Tactical Advice

Need Help Running Your Business? There’s An App for That [#Infographic]

Manage your business from the palm of your hand with these apps and tools.

Smartphones can be equipped with everything from financial management apps to customer support tools, which make it easier than ever to run a small business from the palm of your hand.

According to an infographic released by Salesforce, one-third of American small business owners already use smartphones to manage parts of their companies.

Finances are a great place for small businesses to start with mobility. Salesforce recommends mobile apps such as Quickbooks, Mint and Office Time. The Office Time app, in particular, is highly praised, boasting a five-star rating on iTunes.

According to the infographic, “81 percent of consumers agree that small businesses deliver better customer support than their larger corporate counterparts.”

Tools like Desk.com and Get Satisfaction Mobile make it easy for businesses to continue their customer interactions anytime, anywhere. What apps and tools do you use to run your business?

Check out the full infographic below for more apps and tools for small business owners.

Running small business from smartphone

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Anuli Akanegbu

Anuli is a writer and new-media enthusiast who dreams about becoming the sixth Spice Girl. Until then follow her on Google+  or Twitter: @akaanuli.

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