A Dozen Apps for Small Businesses
August 01, 2017
By Timothy Schuster, CPA
With more apps than ever for small businesses to take advantage of, here are some worth checking out:
- Accompany – Receive executive briefings, people profiles and photos, company insights and custom newsfeeds based on the people and companies in your calendar.
- AdWords – Monitor your advertising campaigns from anywhere, using your mobile device. View statistics, update budgets and get notifications.
- Appy Pie – Build your own app; no coding experience required. Publish on the app stores, send push notifications and receive analytics.
- BambooHR – Automate and expedite several human resource functions such as time-off requests, payroll and performance reviews.
- Basecamp 3 – Increase productivity through the to-do lists, message boards, file storage, schedule tracker and chat feature.
- Billings Pro – Generate invoices; send estimates; run reports; and track time, expenses and payments via your electronic device.
- Canva – Create layouts using stock photographs and illustrations. Edit photos, search different fonts and add text.
- MailChimp – Coordinate your entire email marketing program. Manage lists, send campaigns, check campaign status, view reports and highlight trends.
- Own It – Connect with other small business owners. Utilize the network to get information on running a business as well as peer recommendations.
- Pipedrive – Run your CRM program. Access your contacts, schedule tasks, log phone calls, record meeting notes, see relationship history.
- Proven – Manage your hiring process. Create job listings and post to job boards, track listings, review resumes and cover letters, sort information and contact candidates.
- RescueTime – Track your smartphone activity, segmenting by phone calls, apps and web time. Set alerts and see activity over time. Get an efficiency score and note your key distractions.
EisnerAmper does not endorse these apps or warrant that these apps are appropriate for any particular business.