Software Alternatives & Reviews

What productivity tools are most useful

Recommended and mentioned products

  1. Background screening and employee assessment solution

  2. Time Tracking and Time Management Software that is accurate and helps you to get a lot more done each day.

  3. Music designed for the brain to enhance focus, relaxation, meditation, naps and sleep within 10 - 15 minutes of use.

    What do you listen to as background music for concentration? about 18 days ago

    I have used before and found it worked for me; other than that, I like some lo-fi or my well-trodden playlist that I don't need to think to listen to.
  4. Highly acclaimed note-taking app powered by advanced handwriting recognition.

    backup and sync about 3 months ago

    You can visit their website and they have a support page with articles that explain that feature.
  5. More suitable with Google Chrome, this service enables you ensure you do not waste precious time on updating Facebook status or chatting with people.

    List of Free Apps & Programs That Make It Easier for You to... about 23 days ago:

    Chrome Extensions: if you find yourself trying to evade your blockers I strongly recommend the Windows-level blockers rather than just browser extensions. Also note most chrome extensions do NOT work on the phone version of Chrome. Stayfocused.
  6. Focus on one app by dimming all the background windows

    Is there a script to create an color overlay on the wallpaper? about about 1 month ago

    Not Applescript, but Window Focus or HazeOver will do what you want.
  7. A smart news reader built for productivity, powered by integrations.

    What blogs do you read to stay updated about over 1 year ago:

    I'll add Panda, it's a good one for tech and design news too.
  8. Plan is a better way to organize.

    PhD Starter pack about 9 months ago

    I use Plan - - because it integrates with other calendar apps, you can just drag and drop tasks into any free time slots in your day.
  9. Simple time tracking, fast online invoicing, and powerful reporting software. Simplify employee timesheets and billing. Get started for free.

    Project Management Software about about 2 months ago

    Have a look at Harvest ( It's a good fit for small agencies like yours. Along with Forecast ( it will allow you to track projects, tasks and allocate your resources (people) visually. It also does time tracking, and have a separate app that makes it easy to record time from your desktop. You needn't use it for estimates and invoices but that's there is you want...
  10. Spark helps you take your inbox under control. Instantly see what’s important and quickly clean up the rest. Spark for Teams allows you to create, discuss, and share email with your colleagues

    Popular Email Client Spark Gets Major Redesign For Mac, Moves... about about 2 months ago:

    I'm not sure how I would know what the thousands of small businesses are/aren't using to manage their email. Their home page has a couple of testimonials.