The Best Apps For Your Small Business
Building a successful small business comes with many challenges, but today’s digital technology makes running your business easier than ever. From planning to communications to accounting, there are tons of smartphone apps out there that can help you get more done in less time. Here are a few of the best ones out there.
Project Planning – Asana
Asana is a project management app that your team can use to work on multiple projects. Projects are broken down into tasks which are tracked and moved along through each step of the process. You can assign tasks to team members, set deadlines and reminders, pass tasks from one member to another and track team communications all in one place.
Team Communications – Slack
Perfect for both office and remote workers, Slack is a communications app that allows your team to connect using text messaging, phone calls and video chat. Slack documents all communications for future reference and overview purposes, and it includes a host of security features to keep your communications secure. It also integrates well with Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android devices.
Customer Database – Salesforce
Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM) platform that enables team members from different departments in your organization to access and interact with customer accounts, profiles and histories in order to better understand the customer’s needs, buying habits and preferences and work together more efficiently.
Payment Processing – Square
Square is a sleek, customizable point-of-sale (POS) system that allows you to take credit card and online payments from customers. It integrates well with both web browsers and mobile devices, offers digital invoices and also updates your product inventory. It can be used in traditional brick-and-mortar locations or on the road, with a simple plug-and-play input that connects to both computers and mobile devices. Square is simple and convenient for any type of small business, including babysitters, food trucks, artists, restaurants, retailers and consultants.
Accounting – Quickbooks
Quickbooks is an accounting and bookkeeping app that allows you to run multiple aspects of your business all from your phone. You can manage accounts payable and receivable, track invoices, run payroll and accept payments. Quickbooks also syncs and integrates well with many other business apps.
Running a small business is easier than ever today using mobile technology, smartphone apps, and software. If your company needs additional funding to invest in new technology to streamline operations, contact Advanced Commercial Capital LLC today to explore financing options.