Using your phone to run your business

Smartphones are getting more and more technically impressive, with more power, apps and functionality than ever before. Because of this, running your business from your phone is becoming much more of a possibility.

Whether you’re on a long commute on the train, or stuck on a weekend retreat away from your computer, here are 5 ways you can use your smartphone to manage your business.

1: Manage Your Website’s Content

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Image from blog.squarespace.com

Squarespace has a number of official apps which make it possible to easily manage your new website. Whether you want to quickly check your site’s analytics, add a new blog post or manage your squarespace commerce, these apps are perfect for managing your website on the go.

 

2: Engage On Social Media

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Image from twipemobile.com

It’s no surprise that one of the largest uses of smartphones is social media apps. Tweet, Instagram and Snapchat on the go to connect with your audience and expand your brand. Couple this with a social media scheduling app such as Buffer or Hootsuite and you can run an entire social media campaign from your phone.

 

3: Email

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Image from parprogram.com

Email is a standard function of smartphones, making it effortless to communicate with clients and collaborators. Whatever email provider you use, be it Google, Outlook or others, syncing your email to your phone is incredibly easy.

 

4: Financing

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Image from gadgethelpline.com

Easy-to-use, secure banking apps make it easy to check and balance your business finances. Send payments, manage direct debits and view your transactions, even if you’re a hundred miles away from the nearest bank.

 

5: Scheduling meetings and managing your time

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Image from fastcolabs.com

With extensive calendar functionality, you can use your phone to manage and schedule your time effectively. Schedule meetings, set reminders and reply to invitations.

Interested in doing more on the go? Let us know, we can provide you with training that will help you work smarter online.