TOP 10 TIME MANAGEMENT TOOLS
Here are the top 10 time management tools which can help you to be more productive, stay focused and achieve your goals:
1. Trello :
Trello is a project management app that you can use at office or at home. It’s simple and fun to use and get more work done. If granted, Trello uses camera, microphone, contacts and your photo gallery to attach files to the board. In Trello you create boards. You can use them single handedly or invite coworkers. You can even work offline.
Trello is free to use and can be upgraded to Trello Gold.
2. Toggl :
Toggl helps you to track time spent in different activities, projects or clients and bill accordingly. Besides, Togg is cloudbased and all the activities are scalable and backed up. All tracking data from Toggl is automatically turned into different charts, designed to give a detailed overview of what users spend their time on. Toggl is open source, making it possible for users to build different third party integrations.
Toggl offers two pricing plan:
Free : Teams up to 5
Pro : $5 per month per user
3. Todoist :
Todoist is virtually available in any platform you can think of. It is one of the most popular to-do apps in the market today. It comes loaded with great features that help boost productivity as well as organize tasks and set schedules and deadlines. What makes Todoist so popular is its plethora of apps and plugins for laptops, desktops, mobile devices, emails, and browser. Todoist also gives you a lot of ways to filter your tasks. You can filter by priority, assignee, or due date. You can also create a custom filter. Todoist is a cloud-based service, so all your tasks and notes from one app automatically sync to all the other places in which you have Todoist installed.
Pricing plan :
Basic : Free
Premium : $29/year
Premium for business : $29/user/year or $3/user/month
4. Rescue Time :
Rescue Time is an app which helps you find out how you spend your time. It gives you insight into where the minutes and hours of the day go while you’re on your computer, both in nitty-gritty detail and in sweeping overviews. A free version is more than sufficient for most people to get a grip on their time management, while a slightly pricey Premium version tracks breaks, phone calls, and meetings, and also prompts you with on-screen reminders to stay on track with your work. Rescue Time has two components: a small downloadable application that you install locally on your computers, and a website at which you can view statistics that the apps collect. The installed software works in the background, so it never distracts you while you’re working.
Rescue Time is free to use, but a Premium account is available for $9 per month or $72 per year.
Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work and get results. From tasks and projects to conversations and notifications, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish. It’s simple to get started, but powerful enough to run your entire business. Asana specializes in helping teams manage workflows, and it’s the preeminent tool for the job. A thoughtful and attractive design, fluid interactive elements, and generous team-member allotment in its free version make it among the most powerful productivity apps on the market.
Free : For teams of up to 15 users
Premium plan : $9.99 per member per month, but can be subjected to reduction for large teams
Enterprise Plan : For more control and support, it is priced by quote. You need to contact the company and share your details for personalized pricing.
6. Pocket :
Pocket is best known of the “save it for later” apps.
This is a very clean, eye-pleasing app that wins on simplicity and functionality. See something you like on your desktop? Use the Pocket extension to save it – and file with multiple tags of your choice. Same goes from your phone browser, and many apps. When you’re ready to read, you don’t need to be online to do so – making it great for commuting or other downtime.
Pocket is totally free.
7. Focus Booster :
Focus booster is a free desktop app that aims to help improve your focus and productivity. The app uses the pomodoro technique, a popular time management technique that divides focused work sessions into manageable, 25-minute intervals (referred to as ‘pomodoros’). Each pomodoro is separated by a 5-minute break that allows you to refocus before jumping back into your work.
Free starter plan : This includes 20 Pomodoro sessions per month, and allows you to label and archive each work session so that you can track your productivity.
Individual Plan :This plan bumps up your allocation of timed sessions to 200 per month, and allows you to export the data you accumulate, at $2.99 per month.
Professional Plan : This allows unlimited sessions and lets you label your timed work sessions with an hourly income rate and a client at $4.99 per month.
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They offer a 15-day free trial.
For a monthly subscription, [email protected] costs $11.83 a month.
A year-long plan will cut down the cost to $8.33 a month (billed annually at $99.95),
Two-year plan stretches your savings further with a price tag of $6.25 a month ($149.95 every 2 years).
The VIP plan gives you early access to new features as well as a concierge helpline, for a one-time payment of $299.95 for lifetime
9. Timetree :
TimeTree is a new type of calendar that can manage all of your plans while also allowing you to connect to the necessary people at necessary moments.
It was created with the concept of allowing all to plan a better future by connecting their time with friends and people with same interests. You can simply share your plans with only one calendar with friend, family, co-workers and people with same interest.
Plans run free with updates you feel connected.
10. 1-3-5 list :
1-3-5 To-Do list helps narrow down your daily task list to only 9 items – one BIG thing, three MEDIUM things and five SMALL things. It’s that simple! No more endless to-do lists, and you stay focused on the only thing that matters: getting things done. The to-do list is necessary part of brain hygiene
You can download it instantly and start using it.
No sign up or login required.
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