Popular Software Applications for Small Business Owners

Posted on January 19, 2013 by

As software applications are getting more effective and gaining currency, small business owners and entrepreneurs are increasingly relying on these technologies. There are a few favorable mobile and web applications that can make your business organized, connected and visible to your target customers. Some of them can go a long way to help your small businesses work more efficiently and effectively. Mentioned here are some software applications that can be installed at no cost.

Evernote
Evernote is an easy to use application and is available at no cost. This software application is designed for the purpose of note making. It allows users to store, organize, and share text, voice notes and photos.

It can also capture information easily in any environment using any platform or device that is most convenient, and makes the information accessible, searchable anytime and anywhere.

It can also be used to create – to do lists, to clip entire web pages, manage passwords and to record audio. Everything that is added to Evernote is synchronized across platforms and devices used.

QuickBooks
This software application is easy to use, easy to access, powerful and customizable accounting software. This is an online software application and is designed to suit the needs of small businesses to help them perform accounting with ease. This application is powerful enough for experienced online accounting professionals. It is a web-based software, so you can access from anywhere through the Internet.

Some of the easy-to-use software include budgeting, project costing and invoicing with customizable invoice template options. Quickbooks can create estimates and financial reports easily. Therefore, it is used worldwide by millions of people.

Open Office
Apache open office is both productive and an open source software. Since the 13th of October 2000 the software application has been in existence, and the 1.0 version was released on 30th April 2002. It comprises six personal productivity applications, namely word processor, presentation graphics, spreadsheet, drawing, equation editor and database. It is available on Windows, Solaris, Linux and on Mac operation system. This application is localized and supports over 110 languages worldwide.

Adobe Creative Suite
It presents graphic designs, video editing and web development applications that are made by adobe systems. The collection consists of adobe applications like Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, which are based on various technologies like PDF, Flash and Portscript. The latest version of this suit is Adobe Creative Suite 6.

Cute PDF
PDF (Portable Document Format) is a software for secured and reliable distribution of document exchange in electronic form. Its writer is the free version of commercial PDF creation software. It installs as a printer subsystem, and enables virtually any windows application to create professional quality PDF document.

These are the software suites that are likely to help small businesses enhance productivity and profitability.

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