7 Essential Apps for Small Business Owners

by | Jan 11, 2019 | Experimac, Partners, Technology

From Experimac

Running a small business successfully is not an easy task! Small business owners often find themselves taking on many roles without the time to really carry them all out effectively and efficiently. Are you looking for new ideas to improve productivity, organization, sales, and efficiency? Take a look at our 7 must-have apps for small business owners.

  1. Gusto

Looking for an app for your business’s financing and accounting needs? Look no further! Gusto, formerly known as ZenPayroll, is an app that is designed to streamline payroll, benefits, and taxes. This app can handle all local, state, and federal tax filings, report new hires to the government and email digital pay stubs to your employees.

  1. Basecamp

Even if your business is fairly small, keeping track of several job assignments can get very complicated very quickly. Easily keep track of jobs, communicate, and assign tasks to your employees using this user-friendly app. Download the app or use the full site version, either way, you and your employees can access the calendar, messages, and files in an organized and effective method from anywhere.

  1. Billings Touch

This app is designed to trace all billable time and services as well as help your business predict expenses. Easily create and edit clients and projects, bill specific work, generate invoices, and track payments. This app is designed with international business needs in mind and even includes multi-currency support.

  1. Wave

Is your small business smaller than nine or fewer employees? Then, you will want to take a look at Wave! From tracking sales and expenses to paying employees and generating financial reports, Wave is specifically designed to take on the accounting needs of the smallest small businesses all in one place.

  1. Omni Apps

The Omni Group has created a collection of apps all designed for businesses. From the Omni Focus app that assists with task management to the Omni Outliner that is designed to help with brainstorming and mind mapping, there are various Omni apps available to help you improve your business’s organization and productivity. The best part of these apps is that Omni has separated their apps by specific functions, allowing you to only download the apps that your business needs, and avoid app-clutter.

  1. FreshBooks

This app offers a simple way to create, manage, and keep track of personalized invoices. Billing your clients, making professional and personal invoices, accepting credit card payments, and creating customized business reports has never been easier thanks to FreshBooks – take a look for yourself!

  1. Square

This app is a payment app and is designed to make accepting payments a cinch. Whether your small business is a barber shop, landscaping service, tutoring service or boutique, you can make any location a perfect spot to accept payments from credit cards. You will need a portable card reader, which is small and attachable to any mobile device, to take payments. Don’t miss out on a sale ever again, download Square!

Having trouble downloading and installing apps on any of your Apple® devices? As small business owners, we understand that you have a lot on your plate and don’t have time to waste. Experience the Experimac difference – visit your local store anytime. No appointment needed, ever. Experienced techs are ready to assist you. Same day service.

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