Drop Box ~ Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and on your iPhone automatically. You can sync files of any size on any Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. It also offers file sharing, online backup, and web access straight from your iPhone.
Square ~ Small business owners can now process credit card and cash payments on the spot with Square. After registering online, users receive a small hardware device that plugs into an iPhone and can read credit cards, eliminating the need for swiping machines.
Expensify does all of the work behind an expense report so you don’t have to (and we like their slogan “Expense Reports that Don’t Suck”). Use the app to log mileage or any cash expenses and take photos of receipts with the iPhone camera. Also, link your credit card or bank account to follow your spending. With all of your spending in one spot, you can create and submit an expense report for approval right from your iPhone. You can even be reimbursed directly to a checking account — all online (We love technology!) — - There are hundreds of other iPhone apps out there to suit your small business needs, but we wanted to share some of our favorites with you. Our free iPhone app allows you to create web forms on-the-go and view them on any mobile device, not just the iPhone. Enjoy your shopping in the App Store and we hope that you find apps that will make your day-to-day operations a bit easier and more productive!
QuickOffice Mobile Office Suite essentially offers mobile devices the same functionality that Microsoft Office programs provide on a personal computer. QuickOffice not only lets you view, edit, and create Microsoft Office documents that are stored on your iPhone, but also those on GoogleDocs, MobileMe, Box.net or Dropbox.
Scanner Pro ~ $6.99 You could simply take a picture of a document with your phone, but it just wouldn’t be as good. Scanner Pro uses the iPhone camera to take a digital photograph of your document, and then takes it to the next level. The portable scanner allows users to crop images, fix perspective, improve readability, and share scans by e-mail.
Evernote ~ turns your Andriod into an extension of your brain. Allowing you to remember and recall anything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshot to recordings. Put everything into Evernote and watch as it all instantly synchronizes from your phone to Web to your PC.
Astrid Tasks ~ You can’t get anything done if you are constantly trying to remember what it was that you were supposed to be doing. Their application, called Astrid Task , is an interactive to-do list for your Android. You make the list and Astrid becomes the nagging time-keeper to ensure that you do just as you planned for the day. With well worded reminders, this assistant will be there to keep you on track.
My Mileage Tracker Free Keep track of your mileage on the move with My Mileage Tracker! Use the intuitive interface to manage trips for different clients and projects, assign costs for each trip, view trips using a range of different criteria and much more!
Scan2PDF Mobile is a revolutionary new software release which uses your mobile phone to scan documents and convert them to PDF files. It all happens on your phone allowing you to scan documents anywhere - as long as you have your phone. Think of it as a document scanner/fax machine that you always have with you!
Top 5 Facebook Apps for your business If we tell you that Facebook is good for your business, you probably won’t be too astonished, right? Everyone knows that the world’s largest social network is a great tool for strengthening and expanding your client pool. Not everybody knows, though, that gathering Fans and ‘Likes’ is far from being everything that Facebook has to offer. One of the best things on Facebook is its huge apps directory. For businesses working on Facebook, apps can provide means to increase traffic, sales and brand awareness. There are numerous apps out there that promise useful services for business owners. It wouldn’t be fair of us to just send you fishing for apps in the darkness, so we gathered five really sweet ones that we believe can transform how your business engages with its clients. Posted by The Wix Team | March 30th 2011
“ Wix Your Page” brings the Wix quality to Facebook. Using one of the many templates designed especially for Facebook, you can display your services and products, promote sales and keep your fan base up to date. The templates are super easy to customize and offer a smooth and simple navigation for your fans. Not only is this app free of charge, it also looks great on Facebook pages, e voila:
This app allows you to utilize your already happy customers to gain new ones. It gathers reviews and testimonials, displays them on your Facebook page and generates an overall rating for your service. It’s a great way to gain trust with the new clients, and the old ones will appreciate the opportunity to express their opinion.
There’s no denying that coupons, contests, giveaways and sweepstakes have an enormous marketing power. This app combines all of these and creates interactive Facebook-based campaigns with a large viral potential. It’s very good for raising brand-awareness and also gets your client-base more involved.
SlideShare is well known as a community for sharing and spreading presentations. Its Facebook app allows you to share presentations and documents with your fan base. This is a powerful tool when used creatively by uploading not only informative, but useful or entertaining documents that people enjoy sharing.
This app is a real time saver when it comes to posting updates. It connects to your RSS feed and posts on your wall accordingly. If your blog or site has an active feed, RSS Graffiti will spare you the effort of double-posting, which is especially helpful if you have multiple Facebook pages.