60 powerful business apps for a better and easier life

Updated: Apr 6


Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash
Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash

Here are a range of apps for both your business and personal life that are designed to make your life easier.


Images

Cleanpng

https://www.cleanpng.com/

Transparent png files


Flaticon

https://www.flaticon.com/

Free with subscription options


Shotstash

https://shotstash.com/

Free images


Picjumbo

https://picjumbo.com/

Free with subscription options


Kaboom pics

https://kaboompics.com/

Free


Pexels

https://www.pexels.com/

Free


Pixabay

https://pixabay.com/

Free


Unsplash

https://unsplash.com/

Free


Pixir

https://pixlr.com/

Design tool. Free with subscription options


Canva

https://www.canva.com/

Design tool. Free with subscription options


Mixit

https://mixkit.co/

Stock video, music and sound effects. Free



Finance

Sumup

https://sumup.ie

It is handy device if you are on the go and you can issue receipts through your smartphone. Fees apply


Revolut

https://www.revolut.com/en-IE

Instant payments and receipts in multiple currencies. Free for certain transactions


Transfer Wise

https://transferwise.com/ie

Multiple currency transfer. Fees apply


Wise

https://wise.com/ie/

Multiple currency transfer. Fees apply


Dext

https://dext.com/eu/business-owners

Prepare's accounting software gives you all the tools you need to capture, upload and track your finances. Fees stat at €20.00 per month


Paypal

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/credit-card-reader

Payment App. Free with transaction fees


Bullet

https://www.bullethq.ie/alternative-accounting-software-ireland/

Alternative Small Business Accounting Software for Ireland.

Fees apply


Surf

https://surfaccounts.com/

Accounting and payroll software for Irish market. Fees apply


Xero

https://www.xero.com/ie/

Integrated book keeping. Starts at $22.00 per month


Waveapps

https://www.waveapps.com

A free accounts package that allows you to photograph and capture information off your receipts, download bank statements, issue invoices and take payment by credit card.

Free but with transaction charges


IZETTLE

https://www.izettle.com/

POS. Fees apply



Document and Image Management

Dropbox

https://www.dropbox.com/

File storage and management. Starts at €9.99 per month


PDFescape

http://www.pdfescape.com

Allows you to import a pdf file and make simple changes. Free


Camscanner

https://www.camscanner.com/

Mobile scanner. Free



Client Management

Pipedrive

https://www.pipedrive.com/en-gb/welcomeback

A cloud based app that contains a CRM system and project pipeline with all of that stats you need. Price €12.00 per month


Capsule CRM

https://capsulecrm.com

CRM system. Starts at £12.00 per month


Campaign Monitor

https://www.campaignmonitor.com/

Online marketing. Free with subscription options. €9.99 per month


Mailchimp

https://mailchimp.com/

Online marketing. Free with subscription options


Google Tasks

https://support.google.com/tasks/answer/7675772?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

To do list. Free


Slack

https://slack.com/

Collaboration tool. Free with subscription options


Trello

https://trello.com/

Collaboration tool. Free with subscription options



Time Trackers

Clockify

https://clockify.me/

Free


Rescutime

https://www.rescuetime.com

Track what you are doing with your time. Free with subscription options


Timetac

https://www.timetac.com/en/

Keep a log of the time you spend on projects. Starts at €3.50 per month


Tyme

https://www.tyme-app.com

Starts at €3.99 per month


Harvest

https://www.getharvest.com/

Free with subscription options


Tracking Time

https://trackingtime.co/

Free with subscription option



Transcription Services

https://www.rev.com

Starts at €1.50 per minute


Otter

https://otter.ai/

Speech to text. Free with subscription option


Temi

https://www.temi.com

Speech to text. Starts at $0.25 per minute


https://www.spext.co

Edit and share recording. Free with subscription option


https://www.speechmatics.com

Subscription required


Spik

https://spik.ai/

Speech to text. Free with subscription option


Poll Everywhere

https://www.polleverywhere.com/how-it-works

Live audience feedback app. Free with subscription option


Loyalty Card Electronic Storage

All of your loyalty cards on your phone

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.stocard.stocard&hl=en_US


https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/stocard-loyalty-cards-wallet/id444578884?mt=8



Scheduling App

Cirrus Insight

https://www.cirrusinsight.com/.

Start at $10.00 per user per month


You can book me

https://youcanbook.me

Free with subscription option


Grammarly

https://www.grammarly.com

Makes sure everything you type is clear, effective and mistake free.

Free with subscription option



Mind Map

Coggle

https://coggle.it

A great way to get your thoughts down in front of you is to use mind maps. You can also use them as prompts for learning your speeches. Free.


Lucidspark

https://lucidspark.com/

Free with subscription option


Miscellaneous

Parking Tag

https://www.parkingtag.ie

Parking in Dublin


HP Instant Ink

https://instantink.hpconnected.com/ie/en/r?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIiOrFu5qi1gIVjMqyCh0aJwZoEAAYASAAEgJ1f_D_BwE

Imagine your printer advising HP that an ink cartridge is nearly out of ink and ordering a replacement which is delivered to your door. Cost €2.99 per month


Hubspot

https://hubspot.com/email-signature-generator

Email signature generator. Free


Answer the public

https://answerthepublic.com/

Content generator and insights. Free with subscription options


Medium

https://medium.com/

Discover stories, thinking, and expertise from writers on any topic.

Contentrow

https://www.contentrow.com/

Headline generator and analyser. Free with subscription options


Web.dev

https://web.dev/measure/

Website user experience. Free


Beautiful.ai

https://www.beautiful.ai/

Slide and presentation templates. Starts at $12.00 per month


TinyWow

https://tinywow.com/

File conversion tool. Free


Coschedule

https://headlines.coschedule.com/headlines

Headline analyser. Free with subscription options