With Smartphones having made a place for themselves on every hand, mobile apps have turned into prevalent tools. From guiding us on our route through G.P.S to helping us add filters to our photos and giving them the vintage look, apps do it all. They have entered every sphere of our life and have made it easier with their functionality. Below we look at some iOS apps that can be used by small business owners to increase productivity and can enable them to run their business from a smartphone.
Smart iOS Apps for Business
Most business owners have to be on the move all the time and have a lot of things to take care of. It would be great to have something that “remembers everything”. All the video messages, photos, videos and even the idea that struck you out of nowhere and are afraid to lose, this app will store everything for you. It is a brilliant app for entrepreneurs who are looking for ease in managing their ideas and plan. Available in free as well as in premium versions, Evernote is where you go to in order to find all your things in one place.
When you think of sharing stuff, you think of Bluetooth or the internet. What if you find out that the transfer can happen just by bumping two phones together? Without taking the help of any other means, you can transfer any file, photo burning two phones together. Since its inception, the Bump app has garbed a huge following and is widely used. This revolutionary app makes on ditch the traditional paper route to go virtual and paperless.
With the world increasingly becoming smaller, connectivity is becoming extremely important. Technology has made it possible to access the same documents on a Smartphone, tablet and a desktop. Google drive is one such app that makes this possible. You can access it on the go and while at a desk, without having worry about saving or losing a particular document. It is one of the best cloud drives and it also gives you free storage of up to 5GB!
There have been many revolutionary developments in the app world. One of them is this app; square. It is changing the way a transaction takes place and payments are made. Now every small business owner can accept payments via cards without having to carry around the card swiping machine. You need t pay 2.75 % of the transaction sum and you can enjoy the mobility of receiving payments anywhere. It goes a long way in broadening the scope of the business owner and also makes it possible to build a customer base.
One of the biggest problems a small business owner needs to tackle is the problem of managing cash flows. Here comes in Expensfy! This app is to be used when you are out travelling and find it difficult to keep track of your expenses there. This app lets you keep a track of business expenses and log in mileage too. You can even upload expense receipts and submit all details to your employer at one click. This app is said to be used by 4 million users and is said to process transactions worth 2 million dollars daily.
Today’s feature contributor, Mary Marly is a technology enthusiast and works for an exhibit group that specializes in providing portable truss displays in Toronto. She likes to blog about random topics involved with technology, especially iOS apps.