5 Amazing Online Organization Tools For Students, Entrepreneurs, & More

March 19, 2021 – Kalya Nuñez

Do you have multiple pending meetings, a handful of presentations to plan, and weeks worth of work you are running behind on? Keep up with your busy schedule and stay on top of your daily tasks with these 5 incredibly useful online organization tools for students, entrepreneurs, and everyone else in between!

Are You Running Behind?

Life gets busy for everyone, but for students and entrepreneurs (not to mention student entrepreneurs), it can get a whole new level of busy. Juggling daily meetings, presentations, homework, product pitches, and more can easily make us feel overwhelmed.
When you do not use proper time-management techniques and organization tools to handle your day-to-day, things can quickly get lost in the mix. If you have ever found yourself lost in a sea of half-finished tasks with no real direction as to what you should do next, this post is perfect for you!
There are tons of online tools and apps that can help you  organize your tasks more efficiently, and even help you  in your planning processes. Below, I will be sharing 5 of the best online organization tools for students, entrepreneurs, and all-around busy people, so you can master your schedule and focus on your priorities!

5 Amazing Online Organization Tools For Students, Entrepreneurs, & More

1. Google Calendar

What It Is: Google Calendar is an online personal calendar.
What It Does: Google Calendar is a personal calendar that can be accessed through your free G-Mail account. You can create multiple personal calendars, share them with others, and add other people’s calendars to your account so you can compare schedules.
Each calendar and individual event can be color-coded and you can even set reminders for them. You can also schedule video conferences directly on the calendar through Google Meet. It sends your guests an invitation, as well, so you do not have to!

2. Trello

What It Is: Trello is a collaborative work management tool.
What It Does: Trello is one of the best-known tools for project management and collaborative work management. It has a free plan, which is amazing for students and startup founders, and you can add other users to your team so you can all keep track of the work that is being done.
In it, you can create multiple boards for different projects and multiple lists within each board for specific aspects of a certain project. You can then add individual tasks to these lists and have the options to create checklists, mark your priorities, add deadlines, write notes, and a ton of other features that can help you visualize each task’s scope.

3. Evernote

What It Is: Evernote is a note-taking app.
What It Does: Evernote is a dynamic note-taking tool, which also has a free plan. With it, you can type your notes, add images, record audio messages, save webpages, and scan documents in an organized, paperless way.
You also have the option to add highlights and make comments to your notes, documents, and saved web pages, which is great for jotting down quick ideas during class or meetings. It connects with multiple other apps so you can integrate your work, such as G-Mail, Google Drive, Outlook, and more.

4. MindMeister

What It Is: MindMeister is a popular brainstorming tool.
What It Does: MindMeister is an online brainstorming tool which you can use to collaborate with your team. It is a great, non-messy way to capture ideas visually through mind-mapping and can help jumpstart your team’s creativity when you are in the planning stages of a project. You can easily organize ideas and even turn your mind-map into a presentation right on their website.
If you have not already, check out our blog post on how to brainstorm effectively in a group, in which we cover what mind-mapping is and how to do it!

5. Zapier

What It Is: Zapier is a workflow automation tool.
What It Does: Zapier is a workflow automation tool that can speed up common business processes and save you tons of time on repetitive tasks. You can create multiple automated workflows for different actions, like sending automatic follow-up emails when somebody registers for an event. It can be integrated with tons of different apps and tools like email providers, social media platforms, project management softwares, and more.

Master Your Schedule

Now that you have the basics, you can get started on mastering your schedule and effectively organizing your day-to-day! If you are in need of an extra boost to help you figure out what exactly you have to do and how to do it while studying or working remotely, check out our post on how to keep up your productivity while working from home.
What other organization and productivity tools that are not featured on this list do you love to use?

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