Many entrepreneurs use their smartphones to run their businesses. Personally, I’m always on the go and my smartphone is my best friend. I’m not always on my computer but I still need to run my business while also being a mom.
Apps (mobile applications) are like my little assistants. Below, find 15 Powerful Mobile Apps for The On The Go Entrepreneur to help with productivity:
This mobile application accepts and sends credit cards payments from anywhere. This app comes in handy for my own book business. I can view payments on the go and accept or deny them. It’s as simple as that.
Do you struggle with reminding yourself of things you need to do? If you’re a very busy person, then this app is definitely for you. You can clear your tasks as you complete them.
This app by James MicMinn is great from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet. I like to use it to when I have ideas for a blog post. It’s like a word processor but for Android.
Business owners struggle with keeping track of their mileage when traveling for business. With the Triplog app, it’s no longer an issue to keep track of your mileage. You no longer have to guess or write it down on a piece of paper. The Triplog app does it for you by allowing accuracy so that you can defend yourself with the IRS in the case of an audit.
With this app, you can edit, make collages and enhance the beauty of your photos. I use it all the time.
I like the fact that I’m able to manage my Facebook pages while I’m patiently waiting in line at the grocery store. It’s a really neat app to have on your smartphone.
Keep and share files, photos, and documents. This app asks for access to your photo storage and then the uploading begins. It’s a great tool to keep all of your files organized.
8. Google Drive
A free online storage from Google. This app has been helpful when I need to look something up or when I need to send my media file to someone on the fly. Just like Dropbox, you can share photos too. A must have in my book!
I LOVE this app. It gives me a place to locate all of my favorite e-books. Learning new things to improve and stay up to date with my own business is an everyday task.
10. IF by IFTTT
This powerful app lets you create simple connections between other applications like Facebook, Dropbox, Instagram, Twitter, and Gmail plus.
11. Pic Collage
I enjoy taking pictures and adding a bit of pizazz to my photos. This app is awesome and helps you bundle your photos to create a collage with seasonal stickers, backgrounds, and templates.
12. WordPress App
If you’re blogging on WordPress, this app is great for some last minute post editing and comment responding when you’re on the go. I love this app! It is definitely worth having on my phone while waiting for my kids to finish their extracurricular activities or even while waiting at a doctors office; all while creating a blog post draft. It’s definitely a life saver for me.
Share to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and LinkedIn – all from one place, based on your schedule. You can schedule and manage your social media without saturating your feeds.
A single place to easily read all the news you rely on, even blogs where you can also leave comments. It’s a great place to catch up on your daily reading.
I’m absolutely in LOVE with this app. It makes it easy for me to search for the most popular #tags so that I can just copy and paste them into my social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. Try it out, you’ll love it too!
Mobile marketing should also define your business marketing plans.
Do you use the above 15 Powerful Mobile Apps for The On The Go Entrepreneur as well? Let us know how it’s worked for you by leaving your comments below. Thank you!
About the author: Sonia Colon is writer/publisher of My Fashion E-Mall Blog & The Biz Buzz of A Latina Mom Blog. She is also the owner at Books About Me. Sign up for the newsletter and never miss a powerful business marketing article plus receive her FREE eBook on ‘How to Rock Your Business with A Blog’.
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