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    What apps or websites can’t you work remotely without?

  • James Clark

    • Evernote
    • TripIt
  • Andrea Bing

    • Google
    • MS Outlook
    • Excel
  • Kristen Marano

    • Trello
    • Uber
    • iTalk
  • Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

    • Google Docs
    • Asana
    • Hootsuite
  • Hillary Heinz

    • Speedtest.net – Internet speed testing
    • Yelp – gotta go to the good spots!
    • HipChat – the epicenter of our team’s communication
    • Google Hangouts – video calls are a must!
  • Jan Lindborg

    • Skype (messenger and call as opposed to video)
    • SharePoint
  • Theresa Cramer

    • Google Docs
    • Canva
    • Gchat
  • Colin Wright

    • WordPress
    • MailChimp
  • Kelli Neely

    • VPN
    • Wi-Fi
    • WhatsApp (messaging with folks in other countries)
  • Conni Biesalski

    • Scrivener
    • Evernote
  • Audrey Fairbrother

    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Trello
  • Scott Hanselman

    • Skype
    • Microsoft Office
  • Randle Browning

    • Google Drive
    • HipChat
  • Nicole Fu

    Apps:

    • Swarm
    • Calm
    • Google Translate
    • Trail Wallet
    • WhatsApp
    • Google Voice
    • MagicJack
    • Audible
    • Instagram
    • Snapchat
    • Uber
    • Airbnb
    • XE Currency

    Websites:

    • Todoist
    • Asana
    • Trello

     

  • Lisette Sutherland

    • Zoom.us (for video conferencing)
    • Toodledo (my to-do list)
  • Jenn Leaver

    • Slack
    • GitHub
  • Ben Dodson

    • Cushion
    • Slack
    • Follow Up Then
  • Lauren Antonian

    • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Chrome browser
    • Web-based CMS
    • Skype/Lync (instant messaging)
    • Sticky Notes app
  • Jodi Ettenberg

    • Trello
    • Canva
    • Dropbox
    • Smugmug
  • Taryn Barnes

    • Google Docs
    • Microsoft Office
  • Mike & Anne Howard

    • CamScanner: This smart phone app can scan and fax your documents for contracts or other formal paperwork.
    • Prosper Daily: View all your bank and credit card accounts in one place, get alerted of fraudulent charges, and keep an eye on your credit score.
  • Roxanne M. Tamayo

    • Dropbox
    • PayPal
  • Shannon O'Donnell

    • I use Trello to organize my life and could not live without it.
    • I love Lightroom for editing photos.
  • David Daniel

    Two must-have virtual tools: cloud-based collaboration environments like Google Drive, etc., as well as Airbnb. Airbnb has made finding accommodations anywhere in the world easy and affordable. We use it for almost all of our longer-term stays.

  • Karen LaGraff

    • Softphone
  • Jay Meistrich

    • Moo.do
    • Adobe Lightroom
    • Google Photos
    • TripMode
    • Duet Display
    • RescueTime
    • Arq
    • VPN (I use both Cloak and ExpressVPN)
    • Dash
  • Tom Paronis

    • Google
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Liz McGrory

    • Hootsuite
    • My online scheduling calendar, Timetrade
  • Harald Johnsen

    • Evernote
    • Skype
  • Jonathan Kalan

    • Squarespace
    • New York Times news app
    • Slack
  • Kat Christofer

    • Slack
    • WhatsApp/Viber
  • Chris Schain

    At Appirio, we use the products that we implement (Salesforce, Google, Workday)—all of which are invaluable. In addition, I’m a heavy user of Smartsheet and GoToMeeting. In a past life where I also worked remotely, I used Slack on a daily basis.