086: Pete and Dom's Top 10 Tools

PreneurCast: Entrepreneurship, Business, Internet Marketing and Productivity show

Summary: In response to a listener question, Pete and Dom discuss their top 10 tools - the ones they use every day to improve their efficiency and reduce friction in their businesses. There are hardware and software tools covered in this discussion. Tools Mentioned: Evernote - Archive and retrieve anything (text, photos and web page clippings are just a few examples) Hazel - Automate tasks on your Mac Passpack - Store your passwords online and share them securely with your team 1Password - Personal password manager for Mac, PC and Mobile devices Skype - Make calls via the internet to landline and mobiles Call Recorder - Record your Skype calls (Mac) iPad - Great for mobile consumption and quick notes iPhone - A great capture device that's always with you TextExpander - Store commonly used blocks of text and insert them into documents by typing a few characters (Mac) BusyCal - Connect your calendars to gather and share them with your team (Mac) Special Mentions: Dropbox - Powerful, frictionless file sharing via the cloud Macbook Air - Powerful, lightweight mobile workstation BugHerd - Great Bug Tracking tool for teams working on Web Sites -= Links =- - Books: Getting Things Done - David Allen - Online: The Secret Weapon - A guide to Using Evernote for GTD Mac Power Users Podcast - David Sparks and Katie Floyd on all things Mac http://www.outdoorgearstore.com.au - Pete's Outdoor Gear Retail Store http://www.outdoordeals.com.au - Pete's Daily Deals Site for Outdoor Gear - Previous PreneurCast Episodes: All previous episodes are available over at http://preneurmedia.tv along with show notes, links and full transcripts of each episode. -=- For more information about Pete and Dom, visit us online at http://www.preneurmedia.tv or drop us a line at: preneurcast@preneurgroup.com If you like what we're doing, please leave us a review on iTunes or a comment on the Preneurmedia.tv Web Site.