecommerce platform is what enables the user to access the backend of the store and manage store activities. Shopify is easily the best known and most popular of the ecommerce platforms. It provides a user friendly interface with a large variety of extensions that enable many useful features.
Dropbox – dropbox.com A cloud storage platform that is very popular amongst startups. Dropbox was in the market before its competitors and is also compatible with a greater variety of platforms including linux and blackberry.
Evernote – evernote.com A very flexible note taking software. On Evernote you can post any thing, form ordinary text to PDF files to videos and much more. It gives you the ability to group, tag, comment and share these notes/files with great ease. A flexible tool that is a must have for any professional trying to organise his/her efforts.
Basecamp – basecamp.com While Evernote is a great tool for personal management Basecamp is the most popular amongst start ups to organise projects being executed by teams. It is versatile tool that allows the creation of multiple task and teams and is a great help in the organisation of efforts.
MailChimp – mailchimp.com This is a very popular marketing tool utilised for email marketing. It supports mail lists from multiple formats and is enables easy creation of complex marketing mails. A must have tool for any mail marketing effort.