For small business owners, time is a valuable resource that is often in short supply. With meetings, projects, presentations, and other responsibilities. They are often scrambling for ways to save time and energy.
Thankfully, the Google Play Store offers a wide variety of free and paid applications. Whether to increase productivity or to foster connectivity, these apps can prevent headaches and hassle for them. Most of the productivity apps are paid, though there are considerable free version. This post I added five useful applications.
Evernote is a popular note-taking app that offers a wealth of features, available for free. This app allows users to take notes on files and images as well as web-clipping applications, all vital for business owners. If these features are not enough, they can choose to purchase Evernote Premium. For $5 dollars a month, users can gain access to higher upload speeds, offline notebooks and advanced capabilities of collaboration.
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With this app, business cards are a thing of the past. By “bumping” two phones together, two users can share contact information with each other, such as phone number, email address, and social media profiles. Bump also takes this information and places them in your address book or saves them in a cloud-based account. Available for free, Bump is an immensely popular app, boasting over 10 million apps since its release.
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Quick office Pro.
Quick office Pro allows users to take their Microsoft files with them, allowing them to stay productive wherever they go. Users are able to edit Word, Excel and Powerpoint files, as well as save them in a PDF format. In addition, this app enables users to manage files remotely through cloud storage, allowing them to conserve valuable storage space on their SD card. Though the $14.99 price may be hefty, Quick office is also available as a free version, allowing users to give the app an initial test drive.
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Business professionals often struggle with the challenge of busy schedules, filled with meetings with clients and colleagues. This app can help with this common problem, with a wealth of powerful features. As one of the most popular calendar apps on the Market, Business Calendar boasts an easy-to-use interface and scheduling features, such as multiple calendars and the ability to scroll through past events. This app offers both free and paid versions, with the paid version at $4.99.
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Dealing with large stacks of documents can be a hassle, especially if you lose a couple within the stack. If you’re away from a dedicated scanner, this problem may seem like an inevitable solution. However, users can download Document Scanner, an app that scans documents using the smartphone’s camera. This app is able to convert images into PDFs and compress the files, making it easy for sharing. With this app, users no longer have to carry around folders of papers at a time, instead easily managing them through their phone. Currently priced at $3.98, Document Scanner also offers a free trial to get users started.
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