As a business owner, you’re very aware of the roles time management and resources play in your daily life. Streamlining processes to increase productivity and revenue is the name of the game. In a world where smart phones are incorporated into almost everything, you may already have a few favorite apps that help you navigate your business. But we’ve done a little digging to point out the top five most popular, just in case.
Quickbooks – Who wouldn’t love accounting software that makes tracking all business sales, expenses, and accounts easy? It’s rated #1 and with QuickBooks Online, you can access it on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet. Costs range from $10 to $24 for the first six months and $13 to $40 per month thereafter, plus a 30-day free trial. It’s free to download with your QuickBooks Online subscription.
Evernote – Here’s an app for the mind that never stops. This app is mentioned because wherever you are, you can organize your thoughts in whatever way you choose. It basically allows small business owners to organize all their notes, ideas, images, and tasks all in one place. The basic version is free, but Evernote also has a business version that costs $12 per month with several added features.
Slack – Slack is an app that makes communicating within your business quick and efficient. It’s basically a chat room for your company and a great way to cut down on internal email. You can stay in the loop as well as filter out unnecessary noise. It’s free for an unlimited amount of users and provides more advanced features starting at $6.97 per user per month.
Toggl –Toggl is the most popular cloud-based time tracking tool for accurate and transparent client billing, simple employee time management, and increasing personal productivity.