Think you have maximised the use of your tablet? Think again. There are many ways by which you could turn your tablet into a powerful business tool that will help you run your company more smoothly. There are many things you can do with your tablet, especially if you have the right apps installed.
If you are looking for the best solution to your small business needs, check out these amazing apps you can use to run your business more efficiently no matter where you are. Take a look at these six awesome tablet apps that may eventually turn into indispensable business tools you wouldn’t know how you ever lived without.
A Customer Relationship Management (CRM) app that is intuitive and simple to use on mobile devices. It features:
- A drag-and-drop interface
- Easy customer interaction tracking (all emails, calls, notes, tasks, files, and messages on social media are kept in one place)
- A free plan
- Affordable paid plans which start at $15/month
You can get it here.
A dashboard easily accessible on your tablet, this app helps you oversee business activities in real time. It can be integrated with web analytics, CRM apps, as well as other services you may be using. With this app, you can gain access to all your data and view it in simplified and easy to understand charts delivered straight to your tablet and updated every 30 seconds. At $19/month, Geckoboard is only available as a web app for now, but it is optimised for mobile, with a mobile app on the way.
Skip the cash register and use this app for all your transactions. The Square card reader (which is free, by the way), together with your iPad or Android tablet, will allow your business to accept credit card payments for as low as 2.75 percent charge per transaction.
Digitally affix your signature on important documents and contracts with this fantastic time-saving app that’s a must-have for any business. Get three free signatures upon signup and go unlimited for only $9.99 a year.
With SignEasy, you no longer have to go through the hassle of printing out documents, signing them, scanning, and sending them back to the sender. Now, you can sign digitally with the touch of a finger or your stylus.
Go for a paperless office with this app that acts as a virtual clipboard and lets you make and distribute business forms without having to print and scan them.
FormMobi comes with a wide selection of document templates, together with the ability to enter text, record audio, export data, take photos, create sketches, scan barcodes, and many more. For $9.99 a month per user, you can take advantage of this wonderful tool for your business.
From its humble beginnings as an invoicing tool catering to small businesses, Freshbooks has now evolved into cloud accounting. It comes with a limited free plan, but for $19.95 a month (start up), you can use this app to track time and expenses, accept online payments, invoice clients, manage subcontractors, and integrate other apps you use for your business.
There are lots of other apps you can explore to better handle your business operations. It all depends on what you need and the kind of tasks involved in running your business. You can find the most suitable apps for your mobile devices by taking time to browse through Apple’s App Store or Google Play.