Most business leaders have insanely busy lives. And they probably can’t handle all the different functions of a business themselves. They focus on their core businesses to deliver what they have promised. Not every business can take care of invoicing, analytics, payments, among other things in-house.

The good news is, there’s an app for just about any business process. Of course, you don’t have time to test out every possible business app and on the market. You have a business to manage. These are lesser-known business apps to make your business run a little bit smoother this year.

1/ Curated – Curated allows you to find and save content to share with your email list. It’s a simple way to manage your weekly email digest.

2/ Zirtual – Use Zirtual to find U.S. based virtual assistants. It matches busy startups with dedicated assistants.

3/ Content Marketer – This is for all your promoting content, building links, and connecting with influencers.

4/ Quuu – Quuu is a content suggestion platform that connects to your Buffer queue.

5/ Drip – Drip help you create simple drip email courses.


6/ Referral Saasquatch – Referral Sasquatch enables companies to reward customers for their advocacy with discounts and credits.

7/ Sticker Mule – Sticker Mule is one of the easiest ways to buy custom stickers. Create and order custom stickers for your startup.

8/ – lets you scrape the web for relevant information about products, businesses, and competitors.

9/ MailLift – MailLift provides handwritten letter services for sales professionals and marketers.

10/ Startup Threads – Startup Threads lets you create, print and send merchandise to your customers easily, without having to touch inventory.

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11/ Gigster – Gigster does software development & design on demand. You can hire an entire freelance development team.

12/ Datanyze – Datanyze provides sales intelligence and lead generation software to help companies uncover, research and reach the right prospects at the right time.

13/ – Chartio helps businesses analyze and track their critical data. It’s a cloud-based business intelligence tool.

14/ Gleam – Gleam allows you to create and manage your social media contests and reward campaigns.

15/ UpCounsel – Easily hire attorneys for legal services that match your business needs and budget. It’s an on-demand legal help for business owners.


16/ Toggl – Online time tracking tool featuring 1-click time tracking and helps you see where your time goes. Free and paid versions are available.

17/ Notifier – Use Notifier to boost traffic and engagement on your site. You can scan your latest blog posts to find and organize the influencers you know you want to reach out to.

18/ Snagit – Snagit allows you to easily create screen captures and videos. It’s useful for creating tutorials for customers.

19/ TypeForm – TypeForm allows you to create beautiful and visually-compelling survey forms.

20/ Narrow – Narrow makes it easy to grow your Twitter following. Enter target keywords, and Narrow does the rest for you.


21/ Scripted – Create content easily with Scripted’s curated network of freelance writers. You can order blog posts, white papers, and product descriptions.

22/ Toptal – Toptal enables you to hire freelancers from a growing network of the best custom software developers and designers for your business.

23/ GlassDoor – Use GlassDoor to recruit top talent. Glassdoor helps you find a job and company you love. Reviews, salaries and benefits from employees.