Best Apps for Business Owners

As a business owner, you’ll have a lot of roles to carry out. You can be the accountant and the receptionist, secretary or salesman.  You need to be able to put multiple on multiple hats for different roles. Whether its managing time worked, mileage expenses, or to-do lists. You’ll be able to find an app for almost everything. We found some of the most useful apps for iOS phones. Here are some of the apps that we recommend for streamlining your work day.

Here are a quick top 4 iOS apps that we think you’ll appreciate:

Evernote – Have you ever forgotten where you put a little note? Maybe you scribbled something in wordpad and forgot to save it. Evernote syncs with your mobile device and computer, so you’ll never forget or lose your notes. It also allows you to set to-do lists, and more. It’s been one of the most downloaded iOS apps listed in Apples App store as one of the Essentials so it shouldn’t be hard to find.

Dropbox –  Many of us have to deal with contracts and need to have important documents ready at a moments notice. Dropbox is the solution to all of that. You’re able to store all of your phones on their servers and access them at a moments notice on your phone. Whether you need to share some releases with other employees or access new designs on something faster than email. It’s free to use up to 5gb, anymore than that you’ll need to pony up.

Skype – This messaging app is also known for it’s videochat capabilities. Skypes become the messaging standard of the world. We frequently use it to message our graphic designers overseas in Europe. A study by University of Michigan showed that having messaging apps will reduce 37% of emails sent and improve productivity.

Wunderlist – Any entrepreneur knows that sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and forget what you have to do. Never forget again with wunderlists easy UX. They make it easy and rewarding to finish tasks and getting things done. You can share your todo lists with team members and prioritize important tasks that need to get done. Add last minute tasks and get notified when you need to finish them. Best of all, it’s free.

Wunderlist iOS app

ExpressVPN – Never underestimate the importance of cybersecurity in your business. Whatever company you are running, you’ll likely need to make online payments, communicate via emails, maintain a social media presence, host a website etc. A VPN with strong encryption will secure all your internet traffic and protect confidential communication and sensitive information from third party interception. If you’re doing business with overseas partners, a VPN’s ability to change your IP will come in very handy as well, helping you access geo-blocked content like a local. A VPN is a Swiss Army Knife of a digital tool that protects and opens doors, so be sure to invest in a reliable one like ExpressVPN.

There you have it. Our picks for the most useful apps for your phone. 20 years ago, you would need an assistant to do all the jobs that your smartphone helps you accomplish.
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