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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Calendly
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Calendly is a simple, easy-to-use, yet powerful scheduling software, which aims to save time, accelerate sales, and improve service quality. It eliminates the old-school way of using email and phone tags for scheduling appointments, calls, interviews, demos, and more.

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Authorize.net
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Accept credit cards, contactless payments, and e-checks in person and on the go.

Authorize.Net is a United States-based payment gateway service provider allowing merchants to accept credit card and electronic check payments through their website and over an Internet Protocol connection.

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Hootsuite
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Hootsuite is a social media management platform, created by Ryan Holmes in 2008. The system's user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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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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Gtmetrix
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GTMetrix is one of the tools that we have found ourselves using more and more to get detailed reports about our site's performance. It is a free tool that analyzes your page's speed performance using Google Page Speed and YSlow.

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Clickfunnels
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Use ClickFunnels™ To Quickly Create High-converting Sales & Marketing Funnels. Start Your Free 14-day Trial Today To Start Automating Your Business. Incredible Community. Powerful Email Automation. Tons of Free Training. Dozens of Integrations.

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Grasshopper Virtual Phone
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A virtual phone system can help your business stay organized with many calls coming in. Sound professional and stay connected.

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Honey
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Shop Smarter With Honey – Automatically Find And Apply The Best Promo Codes At Checkout. Add Honey To Your Browser & Find Out How Much Money You Could Be Saving Today. Collect Honey Gold. Top Stores of the Hour. Save at Thousands Stores.

 

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Amazon Business Account
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Everything you love about Amazon. For your business.

For every type of business

And every size organization. Accounts are free. Put our solutions to work for your business.

Business-only price savings

  • Business-only prices on millions of items
  • Quantity discounts
  • Easy price comparison

Business Prime

  • Fast FREE flexible delivery options
  • Enhanced purchasing policy controls
  • Advanced analytics dashboards
  • Starting at $179 per year for up to 3 users

Multi-user accounts

  • Approval workflows
  • Purchasing analytics
  • Create custom groups to match your organization

Pay the way you want

  • Corporate Purchasing cards
  • Amazon.com Corporate Credit
  • Tax-exempt purchasing for qualifying organizations

Find what you need

  • Hundreds of millions of products on Amazon
  • Business-only products
  • Purchasing-system integration
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Teachable
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Teachable is a comprehensive technology solution to let you create and sell online courses from your own website.

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