10 (+1!) tools and hacks startupers should be using

 

The world of startups is cutthroat to say the least, to compete productivity is key. Therefore, we curated a list of awesome tools/hacks that will help you become more efficient and tackle this to do list of yours. We hope you enjoy the following curation.

 

 

Human Resources

 

The start of the year is a strategic moment to adopt a new payroll solution. Payfit is an awesome platform that enables you to handle all the complex aspects of managing your employees’ payroll. Not only does it automatically process payroll but it also calculates and files payroll taxes. Additionally, their SaaS offers leaves and expenses management.

 

 

Your startup is experiencing rapid growth and you haven’t had the chance to hire a dedicated company recruiter? Thanks to machine learning, Riminder’s solution can sift through thousands of resumes, keeping only the most relevant and qualified applicants. Narrowing down your list of final candidates will be as easy as ABC.

 

 

 

Founded in 2007 by Jonathan Benhamou, one of Impact’s mentors, PeopleDoc helps HR teams answer employee requests on demand, automate employee processes, and manage compliance across multiple locations.

 

 

 

 

 

Business development  / Sales / Marketing automation / Growth Hacking

 

 

Do you want to improve your lead generation with enriched sign-ups, identified prospects and tailored customer insights? Clearbit may be the solution you’re looking for. Whether you are a marketer, sales manager or a developer, this solution will make your life easier by synchronizing with your day-to-day tasks. You will be able to turn any email or domain into a full person or company profile, uncover your ideal accounts and leads with complete contact info, turn anonymous web traffic into full company profiles and eventually detect bad actors and prevent spam signups. Pricing will depend on your needs.

 

 

Conversion is a pain point for most startups. Once you have a certain number of prospects in your pipeline, valuing and prioritizing them can be challenging. Madkudu’s solution creates smarter forms on your website and makes lead scoring more effective so that your sales team can focus their time on highly qualified leads. Try it for yourself!

 

 

Need some inspiration for your cold email outreach? With this free tool, you can explore email templates of companies like  SlackTrello or Zendesk. Leverage the tag function to find specific examples on topics like “product feedback”, “welcome” and “new features” etc.

 

 

This is a must read ebook for every founder or marketer who wants to discover how to create predictable revenue by leveraging channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora, Instagram, B2B cold email, event marketing etc. Learn the top 25+ growth hacks from the author John Fechter who was awarded Top Quora Writer and Growth Hacker of 2017 and was featured on Forbes for writing one of the most viral LinkedIn posts statuses (8M+ views).

 

Communication and PR management

Hootsuite is the world’s most used SaaS for centrally managing all of your social media accounts. This powerful dashboard supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, and many more.

Additional integrations are available via Hootsuite’s App Directory, including MailChimp, Reddit, Storify, Tumblr and Marketo. In addition to Hootsuite, you can also use Notify to get notifications directly in Slack when your startup is mentioned online.

 

 

Submit.co is an exhaustive ledger where you can find the best press coverage for your startup depending on your industry, the regions and platforms you’re targeting, your follower number or even Alexa’s rank of different media outlets. If you’re planning to kickstart your business, especially in the U.S., here are the rules you should follow for a successful press launch.

 

 

With Botletter, you can send newsletter and drip campaigns right into Facebook Messenger. The click-through-rate is 4 to 10 times higher compared to an email newsletters! Send up to 1000 messages every month for free, or subscribe to send a larger volume of messages.

 

 

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Sixtine Fournier and Pauline Garcin.

By | 2018-02-06T20:57:19+00:00 February 6th, 2018|2018, Advices, fromtheblog|0 Comments

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