Top Apps for Small Businesses

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Top Apps for Small Businesses

Running a business can be difficult and feel overwhelming at times. Luckily, there are ways to help things run smoother. One option is to download apps that help with the things you do not have time for. With these top apps for small businesses, you can focus on growing your business.

Payroll

Gusto – This app is great for keeping track of payroll and benefits for your employees. While there is a monthly fee and a cost per person, it is one of the most popular and recommended apps for small businesses.

Accounting

Quickbooks – This is the most popular app used for accounting. However, it is not free. There are options available for you depending on how large your business is. It is also nice because it offers a lot and sync well with other business apps. This makes it easier to keep everything organized.

Wave – This is the best free option available for accounting apps. They offer a lot of the same features as Quickbooks. You do have to pay for extra support, but most of the features are free. You cannot go wrong with this accounting app. A couple of downsides is that it is only available on Apple iOS mobile devices and it does not offer inventory management. However, it is available on all desktop devices. For more tips for accounting check out our article, Accounting and Bookkeeping for a Private Label Business.

Payments

Paypal – This is a great option for those who do not want to type their credit card numbers into websites.

Square – This has been used by many small businesses for years. It is used by food trucks, small clothing boutiques, and so many more. You can accept payments using a mobile device or a tablet by plugging in the card swiper. You can accept payments online, on the phone, or on your website. Although not cheap, this is a great way to accept payments for your business.

Communication

Evernote – This app is a way to keep all your notes in one place. You can easily switch between all your devices and have everything there. There is a basic free plan that people use for their small business. However, for any premium features, there is a fee.

Slack – Slack is great for communicating with a team. You can keep conversations all in one place and direct message one another if needed. The service has a basic free option, but for their premium services, you will need to pay a monthly fee per user. It is great for keeping communication in your business organized.

Dropbox – This app is a great way to keep files and documents all in one place. This is especially handy when employees do not work all in one place.

Budgeting

Mint – This is a great budgeting app to help keep track of your finances for your small business. You can set budgets and receive weekly reports. This helps prevent you from spending more than you need to on things you do not need.

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