Direct Marketing Article
Top Ten Apps to Start 2013 Off Right!
By Jennifer Hutchison, Online Marketing Specialist for InfoStreet
It's that time again: The New Year has arrived and everyone's excited to
start 2013 on the right foot. We're ready to tackle the biggest projects,
climb the tallest mountains, and make the biggest deals. Now all we need are
the right tools to help us get the job done.
To make this task easier on you, we've compiled a list of ten innovative
apps that are bound to be big hits in 2013.
1. Sign In Blue: This year, did you make a resolution to manage your time
more wisely? Then you'll want to check out Sign In Blue, which allows users
to electronically transmit signatures. No more waiting for overnight
deliveries or incoming faxes; now, your contracts can be sent and received
instantaneously. Imagine all the time you could save!
2. Kashoo: Since it's a new year, why not get rid of that old bulky
accounting software package and try something new? Kashoo is an accounting
app designed for anyone to use. You no longer have to be an accountant to
decipher your books. Let Kashoo make the work easy for you!
3. eSlip: Did your invoices pile up in 2012? Try eSlip, an invoicing app
that manages and organizes your invoices. You can create product lists, send
out invoices, and even keep track of your payments from any of your devices.
Keep it simple and let eSlip help you organize 2013.
4. MindMeister: Maybe you want 2013 to be your year of big ideas. Forget old
school brainstorming sessions. Mind Meister, with its unique "mind-mapping"
technology, is a new way of brainstorming. With MindMeister, your team
submits and combines ideas online from anywhere, at anytime. Best of all,
you can do use MindMeister on any device you prefer. Plan a session with
your team and swap notes across devices, then watch your ideas grow.
5. CanGrade: It's a new year, and you may need to need to hire new
employees. Simplify the traditional hiring process with an app that helps
you screen the applicants and select the right person to join your business. CanGrade creates customized reports and evaluations that you can use when
looking over potential candidates. The app even grades your applicants,
making your choice that much easier!
6. Memonic: Each New Year, many resolve to become more organized. This year,
keep that resolution with Memonic. Memonic is a web-clipping app that lets
you clip web pages like you're clipping the pages of a newspaper, and then
organizes all of your web clippings into one easy-to-access location. Save a
page and read it later, or save a snippet of an article about your industry.
Stay organized the whole year with Memonic.
7. ShiftPlanning: The busiest part of the retail season might be over, but
that doesn't mean you have to shut down! If you're sick of losing time when
making schedules, give ShiftPlanning a try. Create, edit, and manage
timesheets, payroll, and schedules online. You can even send notifications
for missed shifts or last minute changes while eliminating scheduling
conflicts easily and quickly.
8. SandGlaz: Your task list might look empty right now, but it will quickly
fill up again! You need an app that's designed to track all of your tasks
and manage your to-do list, while giving you a priority-based system for
getting things done. SandGlaz offers all that and more, with a unique grid
system that lets you view your tasks and keep them organized by project and
9. Cake HR: Is it time for new HR software that efficiently manages your
employees' information? Check out CakeHR, a simple app designed to manage
PTO, vacation time, sick days, and more. CakeHR makes managing employees and
PTO a piece of cake!
10. Google Apps for Small Business: This list wouldn't be complete without
mentioning Google Apps for Business. This app suite has it all: Google Drive
for your file sharing and word processing needs; Google Calendar to keep
track of all of your contacts, events, and appointments; Google Sites to
give your business a website hub; and GMail, an email client that improves
your communication within and outside your business.
2013 is shaping up to becoming the year of the app. With the rise of BYOD
(Bring Your Own Device) and cloud computing, you're definitely going to want
to add a few apps to your arsenal this year. Get a jump on your competition
with these apps and make 2013 your company's best year.
About the Author:
Jennifer Hutchison, Online Marketing Specialist for InfoStreet, a Cloud app provider that offers SkyDesktop, a free
patent-pending Cloud Desktop; SkyAppMarket, an app marketplace where a
business can choose from the best Cloud apps in the market; and
SkySingleSignOn, a federated login solution and network management tool.
Together they provide all the files and applications a company needs to run
their business in the Cloud.
Try SkyDesktop and SkyAppMarket by visiting
https://www.skydesktop.com or by
calling 1-866-956-5051 for more information.