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8 Handy Business Apps That Every Entrepreneur Should Have

By May 28, 2014March 7th, 2023Blog, Technology News

man-335401_640Entrepreneurs are a breed apart. The entrepreneurial spirit is not something you can teach; you’ve either got it or you haven’t. Having said that, technology can help to sharpen and enhance your natural skills. Below, you’ll find a marvelous collection of apps that, once you begin using them, you’ll wonder how you ever got by without them. Read on, and prepare to be amazed.


Quite possibly the best organizational app under the sun, Evernote is one of those things that you either “get” or you don’t. At first glance, you see a simple note taking tool, and it’s definitely that, but it’s also a lot more. You’re not just limited to taking text based notes. It gives you the ability to take voice based notes, tag them, and create a searchable, web based personal database of everything you’ve made notes on. It’s an absolutely masterful application that you’ll quickly find yourself addicted to.


Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could go to a single place to track the comings and goings of all your competitors? Would it shock you to know that such a tool already exists? It does! With a few taps and clicks, you can filter out all the noise and be left with an incredibly rich data stream that contains only the information you want, and none of the noise.

Free WiFi Finder

You’d be amazed at how many free WiFi hotspots there. They’re all around you. Everywhere, and this app will show you exactly where they are. If you need to be connected 24/7, then simply put, you need this app.


With this app, you can electronically sign documents, store them and their history to give you an audit trail. Simple and secure. No frills, no fuss. Simple and elegant.

SurePayroll (Mobile Payroll)

Because an entrepreneur is often required to wear any number of hats, including that of payroll manager. This is a wonderfully useful app can calculate wages, deductions, and payroll taxes. It can also issue checks and/or direct deposit funds to your employees and provide round the clock access to payroll related files. Talk about a business in a box.


If you want a single source to be able to access and manage your personal financial data, record expenses, manage savings plans, and create your budget all from your hand held device, this is the app you want, and the only one you need.


This remarkable little app enables you to save content. All kinds of content of any length. Even better, it doesn’t just save them, it saves and synchs to all your mobile devices. No need to worry about which device you saved that million dollar idea on. Keep them all in one place and never lose track of anything.

FedEx Office

Need to put a presentation together for your next big meeting? From wherever you are, you can send documents to the FedEx office nearest you to have them printed and turned into a beautiful presentation package. All you’ve got to do is send someone around to pick up the finished goods.

Jason Manteiga

Jason J. Manteiga, Vice President of Olmec Systems, has been part of the company for over the past 20 years. He believes that having a great work environment and supportive team, is the ultimate key to success. Since being in the IT realm for over 25 years, Jason, along with Olmec Systems, has been on the Inc. 5000 “List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Channel Futures MSP 501 “Top Managed Service Providers in North America,” along with other awards and nominations. Jason earned his Bachelor Degree in Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also holds certifications in Microsoft MCSE, VMWare VCP, and Cisco CCNA. In his spare time, Jason is a contributor for The Center for Social & Legal Research (Privacy Exchange) and a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. His hobbies include cycling and kayaking. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters and son.