Whether you’re looking to get your new business up and running, or you need to make your existing one work better in 2020, there are 5 online tools that can help you out. Here they are.

A budgeting tool

Staying on top of your business budget and cost management can quickly become an overwhelming task, but it’s so important to do- especially going into the new year. There are many great budgeting tools for small businesses. A few examples are Adaptive Insights, Prophix and Budgyt, which you can learn more about here.

A scheduling tool

If you’re an entrepreneur in 2020 then you know how important it is to spread the word online about your business. When posting to your social pages becomes too time-consuming, it’s time to get a scheduling tool. There are many you can use for free, as well as others you can pay for which offer more premium features such as page analytics. Tools such as Hootsuite, Buffer or Facebook Scheduling give you an option to create your posts and set them to go up on whichever date and time you want.

Cloud Storage

There are so many ways to lose your saved documents- whether your computer getting stolen, a power outage or technological issues. Storing your business documents in a cloud programme such as Dropbox or Google Drive helps you back up your files and share them easily.


There are many phone and messaging apps out there, however Skype continues to be one of the most reliable and widely used ones all over the world. Whether you need to set up a meeting with the team, a video presentation for a client or correspond with a potential overseas investor, have Skype installed and rely on it to get the job done.

Payment processing

Whether you’re selling a product or a service, offering your clients the option to safely purchase from you online puts your business ahead of the rest. There are many payment processing options you can add to or integrate into your website. A few trusted and popular ones are Shopify and PayPal.

There are many amazing online tools you can use to take your business to the next level in 2020. Use these 5 as inspiration and stay curious, always keeping your eyes open for resources that will make your entrepreneur life a little easier.

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