Mobile is the New Best Location for Your Business
Business transactions today are often done on the spur of the moment, at lightning speed, from any location around the world. How can your business compete with the world? Get mobile and keep your business in high gear. When your customers want your service or product NOW, you must be able to deliver.
Five of the best apps for your business:
These five apps were chosen because they deliver the most positive solutions for busy business executives by increasing productivity and decreasing stress.
Office mobile from Microsoft lets you access your computer in your office. You can access, edit or even create new documents using your mobile device. This is a time saving step for sure, reducing the need to access your office computer because of a document you have left behind or suddenly discover you need to create a new report or sales document. You can even print a word document, an excel spread sheet or a power point presentation which will be there waiting for you when you get back to the office.
The Square is great for smaller businesses trying to compete with larger world wide corporations. Consumers will often make spur of the moment decisions for purchases and now you can be willing, and now ready, to accept their credit card payment where you stand. This is a fairly new app, started in 2010, but it has been well received and used. There is a small fee charged for every transaction made but you will find no hidden costs appearing on your monthly record.
WebEx Meetings by Cisco knows that office meetings rarely take place in stuffy board rooms these days. Whether you work from home or in your car this app makes face to face meetings doable, even at 30,000 feet. Need to attach files or documents? No problem. WebEx is the app for that. The high definition video imaging makes it feel real and personal. The company also offers a help line and support center should you run into any difficulties along the way.
HP Mobile Printer allows you to print documents from either your home or office. Sometimes that hard copy is still needed. HP mobile printers will work with an android device, an Apple device or a BlackBerry. Even if you are on the road and can’t get back to the office, or home, this ePrint app lets you communicate with any location that uses an HP printer like your hotel, FedEx stores, even the airport lounge.
Open Table is an app that allows you to book a reservation for lunch or dinner you’re your mobile device without changing your stride. Ask any businessperson and they will tell you that being able to access a fine meal without having to wait in line is a great way to refuel at the end of a busy day. This app is compatible with a wide variety of mobile devices.