Here is a list of software we recommend if you want to set up a serious business. Start with these now and you can build more easily later.
By paying a small monthly fee of $8.40 (as at 2023), you can have a professional Gmail account with no ads, a more profesisonal look and loads more features like Chat, voice and video calls, shared files and tasks, connect multiple email accounts to the one inbox, Calendar, Smart Suggestions for quick replies, Great Spam protection, and a lot more.
You can use the complete Google suite of Docs (word documents), Sheets (just like Excel), Slides (like Powerpoint), Tasks, Notes, 2 Terabytes of storage in Google Drive and more.
Fully functional on your desktop, laptop, phone and pad and accessible anywhere in the world.
Is Google, Is Good! If you are going with Gmale workspace the complete the package and use Google Chrome as your browser for a seamless experience.
This can depend a little on your personal needs and the size of your business.
For large businesses that need payroll - XERO
For smaller business with simple invoicing only - ZOHO INVOICE
ARTWORK DATABASE - FREE!
AIRTABLE can keep your original artowrk and your l;imted editions sorted for you. Keep track of what's where, what numbers have sold and a lot more. There are limits to the free account but trus me, you will most likely never need to pay with some smart use.
If you need a hand setting up your database, give us a call and for a small fee, we can help.
Tame your work, organize your life. Remember everything and tackle any project with your notes, tasks, and schedule all in one place. That's how the Evernote home page describes itself.
I've had Evernote since July 2010 and it is chock a block full of scanned paper that I would have to store somewhere if not for this great program.
These days of spam and fraud running rampant, you need as muc security as you can get and regular passwords just don't cut it. Find a Password program that suits you and use it, geta family account and protect everyone. Here's a few to check out...
Check out this page in the database - CREATING YOUR OWN QR CODE
For creating brochures, ads etc for social media, letterheads, whatever you need.
One for the more advanced user but very helpful. With Zapier, you can automate many mundane tasks that take up your valuable time.
Social Media Art Display Apps
There's a lot out there, here's a few to look at... these are all paid apps.