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Do you run a fitness, travel or hospitality business? Reckon your business management system is ready for the inevitable upsurge in bookings during the post-holiday season? If you’re finding it difficult to wrangle with reservations then perhaps it’s time you switched to a web-based online booking and reservation software. The best ones have their own Android app, meaning you can manage your schedule and customers from wherever you go on your phone or tablet. These online booking apps for Android allow you to start taking and making reservations through your website and social media channels within minutes.

These Android reservation apps are suitable for many different areas of the health, leisure and hospitality industries including hotels, tour operators, bars, hairdressers, restaurants, and even one-off courses or events. Some even allow customers to book and pay for your services or products with a credit card (with card readers usually supplied separately) wherever they are with no need to use the phone or contact sales staff. This online booking software is subscription-based, meaning that you’ll need to pay a monthly fee, although most offer free trials.

So, without further ado here are five of the best Android reservation apps for hospitality and travel.

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If you’re a remote worker, freelancer, or travel a lot for business then I bet you’re sick of having to log your time and expenses the whole time. Fear not, because there are a whole bunch of cloud-based expenses and time tracking apps for Android that can make your life a whole lot easier.

Today on AppStorm I’m going to round up seven of the best Android time tracking and expense applications. Through these applications users can ensure that themselves or their employees are paid for the work they do and the process of creating timesheets is made an awful lot easier. These expenses and time tracking apps are subscription-based, though most come with free trials so you can figure out which one is right for you.

Read on the find out how you can use your Android device to help manage time and expenses on the go!

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5 Simple Field Service Management Apps for Android

Do you run a business with workers out in the field? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that there are a whole bunch of field service management apps that are perfect for tracking your workers.

Knowing what field technicians are doing, why appointments or meetings weren’t done or why some take so long is a big part of managing a modern workforce and vitally important for companies in the service industry that rely on customer referrals and positive reviews to generate new business.

There are now lots of top field service management apps for Android that service and repair-based businesses can use to enhance the efficiency and reliability of their offsite workers. Although features and functionality differ between software, all good field service management apps offer mobile apps for field workers that managers can tap into on desktop to track locations, shorten billing cycles, reduce paperwork, and deliver a better service to customers. Most Android field service applications offer a lot more too, such as CRM features, invoicing and integration with accounting software.

Businesses that use Android field service management apps are able to achieve better on-time results, deliver a better service and get more word of mouth referrals and positive reviews from satisfied customers.

So we’ve chosen five of the best Android field service software apps to help you manage your workforce out in the field. All of them are free but require a subscription to the service in order to actually use them.

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Social media marketing is an essential part of making sure your business gets its message across effectively and that customers are satisfied. Covering the many different social media outlets available though can really be daunting though but there are tons of social media marketing applications to help you keep on top of things.

Android devices make it easier than ever to market your business and respond to customer demands and requests on the move 24/7. That’s why we’ve looked at the top five social media marketing apps for Android that can automate effective social media marketing tasks.

These web-based social media marketing apps will help keep track of what, where, and how your brand is being talked about online. They’ll also ensure that you’re able to keep ahead of interactions with customers and clients to effectively market your business.

Here are five top Android social media marketing apps to make sure you’re always in control of your social media presence.

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Run a retail business? Got an Android device? Then listen up, because there are some great retail apps for Android that can help transform the way you do business.

In this article I’m going to take a look at Workplace Mobile, Erply, Pepperi, NetSuite SuiteCommerce, and Shopify, five of the best retail apps for Android.

Retail management apps for Android come in many forms with Point of Sale (POS) systems, employee management and inventory management tools being the most widely used. POS systems have become increasingly popular as they allow for a more accessible cash register on both tablet and mobile devices. These solutions are also incredibly cost effective and integrate easily with your existing software choices.

All of these retail apps for Android are based around SaaS retail management software. This web-based solutions normally come with a monthly subscription plan, though the apps are free to download and most services come with a trial.

Read on to find out more.

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Salesforce is responsible for powering some of the planet’s most successful sales teams. Its flagship applications that help you to manage your sales and marketing efforts are accessible on Android devices through one unified application, Salesforce1. Plus, there are a bunch of other Salesforce apps for Android that can bolster your business’ productivity.

In this article I’m going to look at how Salesforce1 and SalesforceA can help you to harness the power of the Salesforce suite of applications. I will then look at SalesforceIQ, and Desk.com, two Salesforce apps for Android that are available as standalone apps.

Read on to discover how you can benefit from Android Salesforce apps!

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One thing that often gets overlooked by small businesses and freelancers is getting invoicing right. It’s important to keep on top of invoicing clients but this can be tricky when you have multiple invoices and clients to issue and deal with each month or week. Missed or inaccurate invoices can lead to delays and headaches further down the line which is why using billing and invoicing software can be a big hassle and time saver. Nowadays, businesses needs to be mobile when it comes to issuing and tracking invoices on the move and the good news is there isn’t a shortage of billing software for Android.

Some of the best cloud-based billing and invoicing applications have native Android billing apps, although you may find that some of them don’t give you the kind of features and access you get in the web version. However, all of them can be used on Android mobile devices via their mobile web version. The main thing is that they will help take the pain out of billing clients without the need for a big finance department.

We’ve picked 7 of the best billing apps for Android. These apps are free to download, though most tie you in with a subscription to a service. All have either free trials or  “freemium” models, so you can try them out before you decide which is the best Android billing software for you.

Happy invoicing!

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With teams located all over the place, it can be really difficult for companies to manage workforces. Thankfully, there’s lot of Android collaboration software out there, designed to help manage teams and work on projects with others wherever you are.

These Android collaboration apps also help streamline and simplify teamwork on a global scale to improve efficiency and communication. Most tools require a subscription to a cloud-based collaboration software service to get the most out of the features available. Some also offer free apps for Android with limitations imposed depending on the account you’ve signed up for

Here are 6 of the best Android collaboration tools to bring your teams closer together and push your company further.

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Web-based business intelligence software is bringing untold levels of smartness to companies. And as these powerful tools get ported to mobile devices in the form of Android apps, it’s now possible to get bundles of insights about your company anytime anyplace, allowing you to react quickly to negative trends.

The main reason for utilizing a business intelligence tool is to help improve in the future. Being able to view analytics and key company information at all times is the key for success. It is essential that this data is analyzed immediately so flaws can be spotted and the issues can be resolved quickly. Business intelligence apps for Android streamline this process and make everyday tasks an awful lot easier.

Today on Appstorm I’m going to roundup seven of the best business intelligence applications for Android that succeed in this regard.

Read on to find out more!

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Tracking and managing stock is one of the most important tasks of any business dealing with physical goods. Thankfully, today’s apps and mobile technology are making it much easier for small businesses to take control of their inventory. Plenty of inventory management software for Android is now available on the Google Play store, and the power of these apps is improving all the time.

In this article I’m going to roundup six of the best Android inventory management apps. These solutions are all companion apps to subscription-based online inventory management software. Through streamlining sales, tracking, and shipping processes, these tools make sure you’re constantly in control. The apps are free to download but you’ll need to sign up for the cloud service in order to use them. Most offer free trials though, so you can try them out before you pay anything.

Read on to find out more!

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