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Top 5 Alternatives to WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger has long dominated the modern market, offering a platform-neutral way to keep in contact with just about anyone, on desktop or mobile, with a user base of over 1.5 billion. However, it's no longer the only player in town, particularly when it comes to making the most of business communication. These WhatsApp Messenger rivals provide alternative means of contact to keep you connected - no matter what you have to say and how you want to say it.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 10 May, 2019

Auto-Hibernate: The Feature that Makes a Big Difference to Your Work

Hibernation Mode is one of Shift’s lesser-known features that makes a world...

Gmail's Right-Click Menu Opens New Possibilities

The folks at Google just unveiled Gmail's right-click menu update and it's ...

How to Recreate the Best Features of Google Inbox in Gmail

It might be time for us to say goodbye to Google’s Inbox, but that doesn’t ...

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How to Run an Effective Meeting

Ah, meetings. We all love an effective meeting. But, why is it that most meetings these days feel more like a waste of time?

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 27 Mar, 2019

Slack Tips for Boosting Your Productivity

Slack is at the top of the charts when it comes to workspaces; remote and p...

Redesigning Your Workflow for Productivity

Productivity apps are some of the most powerful tools modern companies have...

How to Get Grammarly for Chrome

One of Grammarly's biggest benefits is its number of integrations. One of its most popular applications - its Chrome extension - is now even in its Beta phase for Google Docs. It's also really simple to start using...

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 21 Feb, 2019

How to Get Google Drive on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Google Drive might be the best invention since sliced bread, but do you kno...

5 Ways to Add GIFs to Your Emails

The GIF is an interesting part of our how we’ve come to express ourselves. ...

Top 5 Alternatives to WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger has long dominated the modern market, offering a platform-neutral way to keep in contact with just about anyone, on desktop or mobile, with a user base of over 1.5 billion. However, it's no longer the only player in town, particularly when it comes to making the most of business communication. These WhatsApp Messenger rivals provide alternative means of contact to keep you connected - no matter what you have to say and how you want to say it.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 10 May, 2019

Auto-Hibernate: The Feature that Makes a Big Difference to Your Work

Hibernation Mode is one of Shift’s lesser-known features that makes a world...

Gmail's Right-Click Menu Opens New Possibilities

The folks at Google just unveiled Gmail's right-click menu update and it's ...

Ridiculously Productive

Shift is the desktop workstation that streamlines all of your apps and accounts in one beautiful place.

Typing Apps
Download Now

How to Recreate the Best Features of Google Inbox in Gmail

It might be time for us to say goodbye to Google’s Inbox, but that doesn’t mean we need to say goodbye to its features.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 28 Mar, 2019

How to Run an Effective Meeting

Ah, meetings. We all love an effective meeting. But, why is it that most me...

Slack Tips for Boosting Your Productivity

Slack is at the top of the charts when it comes to workspaces; remote and p...

Redesigning Your Workflow for Productivity

Productivity apps are some of the most powerful tools modern companies have. Used well, apps can streamline a company's workflow and speed up the pace of business. There is the temptation to add more and more apps until every step in a process has been automated, and you hardly need human intervention at all. The market has responded to this pressure, and now there are more apps to boost your productivity than ever before. Thousands, in fact, and more are always being developed. This can lead to overload.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 14 Mar, 2019

How to Get Grammarly for Chrome

One of Grammarly's biggest benefits is its number of integrations. One of i...

How to Get Google Drive on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Google Drive might be the best invention since sliced bread, but do you kno...

5 Ways to Add GIFs to Your Emails

The GIF is an interesting part of our how we’ve come to express ourselves. Equally captivating and relatable, GIFs—which is short for Graphics Interchange Format—make our conversations far more entertaining than basic text. The reason for this has everything to do with the way GIFs can more closely convey our feelings, ideas, humor, situations, etc.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 08 Feb, 2019

Top 5 Alternatives to WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger has long dominated the modern market, offering a platform-neutral way to keep in contact with just about anyone, on desktop or mobile, with a user base of over 1.5 billion. However, it's no longer the only player in town, particularly when it comes to making the most of business communication. These WhatsApp Messenger rivals provide alternative means of contact to keep you connected - no matter what you have to say and how you want to say it.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 10 May, 2019

Auto-Hibernate: The Feature that Makes a Big Difference to Your Work

Hibernation Mode is one of Shift’s lesser-known features that makes a world of difference to how you work. Lack of RAM can be a little annoying when you're in the flow and switching between apps and accounts at the speed of light. 

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 29 Apr, 2019

Gmail's Right-Click Menu Opens New Possibilities

The folks at Google just unveiled Gmail's right-click menu update and it's about to blow your mind.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 29 Mar, 2019

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How to Recreate the Best Features of Google Inbox in Gmail

It might be time for us to say goodbye to Google’s Inbox, but that doesn’t mean we need to say goodbye to its features.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 28 Mar, 2019

How to Run an Effective Meeting

Ah, meetings. We all love an effective meeting. But, why is it that most meetings these days feel more like a waste of time?

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 27 Mar, 2019

Slack Tips for Boosting Your Productivity

Slack is at the top of the charts when it comes to workspaces; remote and physical. But did you also know how helpful it can be in boosting your creativity?

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 26 Mar, 2019

Redesigning Your Workflow for Productivity

Productivity apps are some of the most powerful tools modern companies have. Used well, apps can streamline a company's workflow and speed up the pace of business. There is the temptation to add more and more apps until every step in a process has been automated, and you hardly need human intervention at all. The market has responded to this pressure, and now there are more apps to boost your productivity than ever before. Thousands, in fact, and more are always being developed. This can lead to overload.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 14 Mar, 2019

How to Get Grammarly for Chrome

One of Grammarly's biggest benefits is its number of integrations. One of its most popular applications - its Chrome extension - is now even in its Beta phase for Google Docs. It's also really simple to start using...

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 21 Feb, 2019

How to Get Google Drive on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Google Drive might be the best invention since sliced bread, but do you know what's even better? Having Google Drive in the palm of your hand.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 15 Feb, 2019

5 Ways to Add GIFs to Your Emails

The GIF is an interesting part of our how we’ve come to express ourselves. Equally captivating and relatable, GIFs—which is short for Graphics Interchange Format—make our conversations far more entertaining than basic text. The reason for this has everything to do with the way GIFs can more closely convey our feelings, ideas, humor, situations, etc.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 08 Feb, 2019

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