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36 Apps Every Sales Rep Needs on Their Phone in 2018

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Salespeople are constantly on the go, whether they're meeting with clients, flying out to give a presentation, or running to a team training. With this in mind, mobile access to sales systems aren't just a nice to have -- they're a necessity.

But besides company software, salespeople can also download productivity, educational, travel, sales tools, and other just plain useful apps for work to optimize their time away from their desks.

Here are 36 of our favorites.

Best Mobile Apps for Sales Reps

1) Slack

  • Workspace, Free; Standard, $6.67/month/user; Plus, $12.50/month/user
  • iOS | Android

Keep in touch with your colleagues -- or clients -- with this handy chat app.

2) LinkedIn

Don't walk into a meeting without looking at the person's LinkedIn profile first. With the mobile app, there's no excuse.

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3) Twitter

Live tweet conferences, and watch your industry followers multiply.

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4) 30/30

Your to-do list looks a lot less scary when broken up into 30-minute chunks. Enter your tasks into 30/30, allot the necessary amount of time to each, and kick procrastination to the curb.

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5) Profit Story

Wondering how much the margin will be on a proposed deal? Calculate this along with a slew of other profit-based metrics with Profit Story.

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6) HubSpot Sales

  • HubSpot Sales, Free; HubSpot Sales Start, $50/month; HubSpot Sales Pro, $400/month
  • iOS | Android | Chrome

Get real time notifications of when prospects or customers open your emails.

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7) vTie

If you're going to wear a suit to a client's office, you should probably pair it with a tie. But ... err ... how does a tie get tied again? With step-by-step visuals, vTie comes to the rescue. By the way, this app isn't just for men -- ladies look pretty sharp in ties, too.

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8) CamCard

  • Team, $5/month/user; Business, $12/month/user
  • iOS | Android

Salespeople collect a ton of business cards. But what if they leave them at the hotel? Scores of potential prospects lost in one fell swoop. CamCard digitizes cards with a simple photo and automatically saves the information to your phone's contacts.

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9) Keynote

No need to pull out your laptop to work on your pitch deck. Just download Keynote and unleash your creative artistry.

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10) Close the Sale

But let's back up. Maybe your buyer is almost ready to sign -- they just need that one final nudge. Salesperson extraordinaire Grant Cardone's app contains video tips on closing in virtually any situation.

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Sales Tracking Apps

11) Mobile CRM app

Whichever CRM your company uses, get the associated app. You'll be so glad you did when you're not stuck updating the CRM on your computer after a long day of meetings or calls -- just pull out your phone, and add info as you go.

HubSpot CRM user? Download the iOS app here. Don't use a CRM? Get HubSpot CRM -- it's free.

12) Doc Scan

Snap a picture of a document, and get a neatly packaged PDF or JPG in return.

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13) Dropbox

  • Standard, $12.50/month/user starting at 3 users; Advanced, $20/month/user starting at 3 users; Enterprise pricing available upon request
  • iOS | Android

Need to send or receive a large file when you don't have a laptop at your disposal? Enter Dropbox's mobile app. Never see a "this file is too large to send" error message from your phone again.

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14) eSignature app

When a prospect is ready to commit to a contract, a rep is going to get them to sign, come hell or high water. If your organization uses an eSignature system such as DocuSign or Adobe EchoSign, make sure to download the corresponding mobile app to enable prospects to sign wherever, whenever, and however.

Note-Taking Apps for Salespeople

15) Evernote

  • Basic, Free; Plus, $34.99/year; Premium, $69.99/year; Business, $12.00/month/user
  • iOS | Android

Need to jot notes at a meeting or conference? Evernote has you covered. The mobile app also tags notes by location, so you can easily place a particular memo if you forgot to add a title.

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16) Dragon

  • Free trial; $15/month; $150/year; Enterprise pricing available upon request
  • iOS | Android

Not into written notes? Dragon automatically translates voice memos into text. Ditto that for text messages and emails.

