5 Apps to Increase Your Business’ Efficiency

Operating a successful business is no walk in the park; you have to shoulder several different responsibilities as well as manage resource proficiently and efficiently. That’s where your smart device can come in handy. That’s right; your smartphone can be a great tool for utilizing business resources to the maximum and sprucing up productivity.

Today’s robust mobile apps can do wonders for you when it comes to simplifying and breaking down most of your day-to-day business tasks. Which begs the question: which mobile apps are best for increasing the efficiency and productivity of your business.

Here are 5 creme de la creme of business productivity apps to watch out for in 2018. They are easy-to-use, highly reliable, and offer the most value for your top dollar. Best of all, some of them are FREE!

1. LogMeIn

If you travel a lot and often find yourself working on-the-go, LogMeIn should be your go-to app. This nifty iOS app is superbly designed and allows you to access important stuff on your Mac or PC from your iPhone or iPad. The app certainly proves its worth as you make business travels or need to view documents and you’re out of the office. What’s more — it allows you to launch any PC or Mac program from your smart gadget, making it easy to work anytime and from anywhere, including the comfort of your home.

2. OneNote

There’s really no time when you’re running a budding business. Lucky for you, OneNote can make your business life far much easier. This nifty note-taking app has gained increased popularity in the past few years because of its simplicity and ease of use. With OneNote, you will not waste your precious time fumbling through menus and get down to work much faster. Besides, it is fully integrated with other Office Suite apps like Word, Excel, and Office 365.

What do we love about OneNote? You can work seamlessly across all devices, from PC to Tablet to Smartphone. And it is available for Android, Mac OSX, and iOS devices.

3. Google Drive

Like most cloud-based storage devices, Google Drive help you — and your team — become more productive and efficient by backing up your important documents and file. More importantly, the whole team can access these files from anywhere at any time.

This mobile app boasts an intuitive drag-and-drop UI that makes syncing files a breeze. Of course, Google Drive app integrates seamlessly with other Google productivity apps such as Google Photos, Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets, and so on. It’s available for iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac OS X.

4. Producteev

As the name suggests, this mobile app is a geared towards improving your business productivity. It allows businesses to create subtasks, assign tasks to several team members, and implement privacy conditions for those tasks. With Producteev, setting actionable tasks right from Outlook and making calendar appointments is a snap.

5. DocuSign

Signing documents is part of running a business. With DocuSign, you don’t have to run up and down looking for signatures for your invoices, checks, and other important docs. The app makes the digital signing of a doc snappy in 3 easy steps.

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