Top Apps for Small Businesses

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With smartphones came mobile applications and soon the phrase ‘There’s an app for that!’ became common. Between keeping track of all your expenditures, customer complaints, and maintaining employee schedules, running a small business is tough business. If you are looking forward to increasing productivity- or you just want to make your work as an entrepreneur a whole lot easier- a good application for all the tough tasks might be just what you need.

With practically thousands of options to choose from, it might be overwhelming for you to choose which apps you need. As one of the leading app development companies, our developers took on the tedious task of navigating the world of business apps and narrowing down the options to 4 top apps that can prove constructive for small businesses. Here they are:


This is one of the most widely heralded apps for syncing notes across mobile devices. Are you just starting off with your small business? Get ready to be bombarded with advice from all angles. However, you can partner with Evernote to help you organize all these nuggets of wisdom. The app is a blessing for creative teams who have plenty of ideas that need quick management. It also comes with a desktop version to make your work even easier.

Start off with the FREE version that allows you to upload up to 60MB of data a month by clicking here.


Why should you get Asana? Hands down, this app offers one of the most robust task management systems. You can create new tasks, flag them with deadlines, assign them to team members, add notes and attach files with a just a few taps.

Asana also offers easy grouping of tasks, enabling team members to brainstorm and work collectively according to the projects. No need to dig up emails, as it shows all projects in a one single glance. Looking to boost productivity? This app is what you need.  Learn more about Asana by visiting its website, here.


If you bill your clients according to the number of hours you put in, you really need to use Toggl yourself to see the exceptional benefits it offers. You can track everything in real time, view simple and visually amazing charts, and sync it seamlessly across all devices.

Toggl is built for teams. Within minutes you can set it up across all your staff and start using it to time projects and bill clients. Click here to visit the app website.


Nimble offers everything you need in a CRM to grow your small business. The app works around an innovative framework where it updates client information automatically, using various sources. To make client interaction easy, Nimble also takes on the complicated task of gathering your team’s contacts, emails, social profiles, and all interactions with clients.

Simply put, Nimble is one of the most intelligent apps to convert client interactions into long term business relationships. Click here to learn more about the app features.

Apart from these applications, if you are looking around for reliable app development companies that can help you design a custom app for your small business; Gainko Design can help you out. We offer everything from app development to app maintenance and constant updates. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can help your small business grow.

Ted is the founder of Gainko. He started his first P2P hyper-local Mobile Internet product in middle 2012, and first social commerce marketplace in 2014, working with a group of incredibly talent software developers.

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