Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

October 22, 2013

3:00 pm

The technology shift the world is experiencing is making life easier by the day. Unlike a few decades ago, busy entrepreneurs no longer have to keep their teams waiting because of their numerous business travels, multi-tasking demands, and whatnot. Technological advancements have made it easier for entrepreneurs to stay on top of their game. Mobile apps in particular, have made it easier for entrepreneurs to stay in control of their businesses at the click of an icon on mobile phones, smartphones and tablets.

While some old school business people are yet to adapt to these advancements to improve their efficiencies, savvy ones have taken this in stride, making their work look like a walk in the park. This article will discuss five mobile apps that help dynamic entrepreneurs manage the challenges of time and distance in their day-to-day operations.


Communication is a mainstay of fast moving businesses. Attending meetings in different locations can be quite challenging, not only because of the time adjustment, but also for the cost implications involved. The Uberconference conference calling app helps you make conference calls on your smartphone wherever you are. The app is specially designed to allow entrepreneurs to make conference calls instantly. It automatically alerts people you want to talk to and keeps a history of the call. Uberconference also allows you to mute, block, hang-up, or “earmuff” some participants while the conference is going on, among other features. In addition, the Uberconference mobile apps for conference calling are integrated with social media sites. This allows you to mine critical information about your call participants from sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. The Uberconference mobile app for conference calling is available for both Android and Apple.


Evernote is a popular note sharing app. It allows you to share notes from conferences, seminars, meetings and client meetings with other people in your business. In addition, because you can move with it wherever your mobile phone is, you can capture inspirational ideas, thoughts and plans for later use. With an inbuilt capacity to help entrepreneurs not only create, use, manage, and retrieve notes anywhere, Evernote is a must-have app to help manage information flow, especially business notes. Evernote comes in two versions: a free median version and an enhanced, paid version.


Many entrepreneurs face the challenge of managing their travel demands. According to travel experts, if managers could find a way to organize and manage their travel needs, they’d have a better shot at running their enterprises smoothly. TripIt is built for busy entrepreneurs like you. It takes care of all your travel needs: checking reviews, booking hotels, managing logistic and travel confirmations, reporting delays, and other arising changes. With a database of over 1000 leading travel websites, you cannot go wrong with this app installed on your Android phone or iPhone.


Signing documents is one of the core functions of any business leader or entrepreneur. Sometimes, distance and urgency can come in between you and the documents that need your signature. SignEasy allows you to sign documents on your smartphone, hassle free. This documentation app will help you cut down paper work, close deals in a timely manner, and hopefully make more profits for your business.


If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your phonebook or contact list can quickly becomes a mess. Over time, managing contacts can be hectic because of the huge number of contacts, telephone numbers, and email addresses you collect at networking and other events. In the middle of all this, it can be challenging to make the right calls, unless you have an effective collaborative tool for your contacts. Brewster allows you to manage your contacts effectively for smooth operations.

Generally, it’s not easy for a busy entrepreneur to manage their time and distance needs without delegating or hiring extra help. Using mobile apps like Evernote to manage your notes, Brewster to organize your contacts and the Uberconference mobile app for conference calling, entrepreneurs can always stay on top of things in their companies wherever they are.

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Justin works as a senior business associate helping brands and start up’s to take efficient business decisions and plan proper business strategies. He is a big gadget freak who loves to share his views on latest technologies and apps.

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