Happy Friday, everyone! Are you using your Smartphone to the greatest of its ability? This week we will help with maximize your marketing output on your Smartphone. We have compiled five great mobile apps that will make doing business on the go even easier. Apps that will help you analyze data, increase productivity, reach your followers on social channels, and edit photos to create sharable content are all touched upon. Many of these apps are available in the Apple and Android app stores (links included below) so there is no excuse not to make these apart of your mobile arsenal.
Track your website’s Google Analytics with the Analytiks app. The app supports up to sixteen sites and converts your Google Analytics into beautiful infographics. Track key metrics to see your websites progress on the go. All the key Google Analytics metrics are supported on this app which makes it a must have for any marketer.
If you have a Smartphone you probably have the Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn mobile apps. It is difficult to track all your social media accounts for different apps. With HootSuite you are able to have all of your social accounts in one app. The app boasts many of the same features it does in the desktop app. This is particularly good when users are mentioning your brand on social channels you will be able to send a speedy reply. HootSuite is a perfect complement for your HootSuite web account.
CardMunch Business Card Reader
The folks at LinkedIn know how to network. They do it so well in fact they have created the CardMunch Business Card reader app to convert business cards to address contacts and add them as connections on your LinkedIn account. The card-capture functionality allows for fast card scanning which encourages networking. This would be a perfect app to download to in anticipation for the FutureM conference coming up in Boston this October.
You can still be productive out of the office thanks to the GoToMeeting app. Join, host or schedule a meeting on your Smartphone instantly. The app also allows you to view slide presentations, design mockups, spreadsheet reports and whatever meeting presenter choose to share onscreen. New features allow you to present content using your mobile browser, email attachments, ShareFile or Dropbox on your iPad.
Platforms: iOS, Android
Now that you have a Smartphone you have the capability to take a photo anywhere. To take the next step to making your photos look professional without paying the professional cost. The Pixlr-o-Matic app allows you to add filters, effects, and borders to turn your ordinary photo into a shareable piece of content. We used the Pixlr-o-Matic to edit pictures of our quarterly company meeting. See how great they turned out on our Facebook page.