This Business Directory application helps you create your own custom directory, catalog, or any other listing of products, people, etc. The concept of all of them is the same and this application can be used as their foundation.
Allows users to search for businesses by name, category, or location.
Users can register and submit new business listings.
Upload and associate company logos with each...
Traffic Talk is a platform that road users can use to help each other beat traffic by informing them about the traffic conditions, thereby providing others with information with which they can use to make smarter decisions about routes to take. One of the major strengths of Tsaboin Traffic Talk is the fact that it is a convergence of road traffic related issues and users would not have to swim across a pool of random information before they get to the...
Diet Coda is the popular Mac OS X web code editor crunched down into a powerful, feature-packed iPad package. With Diet Coda you can now travel with your iPad and know that you have the tools to do your job. Some of the features include: remote-only editing, FTP and SFTP file management, syntax highlighting, clips, built-in terminal, AirPreview, and so much more.
For businesses that may have outgrown QuickBooks, or perhaps have an eye on going public one day, Intacct offers a cloud-based solution that brings the power of mid-market accounting and financial management applications to businesses that otherwise couldn't afford it. The Intacct SaaS platform (software as a service) enables both GAAP and operational reporting and analysis without the need for additional tools, and the hosted-cloud model provides...
OpenTable, Inc. (OpenTable) provides solution that forms an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. Its solutions include its electronic reservation book (ERB) and and OpenTable Connect (Connect). Its solutions for diners include www.opentable.com, its restaurant reservation Website, as well as a range of mobile applications. The OpenTable network includes approximately 20,000 OpenTable restaurant...
Cimbal is a mobile promotion and payment network designed to increase business sales and deliver targeted deals to consumers.
Offer nearby deals to your customers. Then accept their payment by electronic cash, debit or credit cards!
Where teamwork happens
Yammer is your company's private social network that helps you and your teams stay on top of it all. Start conversations, collaborate on files, and organize around projects so you can go further—faster.
Bring your team together
Yammer makes it easy to quickly bring your team together so they can have conversations, collaborate on files, and more.
Give your teams a home
Use a Yammer group to bring people, conversations, and data...
This allows users to get the latest business intelligence on their phones. Users can import data from an Excel spreadsheet to Salesforce or SAP. Cost: FREE to $99/user/year
Available for your Android device, this open source app enables you to quickly and easily scan receipts with your phone and generate expense reports that you can email to yourself as a PDF or CSV file. PDF reports are tabulated, making them easy to read and appropriate for sharing. There are both free and paid versions.
One last note: While not every expense tracker caters to both Apple iOS and Google Android, choosing one that caters to both can help make...
028Very similar to Feedcamp, Basecamp is a modern and dynamic piece of project management software that really has your client and team in mind when you are using it. It is very intuitive and easy to use. A great way to work with clients and consult with them, especially with the template feature.
Zeendo was born from two ideas that define the project’s personality, “See & Do”, that make reference to the simplicity and usability of the editor. Dynamism, flexibility and adaptability are concepts that define our way of conceiving the Net as a global communication support.
The stylish templates and the care for details make its design appealing and with an image that is both fresh and modern, and from which you can get a sense of what lies...
There are thousands of apps geared toward businesses and startups, but only a handful you should care about
For startups, it’s a tough road to success: about 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years, and tech startups fail at a rate that’s estimated to be as high as 90%. But, for hopeful entrepreneurs trying to get their companies off the ground, there’s a bright side: a growing number of inexpensive, innovative apps are available to fight...
There is a really cool app that turns your iPad (or other iOS device) into a network toolbox, and that app is named, appropriately enough, Network Toolbox for iOS. Not only is it chock full of networking utilities that can help analyze and troubleshoot a network, but it's also a beautiful app, and one that is well in-line with Apple's design aesthetics.
Mint.com's iPad app allows the money-conscious to track, budget and manage their finances in one place, so they can see where they're spending and where they can save some chips. Simply create an account, add your bank, credit, loan and retirement accounts, and Mint will automatically import and categorize your transactions.
An online app that helps organize and coordinate a variety of business tasks for one-person organizations. From client lead generation through bookkeeping, 17Hats does it all automatically!
Take notes, organize meetings, send out invoices, and more.
By Doug Aamoth
One-person shops, we salute you! You've singlehandedly got the sales, marketing, support, development, accounting, and legal departments humming together like a well-oiled machine before you've even had your first sip of coffee each day.
More than ever, you need to work smarter rather than harder. And cheap (read: free) doesn't hurt either. Let these five free apps help you keep...
Roambi Analytics turns data into insights.
Available on: iOS
So you've heard of "big data" and maybe you've heard of "analytics." That's where Roambi Analytics comes in. It lets you take hard-to-read data from anywhere and transforms it into charts or graphs making that data more meaningful, all on your iPhone.
