Business  and productive apps are making work easier for professionals in every field of business. There are now hundreds of thousands of useful business apps for getting work done faster and efficiently. Most business professionals are only familiar with popular business apps like the LinkedIn app, Basecamp, Skype, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive and Google Drive. But you can add a few more productive apps that can equally handle some of your basic tasks whilst you concentrate on the most important once that need your personal attention most of the time.

These are 15 of the best productive and must-have business apps you may not be using. You can also share with us some of the  most productive business apps you or your business is using now.

1, WorkFlowy

WorkFlowy can help you manage all the information in your life.  Workflowy also lets you zoom, complete a task, hide completed items as well as expand, collapse and delete items extremely fast, allowing you to type notes at the speed of thought.

2. Shoeboxed

Shoeboxed is an excellent alternative for traditional way of scanning and filing your papers and digital documents. Shoeboxed helps you to turn a pile of receipts into digital data for  expense reporting, accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation.

3. HipChat

ipChat is a private instant messaging network for companies, teams, and organizations. HipChat helps you share ideas, code, and files with your team in real-time.   You can collaborate in real-time with persistent rooms,  file sharing and searchable chat history.

4. Brewster

Brewster brings together the people you know and their latest details. Users can quickly access contact information, employment, mutual connections across services and more. Brewster re-imagines what an address book should do for you.

5. Yammer

Yammer  is an Enterprise Social Network that brings together employees, content, conversations, and business data in a single location. The service can be accessed through the web, desktop, and mobile devices. Yammer was acquired by Microsoft in June 2012.

6. SignNow

SignNow offers tools to e-sign digital files without the need to scan, fax or mail documents. You can sign your own documents, or invite clients to sign. Personalize your name by typing, drawing, or uploading and create your own custom signature.

7. iMeet

iMeet is a simple space where you and your guests can get together anytime for a meeting.  Use it for team meetings, e-learning, candidate interviews, sales pitches or just catching up. Make presentations, watch videos together and  share files of any type.

8. CardMunch

The CardMunch app  automatically recognizes, captures, transcribes, and creates the contact in the user’s phone, straight from a business card. Take a picture with the app and a business card is converted to a contact automatically.

9. Asana

Asana is a shared task list for your team – the best way to communicate, organize, and track your work. Easily create, assign, follow, and comment on tasks, so you always know what’s getting done and who’s doing it. Asana gives your team the accountability it needs.

10. Trello

Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what’s being worked on, who’s working on what, and where something is in a process. With a simple board and card system, any project can be easily managed.

11. Expensify

Expensify imports expenses and receipts straight from your credit card or bank account, submits PDF expense reports by email, and reimburses reports up to $10,000 entirely online. Capture receipts and submit expenses everywhere.

12. Workshare

The Workshare platform allows individuals to easily create, share and manage high-value content anywhere, on any device. Workshare  enables content owners to accurately track and compare changes.  Share knowledge, find experts and get answers.

13. Contactually

Contactually converts your contacts to relationships, all through email. Contactually manages your contacts by prompting you to take meaningful action. The app  identifies when you email a new lead and ask a few specific questions to learn more about them.

14. inDinero

Managing financial data is often a nightmare for small business owners. inDinero is a maker of online money-management tools for small businesses. inDinero updates your books for you so you can focus on running your business.

15. Insightly

Insightly as a simple CRM system for small businesses. With integrations to Google Apps, MailChimp, LinkedIn and Twitter, and with great mobile apps for tablets and smart phones, Insightly wants to be he leading customer management system for small businesses.


  1. Nice list – lots of variety. I’m a user of most of those file sharing apps (Drive, Box, Dropbox, evernote, etc.), but access them through, which keeps all the files in context of what work I’m tracking in my sheets. It’s like a collaborative spreadsheet with super powers – and I couldn’t get my work done with it!

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