GetApp Business App Blogs

  • Published 24 February 2017 by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
    As Internet speeds improve, cameras take photos in higher quality, and Facebook considers going all-in on video, you can be sure that the business world is only going to dive deeper into video conferencing. The future of business will be clearer voices, more media integration, and your face (and all its blemishes) will be in … Continue Reading
    Distance Doesn’t Matter: 4 of the Top Video Conferencing Apps
  • Published 24 February 2017 by Deeksha Malik
    The idea of working from home can be idyllic but for those who take the plunge the reality of going solo can quickly turn scary. There are plenty of challenges you face as a home worker, but thankfully there’s a bunch of cloud-based software for freelancers hat can help you overcome them without fear. In this post, … Continue Reading
    Home Working Heaven: 14 Sanity-Saving Apps for Freelancers
  • Published 23 February 2017 by Niamh Lynch
    Chatbots might be lauded as the next big thing in customer service, but do your customers really want to talk to robots? According to new GetApp research, not really. A survey conducted on customer service values and preferences shows that 88 percent of respondents want to talk to a real person, whether that be by … Continue Reading
    5 Ways to Ensure Your Live Chat Agents Aren’t Mistaken for Robots
  • Published 22 February 2017 by Suzie Blaszkiewicz
    G Suite? Google Apps for Work? Google Suite of Apps? Google Drive for small business? What exactly is the difference between these terms? Actually, nothing. What’s now officially been rebranded and revamped as G Suite from its former official name of Google Apps for Work (and lots of unofficial nicknames like Google Drive for small … Continue Reading
    Should Your Small Business Upgrade to G Suite?
  • Published 21 February 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    It seems like “influencer” lists are a dime a dozen these days. Whether these lists share the top marketing leaders who can tame your content or sales rock stars who can help you gain more inbound leads, they can be a great resource to gain new knowledge. But it can be tough to find the … Continue Reading
    5 Small Business Accounting Influencers to Follow on Twitter
  • Published 21 February 2017 by Rhian Davies
    There are certain tasks we have to do, but that we’d like to forget about: I’m thinking tax returns, filling out any kind of form, and of course, ironing. Wouldn’t it be nice if all of those things got done in the background, without you having to lift a finger? Business workflow software helps to … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Business Workflow Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 17 February 2017 by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
    There comes a time when you need to put away the stack of dusty external hard drives and, finally, upgrade the amount of online storage space that you are using. There are plenty of hosting options out there and a lot of apps already provide some file sharing capabilities (e.g. Slack saves attachments and they … Continue Reading
    Finding the Best File Sharing Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 16 February 2017 by Karen McCandless
    Excel has its uses, but if you want your small business to run smoothly and your staff to turn up to serve your customers, then one of those uses should not be employee and workplace scheduling. Imagine this scenario: it’s St Valentine’s day and you need extra staff to be scheduled to serve your customers … Continue Reading
    Workplace Scheduling: Excel Alternatives to Help You Better Plan Your Shifts
  • Published 15 February 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    They say that time is money, and few groups feel that phrase more acutely than small business owners. Whether you’re a solopreneur who must track billable hours or the manager of a remote team who must measure time per project, one misstep can have a costly impact on your small business. This helps explain why … Continue Reading
    8 Employee Tracking Apps for Android
  • Published 14 February 2017 by Suzie Blaszkiewicz
    Not all software is created equally, and no one knows that better than a small team. While on the hunt for a project management solution, a quick Google search will give you a list of the big names, a lot of which are built for big business, and are likely unaffordable. You’ve got a small team. … Continue Reading
    4 Project Management Apps for Teams Under 10 People