10 Essential iPad Apps for Businesses

I wouldn’t hesitate to say that the iPad 2 has been one of the most valuable inventions of the modern digital age, certainly for me personally :) It is lightweight, extremely portable, versatile in which it gives you access to a vast library of apps and productivity tools, from games to convenience and apps to essential business apps. Talking of iPad apps for businesses and productivity tools, today I’d like to share with you 10 essential, more over, my personal favourite iPad apps for businesses, enjoy.

If you want to check out our short and somewhat deflated review on the iPad 2 and to find out how useful it can be, from a blogger’s perspective, then you can check out Fabrizio’s review here on his personal blog XtremeBlogger.net!

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Ok, let’s take a look at some of these essential iPad apps for businesses.

HootSuite for iPad

HootSuite is a powerful social media dashboard for those wanting to carryout all their social media interventions in one place. Key features include a customizable user interface, multi-column, multi-touch, swipe-able interface, schedule tweets or Facebook updates, check in on Foursquare, update multiple accounts at once, view searches, lists, and more… Track statistics, share photos, import Twitter lists and explore trending topics.

Download HootSuite for your iPad

WordPress for iPad

WordPress lovers are going to love this app, if you’re not aware that you can actually update your WordPress blog from your iPad, this app will do just that. This is one of the most popular apps on the iPad and more over you can use this app to manage both your WordPress.com hosted blogs and your self-hosted WordPress.org blogs (hosted with your own web host of preference).

Download WordPress for the iPad


This app lets you tap into your online meetings straight from your iPad.

Download WebEx for iPad

iWork for iOS

iWork for iPad offers you three key productivity apps: Keynote, Pages and Numbers, which are all great to take your work with you on the go. Keynote is a powerful presentation app whilst Pages is an essential word processor app and Numbers is an innovative spreadsheet app.

Download Keynote for iPad

Download Pages for iPad

Download Numbers for iPad

Memeo Connect Reader

This is an awesome app that allows you to import important documents including MS Office, Apple iWorks (Keynote, Pages and Numbers) & PDF documents, even view photos and videos too.

Download Memeo Connect Reader for iPad


FaceTime is a popular app freely available on many Apple products and allows you to make video calls to anyone else using an iPod, iPhone 4 or an iPad with FaceTime enabled.

Download FaceTime for iOS

Documents To Go

Documents To Go® is a complete office suite which enables you to access your files in Microsoft Office®. The premium version of the software allows you to VIEW/EDIT/SYNC your cloud files with support to Google Docs, Dropbox, Box.net, iDisk & SugarSync and much more…

Download Documents To Go for iPad

Fuze Meeting

This is a free meeting app that is also upgradeable to host more than a two participant meeting. Run your sales meeting from home or abroad with this essential business app.

Download Fuze Meeting for iPad

LinkedIn for iPad

LinkedIn is a professional social networking site for businesses which many of you will be aware of, with this app you can rest assure that you’ll always be able to keep tabs on all your professional networking exploits on LinkedIn.

Download LinkedIn for iPad

iAnnotate PDF

Last but not least, iAnnotate is one of the best, and industry leading PDF annotation apps available on the market for iPad, with a host of essential tools and features. Features include full library search, continuous page scrolling and drag and drop customization.

Download iAnnotate PDF for iPad