Amazing Reasons Your Business and The Smartphone Should Be Best Friends

If you really want to do right by your company, you need to team your business up with smartphones. This is one of the healthiest and most productive relationships your company will ever enter into, and here are some reasons why.

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E-Commerce is Big

What’s the biggest emerging area of modern business? The answer is e-commerce. And this illustrates exactly why your business and smartphones need to buddy up. People are gravitating towards online shopping more and more these days. And phones play an integral part in that process. So, it’s worth considering mobile commerce within the business. Figures show us that UK consumers spent on average £1,174 online in 2015, the most in Europe. And you can guarantee that a large percentage of this was done via mobile commerce. Make sure you create an online store where mobile customers can easily buy products with just a few clicks.

Social Media Access is Crucial

The most important thing from a business perspective these days is to have social media access. Did you know that Facebook is the most visited website in the world? No, really. And, in 2012 an estimated 74% of consumers said they rely on social media to make decisions about purchases. This is a number that’s likely to be much higher now. So it’s pretty clear that social media can really make a big difference to the success of a business. Smartphones allow for instantaneous access to social media, and this is crucial. You need to be accessing your social media pages as often as possible and tweaking them. Your phone will allow you to do this on the move and improve your brand remotely.

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Connect to Everyone

Connectivity is completely ingrained in modern society. It’s something that you need to try to work on as much as you can. The good news is that these days smartphones have made connectivity much more doable. They allow you to keep in touch with clients as well as staff. Customer engagement matters so much now because there’s so much competition. Recent research has revealed that customers are spending again, but will only go with businesses they trust. And that’s why you need to connect with them and engage with them. Mobile app development is a great way of utilising your smartphone even more to connect with people. If they can access your app whenever and wherever they are this is going to greatly improve their trust.

Make Your Life Easier as Well as Your Clients’

It’s vital to make the lives of your clients easier in business, but you also need to think about yourself. As the business owner, you are the one who needs to put in the work to get to where you want to be. And that means you have got to do as much as you can to simplify things. You can use a smartphone here to great effect, by making use of apps. Now, there are so many apps that will improve the ease with which you can run your business. Download your basics like Dropbox and Evernote to help you with the admin side. There’s also this awesome app called TeamViewer that you simply must use. It allows you to access your PC at home or in the office, from your smartphone. Never miss out on sending an important email again!

Your business is your brainchild, and you need to make decisions to benefit it. One of the biggest things you have to remember is how important and useful smartphones are. These days, if you run a startup, you need to integrate smartphones in some capacity. They benefit your staff as well as your customers, so you need to form a relationship between phone and business.

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