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Top 5 Apps For The Superior Personal Assistant

 

 

 

Working as a private assistant is an incredibly busy and fulfilling role that requires paying the utmost attention to detail. From managing multiple schedules, developing and managing travel plans, to shopping and meeting preparation – the list of to-do’s is always a mile long and due *now*, so how do the most exceptional assistants in the world manage to coordinate and control the chaos of their principal’s exceedingly busy lives?

 

We’ve asked some of the most skilled assistants what their secrets are and we heard the same two tips over and over: you need digital support, and you need to develop a system that integrates these applications into your daily life. We asked these industry experts for their most-used digital support, and the following five apps are the ones they use day in and day out. Do you use any apps to help you manage your role?

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

24Me

24Me is a powerful assistant that syncs your calendar, to-do list, contacts, and turns emails into tasks. For the busy professional, this streamlined app is a time saver for sure.

How it works:

24Me works with Google, Outlook, Office 365, or iCloud calendars, and it helps you schedule meetings quickly and painlessly. You can enter new information as a task, event, or note. while linking contacts and creating new to-do’s straight from your email.

 

 

 

 

Hotel Tonight

This amazing app works with Google, Outlook, Office 365, or iCloud calendars, and it helps you schedule meetings quickly and painlessly. You can enter new information as a task, event, or note. while linking contacts and creating new to-do’s straight from your email.

Hotel Tonight is a great mobile travel app that allows you to find discounted hotel accommodations for fantastic places at the last minute.

How it works:

Hotel Tonight works with Expedia, Hotwire, and other booking sites to offer the consumer the best possible rates on a room at the last possible moment, the day of the desired reservation and often even within the same evening.

 

 

 

 

Expedia 

Expedia is a global travel and online booking company with affiliated websites including Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, CarRentals.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway.

How it works: You can enter the desired travel dates for your principal and opt for individual reservations or bundle th4eir flight, car rental, hotel for a discounted rate. They also have a benefits program with excellent rewards for regular users.

 

 

 

 

Time Zone Ninja

Working with people across the globe? No problem! Time Zone Ninja makes scheduling meetings across time zones a breeze and saves executive assistants loads of headaches.

How it works: An easy-to-use interface lets you enter attendee locations and the times your boss prefers. Then it supplies you with the best meeting time.

 

 

 

 

 

Expensify

Coordinating travel is hard, and expensing travel costs introduces a new set of challenges. Expensify automates the process.

How it works: Scan your receipt to prompt Expensify to generate and submit a report on your behalf. Expensify even has a feature for capturing travel-related transactions and creating reports to help you track the overall cost of a trip.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

What are some of your favorite apps for productivity? We’d love to hear about your personal preferences – reach out to us on Facebook, Instagram, and check out the other posts on the blog!

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