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

  • James Clark

    • Evernote
    • TripIt
  • Karen LaGraff

    • Softphone
  • Colin Wright

    • WordPress
    • MailChimp
  • Kristen Marano

    • Trello
    • Uber
    • iTalk
  • Tom Paronis

    • Google
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Scott Hanselman

    • Skype
    • Microsoft Office
  • Nicole Fu

    Apps:

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

    Websites:

    • Todoist
    • Asana
    • Trello

     

  • 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.
  • Lauren Antonian

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

    • VPN
    • Wi-Fi
    • WhatsApp (messaging with folks in other countries)
  • Jodi Ettenberg

    • Trello
    • Canva
    • Dropbox
    • Smugmug
  • Theresa Cramer

    • Google Docs
    • Canva
    • Gchat
  • Lisette Sutherland

    • Zoom.us (for video conferencing)
    • Toodledo (my to-do list)
  • Jonathan Kalan

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

    • Slack
    • WhatsApp/Viber
  • Andrea Bing

    • Google
    • MS Outlook
    • Excel
  • Jay Meistrich

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

    • Google Docs
    • Asana
    • Hootsuite
  • Audrey Fairbrother

    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Trello
  • Randle Browning

    • Google Drive
    • HipChat
  • 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.

  • Harald Johnsen

    • Evernote
    • Skype
  • Liz McGrory

    • Hootsuite
    • My online scheduling calendar, Timetrade
  • Taryn Barnes

    • Google Docs
    • Microsoft Office
  • Jenn Leaver

    • Slack
    • GitHub
  • 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.

  • Jan Lindborg

    • Skype (messenger and call as opposed to video)
    • SharePoint
  • Conni Biesalski

    • Scrivener
    • Evernote
  • 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.
  • Ben Dodson

    • Cushion
    • Slack
    • Follow Up Then
  • 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!