Specifically made for small businesses, these apps are our top picks that every small business will find handy.

  1. Gusto

This app is quite popular amongst small businesses. It is primarily a payroll and tax management app that takes care of the lion’s share of tax and benefits related processes. Notable features include autopilot payroll option, payroll tax obligations, and support for contractors and freelancers.

Its added benefits are integration with other programs, health care plans for small businesses, and great customer support.

Gusto is available in different plans so that businesses can select one that is most suitable for them. Costs of each plan vary.

  1. Asana

This app aims at improving communication and teamwork of businesses. Its main board lets team members view projects, important bulletins, files, etc, without having to communicate through email or other arduous methods. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

Asana has integrations with different apps like Google Drive and Dropbox.

  1. Proven

The app is an excellent fit for fledgling businesses that need to hire continuously. It lets employers post job openings on different platforms. Responses can be sorted into different categories, making it easier for employers to respond to only the best job applicants.

Proven is available for both iOS and Android.


  1. OmniFocus

A time management app that offers some great features to help users become productive and keep track of goals. This task management app lets users review goals, offers Perspectives, and keep track of due dates. It is available for iOS and can be downloaded from both the Apple Store and website.

Both standard and pro versions are available to download.


  1. Wave

Specifically made for small businesses, this is an accounting and finances tracking software. Notable features include management of finances like invoices, customer and employee payment, expenses, accounting analyses, etc.

The software charges a small fee for credit card transactions, which can be found out on the website. Its app can be found in the App Store.

  1. Skype

Skype is a video calling app that could almost be regarded as a household name. The app is still as effective and popular as ever, aiding businesses in video conferencing and making long-distance meetings hassle free. Skype Business offers video conferences with a participant count of up to 250.
Apart from this, the app allows chatting, sharing of files, photos, and so on.

  1. Rescue time

Losing track of time and wasting hours surfing apps or the internet is easy, without even realizing it. Aptly named so, the app helps business owners and employees alike keep track of time and consequently save those precious minutes.

The app just doesn’t track your time spent on apps; it offers other helpful features such as blocking distractive websites, filters, thoroughly detailed reports, etc.