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Five business apps everyone should know about

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Mar 28, 2018, 6:51 pm IST
Updated : Mar 28, 2018, 6:49 pm IST

Technology is on the cusp of business growth. Here, we have clubbed five apps that every business should have to have business at go.

Technology has started disrupting the way businesses are done globally.
 Technology has started disrupting the way businesses are done globally.

Businesses play an integral role in keeping economy growth at a constant rate. The technology was favourable for consumers. With the advancement in technology and its usage, its landscape is changing. Technology has started disrupting the way businesses are done globally. Like consumer technology is always on the go, now business is also on the go with the help of apps for business. We have the club up the apps which are must for businesses these days to keep in their phones.  

WhatsApp Business app

Millions of people are using WhatsApp for communicating across the world. It has eased the way communication is done. Recently, WhatsApp has introduced, WhatsApp for Business. It is an Android app which is free to download and was built with the small business owner in mind. With this app, businesses can interact with customers easily. It has tools that automate, sorts, and quickly responds to message. Some of the key features include:

Business Profiles: This helps customers with useful information such as a business description, email or store addresses, and website.

Messaging Tools: This tool helps save time with smart messaging tools — quick replies that provide fast answers to frequently asked questions, greeting messages that introduce customers to your business, and away messages that let them know you're busy.

Messaging Statistics: Review simple metrics like the number of messages read to see what's working.

WhatsApp Web: Send and receive messages with WhatsApp Business on your desktop.

Account Type: People will know that they are talking about a business because you will be listed as a Business account. There is a difference in an individual's WhatsApp account and WhatsApp account for business.

SoftwareSuggest

We stay in the technology era and it is difficult to keep a tap on various software or apps available. The hurdle is over, where, SoftwareSuggest is a business software discovery and recommendation platform. They list, review, compare and offer a free consultation of business software solutions so that you’re guaranteed to find the match for your business.

In other words, it helps find the best-suited software for a business with respect to its requirements. It uses data and social signals to perfect their research. It also provides users with easy to use procurement tools that help them to compare quotes from multiple vendors.

CallHippo

Business communication is a must for everyone. It is one of the most important tools to for any businesses to acquire potential customers and be a point of contact for any business query. Here callHippo plays an important role. CallHippo is an on-demand Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP), service providers. CallHippo allows startups and businesses to buy instant local support numbers from over 50+ countries around the world. CallHippo implements cloud computing into the world of telephony.

Salesforce-Essentials

Salesforce recently launched Essentials, a new collection of cloud-powered apps that use automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to help small businesses build more engaging and better customer relationships.
Salesforce's new Essentials apps capitalise on Einstein's intelligence capabilities to free up valuable time and help workers stay focused on their sales and service activities.

Evernote

On the go business always need to jot down the important point of conversation, and important meeting details. With the help of Evernote, the complicated task is much easier.

It helps users to organise their notes, sync data across multiple devices. One can add clips from the web-including photos, audio, video and articles-and embed them into existing notes. The basic version of the app is great for single users, but Evernote Business works well for the whole team. It allows team access and administrative features as well. This helps in the productive communication on the go.

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