Let’s face it: The application marketplace is one crowded arena. Running a business can leave you stretched for organization, time, or just peace of mind, and it can be difficult to sift through the noise to find apps that can truly make running your business easier.
So here’s a list of 10 business apps that you should add to make your business activities simpler and more effective.
Evernote – Evernote is immensely popular and does a little bit of everything. Along with plenty of third-party add-on apps, it lets you take notes (including audio), clip web pages, store images, and then share them across devices.
CloudOn – While several apps can run Microsoft Office on a number of devices, CloudOn is free and supports many of its advanced features. It is designed to work on touch devices.
Mileage Tracker – There’s no easier way to track business mileage than on a mobile device, and Mileage Tracker does that automatically via GPS, along with your expenses and itinerary.
YouSendIt – A comprehensive app that allows you to access documents, presentations and video from anywhere, send or share files to shared folders, and even sign documents all while syncing to other devices.
Expensify – Another app that lets you track receipts, Expensify is both free and simple. You can take photos of receipts, categorize expenses, and sync to QuickBooks online.
EZ Balances II – For tracking needs beyond just expenses, EZ Balances II allows businesses to organize spending by tracking budgets, travel expenses, cash accounts and credit cards and then email reports.
Bump – All about accessibility and organization, Bump shares contacts, calendars, files and photos from one phone to another, and does it for free. Use it to trade contact information instead of business cards.
Tripit – Just forward all of your travel information – flights, car reservations, hotels, meetings – and Tripit organizes it into one clean agenda that is sharable.
SignNow – SignNow allows you to sign documents electronically, which is ideal for business needs on-the-go like finishing or approving contractual agreements, while also reducing the risk of losing valuable paperwork.
Applause – There is indeed an app for everything, including one to help find the best apps. Applause measures user satisfaction and app quality to help connect you with the latest apps you need.