November 25, 2014

appWe are all aware of how useful an app can be in our everyday lives. There are apps for everything these days, from measuring our heart rates, to ordering a pizza to finding local landmarks. Apps can also be useful in our businesses as well, continually making our lives easier and quicker, all at the swipe of an iPhone.

So what business apps are out there? There are many apps which help people synchronise different devices and use their iPhones, iPads or tablets in conjunction with their computer. Microsoft have bought out apps to allow people to open and use their Microsoft Office package on their smartphone which is very useful. Here are six of this year`s best business apps which don`t involve this.


So you`re out of the office and there`s an important document that needs to be signed. What do you do? SIgnNow is an app which allows you sign PDF, word and RDF documents via your finger on an iPhone or iPad. Documents can arrive via email, an iOS device, Dropbox or other means. You can then send it back via email or save it to your SignNow account.

Scanner Pro

It is really useful to have a portable scanner when you`re about and about. You can scan contracts, receipts, business cards or other important documents. Instead of having to carry around a scanner, Scanner Pro allows you to scan it into your phone. The PDF can then be emailed or uploaded to cloud devices and then synched to an iOS device.

Smartr Contacts

This lovely app combines all of your emails into one easily digestible one. It merges all of your contacts through your Outlook, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo mail accounts, as well as social media such as Facebook and Twitter to give you a general overall view of all of your conversations as well as who your contacts are in common. It is all very easy to use and appealingly set out.

Sales Estimate Manager

For people who are out in the field giving estimates to customers, this app is a godsend. It has a wide range of templates available, and lets you work with multiple companies, calculate taxes and down payments. It also allows you to save it as a PDF and email it to customers and offices alike.

Road Trip

If you drive a lot for your work, the Road Trip app is a great way to keep a record of your mileage. This app allows you to keep record of mileage, maintenance and fuel economy as well as expense tracking. It also has GPS features, tyre logs and can show graphs and charts.

Google Analytics

For anyone with a website, Google Analytics is a vital tool in understanding its traffic, where people are coming from, going to, what they are doing and who they are. To be able to get this information whilst you are out and about is extremely valuable and this app allows this to happen. You will be able to get up to date information whenever and wherever you like.

New apps are continually being made to solve any problem which might be occurring. These are six of the best which are currently available to help businesses run smoothly and easier for workers or business owners.

Many thanks,


Jenny Verman

Jenny Verman
Digital Marketing Manager
The Internet Marketing Academy

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