It is almost essential to have an iPhone because business takes place 24/7 from any place you can get a signal. The iPhone is a popular business tool because it integrates a cell phone, camera, media player and Wi-Fi web device. The countless business applications that are available for the iPhone is the other reason this is an excellent business tool. The best business iPhone apps are those that help employees work more efficiently with less down time.
iSpend is an excellent business application for the iPhone especially for someone who travels or works in sales. iSpend allows you to track all of your expenses in one easy application rather than fumble with an expense report and receipts. With customizable templates and export features to Excel, Numbers and other applications, iSpend makes accounting for expenses much less of a headache. The application also allows for taking and storing snapshots of the receipts to back up your expense report.
Quick Office Connect Mobile Suite allows users to create, edit and open Microsoft Office Files making this iPhone business application a great addition to you current applications. It also provides access to files through Cloud Storage Services such as MobileMe, Dropbox, Google Docs and Box.net.
eWallet manages and protects passwords and account information to prevent loss of confidential information. Each account and application you use that has a password should have its own unique password. However, with that many passwords most people use the same password for each account. Using the same password for each account increases the risk that information will be compromised. eWallet provides secure storage and protection for passwords, usernames, PINs and account numbers.
Timewerks is a great business application for the iPhone for anyone who has to track billable hours. It also allows you to track projects, clients, materials, expenses and use that information to create invoices for clients. All information is stored locally and can be exported from your iPhone via your Wi-Fi connection. The ability to keep current, accurate records and invoice directly from the same iPhone application makes accounting more efficient.
i-Clickr PowerPoint Remote is a fantastic iPhone application for those who rely on PowerPoint presentations to conduct business. This application allows the user to control their entire slideshow from their iPhone. Features include tracking presentation time and making annotations to the presentation directly from your iPhone.
The type of business will determine what the best business iPhone application will be for you. However, there is one iPhone application that each and every businessperson should use religiously – – Spell Checker. While misspelled words may be acceptable in texts between friends, there is no place for them in business documents. Spell Checker is less than one dollar, supports several languages, suggests possible corrections and is easy to use.