June 18, 2011Grab your gadgets and check out the top 20 iPad and iPhone apps for entrepreneurs, as recommended by brandmakersnews.com —applications developed with your hectic lifestyle in mind. Here are the top 10:1. HBR Tips—Keep your entrepreneurial skills sharp with tips from the Harvard Business Review. 2. iTalk Recorder—You can easily record whatever you’re listening to. Just playback the audio and catch the details later.3. Dragon Dictation—Send text messages and emails by speaking into your phone. It recognizes your voice, and does the typing for you.4. FileViewer—Get instant access to documents on your computer. The FileViewer app lets you access, organize, and send files straight from your iPhone.5. ScanBizCards—Throw out your Rolodex. The ScanBizCards app scans business cards and sends the contact information to your address book. 6. FreeConferenceCall—Come together virtually with the FreeConferenceCall app. Just dial into your assigned number, send out access codes to your participants, hit the record button, and chat away.7. VehiCal—Track mileage and expenses like tolls, parking costs, repairs, gas prices and more to help you get the reimbursements you’re entitled to.8. eWifi—Find an internet connection wherever you are. The eWifi app scans the area, shows you the available networks, and connects to the strongest signal to get you up and running fast.9. Siri Assistant—Need a personal assistant? The Siri Assistant app helps you make dinner reservations, find movie times, book taxis, and more. Just say what you need and watch Siri work.10. AroundMe—Locates your position and highlights the nearest stores, gas stations, coffee shops, banks, restaurants, and hotels in your immediate area. Make your selection and AroundMe will map out the route to guide you there.To learn about more time-saving apps for the business owner on the go, click here.We want to hear from you. Tell us which iPad and iPhone apps work best for you and your business.
You may be completely proficient at decoding emojis on social media and in text messages, but for many of us, figuring out what other people’s facial expressions mean can be quite a challenge. Here’s a quick rundown of how to interpret different facial stances based on research from people-communicating.com:
Summer will be here before you know it! If you are a working parent with school-aged children, you know that it can also mean pretty steep bills for childcare and summer camp. However, you may be able to soften the hit to your family’s budget if these services qualify for the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit.
Quite often we can get so wrapped up in checking projects off the company’s to-do list that we forget to recognize the labor that went into each accomplishment. Acknowledging milestones provides opportunity to show appreciation to the employees who helped you achieve them...