CEO Hacks: App, Books, Resources & Habits

Be a more effective & efficient CEO, entrepreneur & business owner

During our I AM CEO Podcast, we ask each guest for a CEO Hack that makes them more effective and efficient. We decided to share some of our best hacks.

What are CEO Hacks? They are books, apps, habits, tools, platforms or things that we believe you should incorporate into your business that will make you more efficient, effective, or successful (and maybe save money) as a CEO, entrepreneur or business owner.

Take a look at some of the CEO Hacks that have been recommended below, check out a different CEO Hack on our daily, laser focused I AM CEO Podcast with Gresh and feel free to look through the CEO Hacks by categories or just browse the list. For CBNation members, you will find more “how-to” and deeper tricks and strategy for many of these hacks.

If you need help implementing these CEO Hacks into your organization contact Blue 16 Tech.

Lastly, don’t forget to grab your free download.

– Gresh

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LastPass
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LastPass is a freemium password manager that stores encrypted passwords online. The standard version of LastPass comes with a web interface, but also includes plugins for various web browsers and apps for many smartphones. It also includes support for bookmarklets.

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Gravity Forms
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Gravity Forms is the Easiest Tool to Create Advanced Forms for Your WordPress-Powered Website.

Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin used originally for contact forms, but in a more general sense, it allows site owners to create forms to collect information. Gravity Forms can be used for contact forms, WordPress post creation, calculators, employment applications and more.

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TaskBullet
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Many small business owners spend a majority of their time working on tedious & repetitive tasks. TaskBullet is a U.S.A-based virtual assistant company that leases online employees to small business. Our customers can scale their workforce up or down on demand for 50% less than a minimum wage employee.

OUR MISSION

We innovate and streamline business processes for maximum efficiency. We do this for all forward thinking business owners who understand that the system is the solution. We accomplish this by educating, teaching and inspiring the TaskBullet team to better assist our clients, and by providing our clients with the resources needed to move their company forward.

WE STICK AROUND

​When you purchase a bucket from TaskBullet we stick around and manage your account and the VA. We don’t leave you to the vast abyss of the internet, to deal with vanishing VA’s who take your money and your work. We have Project Managers who are in constant contact with the VA’s and we the Management are in constant contact with the Project Managers. If there is ever a problem you can contact us directly here in the U.S. and we will do everything we can to fix the issue. The VA’s who work for us are like family, some of them have been with us since the beginning of TaskBullet. We love our VA’s and we know you will love them as well.

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Basecamp
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Basecamp is a project management app that you can access in your browser and on your phone. It gives you the tools you need to set up to-dos, a schedule, create and upload documents and files, message and chat with your colleagues, and check in regularly with your group—all in one place!

Whether you are working alone and need to get organized with your work or use it to collaborate on a project, with work or something personal, Basecamp makes it easy. It’s quick to set up and if you are consistent in using it it should make communication with your team a lot easier. Especially teams that are virtual.

An additional feature with an upgrade is the ability to deal with clients within Basecamp. You can add them in and give them limited viewing/editing rights, but make them an integral part of your work.

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Godaddy
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GoDaddy is a domain registrar and website host at its core. This means that you can buy domain names and also host your website there but also sell/ flip domains. They also provide other services such as email hosting and a website builder.

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Audible 2
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Audible, an Amazon company, has the world’s largest selection of audiobooks and original ad-free audio shows. Whatever your passion, your interests, or favorite authors, there’s a perfect listen for you.

Listen to great storytelling narrated by A-list celebrities or audiobooks about A-list celebrities. Turn a chair into the best seat in the house while you listen to a full-cast performance. Turn everyday jogs into adventures. With our free app, audiobooks go where you go. Even if you switch devices, you’ll never lose your place.

Start your free 30-day trial

✓  Free membership for 30 days with 1 audiobook + 2 Audible Originals.

✓  After trial, 3 titles each month: 1 audiobook + 2 Audible Originals.

✓  Exclusive audio-guided wellness programs.

How to use this Hack?

  • Download your favorite audiobook and listen to some of your favorite audiobooks. You can listen at a faster speed (e.g. 2x or 3x speed)
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Hiscox
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Hiscox offers business insurance tailored to your specific business needs. Helping the courageous overcome the impossible through business insurance.


Hiscox.com

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Heatmaps for WordPress
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heatmap provides realtime analytics and mouse tracking that helps sites editors understand in seconds which are their best performing contents. heatmap is used to optimize the traffic flow on websites and significantly reduce exit rates.

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Google Alerts
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Google Alerts is a content change detection and notification service, offered by the search engine company Google. The service sends emails to the user when it finds new results—such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific research—that match the user's search term.

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Namecheap
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Namecheap, Inc. is an ICANN-accredited registrar, which provides services on domain name registration, and offers for sale domain names that are registered to third parties. It is also a web hosting company, based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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