Last month, a new job-hunting site called Poachable launched. It wants to do for job hunting what Tinder does for dating: Enter your desired job, location, credentials, and current employer and the site "matches" you to potential employers looking for you, while keeping your identity secret.
Over 2,000 people have already joined the site including 1000 people in the tech industry.
The site was launched by a group of ex-Google, Microsoft, and Amazon...
MyWarehouseManager provides a warehouse management software solution to suit the requirements and budget of any warehouse operation with a fully integrated modular system route planning, vehicle tracking and mobile integration. MyWarehouseManager offers everything you need to streamline your customer, order, inventory and fulfillment workflows to speed up processes and reduce errors.
MyWarehouseManager provides a warehouse management software solution to...
Sales Assist, an IBM MobileFirst for iOS app, uses iBeacon technology to identify a shopper’s whereabouts on the store floor. Store associates can provide more efficient service and personalized recommendations to customers that have the store’s app on their device.
0127Looking for the best apps to serve your needs as a marketer? Columnist Aaron Strout rounds up his top picks for personal productivity, travel and more.
During the last two years, I’ve annually dedicated one of the 12 mobile marketing articles I write for Marketing Land to covering some of the most useful mobile business apps available.
My methodology isn’t scientific. I use a mixture of my own experiences along with some crowd-sourced suggestions from a...
The official app from Moodle will only be useful for you if you currently use Moodle but, given that it’s the most popular LMS out there, bar none, there’s a good chance you already do.
The My Moodle app, available for both iOS and Android devices, while not a full-blown replacement for the Moodle interface, does allow you to upload files, download course resources for offline viewing, send messages, and track course participants. If you’re using an...
With options for iOS, Android, Windows phones, and Blackberry, the Skill Pill app allows you to provide bite-sized training videos (the eponymous “pills”) for your learners. Topics range from customer service, to management, to sales and marketing, and can be mixed and matched to provide a unique course per learner. Skill Pill also develops custom courses.
While the app is free, and some “Skill Pills” are included on download, to access the entire...
Built specifically for instructional designers, trainers, and performance consultants, this app allows you to plan, design, and build training courses. It’s optimized for use with an iPad, and is only available in an iOS version. You may find limited ability to customize needs analysis questions in the planning phase.
The app is $4.99.
036With their introduction of Udemy for Organizations, and pivot towards offering corporate training and more business-focused classes, Udemy’s app is a must for any business looking to incorporate MOOCs into their training process.
Accessible in both iOS and Android versions, the app will allow your learners to take any of thousands of courses available through Udemy. Users can watch presentations on the go, view articles, and save courses to view offline....
And because all of this connectivity can get a little stressful, we’ve included this nice calming app to help you chill out. Rearrange your zen garden, take a few deep breaths and get ready to join the rat race all over again!
067Not all of us are involved in customer service or CRM, but for those of you who are, Desk is a superb tool which will help you to improve customer satisfaction even if you’re sat on a bus to Bognor Regis. It gives you the power to view all of your customers in just one place and communicate with them in any medium you like, you can even track and reassign any customer service cases while you’re on the move and get real-time updates on any pressing issues. Well...
apps for businessIn the communications era what could be more important to a business than staying in touch at all time? Webex makes this easy and more personal than ever before.
With Webex you can host and attend virtual face-to-face meetings, give presentations, hand out important documents, share information in real time from an iPad, attend online training sessions and generally enjoy better remote communication – all from the back seat of a cab in...
Money management can be a big headache for modern businesses, particularly for the increasing number of thriving freelancers out there. Mint makes your money more manageable by allowing you to check and update budgets in real time, find individual payments quickly and easily, set up bill and invoice alerts and so much more. It’s even password protected so you don’t need to worry about your financial details falling into the wrong sticky...
Onsight's mobile sales and merchandising application is provided as a cloud app with a low per-user monthly subscription fee. We offer our fully-functional app for free to smaller firms. You can sign up and use Onsight for free for a year for a single user. No fees. No fuss. If you are a larger firm, sign up for our free plan to trial the app with a single user and then upgrade to our Standard, Premium or Enterprise plan whenever you are ready to add more users....
What does the Onsight merchandising app do?
The Onsight mobile merchandising system allows for custom form creation, allocation of store visits and the capturing of retail audits in-store.
Create custom forms
Create your own unique audit forms in minutes
Or use one of our many pre-built forms
Choose from many different question types
Image capture is also supported
Mobile Data Capture
Outside sales reps and merchandisers can...
033Another task management app makes the list – its uber-intuitive design and simple user interface really stands out.
Use Nozbe to track work you’ve delegated including what you’ve assigned to yourself. Use email to add tasks to it. Another factor that really makes it stand out among task management apps is its ability to seamlessly integrate with Dropbox and Evernote.
