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Digital Entrepreneurship: Best Apps for Productivity

Learn how to run your business from anywhere in the world, and become a more productive and happy Entrepreneur
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What Will I Learn?
Know how to run a Location Independent Business from anywhere in the world
Manage your business more efficiently with automation
Get the best out of a wide range of online tools for Project Management, Team Management, Video Conferencing and Social Media Automation
Boost your social media presence with online tools to schedule your tweets and social media posts;
Manage a remote team seamlessly
Track your ideas for future projects and keep them in order
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  • You need only an internet connection, a modern browser and basic familiarity in surfing the web.
  • No prior knowledge of the tools and techniques covered in this course is required.

In this productivity course you will learn how to become a location independent digital entrepreneur by mastering a wide range of tools and resources, automating tedious and repetitive tasks and increasing your productivity 10x times.

By the end of the course you will know how to run a location independent business, manage a remote based team, where to find the best resources and how to leverage different industry standard tools that will help you in saving time and money.

Thanks to what you'll learn through the course, you will have more time to focus on what really matters for your success.


If you are an entrepreneur, a development manager, or an online freelance, this course is for you. No matter if you are not familiar with any of the topics and the tools mentioned in the course because we will guide you step by step through each one of them, from setting up your account to the most interesting features.

Content and Overview

This course covers various aspects of running a modern online business. The sections, at the minute, are covering the following topics:

  • Location Independent Lifestyle
  • Video conferencing
  • Remote Based Teams
  • Virtual Assistants
  • Coworking Spaces
  • Virtual Addresses
  • Project management
  • Team communication
  • Mail Automation
  • Social Automation

For each tool presented you will learn the advantages and the functionalities of each different plan available and you will get the best out of the free plans.

Each section is accompanied by a practice activity that will help you becoming familiar with the tool.

By the end of the course you will have learned how to use a wide range of online tools to maximize your productivity.

You'll discover how to improve in project management, communication with customers and your team;

You'll learn how to create, manage and send newsletters as well as analyze the effectiveness of your campaigns.

Online Services and tools covered in this course

Appear - One of the easiest webconferencing service. No registration is required to start using it!

Slack - 100% team communication! Hardly you will find a tool as powerful as Slack is.

Asana - One of their motto is "Working without email", maybe they're right!

Mailchimp - This is one of my favorite tool for managing newsletters and mailing list. Try how can be easy send email campaign.

Buffer - The tool that allows you to manage and schedule the publication of your posts on the main social media

At the end of this course you will be completely autonomous and able to manage your time online in the most effective way.

See you inside the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Online Entrepreneurs interested in maximize their business productivity and manage remote teams, should take this course
  • This course is suitable also for Developers looking for team management and collaboration tools for their online projects
  • This course is only intended for people who are interested in exploring new solutions to manage business or teams
  • This course is not intended for people who are already familiar with the majority of the tools covered in this course
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 39 Lectures Collapse All 39 Lectures 02:45:29
Welcome to the Course!
1 Lecture 01:00

Welcome to the Course!

Let's talk briefly about the productivity apps course contents and the target students.

Preview 01:00
Enter the Location Independent Lifestyle
1 Lecture 03:08

Your time is the most precious thing you need to take care off. Let's talk about productivity and location independent/officeless businesses.

Those are all means to a very important end.

Preview 03:08
Don't do everything alone: Unleash the power of Outsourcing
2 Lectures 02:19

Delegate work to other peolpe is mandatory to run a officeless business. If you think it's hard you are wrong: in this lecture you will discover that there is an expert almost for all ready to be hired by you.

The importance of delegating your work

Use these 6 great resources to find the professionals you need to develop your officeless business!

A world of professionals at your fingertips: 6 Resources to find the best team
2 pages
Forget about Paperwork: Virtual Assistants
2 Lectures 02:49
Why you definitely need a Virtual Assistant

My favourite Websites to find the best Virtual Assistants (Ebook)
2 pages
The Power Of Coworking
1 Lecture 04:50

In this lecture you'll learn about the importance of coworking, the wide range of services you can access to, and how it can be an extremely useful tool for your business.

you'll learn about one of the most amazing ways to get in touch with a community of like-minded professionals willing t and, more important, you'll realize that being location independent doesn't mean complete isolation.

Preview 04:50
Virtual Address
2 Lectures 03:29

In this lecture you will learn that the lack of a classic business address sometimes is not a drawback but an opportunity to unchain you business from a physical location. You will learn that along with Virtual Address came a range of service you will love.

