Evernote knows that working from home doesn’t always mean you’re sitting at home. Your workspace just shrunk to the size of your favorite tech device — whether it’s your phone, tablet or laptop. The Evernote app helps you stay organized by letting you keep all of your virtual scraps of paper in one convenient location. Write out your latest ideas from the school pick-up lane, clip interesting articles or photos that inspire you, and use Evernote’s fantastic search function to find what you need without digging through pages of paper notes.
Basecamp is a project management tool designed to help anyone who needs a little help organizing a project timeline. Basecamp can be used for collaboration on a team project — divvying responsibilities, developing a timeline and keeping track of project milestones. Bloggers and other freelancers will find value in Basecamp as well, because the tool will help organize and prioritize the many small tasks and big-picture projects that go into developing a successful blogging business.
Wunderlist helps you get more stuff done. Whether you’re planning a holiday, sharing a shopping list with a partner or managing multiple work projects, Wunderlist is here to help you tick off all your personal and professional to-dos. Consolidating and organizing your lists makes it easier for you to keep track of absolutely everything, so nothing falls through the cracks. With Wunderlist, you don’t have to worry that you’ve forgotten one of your to-do lists at home.
OmmWriter takes the distraction out of writing. With so much attention being paid to the ability to multi-task, OmmWriter wants to bring the focus back to single-tasking. Some days you just need to shut the door on other tasks and start writing. OmmWriter offers a three-tool approach to an inspirational writing room — a variety of mood-setting backgrounds, audio tracks designed to help you focus and keystroke sounds to support your writing efforts.
Trello makes it easier to collaborate. Trello boards are a simple, visual way to organize projects and sync any necessary information between multiple users and their various devices. Calendars, timelines, spreadsheets, project notes and comments are all a seamless part of using Trello, which means collaborative projects suddenly feel like you’re working in the same room with someone who’s actually across the country from you. You can use Trello on your own, too. Ditch your easy-to-lose paper trail and consolidate your organizational tools.