Everyone wants to be their own boss, but not everyone follows their dream. For the few brave souls that do it’s a rocky path. Surviving in the corporate world is not easy, especially if you’re a small business owner. There are major corporations that have come before you and who have a strong foothold in the industry. You don’t have their kind of money or infrastructure, but you’ve been blessed with technology that is available to all. Truly there is no better time to be a small business owner. Here are a few iOS apps to help you manage your small business.

Online Payroll

Online Payroll

A small business can’t afford to have a payroll department. Imagine hiring people just so they can pay other people. That’s anenormous waste of money. If you don’t want to be one of the chumps who pays the payroll department, then opt for Online Payroll. It simplifies the payroll process so even you can do it. That’s in fact a good thing. Having direct control over your employee’s paycheck is beneficial. You can give someone a raise or slash someone’s salary without even breaking a sweat. That’s one of the perks of being a boss.

TurboTax SnapTax


Filing taxes is probably one of the most hectic tasks of being a business owner. As if filing your own taxes wasn’t painful enough now you have to file taxes on behalf of a company. With a company the process is even more complicated and tiresome. Fortunately for you, you’ve got TurboTax SnapTax. Now it’s time to put your camera phone to good use. All you have to do is upload pictures of the necessary papers and fill up a form. This app claims that it can help you file your taxes in 10 minutes. We encourage you to take up the challenge. It also guarantees the biggest tax returns possible.With so many benefits there’s no reason for you not to use this app.


fing ios app

Since you’ve already made the payroll department obsolete it’s time to do the same with the IT department. Your network isn’t as complicated as you think it to be and you don’t need a group of people for network support. Fing is like Bing, but instead of searching the web it searches your network. It gives you a detailed report of your network and all the devicesthat are connected to it.


dropbox app

Managing your files is always a chore and recovering it after a system crash is nearly impossible. Losing important reports and orders can really put you in a fix. As a small business you can’t afford that kind of a loss. Use Dropbox and you can drop your worries elsewhere. It’s a cloud computing system that saves your files on the World Wide Web, so you can access it from anywhere on anything. It’s a must have app for people who like to work on the go.           

So what if you don’t have the resources of your competitors? With these apps in your arsenal you don’t need them. All you need are good employees and a positive attitude,and success will be yours.

Author Bio:Nancy Baker, the author of this article, is a freelance blogger who is currently writing for, Network Essentials, which specializes in Computer network support in Charlotte. She enjoys keeping herself update with the latest market trends when not indulging in a John Grisham novel. You can also follow her on Twitter @Nancy Baker.