In this age of technology, things are constantly changing even the use of various things that run the business smoothly. These days, apps and software are the one that run the business efficiently. There is a lot of productivity apps out there that can help almost everything – from to-do list to delegate tasks to employees and track the business expenses on different time basis.
Below are some of the recommended apps and software that will be good for the business:
This popular app allows users to clip bits and pieced of data gathered from data, put tags for easier search, and tweak these information, which includes adding, condensing, and embedding pictures, tables, audio, video, and other media. Users can also use this app for organic notes, contacts, journal, and a good storage for any important email messages. For personal use, Evernote is free, and for business use, the company can pay $12 per user monthly with numerous additional features including administrator controls and unlimited storage for uploads.
RescueTime is good for holding users accountable for their working hours. This app is able to break down where you use spend the time by website and application, and it also helps you to set certain productivity goals. The basic version of RescueTime is free but the premium version costs $9 a month, which offers blocking certain sites that are not helpful to work, tracking offline activity, and setting essential work notifications.
This is accounting software that aids in running the business and providing a full report of the company’s financial direction. QuickBooks can do the following: tracking the sales and expenses of the business, checking the financial statements like profit-and-loss reports, paying the employees and other vendors, tracking unpaid invoices, and alike.
QuickBooks can also connect various accounts of the business such as bank account, credit cards, and PayPal and it aids in uploading data from these accounts. In addition, it makes doing the business taxes much easier because it tracks the expenses and allows uploading photos of receipts on mobile phones. This software can be accessed through iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet.
A lot of companies use Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote – and now, it is available to various smartphone models and it keeps on getting better. Its Office suite helps in creating, editing, distributing documents to all devices including PC/desktop. Microsoft Office can be synced to the clouds and documents from PC/desktop can be opened and edited as well.
Genius Scan features various options and offers guidance eon choosing best settings for PDFs such as camera lighting and position. In short, this app can create an image from the PDF documents. It helps in creating clear PDF documents and then sends them through text, email, and other messaging app, or exports them to Google Drive, Dropbox, or Evernote. It organizes the PDFs using titles, tags, and alike for easier search.
DropBox allows you to store various documents like Word and Excel sheet. It has social and link sharing that are easy to use. DropBox is a great tool because of its sharing feature that will be helpful to others.
Skype has been popular software for communications. it can be used to transfer photos and files of any size, create a call group with up to 25 people on it, send text messages, and share the computer screen with colleagues. The basic version of Skype is free but the Skype for Business costs $5 per user monthly. Skype version has an integrated Microsoft Office that allows users to hold online video meetings and calls with up to 250 people. Skype works on all devices and operating systems.
About the author:
Candice Larson is a business and lifestyle enthusiast. She is writing for Market Lend occasionally. Candice is into travelling and coffee shops too.