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044: Best Productivity Apps to Streamline Your Side Hustle

These FREE or Cheap Productivity Tools Will Change Your Life

Do you ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to manage your small business or side hustle?  Too many tasks, appointments, and decisions to keep everything organized?  In this episode, I share 14 automation and productivity tools that have helped me manage my podcast, coaching business, and speaking engagements without hiring additional help.  I’m confident these productivity tools will help you streamline your side hustle too.

My Favorite Side Hustle Tools

Productivity & Scheduling

  1. Free Appointment Scheduling Software – Online Booking & Appointment Scheduling
  2. – Easy Automation for Busy People
  3.  – Freelance Services. On Demand.
  4. Google Apps – All you need to do your best work…


  1. – Automated Social Media Manager
  2. – Share Your Audio on Social Media
  3. – Create a Facebook Messenger bot for Marketing, Sales, and Support
  4. – Simply Great Design for You and Your Team

Content Creation

  1. Skype – Communication Tool for Free Calls and Chat
  2. MP3 Skype Recorder – Freeware Skype Call Recorder
  3. Zoom – Simple video-conferencing tool great for Live Webinars, Podcast Interviews, Online Course Recording, and More
  4. Zencastr – Great tool for recording remote podcast interviews with clean audio on both ends
  5. Audacity – Free, Open Source, Cross-Platform Audio Software
  6. OBS Studio – Free and Open Source Software for Video Recording and Live Streaming
  7. Discord – All-in-one Free Voice and Text Chat for Gamers


  1. PayPal – Send and Receive Money with Friends or Customers
  2. Patreon – Patreon Allows Creatives to Get Paid By Running a Membership Business for Your Fans
  3. Stripe – The best software platform for running an internet business
  4. Square – The best point of sale capable platform for small business owners and entrepreneurs
  5. Cash App – The simplest way to exchange money using your phone

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