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My Software Toolbox Secrets – 2015

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In this post I’ll be sharing the apps, websites and tools I use on a day-to-day basis. What’s the point? Well, I’d like to look back to this lineup on a yearly basis and see whether I can improve the way I work online.

Moreover, maybe you’ll find a new app/website listed here and you’ll decide to try it out based on my recommendation.

Software

Day One – where I keep my personal journal.

Trello – visually organize my business and personal life.

Evernote – save any important (or trivial) pieces of information I come across for perusal at a later stage.

Chrome – my favourite browser (including many awesome extensions).

1Password – no more lost passwords.

Skype – video conversations (masterminds, family, team).

Sunrise – calendar app.

GoodSync – backups.

Professional Tools

Sublime Text – text editor.

Slack – real-time communication with my team.

MAMP Pro – local server.

Audacity – recording podcasts.

FileZilla - FTP.

Social

Facebook - connects me to several groups revolving around my interests.

Twitter – my source of quality real-time news.

Quora – when I need a complex question answered.

LinkedIn

IFTT Zapier – online task automation.

Music

Focus@Will – music for focus.

Spotify – no more need for an mp3 collection.

Of course I use a ton of other apps, websites and software during a typical day, however these are the ones that are most important to me. Am I missing out on anything you use? Let me know in the comments.

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