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4 Apps to Help Run Your Business

In today’s competitive business world every second of your time is valuable, especially when you are running a small business. In light of this growing need to always be productive, here are 4 apps to help run your business…

Evernote
Evernote is a great alternative to Wunderlist but it is also so much more. With Evernote you can save pictures, text, webpages, research and lists for anything and everything. It not only allows you to structure your work load it also means that you are able to find the things you really want orĀ need for your business and save them for later. You can share your projects with your colleagues to keep everyone up to date with the latest news, research and decisions. Evernote can also help you plan out your journeys for important meetings or events, you can keep travel information, documents and other details saved to help you get there without any worry or hassle.

Price: Free
Platform: iOS

Google Docs & Gmail
If you run any part of your business using Google then these apps are a must and if you don’t – you should be. Gmail is everything your iPhone standard mail application isn’t, beautiful, simple yet it still seems to do absolutely everything you want it to. If you don’t use Google Docs for your business then you definitely should be, a fantastic alternative to drop box and so much more besides. Google docs allows you to seamlessly share your spreadsheets, word documents and photographs with anyone you want to and you can make them fully editable by others too meaning that you can all have the same up to date information at your fingertips. Having all these capabilities on the go means that you can work while traveling and keep up to date.
Price: Free
Platform: iOS

Buffer
If you’re running a small business you may find yourself doing several roles at once which can be made very difficult if you’re also on the move, especially when it comes to social media. You want to be able to send out content when you have a spare second but this might not be at the optimum time for you to reach your audience. With buffer you can schedule content to go out across several of your businesses social media streams at the best time for your audience meaning that you can schedule it whenever you get a spare second without your audience missing out. Having your business social media on your phone also means that you can give them a unique insight into your business using pictures as well as being able to reply to people as quickly as possible whilst on the go.

Price: Free
Platform: iOS

Shoebox
This is a great app for recording all your expenses, it allows you to take pictures of physical paper documents and other photographs and organise them. This is the perfect way to record all of your receipts or train tickets without worrying about loosing the paper before you can claim them back. Once you have made the purchase you just take a picture of the receipt and store them all in one place – no paper needed. This also means you can organise them by date or event with ease and on the go saving you time and effort that could be better spent elsewhere.

Price: Free
Platform: iOS

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