Taking your Business Mobile
Running a business is hard, but there are now more ways than ever to make it easier. There is new technology popping up every day, and there’s no reason not take advantage of it as you work to make your business successful.
One of the ways to make doing business easier than ever is to start looking more seriously towards mobile applications
for help. The world of technology is nearly overflowing with mobile apps, and there are some out there that could be incredibly useful to you and your business in some very important ways.
A turn towards a new mobile form of doing business can make it easier than ever to stay on top of your customer relations by allowing you to access all sorts of information on the go, organize meetings and activities more efficiently, share information, etc.
We’ve talked a lot about cloud computing on this blog. Cloud computing allows you to access your data from anywhere in the world with Internet access—but mobile apps can take that even further, allowing you to access you information not only from any location but also as you run from one location to the next.
No matter what kind of business you do, the ability to use your phone to process payments from credit cards or debit cards can be hugely advantageous, allowing you to carry out business more quickly and more efficiently than ever before.
A quick look at the numbers
found that 75% of businesses that used mobile apps felt that it saved time for its employees. An even larger number felt that it saved time for the business’s owner.
More than 50% of businesses felt that using mobile to do business allowed their company to be more competitive.
Some helpful apps
Some of the mobile applications that small businesses have found useful are Square, EventBrite, inDinero, Evernote, and Expensify. Those are just a few of the many, many apps out there made explicitly for the purpose of helping out businesses like yours. These do everything from carrying out credit card payments, managing your events, syncing your bank accounts, helping organize your thoughts and ideas, and keeping track of expenses.
What’s not to like about it?
In this generation, more and more of the business world exists online—which already makes things infinitely easier and more efficient for you, the business owner. But introducing mobile apps into the picture makes things even easier still.
Storing all of your data and services online allows you to streamline your business practices and save yourself time, energy, and money—this is why cloud computing is such a sensation. When you find the right apps to help you access and organize all of this data, you will quite literally be operating your business (and your life) in the most efficient way possible.
The world of technology has an incredible number of resources to offer your business, and it just keeps growing. Help your business grow as well by taking advantage of everything you have in front of you.