Great Phone Apps for Work

In today’s technologically driven world, it’s easy to take care of business on-the-go. Whether it’s scheduling meetings, making sales contacts, or networking, these mobile apps will help you work more efficiently.

 

Square

Platform(s): iPhone, Android

Cost: Free

Perfect for the entrepreneur or small business owner, Square allows vendors to accept credit card payments using their mobile device. Simply type the credit card number into the app or plug the free card reader into your mobile device and you’re ready to accept credit card payments on your phone.

 

FedEx Mobile

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: Free

Make sure your shipments are on track and on time with FedEx Mobile. This app lets you track and trace shipments easily from your iPhone. Create watch lists for monitoring important shipments, nickname shipments for easy identification, and add notes to shipments — all using this app.

 

1Password

Platform(s): iPhone, Android

Cost: $9.99

Tired of remembering countless user names and passwords? 1Password is a secure app that remembers and stores all your user names and passwords in one spot. You can also save other secure information such as credit card numbers and membership numbers.

 

CiscoWebEx Meeting Center

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: Free

You never have to miss a WebEx online meeting again when you download this app. Cisco WebEx Meeting Center allows you to attend, schedule, and start meetings from your iPhone. You can even view documents, applications, or screen-sharing with live annotations.

 

iTimeSheet

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: $5.99

Perfect for the hourly worker or freelancer, iTimeSheet records the time you’ve spent on a task or project. Make activity reports, create bills for clients, and improve your productivity with this app. When you’re ready to send your data, simply export your information by e-mail in an Excel spreadsheet or table.

 

Bento

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: $4.99

It’s time to get organized! Bento allows you to manage everything from your projects and contacts to your exercise log. With 25 ready-to-use database templates, managing your events, membership lists, and projects on the go has never been easier.

 

Salesforce Mobile

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: Free

Help increase your sales by utilizing this customer relationship management app. Easily manage leads, prospects, and customer accounts on your Salesforce.com account from your mobile device.

 

LinkedIn

Platform(s): iPhone, Android

Cost: Free

Social networking sites are quickly becoming powerful business tools. This app gives you access to your LinkedIn account right from your phone. Update your profile, check your inbox, make connections, and send invites all using the LinkedIn mobile app.

 

Dropbox

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: Free

Easily sync and share files across multiple computers and online using this app from Dropbox.com. Simply add or edit a file in your Dropbox folder on one computer and the file updates automatically on the rest of your computers or mobile devices. To get started, sign up for a free account with Dropbox.com.

 

Zosh

Platform(s): iPhone

Cost: $2.99

Cut down on paperwork and go green with this app. Zosh allows you to receive, sign, edit, and return documents from your phone. Simply forward the document to sign to zosh.com via e-mail and the app downloads it to your phone. Once you’ve got your John Hancock on it, Zosh e-mails the document back as a PDF.

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