These days, everyone has a busy schedule. In between work, your personal life, and family life, tasks pile up and it can feel overwhelming to keep track of it all. These five apps will help you be productive, coordinate with friends, family, and coworkers, and stay focused.
If you already have a Gmail account, which you most likely do, you have access to the free Google Calendar. It’s simple to use and can be viewed across devices when logged into your Google account. Add upcoming events to your calendar and tasks that you mark complete when you’re finished. Plus, collaborate with other people and add them to event invites, or you can share your entire calendar to see everything they have going on.
Organize your notes, tasks, and schedule all in one place with Evernote. Work anywhere with notes that automatically sync to your devices. Evernote helps you make your notes more useful with features to add in text, images, audio, scans, pdfs, and documents. Find what you need, fast, by adding tags to your notes or by using Evernote’s intuitive search feature. Signing up is free!
Freedom is an app and website blocker for Mac, Windows, Android, iOS, and Chrome. It lets you choose apps and websites to block that are distracting so you can focus on what matters. Block on the fly or schedule sessions in advance to help make productivity a habit. Get started on Freedom with a free trial.
Become focused, organized, and calm with Todoist. It’s the number one task manager and to-do list app. Go from overwhelmed to on top of it by getting a clear overview of everything on your plate. Quick add tasks and events, create recurring due dates, and add sections and subsections to keep your projects neatly organized. Sign up for a free trial.
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Productivity can look different to everyone! What apps do you use to keep you on track? Tell us in the comments.