Virtual Address: One of the most important facility you need

In this lecture you will find a bunch of sites that offers Virtual Address and Mailbox services

A starting point to find the Virtual Address you need
1 page
Manage Your Time
1 Lecture 06:53

I will share with you 7 tips to make your working days better: you will learn that balance what you do in your day is the one of the secrets of an happy officeless activity.

Tips to manage your days
Teamwork and Project Management
6 Lectures 28:38

An Overview on the Asana tool: Why it is useful and how it can improve your team productivity, different plans and features.

Asana: a different approach to Project Management

In this lecture you will create your first project and learn how to add tasks to it and assign them to any team member.

Preview 06:50

In this lecture you will learn how to keep your project under control using reports.

Asana: Project Tracking and Reporting

In this lecture we will see how team members can talk together in a more efficient way

Asana: Communicate!

Asana: Personalize your Profile Settings

This lecture is a practice activity. You are encouraged to read the document and to complete the suggested activities, even the optional ones in order to get more confident with the tool.

[Activity] Create one Asana Project and add some tasks
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Team Communication And Productivity
6 Lectures 40:30

Tool presentation: what is Slack? What can we use it for? In this lecture you'll be introduced to this tool and its core features.

Slack: A powerful team communication tool

In this lecture you'll learn how Slack improves team communications (group conversations) and you will master the in-depth search feature.

Slack: Channels and Teams

In this lecture you will explore the ecosystem around Slack and a selection of the 80+ available integrations

Slack: Customizing our Experience

In this lecture you'll learn how team members can use slack to communicate with each other and you'll get familiar with the available commands. Lastly, you'll learn about your personal (bot) assitant; Slackbot!

Slack: Communicate with Members, Commands and Slackbot

In this lecture you'll learn how to connect Slack with Asana, by leveraging one of the useful integrations available in Slack.

Slack: Integrations

This lecture is a practice activity. You are encouraged to read the document and complete the recommended activities, even the optional ones in order to get more confident with the tool.

[Activity] Start using Slack to communicate with your team
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Email campaigns
6 Lectures 26:29

In this lecture you will get an overview of the benefits arising from using email automation tools such as Mailchimp.

Email Automation Benefits

Forget the headache for opt-in, double opt-in and opt-out:Mailchimp does it for you!

You will subscribe to the service and see an overview of the feature that Mailchimp offers: campaigns, list and reports

Mailchimp: Send Better Emails

In this lecture you will learn how to create and import a list of email addresses, and how to create a subscribe form that can be embedded it in your site, and will lead more subscribers.

Mailchimp: Create a List

Learn in this lecture how to create an email campaign and send it to your subscribers. You will also get familiartity with the Mailchimp reporting system.

Mailchimp: Create a Campaign and send It to your Subscribers

In this lecture you will learn how to modify and personalize a subscription forms to suit your needs. You'll learn also the difference between an embedded and a classic form.

Mailchimp: Forms and Custom Forms

This lecture is a practice activity. You are encouraged to read the document and to complete the suggested activities, even the optional ones in order to get more confident with the tool.

[Activity] Mailchimp - Create and send a campaign
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About the Instructor
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I am a Software Engineer and Digital Entrepreneur with almost 15 years' experience across multiple sectors, ranging from Fashion Industry to TLC, Financial, Media companies and Supply chains. I have a strong expertise in Oracle PL/SQL Database Analysis/Development. My skills encompass Database Design, Analysis and Development. Driven from a continuous improvement attitude, I am always keen to learn everything that concerns new technologies, and I have built a strong expertise and interest in MVC/MVVM/MV* Web Design/Development using HTML4/5 & CSS3, Javascript/Jquery, PHP (OOP) and a range of frontend and backend frameworks (AngularJS, Laravel, CodeIgniter, NodeJS, React). Lastly, I am interested in Web Marketing, SEO and Online Teaching. I am the founder of WebYourMind, a Digital Company specialized in highly scalable applications as well as Web Marketing, Online Education and Social Media.

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I am a senior software engineer and I'm working in the IT since 1999. I have spent most of the last 16 years working in TLC designing and developing OSS softwares: I have a strong expertise in RDBMS (mostly Oracle and MySQL) and programming languages (C++, Java, J2EE, JSP, PL/SQL, SQL, etc). As the co-founder of Webyourmind I'm always active in learning new web related technologies to enhance those already in my possession: Javascript (AngularJS, JQuery and others), Php (Laravel4/5), HTML5/CSS3, NodeJS.

I am a guy who likes challenges and a person who wants to live of his own creativity. I am passionate in my job and I really like traveling around the world with my girlfrend. My dream is have much more time for me and my family.

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