Customer-Centric Customer Support Software
TeamSupport was developed for B2B software and technology companies with support and product teams. Any company that wants to better understand its customers and enhance internal collaboration can utilize TeamSupport's web-based platform, regardless of the size of the organization or the number of employees.
One of the most common causes of business failure is inadequate financing. But, let’s be honest, sending out invoices, keeping track of expenses, doing the weekly payroll and filing taxes can be incredibly challenging when your mind is on business growth.
No matter how vital these tasks, they are tedious and can consume more of your time and resources than you would like.
With the following bookkeeping apps, however, you streamline all of your finance...
Appointment scheduling software
Experience level: Beginner to advanced
Industry: Service-based businesses like coaching and consulting, photography and video production companies, training and tutoring centers, fitness studios, aromatherapy, salons and spa centers, health and dental clinics
Business size: Solo entrepreneurs, small and midsized businesses
Departments/roles: Business owner/partner/associate, staff, and the company’s...
054Though there's an app for almost everything, the app marketplace is so crowded you might not know which are the best fit for you. Here are 10 apps that will make running a business much, much easier.
1. Evernote. One of the most popular apps on the market, Evernote has evolved way past just classic note-taking. Evernote's extended family includes Penultimate, a hand-writing app for taking notes on tablet; Web Clipper, which allows you to clip web pages...
Who is Salesforce Sales Cloud For?
Salesforce is used by hundreds of thousands of businesses, encompassing virtually every industry, size, and geographic location. The company has developed an industry focus in key areas such as financial services, health care, life sciences, communications, retail, media, the public sector, automotive, higher education, and nonprofit groups.
Although Salesforce was built to be utilized by everyone on a company’s team, it...
Team collaboration is important, whether it’s for projects that are creative or analytical. For some, the necessary tools fall into a wide range of needs.
It could be that you’re doing word processing and need a team to write, edit, and present a finished product. Or maybe you’re working within a spreadsheet environment. In these cases, Cloud-based services can really help. Everything you need is in reach, with the help of a Wi-Fi or data...
027Looking to maximize productivity all with the flick of a wrist? (Or the tap of a finger, or… you get the picture.) Try these 7 awesome apps for keeping things steady, streamlined, and simplified.
Wunderlist is a free to-do list app that cloud syncs desktop to mobile, letting you plan, prioritize, and collaborate wherever you are. You can set recurring to-dos (daily, weekly, monthly), nail down due dates, break up tasks into smaller and more...
045Want to run your business on the move, any time and anywhere? If so, an increasing number of apps aimed specifically at small businesses aim to make your life easier – and the lives of your staff. But while smartphones and apps could, in theory, boost output and save time, relatively few small businesses are making use of them, new research suggests.
EE, one of Britain’s biggest mobile networks, says just one in five small businesses offer their staff access...
If you'd like to better manage your expenses, take a look at these 7 handy mobile apps that help you easily track spending, mileage and more.
June 16, 2014
When your work days are jam-packed, it’s easy for you and your employees to procrastinate the vital task of tracking expenses. Recording what you spend is critical to success, though, because it directly affects your bottom line.
Tracking expenses is essential for several reasons, says financial...
Part of giving excellent customer service is providing timely replies and real-time interaction, but how can companies do that if your customer support agents are offline? Customers expect their concerns to be addressed immediately, and if you are not able to deliver that need, you will leave a bad impression which can eventually affect your reputation.
There are ways to maintain open communication with your clients 24/7, and mobile...
This Leadership Development app features the latest discussions, webinars and topics surrounding Leadership skills training and development from our featured experts, coaches and publishers.
+ Leadership Development
+ Managing change
+ Training and coaching your managers
+ Motivating your employees
+ Team building
+ HR strategy
+ Performance management
+ ...and so much more!
Get an easier, more convenient way to manage all aspects of your utility accounts – with the SAP Utilities Customer Engagement mobile app. This app can help you access and change account information, pay bills, view important news, and report service issues – right from your mobile device.
Access and pay current or past bills
Update your account information
View service details and report problems
Display outage info...
Recent additions in technology make this the new golden age of customer service. It’s as simple as getting the right customer service apps to serve your customers.
Customer Service Apps
Customers are talking about your company right now. This solution monitors your company’s online assets and reputation to make sure you hear all the good and bad things your customers are saying about your brand.
If you got an iPad or other tablet for the holidays or recently bought mobile devices for your sales staff, you’re not alone. Market research firm NPD predicts “tablet shipments will reach more than 240 million units worldwide in 2013,” compared to a projected 207 million laptops. This is three years ahead of NPD’s original predictions, so now would be a good time to integrate tablet apps into your customer service...