The Top Four Productivity Apps for Businesses

Applications for business_screen-of-an-iphoneJust as there are numerous ways to make a business productive, there are also many ways to measure the success of a business. Happy, productive employees and a profitable bottom line are just a few signs that a business is on the right track; however, maintaining that success takes constant work, including some trial and error. In today’s world of rapidly advancing technology, businesses need to stay up to date on the latest and greatest technological advances.

According to SAP SuccessFactors, “Using technology to maximize your business productivity creates the platform to realize true business success.”

Technology can be used in a plethora of ways and businesses will need to find what works best for them. There are communication applications which allow managers to correspond with other employees and virtually connect with team members; and other applications that can manage anything from time and budget to even payroll. Where is a requirement, there is likely an application available to suit that particular necessity.

 

Here are just a few of the top business applications to boost business productivity.

  • FreshBooks: This app allows its user to create and customize invoices, accept credit card payments and purchases, and even automate the invoices for reoccurring payments. Available for a free 30-day trial, FreshBooks can be used on any device including Mac and PC, tablets and mobile. Among its many features are reporting and a way to keep track of expenses.
  •  Campaign Monitor: Great for marketing purposes, this app allows the user to create, control, and maintain unique and professional email marketing campaigns. It can be optimized for unique business needs, and has the ability to track the success of the individual campaigns, even keeping track of who opens the email and when. It typically sells from $9 per month for the basic email management to $149 monthly for the premier package, which includes unlimited emails.
  • Wrike: To help coordinate and manage projects, the Wrike app has several features to keep managers and employees on the same page. It has time management capabilities as well as real-time news feed, task and workload management, document collaboration and email integration. It is available for a free for trial, as well as a limited free plan or $49 per month for up to five users.
  • Team Support: This customer focused app helps businesses track their customer activity, and makes it easier to offer support. There is a customer database with contact information and a record that tracks any tickets submitted. Live email and even instant chat are available with connection to the user to CRM system, complete with screen recording and ticket automation. This app also offers a free trial, as well as a video demonstration.

 

Applications for business_man working at laptop with coworkersResearching various business applications will reveal a vast selection supportive technology. It’s widely known that keeping up with today’s technological advances is necessary if a business is to become and remain successful.  Utilizing these latest applications will keep your company organized and up-to-date, as well as greatly improve productivity among team members, marketing campaigns, and overall success and efficiency.

Since competitors will likely be searching for the best apps for their customers and business growth, there is no better time than now to find the right application for your organization.

 

By Fred Coon, CEO

 

Stewart, Cooper & Coon, has helped thousands of decision makers and senior executives move up in their careers and achieve significantly improved financial packages within short time frames. Contact Fred Coon – 866-883-4200, Ext. 200

 

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