Tips For Working From Home, Part 2

Are you a new Stay-at-Home Office Worker, like many of us? Then this is for you.

Last month we concentrated on mental, physical, and organizational strategies to improve your ‘new normal’ life with a work-from-home job. If you want to refresh your memory, here it is again. This month we’re going to focus on these work at home apps and programs that will really make it happen.

Work From Home Tips | Work at Home Apps and Programs

Ring Central

If you previously worked in an office with lots of people doing lots of jobs and you had to interact with all of them, persuade the boss to get Ring Central for everybody. Be reached anywhere. It’s everything you need to get work done in one app. All-in-one phone, team messaging, and video conferencing. Fast, easy set-up. Unlimited calling.

Here’s the part the boss will really like… Free 15-Day Trial. Plus, it’s cloud-based and there are no contracts.


Helps you schedule meetings without the back-and-forth emails. Here’s how it works…

  • Create simple rules – Setup is easy. Let Calendly know your availability preferences and it’ll do the work for you.
  • Share your link – Share your Calendly links via email or embed it on your website.
  • Schedule – They pick a time and the event is added to your calendar.

The bosses will like this one too, because they can get started for free. No credit card required.


Be a super-salesperson even while you’re sitting round in your bathrobe. Pipedrive manages leads & deals, tracks communications, automates repetitive tasks, and dives deep into your metrics for customized reports. All this while offering privacy, security, and access from your mobile device.

Pipedrive users report an average close-rate increase of 28% after the first year. And guess what else? You and the boss can try it FREE!


The workhorse of cloud storage, Dropbox lets anyone upload and transfer files to the cloud, and share them with anyone. Back up photos, videos, docs, and other files to cloud storage, and access files synced with any of your computers or mobile devices—from anywhere. And with advanced sharing features, it’s easy to send files—large or small—to friends, family, and co-workers. And if your computer should crash, fear not. All your stuff is safe in the cloud in Dropbox.

Here’s that favorite word again…try it FREE for thirty days!

Now that you’ve saved your company oodles of time and lots of money, this might be a good time to ask for a raise!