Summer is here and the time is right for another Technoverse list of our favorite business apps.
Our files are stuffed with notes from the last few months of attending trade shows and meetups, quizzing CEOs, and testing software in our state-of-the-art lab. The focus of this list, as in our past enumerations, is on small-to-medium businesses.
The distribution of employers in the US is skewed towards small: most businesses—something like 98% — are considered small, with roughly under 25 employees. Even more astonishing: they hire 50% of the US workforce.
But unlike in the past, the cost of starting and running a small business doesn’t necessarily require emptying a bank account.
We have computing to thank for this, everything from cheap biz apps in the cloud, low-cost communications and collaboration, inexpensive social media marketing, the ability to crowdsource certain tasks, and on and on.
Herewith are a few apps that should help you kickstart and manage your business:Continue reading