Apps to Manage Your Business Wherever You Go

In a generation where everything is on the go and time is very highly regarded, it would not be bad at all to run and grow your business while you are mobile. We have rounded up nine apps to help you manage your businesses from your devices as effectively as if you are tied in your office so you have more time and flexibility to pursue other endeavors and make more impact to our community. 

#1: Square Register

Square Register keeps track of your sales and inventory with its features which allow you to record different forms of tender; apply discounts and issue refunds; access real-time sales data, complete sales history and get business insights from Square Analytics, all from your phone.

With a Square Reader or Square Stand, you can even swipe or key in all major credit cards to process payments. It also connects to receipt printers, kitchen ticket printers, bar code scanners and cash drawers.

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#2: KPI Alerts

This app is a must-have tool to monitor the metrics that matter to your businesses. It delivers the KPIs, trends and alerts that you depend on the most regardless of your location to help you grow your business. With access to portable and easy-to-understand views of data the matters to you, you manage your risk by taking action on little issues before they become big problems and increase your revenue by catching opportunities before they slip away.

KPI Alerts sends your business reports filled with context so anyone who value having the knowledge of what is happening in their business right now and wherever they are will appreciate this tool.

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#3: Skype

Most businesses are now done virtually with team members located anywhere in the world. Skype can take collaboration to another level through its share screen capability, file sharing of any size, free messaging, low rates and no peak times for your needed voice or video calls, and it’s availability on smartphones, tablets, Macs, PCs, and even TVs!

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#4: Expensify

If you are a business traveler or a salesman, expense reporting can drive you nuts especially if your trips are long-term. This app changes everything with its SmartScan technology. Just use Expensify to take a picture of your receipt, select which report that expense goes to and you are done! The app reads the receipt and creates the expense report for you eliminating manual entry, thereby saving you time and the headache.

If you lost your receipt, Expensify even lets you import your credit card transactions.

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#5: Evernote

For everything you’ll do, Evernote is indeed the workspace to get it done. It can handle your projects from writing short articles to lengthy researches, save details of your work by snapping photos of them and effectively fish them out of your repository afterwards with its powerful search and discovery features, and impress people with your no-sweat slides during your presentations as your notes are easily transformed into beautiful screen-friendly layouts in one click.

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#6: Trello

This app enables you to organize things visually and share it to your team so everyone is aligned about the priorities in your projects in a single glance, eliminating the need for lengthy email threads. You would be able to establish what needs to be done, who is assigned to it and the next tasks to be prepared for by creating boards which everyone in your team can participate on. You can also add checklists, comments, photos, videos and PDFs through the use of Trello cards which can be posted in your boards.

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#7: DocuSign

Projects can sometimes get stuck because of the number of people who needs to approve them. In our age where companies operate worldwide, DocuSign provides a way to eliminate the costs and the delay brought about by collecting signatures from people in your organization. It provides a simple and secure way to electronically sign documents and collect signatures from others by simply importing a document and sending them over for others to sign.

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#8: Shake

For freelancers and small businesses, Shake is a way to close your deals with the security of a legal contract but without the big lawyer fees. With its pre-installed library filled with comprehensible business templates that you need, you can use the app to create legal documents in minutes, have all needed parties sign them and send legally binding agreements on your iOS device.

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#9: Hours

There are times wherein we end our day asking how productive we were or if we were productive at all. Hours is an app which can help you determine this by giving you a visual image of how your day went so you can make an assessment of the things you did and thereby discover opportunities and set actions to correct them.

Hours timers enable you to start, stop, or switch the project being timed, it’s smart notifications help remind you when to start and stop your timers, it provide reports for you to summarize your time right, and has a calendar so you can see the days when you yours tracked time.

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