Tools for a Startup Team
Management | Product | Sales | Support | Marketing | Infrastructure and Creator Economy
|Santosh Panda||Nov 5||5|
When you start a business, you start with a couple of tools, but you get to hear and use a lot more over the years.
While running a startup, here are the tools I came across my team was using, and some I was using for my own needs too. I thought to share it with you.
One Hub for the Company - Notion
Team Workspace - Skype (since 2005)
Team Meeting - Google Meet. Skype. Record using Loom.
Deck - Beautiful.ai
Task /Project management - Notion
OKR - Notion
Analytics - Various Tools & Dashboards
Notes- Apple Notes & Notion
Product Analytics - Heap. Google Analytics. Soon ⇒ Segment
Product Experience - Fullstory. Yandex Metrica and Recently Microsoft Clarity (very early product)
Product Management - Notion (boards, docs, wiki, data)
Product Collab - Miro (Mockups, Brainstorming, Strategy Notes)
Payment - Stripe
Website - DIY (HTML5 is good enough)
API - Postman
Design - Figma / Adobe XD/ Sketch
Coding - IntelliJ IDEA
Cross-browser testing: Browserstack
Code Repo - Assembla. Github. Bitbucket
Sales CRM - FreshSales. Salesforce
Cloud Telephony - Exotel. Twilio.
Sales Video Pitch - Loom
Chat - Crisp
Help - Crisp. FAQPrime.com
Support Ticket - Freshdesk
Video Help - Loom
Customer Meeting - Zoom. Google Meet
Email - AWS SES Sendgrid
Social Media Feedback - Twitter /LinkedIn/FB/ WhatsApp
Social Media Scheduling - Later.com
Social Media Intelligence - Frrole
NPS - Satismeter
SEO - Ahrefs, UberSuggest by Neil Patel
Newsletter - MailerLite
Community - Facebook groups /Meetup/Slack
Blogging - WordPress
Automation - Zapier
Webinar: Wistia. Zoom
Landing Pages - Elementor with WordPress. WIX.
Design - Canva
Writing - Grammarly
Review - G2, Capterra
Cloud - Multi-Cloud ⇒ AWS. Azure. Google Cloud
Data backup - S3 Privacy - Implement + Follow Data protection frameworks
Domain - Google Domain. Godaddy
As an entrepreneur, you are creating something, it is an opportunity to go public and share. Here is the stack I am using on my personal side to outreach.
Personal Website - Notion
Newsletter - Substack
Daily Read Reminders - Readwise
Day Planning - Notion
+ Of course Twitter :-)
What tools do you use in your Startup? Pls note: I had this thread published on Twitter a long time back, I revised to update it as per the latest usage.