Revised June 6, 2017
To enhance and automate marketing functions, businesses need to invest in online tools, integration, and training. No question.
That said, however, it’s amazing how much can be done without spending any money—or even leaving whatever web page is currently open in your browser.
These Chrome browser extensions perform all sorts of interesting tasks, from displaying information about your email contacts to better managing your time, saving memory (your computer’s, not yours), sharing updates across social media platforms, managing passwords, taking notes, using voice dictation, protecting you from viruses and malware, viewing SEO information for any open web page, and more.
Even better—except where otherwise noted, all the tools below are free, or at least offer free versions.