In an increasingly digitized world, there’s an application for nearly every task that small business owners face. From managing your schedule and increasing productivity to tracking finances and communicating with your employees, there’s an app for that.
While you probably won’t need every technology available to your business, these articles review many of leading tools every small business owner should know about.
PC Magazine’s “21 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today” (an oldie but goodie) covers free or low-cost options for customer relationship management (CRM), document scanning, e-commerce, business intelligence, email marketing and more.
“Small Business Tools to Ramp Up Productivity” by The Balance presents options for graphic design, business travel, customer service, file sharing, collaboration and more.
Fundera’s “The 25 Best Small Business Apps for 2020” offers its picks for mobile payment, organization, finance and accounting, communication, and time management.
The best apps are those that solve a pressing problem with ease, security, and value. Test out one or two in each category and see how well each meets your small business needs. Good luck!
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