Must-Have Business Apps

In the office? Airport? Coffee shop? No matter where you are or what you are doing, business never stops. And this couldn’t be truer in today’s society as people are constantly connected to the business world. Whether that involves checking your emails, conferencing calling or managing your day to day activities, business is no longer 9-5 but 24/7. This capacity to constantly stay connected is fueling a new generation of mobile apps, delivering more power, more insight and more capability to businesses than ever before.

Using the right types of apps can really help to leverage your business. They can help provide insight to make solid business decisions, improve productivity and streamline business processes, which will save you both time and money. Today, there are thousands of applications that businesses of all size can take advantage of. Some apps are free, while others you will have to pay for. There are various apps for both iOS and android devices, but which are really going to help your business?

Here’s a list of the top apps we feel will really help your business grow:

office-365-app     Office 365

This app is great for groups of people within an organisation who are working on a project and want to share files and ideas. The app includes all of your standard files such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and can be accessed anywhere over Wi-Fi or internet data. With the majority of businesses using Microsoft products, this app allows the reader to open files and documents and edit on their mobile.

The app does come with a charger depending on what your business needs are. It is very easily installed and has a number of options available. The app is available on both iOS and android devices. To find out more click here.


One of the largest file sharing platforms on the web today. Drop allows users to store both small and large sized files online that can be shared and downloaded. The platform overcomes the problem of sharing large files across email which often come with a file size limit.

The app comes with a free storage size which the user can then pay to upgrade if needed. There are various levels of subscription depending on how much storage you require. This app is available on iOS and android devices.


The mobile communication app now has over 1.5 billion users and sees 60 billion messages sent per day. This app is great for staying in touch with colleagues. The group chat feature allows you to have multiple participants in one message therefore you are able to communicate to an audience of people without having to send multiple messages.

The app is now completely free and is available on iOS and Android devices.

    Just Call Me

Hassle free conference calling with just your mobile number. The new conference calling solution from O2 allows you to make conference calls from anywhere and at any time without having to remember pins or passwords. The app syncs with your calendar and invites anyone who needs to join the call. Because the calls are made via a network provider, they are better quality than if made via the internet. The app allows you to have up to 20 people on one call.

It is available on iOS and android devices and comes with a small charge. To find out more click here.


Great quality graphic designs for virtually nothing. This app is perfect for creating high quality content, quickly and easily. It provides users with template ideas, graphics and artwork and allows you to upload your own images to create a personalised piece of work. Canva has a number of well-designed templates that are completely free for users. There are also some elements that users can pay for if they need. The app is available on iOS and android.


In a meeting? Need to keep a record of your notes? Evernote is the app for syncing notes across mobile and desktop devices. To-do lists, reminders and notes about ideas are accessible across your devices. It will help keep you organised and up to date. You can sign up to the app for free and it is available on iOS and android.

buffer-app    Buffer

Working in marketing? Buffer is a great way to organise all your social media posts. The social media management platform allows the user to schedule and arrange posts for all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It keeps all your content in order and means you can arrange posts to be sent out at a later date, freeing you to complete other jobs. The app is free to use and is available on iOS and android.

Expensify-app    Expensify

The Expensify online expense report software service and mobile app provide fully automated processing by importing expenses and receipts directly from credit cards or mobile phone scan, submitting expense reports via email, and reimbursing online with QuickBooks and direct deposit.​ The app is free for individuals and is available on iOS and android devices.

There are lots of great apps out there to help your business thrive. Have a look around to see which are the best for you and you could really save yourself time and money. If you want to find out more information about Office 365 or Just Call Me, get in touch and our team will be happy to help.