Remote work means we’ve all had to embrace using technology to communicate (hello, endless zoom meetings!)
If you’re in product, you know this all too well - these tools become your lifeline to your team. We feel you. So to make it a bit easier, we polled the audience and rounded up a few of the most-loved favorites.
From video chatting and messaging to building product announcements or documenting workflows, here are a few awesome Chrome extensions worth taking for a spin.
Year released: 2017
(Speaking of Zoom...) Since most of your day is likely spent either in meetings or setting them up, this handy Chrome extension from Zoom makes it easy to schedule meetings directly from your calendar. With the click of a button, you can start a meeting or send an invite.
Year released: 2013
No doubt you’ve had to create onboarding flows or in-app product announcements. Appcues’ lightweight no-code flow builder empowers you to implement beautiful modals, tooltips, and checklists, without needing to allocate engineering time. The Chrome extension makes it super easy to target exactly where you want your new flows to show up in your product.
Year released: 2020
Newest on this list - Scribe gives you superpowers when you want to show how to do something. Just click record, and it automatically translates what you do into a step-by-step written guide, complete with screenshots. No more manual write-ups or copy/paste screenshots. Whether you are reproducing a bug to share with a developer, answering a customer product question, or recording a team workflow, you can quickly create and share a Scribe (via 1-click link or your shared team library). A first-of-its-kind tool that will save your team hours of work!
Year released: 2009
Polish up your emails, presentations, one-pagers, PRDs/specs, and emails with the help of Grammarly’s AI-powered writing assistant. Grammarly works where you work and will catch spelling or grammar mistakes across all of your favorite platforms. They also send a weekly digest with a personalized writing report to help you track and improve your writing!
Year released: 2015
Reduce your need for meetings and back-and-forth typing, and get your point across efficiently and effectively with Loom. Answer a colleague’s question, explain a new concept, pitch an idea, or walk through wireframes in a matter of minutes. Loom also has a team library, so you can invite colleagues and keep all video recordings stored in one place.