5 Mobile Apps Boost Small-Business Productivity

These mobile apps for Apple and Android devices can simplify many of your day-to-day business operations.
Associate Features Editor, Mashable
February 10, 2012

When you operate a small business, the last thing you want to do is waste precious time. Mobile apps for Apple and Android devices can help simplify many of your day-to-day business operations.

We've found five mobile apps that will save you time and help you organize. Whether you're searching for a password-management system or a way to log in to your home computer remotely.

1. LogMeIn

Use LogMeIn to access content on your Mac or PC from your iPhone or iPad. It's handy to have when you're traveling or need to pull up files remotely. You can also use LogMeIn run any PC application from your mobile device.

Price: Free

2. Total Recall

Automatically or manually record calls, lectures or meetings, or leave yourself an audio note with Total Recall. The app works on most Android devices and even syncs with Evernote.

Price: $8

3. EasySign

Who needs paper? Eliminate the need for paper documents altogether with EasySign. Using your finger or a stylus, sign Word docs, PDFs, JPEGs and more on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can add three signatures per document. Then send it securely or import it to Dropbox or Box.net.

Price: Free

4. LucyPhone

Tired of waiting on hold with customer service for hours on end? LucyPhone takes the hassle out of holding by allowing you to hang up.

Price: Free

5. Pocket

Securely store sensitive information on your Android mobile device with Pocket. The app stores bank information, passwords, prescriptions, locker combinations, etc.

Price: Free, Pro $2

Test these apps and let us know what you think. Do you have any other productivity apps that would benefit small-business owners?