Time is money when you run your own business and it’s so easy to get bogged down in all the apps, systems and tools you use on a day to day basis. Which is why you need automation: ways to create systems and automatic actions for everyday activities - freeing up more time for you to do what you’re best at - running your business.
Edgar - schedule and recycle social media posts
If you’re already scheduling social media content but get frustrated that you have to keep filling up your queue with new content, and wish you could recycle old tweets, blog posts and status updates, then Edgar might be your new best friend.
Zapier - connect your apps together
Zapier allows you to automate basic tasks and connect web apps together so when something happens in an online tool that you use (aka a ‘trigger’), it automatically completes an action in another online tool (aka a ‘Zap’).
Acuity - schedule online appointments
Acuity is an online appointment scheduling software for businesses with the need for clients to schedule appointments, pay for them online, and complete intake forms online.
Hellosign - get documents signed online
Hellosign is a secure, legally-binding electronic signature tool for business owners who get customers, clients and suppliers to sign contracts on a regular basis.
Mailchimp - create email autoresponders
Mailchimp (and other email marketing providers) allow you to set up autoresponder emails or series of emails which go out to new subscribers.
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