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

  • 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.

  • Kelli Neely

    • VPN
    • Wi-Fi
    • WhatsApp (messaging with folks in other countries)
  • Randle Browning

    • Google Drive
    • HipChat
  • Scott Hanselman

    • Skype
    • Microsoft Office
  • Lisette Sutherland

    • Zoom.us (for video conferencing)
    • Toodledo (my to-do list)
  • Liz McGrory

    • Hootsuite
    • My online scheduling calendar, Timetrade
  • 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.
  • Ben Dodson

    • Cushion
    • Slack
    • Follow Up Then
  • Karen LaGraff

    • Softphone
  • Jonathan Kalan

    • Squarespace
    • New York Times news app
    • Slack
  • Colin Wright

    • WordPress
    • MailChimp
  • Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

    • Google Docs
    • Asana
    • Hootsuite
  • Jenn Leaver

    • Slack
    • GitHub
  • Lauren Antonian

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

    • Evernote
    • TripIt
  • Jan Lindborg

    • Skype (messenger and call as opposed to video)
    • SharePoint
  • 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!
  • Taryn Barnes

    • Google Docs
    • Microsoft Office
  • Andrea Bing

    • Google
    • MS Outlook
    • Excel
  • 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.

  • Theresa Cramer

    • Google Docs
    • Canva
    • Gchat
  • Jay Meistrich

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

    • Dropbox
    • PayPal
  • Conni Biesalski

    • Scrivener
    • Evernote
  • Tom Paronis

    • Google
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Kristen Marano

    • Trello
    • Uber
    • iTalk
  • Nicole Fu

    Apps:

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

    Websites:

    • Todoist
    • Asana
    • Trello

     

  • Jodi Ettenberg

    • Trello
    • Canva
    • Dropbox
    • Smugmug
  • Shannon O'Donnell

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

    • Slack
    • WhatsApp/Viber
  • Harald Johnsen

    • Evernote
    • Skype
  • Audrey Fairbrother

    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Trello