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Ideas can spring up any time and place. Evernote is a handy app to “Remember Everything.” It allows users to store, organize, and share text, photos, and voice notes–a great tool for entrepreneurs looking for more ease in tracking their brilliant ideas.
2) Google Drive
Google’s new Drive app is a fully-featured office suite, allowing users to seamlessly import and edit files from PC to tablet to smartphone.This software also acts as a full cloud drive, letting you store any file type via a virtual drive app or the Web interface. Google apps are the top choice for small businesses in regard to webmail, and this new feature will get you a nice 5GB of storage for free.
Fielding and distributing data on your mobile device is being made easier with help from FormMobi. This apps acts as a “virtual clipboard” for your phone. If you’re filling out forms on-the-go, this app will allow you to do it with ease. Users can also record audio, take pictures, collect signatures, and create CAD-quality sketches.
Ditch your traditional business cards for this revolutionary networking app. Bump users can trade contact information, photos, and files by simply “bumping” two smartphones together. Since its inception in 2008, the app has garnered over eight million monthly users and 27 million downloads.
The power of an itinerary can only be truly understood by someone who’s had to make three connecting flights and rent a car on the same day. If this sounds like you, taking advantage of the TripIt app will allow you keep track of trip arrangements in one unified place. The app also gathers weather updates, maps, and directions to make traveling a breeze.
Do you run a brick and mortar businesses and are currently looking to build your brand online? LocalVox’s service enables owners to publish news, events, and deal announcements with a click-of-a-button across many online channels, including social media, websites, local directories, and email newsletters. It also boosts your online presence through optimizing organic search and Google Places listings.
Managing finances is never fun. Fortunately, the Expensify app will allow you to keep track of business expenses and mileage, while letting you scan and upload receipts. With just one click of a button, users can even file receipts by trip and submit expense reports to employers.
This simple and intuitive alternative to complicated work management software has been billed as a “collaborative information manager.” Users can not only manage work projects, but also personal projects and events in one easy-to-navigate interface.
Created in 2010 by two university students, Jessica Mah and Andy Su, InDinero is an easy way to keep track of business cash flow and manage day-to-day finances. This popular Web app will sync up your bank accounts and credit cards to help you predict future cash flows based on trends.
This powerful app is is transforming the way we transact by empowering anyone with a smartphone or tablet to easily accept credit card payments. The beauty of Square is that there are no sign-up or monthly fees. Instead, the service takes 2.75 percent of each transaction. The wildly popular app was founded by the creator of Twitter in 2010.