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

  • Colin Wright

    • WordPress
    • MailChimp
  • 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
  • Conni Biesalski

    • Scrivener
    • Evernote
  • Nicole Fu

    Apps:

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

    Websites:

    • Todoist
    • Asana
    • Trello

     

  • Randle Browning

    • Google Drive
    • HipChat
  • Lisette Sutherland

    • Zoom.us (for video conferencing)
    • Toodledo (my to-do list)
  • Taryn Barnes

    • Google Docs
    • Microsoft Office
  • Shannon O'Donnell

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

    • Squarespace
    • New York Times news app
    • Slack
  • Kristen Marano

    • Trello
    • Uber
    • iTalk
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Kat Christofer

    • Slack
    • WhatsApp/Viber
  • Kelli Neely

    • VPN
    • Wi-Fi
    • WhatsApp (messaging with folks in other countries)
  • Roxanne M. Tamayo

    • Dropbox
    • PayPal
  • Jan Lindborg

    • Skype (messenger and call as opposed to video)
    • SharePoint
  • Karen LaGraff

    • Softphone
  • Jodi Ettenberg

    • Trello
    • Canva
    • Dropbox
    • Smugmug
  • Liz McGrory

    • Hootsuite
    • My online scheduling calendar, Timetrade
  • Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

    • Google Docs
    • Asana
    • Hootsuite
  • James Clark

    • Evernote
    • TripIt
  • Lauren Antonian

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

    • Skype
    • Microsoft Office
  • Jenn Leaver

    • Slack
    • GitHub
  • Tom Paronis

    • Google
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Audrey Fairbrother

    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Trello
  • Ben Dodson

    • Cushion
    • Slack
    • Follow Up Then
  • Theresa Cramer

    • Google Docs
    • Canva
    • Gchat