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10 Effective Business Tools for Entrepreneurs

03/09/2015 06:29 am ET | Updated May 09, 2015

I'm always intrigued to learn about new, accessible tools and applications that can help me to drive more sales, accelerate my business growth, or simply help me with gathering insights and new ways of doing things.

In the current era of digital business management; social media, project management, and acquisition seem to be some of the top areas to focus on, which is going to be the theme for our roundup today.

I think many of the tools on this list have the potential to become invaluable assets for both small businesses, and individuals alike. Jump over to the bottom of the post to see these tools in action as I've gathered up a slideshow to give you a better idea of what to expect.

Remember to leave feedback, and your own favorites that you didn't find in this particular roundup.

Comindware

Comindware Project is one of the most innovative and simple-to-use Project Management and Collaboration tools on the market. The solution helps to plan and manage projects for businesses that work with numerous teams and tight deadlines. Comindware Project maximizes productivity and greatly increases cross-team collaboration.

Everypost

The social media sector is exploding, which is why Everypost is thoroughly focused on bringing you all the necessary tools for making social media publishing a breeze. It's a highly acclaimed publishing application used by content marketing experts, and social marketing professionals alike.

Brand24

Brand24 is an established online brand that deals with seeing and listening to what the social media is saying about your brand, one of the most important and useful assets that you can have. Expect access to features such as actionable customer insights, email alerts, influencer analysis, automated & customized PDF reports, infographics and many more.

Visme

Visme is the visual content platform that every marketer out there has been waiting for, it literally gives new meaning to creating lively visual content out of the data you have. It's perfect for building web and mobile animations, presentations, infographics, individual banner ads, graphics and charts, and even product demos.

MassPlaner

Mass Planner is a social scheduling tool that can be used to schedule all your updates on the top social media sites. Instead of manually posting the same message on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Google+ you can do it now in one simple step, open Mass Planner, add your post and see it published. This software proves to be a huge time saver and it's definitely something every serious entrepreneur should use.

Sendible

Sendible allows businesses to manage their social media more effectively and to better understand their ROI. Their goal is to excel at the delivery and execution of a robust, reliable product and at the same time providing exceptional customer service.

LiveControl

LiveControl requires no experience or code writing for building awesome business websites. What makes it unique is the ability to visually control the design for four different views: desktop, tablet-landscape, tablet-portrait and mobile view; all this while maintaining a clean, simple, drag and drop interface.

Product Hunt

Product Hunt isn't just a source of the latest products, tools and apps that hit the market, it's a global network of thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs who are more than happy to share their wisdom with other members of the site. Highly recommended to add this resource to your sites that you visit daily. Lots of ideas to be stumbled upon!

Yanado

Task management tools aren't going anywhere, but there is certainly some movement in the field of email management, and how to create your inbox into a all-in-one business dashboard for answering, responding and even creating particular business tasks. Yanado is the best task manager for Gmail users.

Kindling

Idea management is never easy, but that's what the entrepreneur spirit is all about; creative, innovative and bright ideas that can open new doors of opportunity. Kindling is a magnificent dashboard that provides a simple way of sharing, working on, and analyzing ideas for your businesses growth. Everyone can participate!

Teamstory

Teamstory is the social network for startups and entrepreneurs. This inspiring entrepreneurial community lets you share moments, quotes, links and thoughts related to startups. You can easily discover and connect with other awesome entrepreneurs around the world.

Rocketship

Less of a tool, but definitely an invaluable asset - Rocketship is the prime resource for learning about all the startup, entrepreneur and business stuff from the leading inventors and creative minds in the current business world. Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week about strategy, growth, and so much more.

Effective Business Tools for Entrepreneurs