The best apps for small businesses Published: 21/03/2019 | by Star Trader

The best apps for small businesses

Owning a small business can be very hands on. From customer service to CEO,  you may have to wear a lot of hats. These are the best apps to help you manage all of your roles.


If you’re a one-man-band or a small set-up, running a business can be hard work. You may need to get stuck in across a lot of different jobs but, if your business is your pride and joy, it’s worth it.

Whether your ultimate goal is to grow into a bigger entity or you're happy remaining small but successful, we get it. We’ve compiled a list of the best apps for small businesses, to help you on your way.



Cashflow, expenses and invoices all in one place. Quickbooks is our go-to app for small business finances.

Just link up to your business bank account, and let Quickbooks do the rest. You’ll thank us when your tax return needs filing.



Got a million ideas, and nowhere to store them? Use Trello to share to-do lists with team members (or just as a reminder to yourself).

Keep on top of your deadlines, add comments and attachments. You can even sign up to receive notifications when deadlines are due.



As a small business owner, it can be easy to lose track of projects or documents. Make sure that never happens by uploading everything to Dropbox – undoubtedly the best place to store or share your important documents.



Square is a must-have for businesses like shops and salons. Users receive a small card reader that attaches to a mobile device, so it’s easy to receive fast and convenient payments.



If you’re always on the go, but need to keep on top of your messages, Slack is a great app. You can create channels for different projects, so you don’t bombard people with unnecessary messages, and can stay in touch with your team.


Feeling inspired to get organised?

Read all of our tips and tricks here.


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