5 Apps to Help You Stay Organized

Staying organized is essential to not only increase productivity, but also to enhance your happiness and overall wellbeing. But in today’s busy and fast paced world where multitasking is a part of daily life, keeping track of things takes some effort and energy. Fortunately, there are these amazing things called apps that can help us do everything from keeping track of calories spent when exercising to getting the latest world news in an instant to staying organized.

So, here are 5 apps to help you stay organized no matter how busy you are:

1. Quip:

Quip is an app that can be described as a “virtual office” where you can collaborate with your colleagues and business associates on documents, spreadsheets, presentations and checklists. You can create, import and share documents and allow others to update them as well. A sidebar allows you to see other workers who are online and review the editing they have done. One of the most high profile users of Quip is Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. The app is available free for both iOS and Android systems.

2. Google Now:

Google Now, by Google, of course, is described as an “intelligent personal assistant” that can help you do everything you need to do to stay organized. The app organizes your information into cards that provide you with all the information you need without having to spend valuable time searching. The cards are customizable so that you can organize them in order of priority. It also has a barcode scanner, song recognition system and the ability to store your boarding pass. This app is available for both iOS and Android systems.

3. Evernote:

Evernote is a free productivity app that is also great for staying organized. It allows you to record your thoughts, ideas and images using many different methods, such as voice, notes and images. Using it, you can create lists, add text and voice attachments, and share it with other Evernote users. The app even allows you to record your interviews, speeches and meetings. The app is available for both iOS and Android systems.

4. Wonderlist:

Wonderlist is an app that allows you to create lists in easy formats so that you can easily organize your thoughts and to-do lists. It seamlessly combines productivity and organization with a sleek to-do list, which you can share with other users. You can use the app for everything from planning your business meetings to organizing a family vacation. It also helps you find the information you need, such as the latest movies and Mexican recipes. The app is available for both iOS and Android systems.

5. 24Me:

24Me is a virtual personal assistant that auto-generates reminders so that you will never miss or be late for an important meeting or event. It combines your to-do lists, notes and calendars into one easy-to-use app that syncs with other apps, such as Facebook and Twitter. As well as for getting personal reminders, it is great for sending invitations, congratulations, birthday greetings, get well soon and other messages to your family, friends and coworkers. You can also share your lists with other users. The app is available creel for both iOS and Android systems.

Picture by Ash Kyd

By Shondell Varcianna

July 31, 2015