List of mobile apps every entrepreneur should use.
Being an entrepreneur is a rewarding experience. You have hundreds of tasks on your to-do list and have to solve problems every single day. You need to do extensive research, gather and manage your resources, maintain a communication level, build your brand presence, reach new clients, keep a track of all the accounts, and much more. With so much on your plate, is 24 hours a day enough? If not, then take a look at the following list of mobile apps that can help you manage your time and boost productivity.
Suppose you found an inspirational story of an entrepreneur on your LinkedIn feed, but can’t read it at the moment. What will you do? Bookmark it and make it fall into the list of hundreds of bookmarked pages, right? The better alternative that technology provides is Pocket app.
The Pocket mobile app is the best ‘Save it for Later’ app for startup founders wishing to keep all their useful articles, images, videos, and other content saved at a single place for future use. The app allows you to save anything from nearly 1500 mobile apps and even from web browsers when a plug-in is added. The best part is that you can access the content from any device and even without Internet access.
From details related to your current project to your upcoming vacation plan, Wunderlist lets you make a list of all the things. This virtual to-do list management mobile application is accessible from the phone, computer or any other device which means you can view your list of tasks from anywhere and anytime. You can also set reminders corresponding to all the tasks’ deadline and add images (or other media content) to your list.
The overwhelming feature of this productivity app for entrepreneurs is that they can easily share their lists with others and strike a conversation without switching to some messaging platform.
If managing invoices is on the top of your list of hectic tasks, make it interesting with Wave app. This cloud software and app help business leaders to create and send customized invoices, record the income and expenses, send friendly reminders to others, scan receipts, get a notification on payment, and so on. You can even accept card payment with this application.
Many startups face downtime and fail due to the money factor. But don’t worry! You can easily manage your budget and make a better financial decision with the Mint app. Designed by the mobile app developers of TurboTax, Mint is the free money manager and financial tracker app from the makers of that does it all. The app brings together your bank accounts, credit cards, bills and investments so you know where you stand. See what you’re spending, where you can save money, and stay on top of bill pay in Mint like never before. You can even keep track of your credit score to help you be smart about it, no credit card required.
Suppose you’re attending a party or watching a movie when suddenly an innovative idea hits your mind. What will you do? How will you write it down? Keeping a notebook is undoubtedly the most common habit of every entrepreneur. However, there come some situations like the above-mentioned when the individual has no personal diary with him. In such scenario, Evernote can be your best companion.
The mobile app helps to manage your life with its plethora of features like collecting ideas in different formats, attaching images and docs, scan and comment on materials like business cards and sketches, and share your brainstorming creative ideas with others.
Trello is another great mobile app for aspiring entrepreneurs if they wish to manage their team and tasks on a single platform. This mobile app allows you to categorize your task as per the priority, activities and timeline. You can assign tasks to your team members individually and set a deadline, which implies managing everything easily will be so easy from now.
Building and nurturing relationships can be everyone’s cup of tea with the help of the LinkedIn app. The app lets you search people based on their qualification, job, industry, location and much more. You can connect and stay in touch with them for cracking better business deals and craft a brighter future.
Besides, the application is also the right platform to share your ideas, showcase your work and build a personal brand along with staying updated with important news related to your market.
Messaging and calling are the easiest ways to connect with your clients, investors, team, and friends. But, what if everyone is at different corners of the world or you want to connect them all at the same time? Not only will the charges will be high, but you will find it uneasy to handle the conversations. Right?
Well, this problem can be easily catered with the help of Skype mobile app. The professional networking app allows you to connect multiple people, share pictures and videos, and even add spice to your conversation with emoticons. All the chat remain stored which means you need not take notes of the key points of the conversation. Besides, you can have audio calls, video calls and group calls so that everyone remains on the same page while working on a project. And the best part is that you can access all these lucrative features using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.
Having access to files everywhere you go is much easier with Dropbox. This mobile application lets you create, view, edit, and send different types of documents anytime, anywhere. Although there may be instances when Dropbox won’t sync, it is still a useful tool overall. The most interesting features of this app are doc scanner, comment on files, offline access, and share files even with those who do not have a Dropbox account.
How do you measure your business/project success? How do you determine if investing in mobile app development and other marketing practices have added any value to your business or not? You might be ready with numerous answers to these questions, but the best solution recommended by the top business owners is Google Analytics app.
Google Analytics is a popular productivity app for entrepreneurs to monitor data in real-time, evaluate key performance metrics, compare data ranges and execute segments, build reports, and much more.
Is your personal diary filled with credentials? Is your desk occupied by sticky notes with passwords scribed on them? Do you find it hard to recall a password when you need it? If so, then say goodbye to these activities and download 1Password app. This is one of the best apps for aspiring entrepreneurs to keep all their passwords and sensitive information secured behind a single master password. By adding the app’s browser plug-in, you can save account details, credit card details, license information, and even the entries you made on a webpage form.
It’s frustrating to wait outside the airport at 3:30 A.M. for a taxi or drive late night after a deep-dive meeting. So why not just order an Uber? It’s one of the best apps for aspiring entrepreneurs because it allows them to a request a ride and pay via different means in multiple cities worldwide.
Maintaining your online reputation is necessary. But, have you ever felt that sharing your views on different social networking sites is taking the bigger share of your time? If so, then Buffer is here for your rescue. This social media management mobile application enables startup founders to schedule their social media post according to the time when your target audience will be highly active.
How many times do you sit back holding a newspaper and scanning all the important news related to your market? The competition is so stiff these days that you can’t afford missing important news or time and efforts required for it. So, what shall be the solution? One word answer to this dilemma is Flipboard. This app curates all the latest and greatest stories related to your market to keep you informed and spend your time productively.
Regardless if you’re a startup founder or business leader with an established business empire, stress and restless can occupy your mind anytime. In such scenarios, the best medium to control your mind is to turn towards the Headspace app.
Ranking among the top health and fitness apps, the Headspace mobile application provides meditation and mindfulness solutions to calm your mind and put your full potential into action.