8 best no-code tools every business needs for 2024

If your business isn’t using no-code tools yet, you could be missing out on countless opportunities to streamline your workflows, save time, and get the results that your business needs to thrive.

No-code tools don’t require programming. Instead, they provide an easy-to-use platform that can help you to create — well, just about anything.

No-code tools have become so popular that they’re available for all sorts of different business processes. You can use these tools to create mobile apps and websites, manage projects and teams, automate workflows and processes, and more.

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Top no-code tools of 2024

Whether you want to create a web app or need to design a professional website, these top no-code development platforms are must-haves.

1. Airtable

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.7 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.6 out of 5

Who uses Airtable?: For organizations looking to build scalable, flexible apps with powerful governance and administration (Source: Capterra)

Airtable, a combination of a spreadsheet and a database, makes project management easy and intuitive. Airtable is streamlined and simple to use, saving you from having to build a database. It integrates with many platforms and lets you easily assign tasks and deadlines, track projects, and monitor budgets with its visual user interface.

User Interface of Airtable

Pricing: Airtable offers a free plan in addition to a Team plan that costs $20 per user, per month (billed annually).

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User review:

“Airtable is brilliant for all project management needs it’s useful because you can create basis for all of your work and then follow things through to completion.” (Source: Capterra)

2. Jotform

Overall Capterra user rating:4.7 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating:4.7 out of 5

Who uses Jotform?: businesses, nonprofit institutions, or work in education or healthcare (Source:Capterra)

Jotform simplifies the process of creating forms and collecting the information you get when people fill them out.

With Jotform, you don’t have to worry about not having coding experience, thanks to the large libraries of form templates and table templates available to help you create custom forms and databases for your business. And Jotform’s drag-and-drop editor means there’s no need to code anything.

Jotform enables you to easily create forms to collect applications and leads, to collect timesheet information from staff, to survey your social media followers, to collect job applications, to manage memberships, to gather staff onboarding information, to sell products and services, and so much more. Plus, the information you gather is easily accessible and sortable through Jotform Tables.

And the no-code features don’t stop there. You can also create apps thanks to Jotform’s no-code app builder Jotform Apps and approval flows without doing any coding.

Pricing: Jotform is available in a free plan as well as four tiers of paid plans starting at $34 per month.

User review:

“It is easy to use, and the base model is free. The customization is wonderful, with the ability to create beautiful applications.”(Source:Capterra)

3. Carrd

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.6 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.5 out of 5

Who uses Carrd?: Designed for small to midsize businesses (Source: Capterra)

With Carrd, creating simple, one-page websites is easy and fast. Completely free to use, Carrd features templates for your website, or you can create one from scratch. All sites are responsive, so they’ll look just right on a phone, tablet, or other device. Carrd is an ideal solution for building landing pages, personal profiles, and other sites.

User Interface of Carrd

Pricing: Pricing plans start a $9 per year, and there are three main different plans to choose from.

User review:

“Carrd is easy to use, has great templates, perfect integration with all the necessary software, i don’t need anything else from a Landing page builder.” (Source: Capterra)

4. Zapier

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.6 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.5 out of 5

Who uses Zapier?: Small and mid-sized businesses (Source: Capterra)

Zapier is a workflow automation tool that takes care of time-consuming and repetitive tasks so you and your staff can focus on the work that really needs your attention. Zapier integrates with your web apps to trigger certain actions. For example, when you get a new email in Gmail, Zapier can copy the attachment into your Dropbox folder and send you an alert in Slack. The editor is do-it-yourself friendly.

User Interface of Zapier

Pricing: Zapier offers five different pricing tiers, ranging from free to $69 per month with annual billing.

User review:

“The support from Zapier is amazing and is so comprehensive, and this was immeasurable in the initial stages of its inauguration.” (Source: Capterra)

5. Bubble

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.6 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.4 out of 5

Who uses Bubble?: Designed for teams of all sizes (Source: Capterra)

Bubble simplifies the process of building web apps. The fully customizable application development platform means you can build and design apps without HTML or CSS. Templates and plug-ins are available on the marketplace to help you bring your app to life, and the drag-and-drop platform is user-friendly and intuitive.

User Interface of Bubble

Pricing: Bubble is available in a free plan. Pricing plans start at $32/month, or $29 for a year.

User review:

“Bubble is a wonderful and very complete webapp building service without being a coder. You can build virtually anything with it and the many plugins that allow you to diversify your app.” (Source: Capterra)

6. Webflow

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.6 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.4 out of 5

Who uses Webflow?: Designed for businesses of all sizes (Source: Capterra)

With Webflow, you can build websites and custom databases without any coding. Webflow is a no-code platform that makes it easy to integrate animations and online stores while building in HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. The platform is free to use until you’re ready to launch your site. The designer is completely visual, and the Webflow hosting network will scale with your site as your business grows.

User Interface of Webflow

Pricing: Webflow is available in a free plan. Pricing plans start at $18/month, or $14 for a year.

User review:

“I like Webfow because it is the freedom of design translated to the web. You don’t have to be a programmer to create a great website.” (Source: Capterra)

7. Mailchimp

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.5 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.4 out of 5

Who uses Mailchimp?: Mailchimp allows over 12 million businesses of all sizes (Source: Capterra)

Mailchimp features design tools and templates that are easy to use, simplifying the process of designing emails and websites. Thanks to more than 250 app integrations, you can enhance the way that Mailchimp works with your business.

The drag-and-drop builder makes it easy to create a professional-looking email that will get you results. And if you need some assistance, Mailchimp offers editors to help you build out landing pages, digital ads, social media posts, postcards, and more, making it a must-have for marketers.

User Interface of Mailchimp

Pricing: The basic plan is free. There are three paid tiers that go up to $350 per month. Prices scale based on the number of contacts you have.

User review:

“Our audience has loved our transition to Mailchimp (especially better formatted email on mobile) and our email senders have loved the transition too.” (Source: Capterra)

8. Shopify

Overall Capterra user rating: 4.5 out of 5

Overall G2 user rating: 4.4 out of 5

Who uses Shopify?: Small to mid-size on standard plans and Enterprise companies on Shopify Plus (Source: Capterra)

Shopify is a powerful e-commerce website builder that can help you quickly get your store online and running. Store themes mean you don’t have to design from scratch, while Shopify tools like email and social media builders help you to make a professional impression from the start.

Shopify even offers a business name generator to help you with your branding. More than 6,000 apps integrate with Shopify for enhanced site functionality.

User Interface of Shopify

Pricing: Pricing starts at $32 per month, and they offer a free 3-day trial.

User review:

“I love Shopify because it allowed me to build my website and sell products with ease. I love that there are apps you can add that help you customize to your needs.” (Source: Capterra)

Implementing no-code tools

Writing code, dealing with overwhelming website backend designs, and reading through tutorials is a waste of time for both you and your staff. And when you’re running a small business, you might not have the budget for programmers.

These low-code and no-code solutions are ideal for businesses of all sizes, and they empower you to tackle app development, website design, workflow automation, and so much more. With so many tools available for many different tasks, you may notice that you’re saving time and improving your business operations as you implement them.

A journalist and digital consultant, John Boitnott has worked for TV, newspapers, radio, and Internet companies for 25 years. He’s written for Inc.com, Fast Company, NBC, Entrepreneur, USA Today, and Business Insider, among others.

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