There are many iPhone applications that can help a
small business owner run their company. Find the top 10 iPhone apps that can
help maintain your company’s social media marketing campaign as well as keep
you in touch with employees, business partners and clients.
The iPhone is not just a fun phone to
have. It’s actually a great tool for business owners. Among the millions of
apps available, there’s some that are very useful for businesses, especially if
you are a small business owner who needs to stay on top of things. Since social
networking has reached an all time high, it was only a matter of time before
the need to stay connected through your iPhone became a must. The rise of
social media has helped news spread like wildfire and in order to keep up with
the newest topics, you’ll need to download these 10 social apps for your iPhone
as soon as possible.
1. Facebook: The Facebook for
iPhone app currently has 45,907,786 active users, a number that is growing
every day. This app will allow you to keep up with your business’s Facebook fan
page wherever you are. Check out your news feed, update your profile, check
your messages and see what your fans are saying about your company all from
your mobile phone.
2. LinkedIn: LinkedIn for the
iPhone allows you to put your professional network in the palm of your hands,
literally. Connect with over 50 million professionals worldwide in real-time.
Imagine yourself walking into a client meeting with the ability to look up the
profile of your new contact and make a permanent connection online. The
LinkedIn app allows you to find the person, information or company that can
help you close a deal and allows you to get the latest updates from your
contacts, interact and respond to them any time from any location.
3. Hootsuite: Use your Hootsuite
iPhone app to manage multiple Twitter accounts, update your Facebook profile
and fan pages, translate Twitter messages from over 50 languages and schedule
messages to send. You can also add geo-location coordinates to your tweets to
let your employees and customers know where you are.
4. WordPress: Manage your
company blog from your iPhone with the WordPress for iPhone app. Moderate
comments and create and edit posts and pages quickly and easily from any
5. Foursquare: Keep up with your
Foursquare account from your iPhone with this app. You’ll be able to see where
your employees, friends and clients are in your city or surrounding cities. Get
notification updates to your phone too. Also you’ll be able to view a social
city-guide that helps you find nearby places that will reward you for stopping
by or near. It’s easy to become the “mayor” of your favorite spot when you can
update your account from your phone.
6. Twitteriffic: This Twitter app features a built-in browser that lets you follow
tweeted links without leaving the application. Users can post tweets to their
account, view other tweets from contacts and update a location. There’s a free
(ad-supported) version as well as a paid version.
7. Myspace: The Myspace iPhone
app allows you to stay in touch with your social network, send and receive
messages, view your contacts and read their statuses as well as upload photos from
8. YouTube: Browse and view
millions of videos from any location on your mobile phone with the YouTube
iPhone app. Access account favorites and playlists, search for videos, share
and comment on videos and upload videos while on the go.
9. Mashable: This app allows
you to keep up with the latest coverage from Mashable’s Web site wherever you
may be. The Mashable app allows you to have the most current information on the
Web 2.0 and social media world sent right to your mobile phone.
10. StumbleUpon: Use the StumbleUpon
app to get the best stories on the Web sent right to your phone. Every time you
click Stumble!, you will be shown sites that have been chosen just for you
based on the preferences you set. Youll also be able to see which sites
millions of users recommend. Keep up with the best news in your industry with
Using these social networking apps will keep you connected
to the news in your industry as well as allow you to engage your employees,
clients and potential customers, whether you’re sitting in traffic or sipping
coffee brainstorming your next big business move.