As a business owner it’s crucial to stay on top of the technology that not only makes your job easier but keeps your company thriving.
The fastest computers, the latest smartphones, the best software program for day-to-day operational purposes are incredibly important but there’s one area where business owners tend to fall behind — the newest business apps for the iPhone or smart phones.
Why is it important to keep up with the newest iPhone apps for business? Because revolutionary apps are released each day and there’s a good chance your competition already knows about, and uses, these business apps.
Here are the top 5 iPhones app launches to hit the market in Fall 2016.
iScanner turns your iPhone or iPad into a full-featured and lightening fast document scanner. Scan books, receipts, paper notes, schedules, timetables, signed documents or anything necessary for your business.
iScanner will store your scans as multipage PDF or JPEG files, can sync between devices or add the scans to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive and countless other online document filing systems.
With iScanner, image recognition takes place right on your device and you don’t even need an internet connection. Your documents remain fully private and are never exposed to third parties.
In just a short time since its launch, more than 400,000 growing businesses use the Podio app to organize their everyday work.
Podio gives business owners and staff the ability to take their content and conversations along, no matter where the workday takes them. Podio assists users in organizing and tracking projects and allows for customization suited towards how you manage deadlines and responsibilities, share content and discuss ideas.
Communicate with team activity streams, get updates, ask questions and share files with staff using the Podio app and eliminate those long and confusing email threads for good. Podio even provides a chat function to talk to individual users and a group messaging function to hit up an entire team at one time.
One of the best new iPhone apps for businesses quietly launched in September, which makes sense, since it’s named after a silent warrior.
Invoice Ninja makes the chore of invoicing incredibly easy so you can spend time worrying about things besides getting paid. Invoice Ninja is a user-friendly and app that covers all the bases of day-to-day invoicing.
Invoice Ninja will create and send invoices & quotations, receiving payments, track expenses and much more. And to get users paid quicker, Invoice Ninja can automate your billing with recurring invoices and auto-billing and will even accept credit cards, ACH payments, Bitcoin, PayPal and Dwolla.
The ability to video conference is a must for every business.
BlueJeans makes business-quality video conferencing easy, accessible and affordable and provides true universal, multi-party video calls on the go. With the BlueJeans app, users can host or join video conferences from anywhere and allows businesses of any size to have productive and engaging meetings without the hassle or expense of dedicated hardware.
BlueJeans allows users to host or join a video meeting with up to 25 participants. If you need more than 100 people, BlueJeans offers a premium service
BlueJeans makes teleconferencing easier than slipping on your favorite pair of denim.
Business decisions are sometimes made on first impression and there is a good chance your company logo is sending out the wrong signals. You don’t have the time, or budget, to meet with a designer about a new logo. Luckily, there’s an app that will create a professional logo for your company in seconds.
Logo Foundry is a professional logo design suite that lets you create powerful branding for your business. The app was designed with the user in mind and can be used without prior design experience.
With over 3000 symbols, shapes & icons arranged by category, and an
easy search function that lets you search for symbols by keywords, Logo Foundry can create custom, creative and gorgeous looking logos that will get your company noticed.
These were just some of the incredibly useful iPhone business apps to check out in the Fall of 2016. Do you have a new favorite iPhone app to recommend to us and other business leaders? Let us know in the comment section.