The Top 5 Essential Apps For Businesses

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 8:46am by Editorial Staff

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When it comes to running a business, you need to know that you are doing so efficiently and quickly. After all, time is of the essence in business affairs. The world of business and technology is combining. Now is the time to ensure that you are getting the most from both. There are some incredible business apps on the market that can make your working life a breeze.

Here are the top five essentials apps for any business.

My Route Online

For those with a merry band of reps on the road, or even if you take the opens roads yourself, you need an app that can get you from A to B with minimum fuss. After all, you want to find the most effective routes to your destination. But, you also want to ensure that you are using less fuel in the process. This is a great app for that want to reduce their carbon footprint. After all, business should have a conscience. You can check out the app here

Google Drive

Google Drive is an excellent way to use the highly recommended cloud systems that everyone is talking about. If you are keen to use a free version of cloud software, Google Drive can provide this. With documents, spreadsheets and presentations, you are sure to have everything that you need for your business arsenal. This can be downloaded to your smartphone and tablet and used on the go too.


For marketers, HootSuite is the way to go. There is nothing more laborious than updating every social media site. HootSuite, in essence, does the hard work for you. HootSuite is available on iOS and android, so you can manage up to five social media accounts on the move. You simply download the app and use the dashboard to ensure that you can update your social media and engage with your customers. If you are promoting a particular aspect of your business, this is a great way to make sure that you are getting your message across. The best thing is, is that you can use analytics from your device too. Savvy.


Many entrepreneurs have a keen CRM in place for sales records. But, accessing these on the go has always been something of a problem. After all, you cannot keep your team of sales representatives in the office. ForcePad is the best app to use when it comes to accessing client information. Track and monitor your contacts and access their vital information. You can chat and share information with clients who also use this app too.


Taking minutes in meetings can be something of a burden. This is especially the case if you have forgotten your pen. EverNote can ensure that you don’t miss a thing. You can store, access and share information via the app so that you can inform others within your venture about the meeting too. EverNote stores the information to the cloud and is highly compatible with Google Drive.

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