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It’s tough running a business. There are a ton of responsibilities. Not to mention all of the paperwork. It can get overwhelming. Thankfully, we live in the modern era which means you have more tools than ever before to help you succeed. Let’s take a look at some of the best business apps for Android.


Asana

Price: Free / $8.33 per member per month
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Asana is one of those business apps that everyone should try. It's a to-do manager that allows you to assign tasks to all of your people. You can add as many subsections as needed, assign tasks directly, and add comments as well as attachments. You can use it for free with basic features for up to 15 people or pay $8.33 per month per person for the complete package. It's simply fantastic, especially for small teams.
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Business Card Holder

Price: Free / $4.99
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Business Card Holder is a simple application that does what it says. You can use it to enter in business card information of your various clients and also your business contacts. You have to enter them in manually which is a little time consuming. However, the Material Design interface makes it a breeze to find that information once it's there. Unless your Rolodex has thousands of cards in it, this is definitely the way to go. It's also free to download.
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10 best business apps for Android

CamScanner

Price: Free / $4.99 per month / $49.99 per year
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CamScanner is a very useful tool. It essentially turns your camera into a scanner. With it, you can scan in things like invoices, business cards, documents, and other paperwork that needs digitized. It also includes an easy search for documents you've scanned in, the ability to print or fax documents (for a nominal fee), and it even comes with cross-platform syncing. In the digital age, an app like this can be useful and invaluable. You can also download an app like Adobe Acrobat (which lets you digitally sign PDF documents) and you'll be able to handle every document out there without a problem.
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Evernote

Price: Free / $3.99-$7.99 per month / $34.99-$69.99 per year
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Evernote is an excellent app for getting stuff done. It's essentially a note taking app that allows you to add stuff like images, video, audio, lists, and more. On top of that, you can share those notes with collaborators. This is a great way to stay organized and transfer information between a team of people. As an individual service, it's not so great anymore. Adding this to your collection of business apps does help justify the cost some. It has two pricing tiers with a $3.99/month and a $7.99/month option.
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Google Drive Suite

Price: Free / Varies
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Google has a delightful suite of office oriented apps joined under the Google Drive banner. You'll have support for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, PDFs, images, and a whole lot more. They are all also cross-platform supported so you can use them on the web or on mobile. Because of this, it's a great one-stop shop for all of that basic office stuff. Google Drive itself is a cloud storage app that gives you 15GB for free or you can pay for more. It also all integrates into Gmail and Google Calendar. They are powerful business apps and also almost entirely free.
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Google My Business

Price: Free
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Google My Business helps you make your business visible on Google Search and Google Maps. This is important because that's pretty much how people find out about stuff these days. The app lets you update facts about your business like your hours of operation, name, and address. You can even manage multiple locations if need be. It's a small thing, but a lot of people are going to run into you on those services. Because of this, it's important that your business looks good there.
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10 best business apps for Android

Microsoft Office Suite

Price: Free / $6.99 per month
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Microsoft has a suite of apps similar to that of Google Drive. You'll have the name brand stuff like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on both mobile and on the web. An Office 365 subscription also nets you cloud storage on Microsoft OneDrive as well as additional tools. On top of that, business apps like Office Lens can provide additional functionality for your everyday business life. It's a lot more complex than Google Drive, but it also costs a little bit more as well.
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PayPal

Price: Free
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Every business has to deal with money and PayPal can help with that. A ton of businesses use PayPal to manage transactions and invoices. Sometimes, it's also even used to pay employees. You can set up a business account where you can accept payments and also make them. The mobile version comes with fingerprint support, the ability to check your PayPal (and PayPal Credit balance), and more. It's not perfect, but it's a good baseline experience.
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Slack

Price: Free / $6.67 per user per month / $12.50 per user per month
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Slack is a business-oriented chat application. What makes Slack special is its impressive modularity. You can create an almost unlimited number of chat channels and put whoever you need to in each one. Therefore, your marketing team can be separate from your engineers, etc. It also includes plugin support from a variety of services, including Asana, Giphy (because fun is important too), and many, many others. On top of all of that, Slack also supports conference calling, document sharing, and a chatbot that does stuff for you. If you need only the basics, you can use the app for free. Those that have larger teams or need more services have two service plans to choose from.
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Square Register

Price: Free (kind of)
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Square Register is an app that lets you accept money from other people. A lot of businesses use this as a point-of-sale system. You can get a Square magnetic stripe reader which plugs into your device and customers can just swipe it there to make payments. It's a free system to use, although Square does take a 2.75% cut of every purchase made. The app also lets you track inventory, send receipts, apply discounts, issue refunds, and check out real-time sales data. Since it's easy to use and cheap to get, that makes it one of the better business apps for new and small businesses.
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