Even the most productive people procrastinate now and then. In fact, research shows that the average office worker spends less than three hours of each day working productively. That’s not too surprising when you consider how distracting social media or articles about being productive at work can be (ahem), but we can all agree there’s definitely room for improvement.
Check out these deals on productivity tools and apps that help you get more done — and then get back to work!
No more hunting through a massive, unmanageable list of bookmarks thanks to History Search, a browser extension that indexes the text of webpages you browse. This way you can search and open your info online, just like you would through a file manager on your computer, and save yourself tons of time. Try the Pro Plan today, on sale for $47.88.
Producing high-quality visual content can often be time-consuming, but AmoLink Photo and Video Editor makes it a breeze. Its easy-to-use editing features allow you to bring your images to life by adding stunning special effects, music, and video right from your smartphone or tablet. A 5-year subscription is on sale now for only $39.
Worried about your online privacy? Worry no more with KeepSolid Private, an alternative browser to Chrome, Firefox, and Opera that features built-in VPN technology to mask your real IP address and encrypt traffic. Right now, you can get a lifetime subscription for only $29.
Do you start your writing projects with tons of ideas but no good way to organize them? Writer’s Blocks 5 can help bring some order to a chaotic writing process. It’s a full-featured word processor that has powerful visual outlining tools so you can focus on the details, all while keeping in mind the big picture. And right now, it’s only $39.
Read faster and easier (think less eye strain and fatigue) with ReadMe, an app that strips away everything on the e-reader screen and lets you focus on just a few sentences at a time. A lifetime subscription is now available for only $49.
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If you’re someone who tackles a to-do list by sticking notes on the wall, then Hyper Plan Home Edition could be a game-changer for your productivity. It’s a planning tool that allows you to organize, plan, schedule, and track your to-dos in an easy-to-use visual form. It’s on sale now for $19.
Clean-up digital clutter — specifically that overflowing Bookmarks Bar — with Qlearly Premium, a Chrome extension that allows you to organize your bookmarks and tabs and sync them with multiple devices. Your favorite sites are always easy to find. Try it for $19.99.
Timelinr Personal Plan is a project planning app aimed at keeping everyone on the same page. It allows you to create high-level roadmaps in seconds; but when timelines, tasks, and responsibilities (inevitably) change along the way, it ensures that all team members, clients, and other stakeholders stay in the loop from both the high and granular levels. Give it a try today for $49.99.
The Focuster Productivity App helps you work smarter, not harder, so you can get more done in less time. It allows you to prioritize tasks, auto-schedule them in your calendar, and utilize smart reminders so you get everything done. Try it now for $59.
Need to cut down on your photo editing so you can shoot more? The award-winning Luminar 3 Software bundle is a full-featured photo editor and organizer that lets you create perfectly edited photos with a single click and dozens of quick adjustments using just one slider. And it’s on sale for $59.