30 Most Popular Tech Tools for Running a Small Business | 2016


Online payroll service SurePayroll, recently surveyed small business owners nationwide for its annual ranking of most popular small business “tech tools” in the categories of Cloud Storage, Organization Apps, Social Networks, Social Media Management, Customer Relationship Management and Email Marketing. Here are the results of the survey.


Category Ranking Product
Social Network 1 Facebook
2 LinkedIn
3 Google Plus
4 Twitter
5 Instagram
Cloud Storage 1 Google Drive
2 Dropbox
3 Apple iCloud
4 Microsoft OneDrive
5 Box
Organization 1 Google Drive
2 Evernote
3 MS Outlook/OneNote
4 Trello
5 Slack
Email Marketing 1 Mail Chimp
2 Constant Contact
3 Hubspot
4 Benchmark
5 Infusionsoft
Customer Relationship Management 1 Salesforce
2 Microsoft Dynamics
3 SugarCRM
4 Zoho
5 Act
Social Media Management 1 Hootsuite
2 Hearsay Social
3 Buffer
4 Sprout Social
5 TweetDeck

“Small businesses with only a few employees are typically not going to have a lot of resources for extensive technology systems. Fortunately, there are some really beneficial, low-cost tools available,” said SurePayroll General Manager Andy Roe.

VIA | SurePayroll Facebook Page)