We’ve done our extensive app research and have condensed the best apps for you.
By: Tatiana Cortes
Being an entrepreneur is a rewarding experience, but sometimes it can get overwhelming. You face many challenges trying to organize and operate your business or businesses. Often being pulled in many directions all at once, dealing with anything that pops up. From making connections, to keeping ideas flowing, to doing extensive research, gathering and managing resources, maintaining communication, building your brand presence, reaching new clients – There’s just not enough hours in the day!
Thankfully there are many apps that can help you take a little bit of the load off your shoulders, making the never-ending to do list more manageable. We’ve done our extensive app research and have condensed the best apps for you.
Known best for organization and general productivity, Evernote is a must for entrepreneurs! With this app you can create links, checklists, record audios and send attachments. You can create notes and journaling, store contacts and even have storage for tweets or emails that you want to keep handy. The app will help you manage your documents, notes, and research. You can also use this app to connect with all your team members to get projects and work done.
Nothing like Trello for project management. This app is highly visual and there is nothing better than to be able to visualize your work, right? You can add items or tasks to Trello in the form of cards and drag completed tasks off your board; this helps you visualize what you’re working on today and what you need to do next. You can attach files, create checklists, and assign members to each card so they’re updated as the status of the project progresses.
G Suite & Google Docs
With G Suite app you can make it happen regardless of where you are. This app allows you to create documents, presentations, and spreadsheets using a browser. You can share these with others, access and edit this files from anywhere. You can also manage business emails using the Gmail interface – This app is fast and effective.
This app provides instant connectivity, it allows you to share photos, documents and videos through the free cloud-based file-storing service. With Dropbox you will never run into “file is too large” messages or deal with the hassle of compressing files.
The app that has become an office norm for instant communication and connectivity, Skype has facilitated for entrepreneurs to schedule and attend important business conference calls on the go.
A simple but VERY useful app, Camcard digitally extracts business card details and automatically uploads the details to your phone contacts. This app is perfect for entrepreneurs who attend regular networking meetings and business conferences. It’s very accurate, effective and it allows you to sync business card details to other devices.
Any established entrepreneur is probably well-read which also makes you think, how does one juggle reading into the schedule? Hint: the Audible app. This app gives you the chance to listen to books and gain the knowledge to spruce up your mind, while you’re on the go. Listening to books without having to focus on reading while you’re traveling or just doing chores makes this app a must-have.
Being an entrepreneur often equals a lot of travelling. With TripIt you will no longer worry. This app helps you keep track of travelling schedules and bookings. It organizes and creates a master itinerary for every trip.
A leading app for expense management, receipt scanning, and business travel – You weren’t born to do expenses! With Expensify, you can store copies of your receipts, log mileage, meals and other business travel expenses.
An app for stress and anxiety based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness and wellness. Pacifica provides several daily tools to manage stress and anxiety at a gradual pace. The app offers relaxation techniques, mood & health tracking, guidance on setting goals and how to manage your thoughts to change your thinking patterns. It’s a must try!
Let us know which one is your favorite!