7 Business Apps Every Professional Should Download

Published on January 28th, 2014

As you probably know, whether you have an iPhone, an Android smartphone or even something that runs Windows 8, you have a plethora of choices when it comes to what apps you can download and install on your mobile device. The problem is that with so many choices it can become difficult to actually find something that’s useful for you and doesn’t just take up space on your mobile.

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Seven Apps Every Professional Must Have

Here’s a look at seven super business apps every professional should have installed on any smartphone or mobile tablet they use. You’ve probably heard of some of these, but we may have some surprises for you.

QuickOffice – This is now a Google app, but don’t let that stop you from downloading it and giving it a whirl. This will allow you to open Word files and more so that you can access them completely on your tablet or even your smartphone.

Instapaper – Part of the way to stay ahead in the business world is making sure you’re current in all the latest news in your industry. This app will download just the essentials and allow you to read them when you have the time. Sweet!

Teamviewer – Available for Android and iOS, this is a remote desktop viewer that will let you connect to your office computer via your tablet or other mobile device. This is very useful sometimes.

Xpenser – This useful app will help you keep track of expenses when you’re out and about on company business. There’s no longer an excuse for that drawer filled with old receipts!

HootSuite Mobile – When it comes to social media management, HootSuite is tough to beat. They now have a mobile friendly app that is a must-have if you’re involved heavily with social media – and who isn’t these days!

Dropbox – This cloud service has been around for several years now and is a great way to move large files so you can access them anywhere. Their mobile version makes it even more useful.

Evernote – This app is sort of like a “junk drawer” for saving little tidbits you find on the Internet. It makes it super easy to save and store all kinds of information – including URLs – so that you can come back to them later. It has a good index so that you can easily find the notes again too.

If you download and install the seven apps listed above, you’re going to be able to perform better in the business world. You know the story – the more skills you have the better you’re going to be able to do in the business world. Whether your job is systematic managed IT support or you work in the finance department, the business apps above are going to help your career tremendously. If you think we missed one that you use regularly, write a comment and share it with us.

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