Plane travel and “windshield time” is fact-of-life for many busy business professionals these days. For Execs “on the go,” sometimes remembering to do the simple things is a trick, much less remembering to write down ideas, tasks.
Ever had a “flash of brilliance” while driving down the freeway? Or thought of a solution to a nagging problem when there’s not a darn thing to write on (or with)? This handy dandy little application may just be the solution! Dragon Dictation allows you to record a short message then send it via text message, email, Facebook, Twitter or you can save it for use at a later date.
Use travel time to improve your brain or do some research! Audible is a great tool for listening to books while driving, commuting, or just plain waiting somewhere. If you’re not sure you’ll like the audio format, you can try Audible free for 30 days and this includes one free audio download. The cool perk is that “drive time” becomes “education time” with over 100,000 titles to choose from. This app is handy for using dead time to learn a new skill, keep up on trends, or just plain entertain yourself.
Always forgetting to log things like mileage and meals to your business expenses? Keep track of all your business expenses on-the-go with Outright, here you can add and edit your transactions when away from your computer. Outright, the free online bookkeeping application for small businesses, organizes all your small business finances in one place – eBay, Etsy, PayPal, Amazon, bank and credit cards.