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10 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using Right Now

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1. IdeaPaint

Turn any wall into a whiteboard with IdeaPaint. Let the brainstorms begin.
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Turn any wall into a whiteboard with IdeaPaint. Let the brainstorms begin.

2. Beta List

Before going live with your baby, collect valuable feedback and advice from early startup adopters at Beta List.
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Before going live with your baby, collect valuable feedback and advice from early startup adopters at Beta List.

3. RockThePost

RockThePost enables entrepreneurs to easily pitch their business idea and collect capital from interested investors.
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RockThePost enables entrepreneurs to easily pitch their business idea and collect capital from interested investors.

4. In-Office Entertainment

Some of the best business decisions ever made were first discussed over foosball or table tennis.
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Some of the best business decisions ever made were first discussed over foosball or table tennis.

5. Projecturf

Manage your projects more effectively and communicate better across groups with Projecturf.
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Manage your projects more effectively and communicate better across groups with Projecturf.

6. Visual.ly

Visual.ly is like a dating network for entrepreneurs and designers. Make your content stand out from the crowd with custom illustrations and unique design work.
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Visual.ly is like a dating network for entrepreneurs and designers. Make your content stand out from the crowd with custom illustrations and unique design work.

7. Co-Working Space

Think tanks, incubators, accelerators, and shared workspaces are everywhere. Find one and surround yourself with like-minded, energetic go-getters.
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Think tanks, incubators, accelerators, and shared workspaces are everywhere. Find one and surround yourself with like-minded, energetic go-getters.

8. Noise-Canceling Headphones

Oh yeah, those shared workspaces can get pretty loud. Be sure to pick up a pair of noise-canceling headphones for when you need to finish up that report that's due by the end of the day.
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Oh yeah, those shared workspaces can get pretty loud. Be sure to pick up a pair of noise-canceling headphones for when you need to finish up that report that's due by the end of the day.

9. Justworks

Entrepenuers most definitely don't have time for managing employee benefits and payroll. Insert Justworks, a tool for managing everything HR before you have an HR department.
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Entrepenuers most definitely don't have time for managing employee benefits and payroll. Insert Justworks, a tool for managing everything HR before you have an HR department.

10. Notebooks. Lots and lots of notebooks.

Write down everything. Doodle. Take notes. Save them.
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Write down everything. Doodle. Take notes. Save them.

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OPEN Forum is a community where business owners can share stories and collect advice on tech, marketing, money management and more.