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Make these apps your business partners
October 27, 2016

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A good mobile application can fill in the gaps of your business skills. Whether you need support in cash management, business development or communications, these apps selected by INC. magazine can make your business better. All are free and have multiple language versions.


This digital business coach asks you to list three achievements on any given day and set three goals for the next day. It boosts your morale because you see what you’ve accomplished. It also allows you to keep track of the progress you and your business are making.


Access, share and synchronize different online resources and contacts on one platform. Box provides real-time tracking of your projects and live feedback. You can also use it on a range of devices because it adjusts to various screen sizes and resolutions.


Set up projects, delegate tasks, facilitate collaboration and make sure your projects are completed on time. Features of this app include due dates, milestones and progress tracking to keep you motivated. Thanks to filtering, you can also see how busy your employees are at any point in the day.


If you can’t invoice properly, you probably can’t keep track of who owes you what and when. This app helps you streamline invoicing and expense reporting, while keeping you up to date on your cash flow across all devices you use.



An upcoming app, IroFit, promises to “transform mobile card payments in developing countries.” It is a mobile payment system that, with sales analytics, accounting, inventory management and other features, can process transactions without the Internet. Businesses that are equipped with IroFit, a mobile device and a card reader will soon be able to accept card payments in areas where Internet access is limited or nonexistent.

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