With over 500,000 apps in Apple’s app store, it can be overwhelming to find the apps that can help you, the small business owner, be more efficient and save time. So, on that note, here are a few of our picks for great iPhone apps for small business:
BizXpenseTracker is an expense tracking and reporting application that helps you track your mileage and expenses for tax reporting, reimbursement purposes, or budgeting. It even extends to DropBox, MobileMe, or your desktop.
DropBox allows you to sync your files (video, photos, docs) online and on your iPhone automatically. This is great for small business owners because you always have the docs you need with you, no matter where you are!
Square enables small business owners to accept credit cards on their iPhone with no contract or monthly fees, and you don’t need a merchant account. It’s easy to use – simply plug in the free card reader and start swiping!
Scanner Pro transforms your iPhone into a portable scanner in your pocket. Have a hard copy document that you need to email but there’s no scanner nearby? Whip out your iPhone and use Scanner Pro to scan multiple page documents. Add, move or delete pages too!
Shoeboxed is a super easy way to keep track of receipts. It allows you to snap a picture of your receipt, and digitize it, extracting the pertinent data you need for your expense report. They also have an app that scans business cards too, which is great for tradeshows and other networking events where you end up collecting a lot of business cards!
Do you have other iPhone apps that help you in your small business? Let us know what your favorites are! And, for all you Blackberry fans, stay tuned next month when we pick our top small business apps for the Blackberry!