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17) Wunderlist

  • Wunderlist, Free; Wunderlist Pro, $4.99/month; Wunderlist Business, $4.99/month/user
  • iOS | Android | Chrome

Ditch the easily lost post-it notes and digitize your to-do list with Wunderlist. The app also allows list sharing if you're collaborating with a prospect or coworker on a project.

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18) QuickVoice

Record the meeting, conference session, or keynote speech to make sure you don't forget what was said and exactly how it was said later on.

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Knowledge-Based Apps for Salespeople

19) Mind Tools

Build your business skills with mini articles on leadership, decision making, and communication, among others.

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20) Skill-Pill

Same idea, but different delivery method: video.

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21) Feedly

  • Basic, Free; Pro, $5.41/month; Team, $18/month/user
  • iOS | Android

Traveling is not an excuse to fall behind on your industry news. Subscribe to your favorite blogs on Feedly and peruse them on the go via the RSS reader's mobile app.

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22) Pocket

  • Pocket, Free; Pocket Premium, $44.99/year
  • iOS | Android

Or if you don't have time to read at the moment and want to bookmark an article for later, tuck it away in Pocket and pull it up when you have a chance.

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23) SmartUp

Even if you have no entrepreneurial aspirations, salespeople would be wise to study up on business basics. Earn your mini MBA with SmartUp.

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Car Saleperson Apps

24) Pulse Auto Dealer

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Reach your customers 24/7 with this app. Once downloaded, it will automate and personalize communication with your prospects, deepening relationships and fostering new sales.

25) DealApp Vantage

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Attract and attain more customers uing advanced mobile marketing. The app can be personalized for every dealer, so your app stands out from the rest. Send out push notifications, get your customers to download your app, and more.

26) AutoPoint Driver Connect

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Another app for building customer-to-dealer relationships, this one boasts one-of-a-kind, user-friendly functionality, dealer personalization, and a streamlined layout.

27) NADA MarketValues

  • NADA Values, $50/month; AuctionNet Data, $50/month; Values + Data, $100/month
  • iOS | Android

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Access NADA Values, AuctionNet® data, and vehicle history reports from Experian AutoCheck®and CARFAX®.

Traveling Salespeople Apps

28) Time Buddy

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This app makes it easy to schedule meetings in any time zone. Tap to schedule meetings and it'll automatically update timezones for participants. Plus, it overlays with Google calendar to make it even easier to use.

29) Expensify

  • Individual, Free; Team, $5/month/active user; Corporate, $9/month/active user
  • iOS | Android

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From receipt scanning to reimbursements, Expensify's got you covered on the go, so you don't wind up with a suitcase full of receipts to wade through when you get home.

30) WhatsApp Messenger

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This free messaging app uses your phone's internet connection to let you send message and make calls anywhere in the world. It's especially helpful in countries where Facebook and Google are banned.

31) Google Maps

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You're probably familiar with this one, but download the app to make sure you never lose track of where you are or where you need to be.

32) XE Currency

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Get instant access to live exchange rates and charts, plus monitor your favorite currencies for immediate notification.

33) Yelp

A rep's gotta eat. Use Yelp to find the best restaurants in whatever locale you find yourself in.

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34) TripIt

  • Tripit, Free; TripIt Pro, $49/year
  • iOS | Android

Toggling back and forth among flight confirmations, car rental information, and restaurant reservations when you're traveling can be annoying. To make your day that much easier, TripIt synthesizes your various daily confirmations into a centralized itinerary.

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35) SpotHero

Never be late to a meeting because you can't find a place to park again. SpotHero enables drivers to search for a spot near their destination and book it in advance of their arrival.

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36) Uber/Lyft

If a rental car isn't a part of your business trip, you'll probably need a ride every once in a while. Instead of hailing a taxi, use Uber or Lyft to summon a driver to your exact location. And forget fumbling with cash -- the apps synch with your credit card and automatically charge you upon arrival.

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