The Best Apps for Business Owners

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Technology to Improve Business Performance

How many of the best apps for business owners do you have in place? The right technology can save you time and energy while improving your business performance, so do you have the right tools in place to support simplified processes and workflows, better reporting, and confident decision making? 

Migrate Your Business to the Cloud

Cloud-based tools like Quickbooks Online (QBO) will help simplify your accounting processes by automating the flow of financial information, and will give you more accurate results that you can access anytime, anywhere. Spot and address trends to improve business performance and create more time for yourself, your family, or for more of the work you enjoy.

The Best Apps for Running a Business

Quickbooks Online (QBO) integrates with over 450 apps to create a digital ecosystem that offers you secure, reliable, and meaningful information and support to ensure your business operates as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Depending on the industry you’re in and the needs and goals of your business, these apps will help you to improve your business performance often with less time and energy, and even increasing your profit. You can search for apps that integrate with QBO based on their functionality here. Some of the apps we often recommend to our clients include:


Rid yourself of shoeboxes and glove compartments full of paper receipts. Dext lets you organize and record receipts and documents digitally and saves you time by automatically categorizing and syncing your receipts with Quickbooks Online so your bookkeeping is always up to date and accurate. Instantly scan receipts with the mobile app and set up rules and guidelines for recurring or related expenses. Learn more about Dext here.


Dryrun is a forecasting tool that assists you in making better business decisions through analyzing cash flow and sales and creating budgets. Evaluate potential scenarios and compare how different choices may impact your business before making a decision. Receive easy-to-read reports that simplify your financial information visually. Learn more about Dryrun here.


For businesses that involve driving, tracking mileage is a must. TripLog automatically tracks mileage based on your GPS coordinates, analyzes fuel efficiency, and tracks your fleet. Ensure you’re reimbursing your employees for the right amount of mileage and are claiming the tax deductions you are entitled to. Access streamlined reporting and manage up to thousands of drivers easily. Learn more about TripLog here.

Quickbooks Time

Quickbooks Time is a time tracking software that lets your employees clock in and out with one click. They can take a break, change job codes, or add timesheet details instantly. Submit and approve employee time from anywhere with the app, and build schedules by jobs or shifts quickly to share with your crew. Learn more about Quickbooks Time here.


Wagepoint is built for small businesses and makes managing your payroll simple. A secure portal allows employees and contractors to easily view their paystubs, edit their banking and personal information, and access their T4s and T4As. Spend less time on data entry to pay your employees by quickly importing approved hours through Quickbooks Time or other time tracking apps, or even a CSV file. If your payroll remains consistent, an auto-approve feature lets Wagepoint take care of payroll for you automatically. Learn more about Wagepoint here.


Built for trades service oriented businesses, Jobber will help you streamline your financial processes and reduce time spent on repetitive administrative tasks by automating workflows. Provide quotes, issue invoices, and accept payments on the spot, improving efficiency tremendously. It can also help improve your close ratio and profit, and manage service call dispatching and work orders in one convenient location. Learn more about Jobber here.

SOS Inventory

SOS Inventory manages sales orders, assemblies, traceability, and more for multiple locations. It integrates with a number of major e-commerce shopping carts and shipping vendors and works seamlessly with QBO. The program is user friendly and accessible on any device, allowing you to manage your inventory anywhere, anytime. Learn more about SOS Inventory here.

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