How to Run a Business From Your Tablet

first_img Facebook Tumblr LinkedIn How to Run a Business From Your Tablet Email on July 8, 2014 E-Headlines Twittercenter_img According to the American Barista and Coffee School, Oregon is the new Mecca for coffee and cafes. With a coffee shop on every corner, today’s entrepreneur has new opportunities in mobile business. E-commerce and free Wi-Fi have made office fronts obsolete for many business models. Many businesses, especially services, can be run from a tablet as long as you have Internet connection and the right applications.Google DriveHandling all of your business operations from a tablet requires some form of remote storage and sharing. Tablets are amazing devices, but they are not designed to hold large amounts of data locally. The Apple iPad maxes out at 128 MB, which is plenty if you combine it with remote storage like Google Drive. Using Drive, you can save a document, share it and work on it interactively with others. Google Drive serves as your mobile productivity application.QuickbooksThe next thing that your tablet-powered mobile office will need is accounting software. Intuit’s Quickbooks is plenty powerful for most small to medium sized businesses. Quickbooks allows you to sync your phone, tablet and computer so that you can handle your business accounting and payroll online. With the Quickbooks app, you can invoice clients, track sales and monitor expenses. Using this information, you can work with your accountant, create financial statements and pay your IRS liabilities.PayPalThough Quickbooks has a point of sales component, PayPal’s is more robust. With more than 110 million users, PayPal is a logical choice for POS. Their app allows you to take credit card payments with a card scanner attachment, which allows you to swipe cards wherever you may be standing. Another advantage of PayPal is that you can offer direct money transfer through the users PayPal account, and this does not require a credit card for payment. Furthermore, PayPal has a strong social media presence, offering buttons and links for your e-commerce sites.LocalVoxYour mobility run business needs marketing, and social media marketing is a great, cost-effective way to deliver your marketing message. Unfortunately, it can be very time consuming. With over 500 social media networks, it is a good idea to roll all of your social media into one, managed marketing campaign. LocalVox brings together all of your social media, delivering a consistent marketing message. It offers an analytic component so that you can see how many people viewed your information and what type of feedback it received. Of course, all of this can be done on your tablet.Apps To Make AppsIf you do not see the app that you need, then make your own. Oregon mobile app consultant Cloud Four recommends creating cohesive processes over your entire work environment. Creating an app is a fast and easy way of patching holes in your production platform. If you need help, AppMakr is an app to help make an app, and they promise that no coding is required. Instead, they have a drag and drop system to make your app development quick and simple. If the application is really spectacular, you even can sell it for extra revenue. Pinterest Google+ Share. 0 By CBNlast_img