20 best Chrome Extensions for Small Businesses

There is no doubt that Google Chrome extensions can make your
work easier by streamlining your workflows. There are extensions
for just about anything you can imagine, after all, from blocking
web ads to tracking billable hours and correcting spelling and
grammar mistakes. But, with all the options out there today, it can
be difficult to narrow down the extensions that will be most
beneficial for small businesses.

We’ve gathered a list of the 20 best Chrome extensions for
small businesses so you don’t have to sift through all of them to
find which ones will work best for you.

20 Best Chrome Extensions for Small Businesses Multipurpose CRM
Extensions 1.
Agile CRM

Link your Agile CRM account to your Chrome browser to get even
more out of the solution. Agile CRM’s Chrome
extension
lets you generate new leads by capturing and pulling
contacts from social media platforms into your contact database.
You can also track open rates and click-through rates on emails
from your Gmail account, as well as access tasks, contacts, leads,
and deals, all from your Chrome browser.

2.
Revamp CRM for Gmail

Revamp offers a free CRM solution for your Gmail account. It
allows you to track tasks, view deals in the pipeline, sync
contacts, and track orders, all from within Gmail. Its CRM
capabilities are limited, but the price is right for the number of
features available.

3.
Streak CRM for Gmail

You can use Streak to track the emails you send from Gmail. You
get basic CRM features, such as an overview of your pipeline, but
overall it is not heavy on traditional CRM features. However, the
value here comes from the ability to work in G Suite for your CRM
needs.

Lead Generation Chrome Extensions 4.
Clearbit Connect – Supercharge Gmail 

This Chrome add-on locates unknown email addresses for you.
Simply enter the name and company of the person you are looking for
and the app searches massive contact databases to provide you with
a suggested email address for them.

5.
ConvergeHub Lead Generator

ConvergeHub Lead Generator lets you capture leads from LinkedIn,
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Yelp, Gmail, and more with a single
click. If you use ConvergeHub, this extension makes lead capture
effortless. It can be particularly helpful if you want to generate
leads for your eCommerce site.

6.
DiscoverOrg Sales Intelligence

This plugin provides instant access to lead and prospect
information while browsing the web. It automatically pulls a host
of prospecting data such as company details, recommended contacts,
phone numbers, email addresses, organizational charts, and similar
companies.

Efficiency, Productivity & Organization Extensions 7.

Google Keep

When you find something while browsing the web that you’d like
to save to reference later, Google Keep does this for you. You can
use it to save URLs, text, and images. Then take notes on those and
add labels to your notes for easy access and better
organization.

8.
ZipBooks

Use ZipBooks to add members and create customers, projects, and
tasks, then track hours and invoice them. Once those hours are
tracked, they can be automatically pulled into your invoices with
no additional work.

9.
Taco

A task management extension, Taco lets you view tasks from other
project management applications in a Chrome tab. Use it to access
your tasks from applications like Asana, Basecamp, GitHub, Gmail,
OmniFocus, Trello, and around 30 more.

10.
Block Site

If you are one of the millions of people who are easily
distracted while working on the internet, this extension could be
your savior.  The Block Site extension lets you flag certain
websites that distract you, and the plugin redirects you to other
pages when you navigate to distracting URLs.

11.
OneTab

If you are like most people, you open numerous tabs in Chrome
throughout the day, making it difficult to navigate between them.
OneTab lets you convert those numerous tabs into an easily
accessible list, which you can access anytime to restore them
either individually or as a group. In addition to helping you work
more efficiently, this also helps to save up to 95% of your
computer’s RAM, as those tabs will no longer be running in the
background. 


  1. LINER

Ever read a web page and find something you want to remember
later on? LINER lets you highlight lines of text on any page. It
also highlights text on any PDF. The app then saves your highlights
so that you can reference them in the future, without having to
save entire pages or articles.

13.
TeamPassword

This password sharing extension boosts collaboration on teams
that share passwords for sites or apps. You determine which team
members have access to which passwords. Then, those with access can
log into those apps or pages, using that shared password, with a
single click.

Social Sharing Extensions 14.
Buffer

Buffer lets you post on social media and track your results.
With the Chrome extension, you can click the Buffer icon to write a
post, from any page. You can configure it to send them throughout
the day at spaced-out intervals, or schedule individual posts for
specific times.

15.
Figure It Out

If you ever need to share posts at appropriate times for
different time zones, Figure It Out can help.  This extension will
display the time in your chosen time zones so you’ll know when to
schedule or post.

16.
Talk and Comment

Use this extension to record voice notes while on any app or
website. You can then share them and allow others to listen to them
without having Talk and Comment installed. You can also listen to
them later for easy reference.

Miscellaneous Chrome Extensions 17.
Quick Capture

It can be annoying to make screenshots work for you by taking a
screenshot, opening it, cropping it, and saving it just to get an
image of a portion of a webpage. Quick Capture lets you zero in on
specific parts of the page and capture just that section. You can
then annotate and share them with colleagues.

18.
Evernote Web Clipper

Use this extension in place of bookmarking pages. Clip the pages
you want to save, assign tags, highlight important text, and more.
It’s all saved in your Evernote account, which can be accessed
from any device.

19.
AdBlock

AdBlock is one of the most popular Chrome extensions available,
with over 40 million users, and for good reason. Installing AdBlock
and it will block ads from all across the web. You also have the
option to continue viewing ads that interest, you if you wish.

20.
Grammarly

Grammarly works much like the spelling and grammar check in
Microsoft Word. Anytime you are typing in your browser—for
example, writing an email, creating a Google Doc, or posting a
comment on a message board—it will catch mistakes and offer
suggestions to resolve them.

Conclusion

Regardless of what your needs are, there are almost certainly
some Chrome extensions out there that will make your life easier.
The Chrome store is constantly flooded with new apps to choose
from, so start here when trying to determine the best ones for your
small business.

 

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