We are always trying to get more things done, in less time. Luckily, with the smartphone technology of today, there are a variety of applications out there that can help us excel in this arena. Here is a list of four productivity and organizational apps available right now, including prices and descriptions because being able to decide, download and utilize in minutes? Well, now that’s productive!
Let’s kick this off with ZenDay, the app that is referred to as a “GPS for your time.” This free app merges your calendar information with your tasks and to-do list into an interface that helps users visualize what their day has in store. A unique feature to this app is that users can create “floating tasks.” These tasks are automatically added to your calendar when time allows. Tasks are rearranged in your calendar depending on priority and upon completion are deleted to make room for more tasks or scheduled events. A “Time Coach” is also a part of this app, which gives users a summary of productivity of their previous week.
The ever popular, Evernote, is also a great productivity and organizational app that is and widely used. This app is a cross-platform app that allows users to take or upload notes, pictures and audio on any of their devices. The app stores all their content in the cloud allowing for their organization and access from any linked device. To-do lists are easily created and shared with the apps formatting and sharing options. The free version of Evernote lets users upload 60MB worth of content each month. Check out this video with 11 tips on how to best utilize Evernote.
Is list-making your key to productivity? If so, Any.do is for you. This app is built specifically for list-making and task management, encouraging users to make a habit of reviewing their tasks each day for optimal productivity. It features speech recognition, sub tasks, recurring tasks and auto complete. A major function of the app is list sharing with friends, family or colleagues. A great example? Sharing a grocery list with your spouse or office project with a co-worker. Those that you share the list with can add to it as well s view your changes. Geo-location reminders also help users get more done when and where they can. This app is free to download and used each day by many.
Any one or combination of these apps is a great way to improve the productivity and organization of your life whether it’s a work, at home or both. Think about all the tasks you can achieve with some help and inspiration from these tools! Get started today and you’ll quickly be seeing great results and reaping the benefits of time-management and efficiency.
As member of a pretty cool team of influencers, I received the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with line of service from Verizon. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise positive feedback. All opinions are my own.