There is so much choice out there when it comes to software and apps now that it’s challenging to know what to choose. However, there are such great options that it is a shame to miss out just because you’re not sure what to pick.
Using the technology that is available to you can really help your business become for efficient which can save you time and money, create a happier workforce and increase productivity, so here’s a breakdown of some excellent apps that you might want to get downloading now:
This app has been around for a while now and is an accounting solution for freelancers, entrepreneurs and other small business owners.
Kashoo supports easy creation of invoices, auditing, taxation and even allows you to issue invoices in any number of currencies.
As well as this, current exchange rates are downloaded automatically and enables users to accept credit card payments via Kashoo’s own payment gateway. Users can also track expenses by taking and uploading photos of receipts.
Whether you get reimbursed by your company for mileage, work a side job, or run your own business? The TripLog mileage app helps you to save time, maximize tax deductions, and submit mileage expenses.
Offering over six different mileage tracking options for you to choose between, from set-and-forget options to tracking with the app’s newly released TripLog Beacon, it’s easy to find an option that fits your needs.
The Daily Trip Journey view on iPhone and Android helps you see your trips for each day, together and can easily classify your daily trips and name common locations at the touch of a button.
TripLog not only tracks car mileage, but it also tracks business income and expenses. All you need to do is to take a photo of your receipt, and you’ll be ready for tax time.
Slack which stands for Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge is a handy cloud-based tool that keeps all messaging and files in one place.
This application is available for all mobile devices and can also be accessed via the web page itself.
The Slack channel system enables businesses to divide up work based upon teams, clients, or in whatever way they need.
Employees can join and leave the chats as they see fit so that they do not have to be subjected to in-depth conversations that are not relevant to them.
It also has a handy video feature where you can speak to members of your team face to face no matter where they happen to be.
RescueTime is an app which can help you with time management as it automatically tracks the time you have spent on applications and websites and sends you detailed reports based on your activity, giving you an accurate picture of how you spent your day.
You can set alerts to notify you when you’ve spent a certain amount of time on an activity, like social networking or reading the news, and block distracting websites. It works for Mac, PC, Android and Linux.
Fuze is a great app for communication as it is a videoconferencing app that hosts online meetings for all devices and operating systems, including iPads and tablets. It offers high-definition video and crisp audio, and it’s easy to set up and download.
A handy tool for improving its communication and collaboration in your business, Asana is a web-based, and mobile app lets you view all tasks and projects and follow progress on the Asana board, and you can share notes, upload files and communicate without having to rely on email.
Asana also integrates with Google Drive and Dropbox to attach files, and with Slack for communication to post updates to a Slack messaging channel.
QuickBooks is an accounting app which helps you run your business and provides a sense of your company’s overall financial health.
You can use QuickBooks to track your business’ sales and expenses; view financial statements, such as profit and loss reports; pay your employees and vendors; track unpaid invoices; maximize your tax deductions; and much more.
QuickBooks connects to thousands of accounts — including your business bank account, credit cards, PayPal and Square — and uploads data from these sources seamlessly.
It also simplifies doing your business taxes, as it tracks expenses and lets you upload photos of receipts from your phone. With QuickBooks Online, you can access QuickBooks on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet.
Which of these apps do you have on your smartphone? And which apps do you use on a daily basis?