6 Most Popular Apps For Entrepreneurs
As an entrepreneur, any tool that can improve efficiency in your business is always welcome. Whether it’s to save time, be more organised or enhance the transparency amongst employees, there are tools which can be extremely beneficial for both start-ups and established businesses. With so many apps to choose from, it can be difficult to identify which will be of most benefit to you. If you’re wondering what some of the most popular apps for entrepreneurs in 2015 are, see the below list.
Considered as one of the must have apps for entrepreneurs, Humin is an intelligent replacement for your phone’s dial and contacts function. As networking and building relationships are an essential part of entrepreneurship, this app is perfect for those who have trouble remembering key details. It assists in keeping track of where you met someone, their contact details, and a range of other useful information.
Best known as the go-to app for note taking, Evernote is perfect for entrepreneurs that need additional organisation in their lives. The basic features allow you to take notes, clip from anywhere on the web, share and discuss with other contacts, and sync across both phones and computers. You can also track tasks, allowing you to change the way you organise your work.
As an entrepreneur, time management is a key component of running a successful business. With the tagline of ‘powerful automation made simple’, Workflow is exactly what you need to effectively use time. Workflow allows you to customise your phone to bypass non-essential tasks, create workflows in seconds and works with your favourite apps to complete over 200 actions.
Asana is all about open communication with your employees. It boasts that it is better than email, allowing you to figure out what needs to get done and find the right information easier. With conversations and tasks all in one place, Asana allows managers to see what has been actioned and when, ensuring transparency with every employee.
For entrepreneurs who require effective teamwork and collaboration, Quip is just what you need. Quip combines documents, checklists and chat in a simple interface that makes collaboration easy. It also allows users to edit the same version of the document at the same time, cutting down multiple attachments and threads.
Made for Google Calendar, iCloud and Exchange, Sunrise is a calendar app that accesses information from LinkedIn so you can see the image and profile of the person you’re meeting with. Every event that you RSVP to is marked in the main interface, ensuring important meetings aren’t missed. As a free app, Sunrise is a much better alternative to the standard calendar that comes with the iPhone.
What do you think?
Do you have any suggestions of great apps for entrepreneurs to add to the list? We’re always looking to hear what is of benefit to our audience, so please comment below to share your views. Alternatively, what would you love an app to do for your business? Have a think and you may have just found your next business venture!
This article was written by Laura Hutton on behalf of the Australian Institute of Business. All opinions are that of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of AIB.