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Insightly is a CRM and project management application for small businesses that offers something for sales and marketing teams, and business owners. Insightly takes the pain out of tracking work time and following all customer or project-related activity in one place.
Insightly for Android allows you to call, email, text message and map your contacts on the go, enabling you to update and assign tasks, and manage your contacts, opportunities and projects. You can view emails shared by others in your team and set direct relationships between contacts, opportunities, projects and organizations. Whenever you make changes in Insightly for Android they are instantly synced with the Insightly web app.
Infusionsoft packs a punch when it comes to aiding businesses make the most from their leads and retain customers. The cloud app combines CRM, email marketing, lead capture and eCommerce through a simple-to-use suite.
Its handheld version, Infusionsoft Mobile is designed to help you get out of the office and take it with you wherever you are and claims to be all about working smarter via automated sales and marketing. In reality, Infusionsoft Mobile is more of an advanced contacts organizer than a full CRM/marketing suite like its cloud-based big brother.
Infusionsoft Mobile focuses more on keeping you connected with your contacts and customers on the go, enabling you to quickly add, edit and manage message contacts. Infusionsoft Mobile aims to help you to better stay in touch with clients 24 hours a day and track your communication with them.
Smarty CRM Organizer for Android is a simple CRM tool that’s all about being more organized with your contacts. Contact management is an important part of any business but something that can quickly get out of hand without the right CRM tool. Whether you are a CEO, a sales manager or a salesperson, keeping track of your contacts and clients is incredibly important to increase sales and maintain good customer relations.
Smarty CRM Organizer is an Android contact management system which is a stripped-back alternative to cloud-based CRM heavyweights like Salesforce, Infusionsoft, and Insightly. It’s a straightforward but intuitive tool for small businesses designed to help improve your contact management.
Smarty CRM allows you to effectively build-up and manage a database, set reminders, and record collaboration milestones. The handy thing is it also works offline so when you’re on the road or without an internet connection, you can continue adding to it and it will sync new additions and changes when you reconnect.
Running a small business is hard enough without having to worry about the practicalities of how to record sales and transactions. Square Register is an excellent free POS application designed to take the stress out of managing your business so you can focus on the important nuts and bolts of making your company a success.
Square Register, developed by Square, allows you to manage your business and make sales from your Android device, keeping a full track of sales and inventory. Not only this, but you can manage inventories and look at essential analytics about your business to make it work better.
This is all done from the convenience of your Android device, anytime, anywhere. Square Register is designed to grow with your business and has everything you need to manage transactions from an Android device.
Getting bogged down with the stress of employee management and payroll? ADP Mobile Solutions offers a way for you to change the way your company manages employees and payrolls.
ADP Mobile Solutions is a self service application that helps employees stay connected to their company anytime, anywhere. ADP Mobile Solutions claims to revolutionize the way organizations deliver payroll, timesheets, benefits, and other vital HR information to employees by providing easy, 24/7 access from Android devices. It’s an interesting Android-specific alternative to popular cloud-based HR and payroll apps such as BambooHR or TribeHR.
ADP has a long track record in handling confidential corporate data and claims that information is delivered using the same secure technology that ADP uses to deliver information and services to approximately 600,000 clients around the world.
Freshdesk is a powerful but easy-to-use customer support software that has extensive integration with social media networks. It’s suitable for businesses of all sizes, from small web developers to large enterprises handling thousands of customer queries every day.
The Freshdesk app for Android allows you to manage and monitor customer support on the move and engage with customers through email, Facebook, Twitter, and other online communities. Effectively, Freshdesk is like a mobile helpdesk, allowing you to answer customer queries, log new tickets or problems, and fix them where you are. The mobile app is pretty similar to the Cloud-based helpdesk software, allowing you to easily view the history of communications with specific customers whether its by email, Facebook, Twitter or phone calls.
Web design apps often neglect to include eCommerce booking functions. TrekkSoft is a booking website builder which puts business needs at the center of web design. TrekkSoft allows tour operators and other booking-based businesses to build an integrated reservation system into their websites.
The company has a solid track record with booking systems, having been around since 2010 and claims to have processed over a million guests and more than 5,000 activities to-date. TrekkSoft is designed to work on any platform and, once setup, allows you to monitor and manage your booking system remotely. Note that the TrekkSoft Android app is only useful if you’ve already setup a booking system for TrekkSoft using the web app – the mobile app is simply to manage what you’ve already created.
Whether you’re a small business owner or you manage a huge corporation, whether you’re planning a short trip or a move to another country, or even if you just live in a country that imports most of its goods from the EU or the USA, you probably keep a close eye on the currency rates and conversions.
Take me for example, I own and manage a pharmacy in Lebanon, where we import most of our brand name drugs from the EU. Prices are appointed by the Ministry of Health and changed once the currency rates of their originating countries rise or fall by about 3 to 4%. This part of our work is an exercise in frustration, because if we stock on too much of a drug from France for example, and the Euro declines by 3-4%, the Ministry will lower the drug’s price accordingly and we’ll end up losing a part of our profit margin.
That’s why it’s not only important to have a good currency conversion app, it’s also essential to be able to track a currency’s rate across several months. To that end, I recently started looking for a solution on the Play Store, and fell in love with XE Currency. Read on for my full review.
Let’s face it: we can do pretty much anything with our phones these days — get our location and see what’s in the area, find people nearby, track packages, get traffic updates and flight updates. And that’s just the stuff we can do with Google Now! If we move beyond the scope of “built-in Android functionality,” there’s a whole other world of things we can do, including complete banking. Online. From our phones.
I found out about Simple, a completely online bank, a little over a year ago and could not wait to try it. In January, my wait was over when I got an invite to try their brand new Android app. Since this isn’t a review of the web app, I won’t go into too much detail about the sign-up process, but I will say that since this is completely online banking — there are no brick and mortar locations — it’s incredibly important that the mobile app works in conjuction with the web service to give you a comparable experience. So how does it stack up? Let’s take a look!
As a freelancer I’ve gotten into the habit of being very meticulous with my finances. Weekly, I go over my income, spending, and projected income and expenses for the following weeks. I like to paint a two week picture of what my bank accounts will look like.
While I use several tools for this, Mint is what I use for spending, previous data, and organization. If I ever need to check something while I’m out, well, luckily they have a freshly minted (teehee) Android App.