9 Top Apps for Business to Download Now

Business.com / Technology / Last Modified: February 22, 2017

Keep your business operations flowing anytime, anywhere with these 9 apps that are designed to optimize your professional life.

Apps are quickly transforming the business world and making the lives of business owners and their teams much easier. The working world is available with a simple touch of a button, which is crucial to keep your business running effortlessly around the clock.

Whether you hope to access your office desktop while on a business trip across the country, or just need to efficiently delegate tasks to your team, there are apps available to help you get more organized and save time. Take a look at these nine brilliant apps that you need today.

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When you start a business, it isn’t always feasible to pay a technology guru to make your mobile app. This is where BuildFire comes in; any business owner can intuitively build his or her own easy-to-use app in just minutes.


This app provides insights to its business users and gathers activity reports on its content. The sales and marketing app allows for annotation on documents, and makes note taking easy to access for numerous users at one time. Showpad allows sales to have a more engaging conversation and is context driven.


MailChimp is an email newsletter service that is available via a clever app that allows users to manage contacts and track results. Users can schedule or send email campaigns to everyone on their contact list directly from their mobile device. To make a human connection in email marketing, remember to write your emails in a way that shows off your personality, and mix in some humor.

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An ideal business app for cloud-based storage, MightyMeeting allows users to store and share their paperless presentations and PDF documents in the cloud. When ready, it’s easy to view and share them with their team from any part of the globe or face-to-face. Presentations can be beamed straight to boardrooms with this service, and graphs can be shared in real-time.

ABBYY card reader

Most business owners would cite that organizing countless business cards is on their list of to-dos. ABBYY Business Card Reader is an app that scans and uploads business card details in just seconds so all of your business card contacts are digitized.


Locqus makes managing a workforce via the cell phone a much less cumbersome job for the busy business owner. Locqus makes it easy to create job tasks and assign them to the team. The app also allows users to accept payments on site, while on the go.


This free app has become popular among business owners due to its array of different functions. Notably, Nutcache app allows invoicing, expenses and time tracking and management.

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The finance-organizing app makes the tedious task of tracking business expenses hassle-free. Over 300,000 companies use Expensify today because it’s built with employees in mind and praised by administrators.


On the quest to eliminate paper forms, Canvas offers entirely mobile versions of digital tracks for data integration, business calculations and much more. Paperwork is a time and money drain, and this service helps users save hundreds of hours.

Mobile apps are now an integral part of nearly every business, irrespective of its size and industry. Today’s business owner needs apps that can reduce the time is takes to complete a task and improve productivity. Mobile apps give business owners a virtual office and allow them to work from anywhere in the world.

Which time- and money-saving apps would you add to this list?

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