4 Tools Attorneys Use To Supercharge Productivity
Attorneys rarely enjoy the luxury of spare time. From attracting new clients to managing the day to day activities of running your law firm, there's little to no time left over for you to recharge your mind, body and soul. This is where systematizing your business can make all the difference, and one way to do that is by embracing productivity tools that streamline communication, centralize information and eliminate chaos.
Here Are 4 Tools Attorneys Are Using To Supercharge Productivity
1. HoudiniESQ - Centralize
and manage everything about your clients and their case. Keep all your data, email,
attachments, documents, notes, to-dos, events, billable time, etc. in the cloud.
Grant your staff with access so they can make updates to client files too. HoudiniESQ
comes in two versions: 1.) Cloud based subscription 2.) Standalone version that
installs on your server.
Apps for Business - Get your contacts, email, and documents out of the office
and into the cloud. Google Apps for Business includes word documents, spreadsheets,
presentation software and Google Drive which eliminates the need to install software
on your PC. You can view all of your information from any device such as a smartphone
or tablet. You can also easily share documents with anyone by pasting a link into
3. YouCanBook.me - Appointment
scheduling made easy. You email clients a link and they view your calendar, pick
a date and time and you're booked. If you're using Google Calendar, it'll add your
appointments directly to your calendar. It eliminates double booking and you can
charge for consultations during the booking process too. If your office admin adds
an appointment to your calendar manually, YouCanBook.me will automactically block
out that time.
4. Intuit Payment Network
- Take payments directly from your website, email and more. It only costs .50 per
transaction, and Intuit will deposit the money directly into your bank account.
Clients can pay from your website or you can email them a link to pay online. It's
simple and inexpensive.
Dealing with the day to day activities of running your law firm is hard enough.
Streamline your workflow, systematize your business and create more time for doing
the things you enjoy. Or if you're just starting out, focus on getting more clients so you can grow your legal practice.