“App”-lify Your Business

Tablets and other mobile devices have made it easier than ever for business owners, and employees, to work away from the office.  If you are looking for some innovate apps to help you manage your business while you’re away from the office, check out these three free apps:

1. Dropbox.com – Store information “in the cloud” and have the ability to access files and documents on any device that has the app installed.  Easily create folders that you can share with outside parties and staff, especially great for businesses whose staff telecommutes.

2. Mint.com – Manage financial accounts and loans to help you track your spending trends. This app is useful in setting financial goals and helping you achieve them by monitor your spending/income accounts.

3. GoToMeeting.com – Attend and schedule GoToMeeting online sessions on your mobile device from any location.  This app can also sync with file sharing software like Dropbox.

Looking to start or grow your business?

We at the Orange County Inland Empire SBDC, are here to help you with every aspect of your business to help it grow and become successful.
Give us a call at 1-800-616-7232 or schedule a quick, 15-minute intake appointment at ociesbdc.org/consultation to see how we can help you start, grow, and succeed.

“App”-lify Your Business

Mike Daniel is the network director of the Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network, which assists aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners throughout Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Mike was formerly the director of the SBDC office at Long Beach City College. As business owner and entrepreneur himself, he started his career as the owner of a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory location in Manhattan Beach and went on to open a second location in Long Beach in 2001. In 2007, Mike sold the Manhattan Beach store for an above-market offer then invested in several additional locations as a minority shareholder. Mike further expanded his candy empire with venture located in Shoreline Village in Long Beach called Sugar Daddies Sweet Shoppe, based on fill-it yourself candy options.

Mike has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton.