skip to Main Content

Great Business Apps to Use for Small Companies ( and free)

Business Apps

We live in an exciting time to be a small business owner.

Even if you are not a geek its exciting that technology continues to introduce new tools and functionalities that make virtually each and every aspect of business management more simple and efficient.

Small business apps and tools are opening new horizons of growth and only a few years ago, business owners had to struggle with tasks that were beyond their professional expertise, or otherwise outsource them and spend too much!

Today, we can do so much themselves, like creating a website for their businesses, taking bookings and payments, managing complex budgets and buying and selling.

Mobile technology has allowed even more liberation, as small business owners can now manage their businesses anytime and anywhere. This is the archetypal “game changer” for many professionals in a large variety of different business areas.

There is always a catch…. With so many amazing tools available out there, how can you keep track of all of them and choose which ones to incorporate into your workday?

In part one of our blog you will find below a list of exceptionally smart apps created to support business owners with running their operations’ successfully.

Square

The leading mobile wallet app that is transforming how small businesses process credit card payments and how customers complete purchases. Using the app interface and a convenient card reader, Square provides the ultimate transaction solution that is loved by both business owners and their clients.

Google Analytics

Keep track of your website’s performance stats straight from your mobile device. Google Analytics is an extremely informative platform for measuring and analysing data about your visitors and their behaviour while visiting your site. Monitoring sources of traffic and the quality of visits that they produce provides valuable information about your site’s strengths and weaknesses. You can leverage this information into content and marketing strategy to increase traction and expand your business’ reach.

How does a Google search work?
How does a Google search work?

Google Calendar

There are many calendar apps but Google Calendar is one of the best available, and it is also entirely free. While desktop users still manage their Google Calendar through their Google Account, mobile users now enjoy a stand-alone app, which makes it even more convenient.

Dropbox

Do you need immediate access to documents, images and other media? The Dropbox mobile app is an excellent way to carry the entirety of your cloud storage in your pocket. It has a straightforward and user-friendly interface that makes it highly convenient. And it’s not just a storage app. Your entire team can access the files, add comments and edits and collaborate dynamically.

Buffer

Social media marketing is by now an inseparable part of small business management. It can get distracting, though, especially when you are trying to spin many plates and that’s just what Buffer is for. This app integrates your social channels into one place and allows you to schedule posts across all of them. You can plan your social posts ahead of time, queue them all nicely and analyse their performance.

Social Media

Expensify

Having a hard time keeping track of your business expense? You’re not alone. But there’s hope! Whether you’re on the road or in your office, Expensify will help you record your expenses by integrating real-time receipt capturing, credit card reports, mileage tracking and more. This app will make accounting easier, support you during the busy tax season and help save some money too!

In next week’s blog we are going to finish our list of small business apps and would welcome feedback if you have a few that have worked for you

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. Do you have a spam issue on this site; I also am a blogger,
    and I was wondering your situation; many of us have developed some nice
    methods and we are looking to exchange methods with other folks, please shoot me an email if interested.

  2. Excellent post. I was checking constantly this blog and
    I’m impressed! Extremely useful information particularly the last
    part 🙂 I care for such info much. I was seeking this particular
    information for a long time. Thank you and good luck.

  3. Undeniably believe that that you said. Your favorite justification seemed to be at the net the easiest thing to take into account of.

    I say to you, I certainly get irked whilst other folks think about concerns that they plainly don’t recognize about.
    You managed to hit the nail upon the highest and also defined out the entire thing without having side-effects ,
    people can take a signal. Will probably be back to get more.
    Thank you

  4. An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a
    coworker who has been conducting a little homework on this.
    And he actually bought me dinner due to the fact that I discovered it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!!
    But yeah, thanks for spending the time to talk about this topic here on your internet site.

  5. I am really enjoying the theme/design of your web site.
    Do you ever run into any internet browser compatibility problems?
    A few of my blog audience have complained about my website
    not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Chrome.
    Do you have any solutions to help fix this issue?

  6. My brother suggested I might like this web site.
    He was entirely right. This post actually made my
    day. You can not imagine simply how much time
    I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  7. Have you ever thought about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything.
    However imagine if you added some great pictures or videos to give your posts
    more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with images and
    videos, this site could undeniably be one of
    the most beneficial in its niche. Good blog!

  8. I’ve been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles
    or weblog posts in this kind of house . Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this web site.
    Studying this information So i’m happy to convey that I’ve a
    very good uncanny feeling I came upon exactly what I needed.
    I such a lot certainly will make certain to don?t fail to remember this web site and provides it a glance on a constant basis.

  9. My brother recommended I might like this website.
    He was entirely right. This post actually
    made my day. You cann’t imagine just how much time I had
    spent for this information! Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.