Connect with us

General

Run Your Business From Your iPad With These Handy Apps

Many business owners feel that in order to successfully manage their enterprises, they have to be based at a desk in their office. This might be the traditional way of doing things, but in the 21st-century people are constantly looking for ways to make their lives easier and the things they do more flexible.

Photo Source

In the business world, many people don’t have the luxury of being able to work from a fixed location on a daily basis, so the answer was to carry around a bulky and cumbersome laptop in order to manage their business affairs.

Thankfully nowadays with the evolution of computer technology, we can now perform many tasks using a lightweight and easy-to-use tablet such as the Apple iPad. Such devices enable us to run a number of ‘apps’ which are either a direct copy or an equivalent to common software used on desktop and laptop computers.

If you are a busy entrepreneur and want to manage your business on the go, here are some cool iPad apps that you need to download to your device right away!

LinkedIn

The most popular social networking platform designed exclusively for men and women in the business world is LinkedIn. It enables entrepreneurs and business professionals from the United Kingdom and beyond to connect with each other and forge working relationships with them.

Download the LinkedIn app for your iPad from the App Store (free).

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online is an essential e-invoicing iPad app for those that use the QuickBooks accounting software. This cloud-based solution lets you create invoices, sales receipts and estimates wherever you go.

For example, if you are exhibiting at a trade show and you have customers that wish to place orders with you, the app will enable you to create invoices for them so that they can be paid by your customers as soon as they get back to their respective offices!

Download the QuickBooks Online app for your iPad from the App Store (free).

Xero

Xero is a popular cloud-based accounting system used by a large number of businesses around the world. If you use this particular system, then you will be pleased to know that you can perform all manner of common functions using its dedicated iPad app!

Whether you need to reconcile your bank statements, create invoices or upload expenses receipts, you can do all of this and more right from the convenience of your Apple iPad!

Download the Xero app for your iPad from the App Store (free).

WorldCard HD

Recently I was visiting some friends that had a stand at an exhibition. They had plenty of interested prospective buyers, and they even had several orders whilst they were at the exhibition which was pretty awesome!

But one thing that struck me was the fact that they stapled people’s business cards to a notepad and made notes about them (i.e. to contact them next week or send them invoices etc). Since they had iPads with them, I suggested that they download the WorldCard HD app.

This app enables you to scan business cards, and information is then automatically populated into a new contact record stored ‘in the cloud’!

Download the WorldCard HD app for your iPad from the App Store (£4.99).

Continue Reading
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Smartphones

Articles4 months ago

Why Your Atlanta based Business Needs a Cutting-edge Mobile App?

The emergence of smartphones has literally changed the way people conduct business in Atlanta. Today business is no longer confined...

Gadgets9 months ago

Top Tech Gadgets for Garden Lovers

The future of gardening is drawing closer and closer, as innovative ideas and inventions are changing the way we approach...

Smartphones1 year ago

Monitoring Smartphone Activities via Hoverwatch

Concerned about who your child is talking to on their cell phone? Well now you no longer have to be...

Articles1 year ago

Everything You Need To Know About The Future Of Apple Inc.

Ten years ago this year, Apple wowed the world with the first smartphone, the iPhone. The leap in technology that...

Articles1 year ago

How Your Smartphone Can Save Your Daily Commute

The commute to work is never fun. Hopping on a train is not the best way to start the day,...

Articles1 year ago

5 Essential Tips to Keep Your Smartphone Safe

Many people around the world rely on their smartphones for a variety of things. Whether it’s checking your bank balance,...

Articles1 year ago

When Did You First Realize You Couldn’t Live Without Your Smartphone?

It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Chances are you probably can’t point to a single event. Rather, the more you...

Smartphones2 years ago

Appy Days: Get Your Smartphone Rockin’ All Week With These Classic Downloads

The invention of the smartphone has revolutionized the world as we know it. Whether your iPhone or Android doesn’t matter,...

Articles2 years ago

Simple Things That Could Be Damaging Your Smartphone

Smartphones have become something that many of us will not leave home without. They keep us in constant contact with...

Articles2 years ago

The Case for the Custom Smartphone Case

You can’t judge a smartphone by its case. Or can you? Come to think of it, there’s nothing more to...