12 Best Apps Every Business Owner Should Use
Managing a small business is hard work and can often leave you feeling as though it’s not possible that you’ll ever have enough hours in the day to get everything done. We have compiled a list of the 12 best business apps available that will not only change the way you do business, but also give you back time in your schedule to focus on more than just your growing business. With the help of these apps, you’ll never again have to worry about managing everything on your own.
Evernote allows you to sync notes across all desktop and mobile computer devices within your company, making it possible to have instant access to the same information, and allowing for easy file sharing.
RescueTime is a helpful app to utilize when you’d like to keep tabs on the way that your employees and you are spending time online. Having access to this information can help you identify time wasting issues, and block specific sites at your discretion.
Basecamp essentially acts as a home base for every aspect of project management, allowing you to invite collaborators and subcontractors to the program, giving you a space to chat with each other, attach files, create checklists, and track the progress of every task you manage.
Asana is another excellent project management app that allows you to create tasks and subtasks, set due dates, track projects, and communicate with each other within each project. Complete with a personalized dashboard, everyone can easily keep up to date on the current status of any given project.
Slack is an instant messaging platform that allows you and your employees to communicate in a very convenient way, and share files and images with the click of a button. Conversations can even be marked public or private, making it easy to control who sees them.
Insightly offers you a new and easy way to manage relationships, giving you a space to store and organize all of your contacts, create and track tasks, and even manage leads.
7. QuickBooks Online
QuickBooks Online offers you a simple way to manage your business finances. With this app, you can easily keep track of account balances so you never again have to wonder how much money you have available or where your money has gone.
PayPal gives you a simple way to send and receive money instantly for goods and services. While this app does provide you a convenient way to pay and be paid, PayPal administers a nominal fee for business payments received.
Expensify makes it easy to keep track of your business trip spending, which in turn makes creating an expense report easier than ever before. For added convenience, you can link your credit and debit cards to the app, or take pictures of your receipts, and the app sorts through and calculates the expenses for you.
MailChimp helps you manage contacts by allowing you to build and manage your mailing lists, with options available to create customized templates for your business correspondence. As a bonus, you can also create performance reports.
Dropbox provides a way to instantly share files with other people, both inside of your company, or outside of it. This app is an excellent option for photographers looking to share images, and any company offering file sharing services.
LocalVox makes marketing online easy for businesses that are not web-based. With the help of this app, you can easily announce deals and events, and publish news about your business. It even helps you optimize organic searches, offering you an easy way to build your web presence.
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