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10 Useful Business Apps to Help Your Business Grow

Running a business and keeping your finances and team in order is intense and can be time consuming. As the world is fast changing, you need some simple tools and business Apps that reduce your workload and increase your productivity.

Apps are quickly transforming the business world and making the lives of business owners together with their team much easier. With a simple touch of a button, you can keep your business running fast and smooth. Let’s take a look at some of the best mobile apps for Apple and Android for business owners.

Mint

Business owners sometimes spend anyhow without recognizing how much funds they are throwing away. But with Mint, your bills and money are together in one place and easier than ever to manage. Mint allows you to keep all of your financial information in one safe place and provides an informative visual that helps users easily understand their spending habits. With Mint, you can link all of the cards, bills and accounts that you’d like, allowing you to compare what you have and what you owe.

Slack

Slack is a mobile app which brings team communication and collaboration into one place so you can get more work done, whether you belong to a large enterprise or a small business. It is a great app for internal communication. The big difference between Slack and email is that in Slack, most conversations are optional whilst with email, the assumption is that participation is required of all recipient.

Slack works well as a collaboration tool in business because of its customizable notifications, audio and video calls. Slack also integrates with other apps you already use including Google Drive, Salesforce, Dropbox, Asana, Twitter, Zendesk, and more, making it even easier to track projects.

Buffer

You’re losing a lot if your business is not on social media. Even though social media is time consuming, it’s actually worth using it for your business, but thankfully, there are mobile apps to help you. Buffer is the best software for managing your social media platforms. With buffer on your smartphone, you can schedule your posts automatically so you never have to worry about setting a time and date.

You can share to multiple platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest boards from one place and gives you analytics for each update you share: Clicks, Retweets, Repins, Likes, Shares, Mentions and more. Buffer tracks your follower activity and determines the perfect moment to schedule tweets to maximize your exposure.

Rescue Time

Need an app to manage your digital life? Rescue Time is here to rescue you from wasting your time and eliminate bad habits. This brilliant app automatically tracks time you’ve spent on applications and websites and sends you detailed reports based on your activity, giving you an accurate picture of how you spent your day.

MailChimp

Are you using email marketing to drive your business? According to The Radicati Group email statistics report, over one-third of the worldwide population will be using email by year-end 2019. This is a big opportunity your business can take advantage of. The best tool or mobile app that can boost your email marketing is MailChimp.

This email marketing tool helps you build and manage your mailing lists, and easily create and send newsletters. You can also build and customize email templates and view performance reports about your emails. This information can help you send your customers more relevant emails.

“Email marketing is by far the best business model” – Anik Singal.

Evernote

If you always get frustrated after losing an important document or wish for a more effective way to take notes at meetings, organize your thoughts, and plan your content, Evernote mobile App is here to help.

This digital notebook lets you write, collect and capture ideas as searchable notes, notebooks, checklists and to-do lists. You can also take notes in a variety of formats, including text, sketches, photos, audio, video, PDFs, web clippings and more.

TripIt

If you have your business in multiple countries or you’re the frequent traveler, you need TripIt app on your smartphone. TripIt is a travel organizer that instantly organizes all your travel plans in one place by simply creating master itineraries including check-in times, with step-by-step directions and maps, all of which are available offline, for each of your trips. TripIt is a real lifesaver for frazzled travelers searching for Wi-Fi and recommended by The New York Times, Forbes and CNET, Inc.

QuickTapSurvey

Are you getting feedback from your customers? Customer feedback provides you with insight that you can use to improve your business, products and overall customer experience. Use QuickTapSurvey mobile app to collect customer feedback, hold contests, conduct research and assess your business. QuickTapSurvey lets you capture data anywhere, even offline. It’s the perfect solution for customer feedback, research, lead capture, audits and interactive kiosks.

QuickBooks

QuickBooks is the #1 rated accounting software used by professionals and works for any kind of business. With QuickBooks, you can track income and expenses, create estimates and invoices, sync bank accounts and apps, manage and pay bills, create instant sale and profit reports or even pay employees online.

Boxmeup

If your business deals with shipping, then you’re in luck, Boxmeup is here. Boxmeup is a mobile application designed to organize your containers, boxes, and other bulk storage items.

With Boxmeup you’ll be able to print QR code labels to put onto your containers, which allow you to scan and pull up a list of items in the container on your phone. It also allows you to search all of your containers to find a specific item and Boxmeup tells you where it is. This app is not available on iPhone, but you can access Boxmeup’s mobile website using an iPhone.

About the author

Eriq Elikplim is a young passionate blogger and content manager at Swiftfoxx who loves writing about online marketing and topics that help business owners succeed online.

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