Today, technology is an essential component of running a successful small business, whether you like it or not. Smartphone apps make it possible to run your business more efficiently than ever before, and many are free. If you’re up on the latest technology, you know that a smartphone offers most of the functionality you enjoy with your laptop or desktop. If you’re not up on the incredible things you can do with a smartphone, you should be. So, let’s get down to the three must-have smartphone apps for small business owners!
Imagine being able to look at documents or spreadsheets without having to go into the office! You can, with QuickOffice, an application which offers support for the majority of Microsoft Office file types. You can even edit and save files.
Need to accept credit card payments or checks while on the go? Mobile payment processing makes simple work of sending receipts, creating invoices, and accepting payments. These specialized apps offered by payment processors work by simply plugging a card reader into your smartphone’s headphone jack, then swiping the card.
If there are times you would love to be able to access your office computers from wherever you may be, the LogMein app makes it possible. Once installation of LogMein is complete, you can control almost any aspect of your business computers using your smartphone! Perform backups while relaxing at home or away on vacation, look at that file you forgot to bring home, or access other vital information whenever and wherever you want.
As a business owner, you may also want to consider Skype for VoIP and video chat services, K9 Mail for checking or drafting emails, and networking apps such as LinkedIn, WorldCard Mobile and CamCard to help you share and stay connected. Today, business is going mobile, so stay on top of the latest trends in technology.
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