Understanding business apps from Microsoft
Business apps are a part of Microsoft's Business Premium offerings. The apps are designed to increase productivity and enhance communication. The app descriptions below give examples of how a business app can help you manage your business.
Note: Only Business Premium account admins can access business apps.
Microsoft Invoicing is an easy to use online and mobile app for creating and sending professional looking PDF invoices to customers. With Microsoft Invoicing, you can get paid faster by seamlessly creating, editing, sending invoices, and accepting payments while on the go. You can add or edit customers and itemized lists from your phone, mark invoices as paid when you receive payment and view monthly and yearly sales. You can also synchronize your customers, products and invoices with QuickBooks online. Learn more about using Microsoft Invoicing.
With Microsoft Listings, you can grow your business online by making it easier for people to find you, learn about your business, read your reviews, and more. You can do this by publishing your business listing to Bing, Facebook, Google and Yelp. You then monitor your online presence from the Microsoft Listings dashboard, and see how your business is doing on those sites. Microsoft Listings pulls your information from your business profile. This is the information you entered when you started using Office 365. You can also update your information from the Listings dashboard. Learn more about using Microsoft Listing.
Microsoft Bookings is an online and mobile app for small businesses who provide services to customers on an appointment basis. Examples of businesses include hair salons, dental offices, spas, law firms, financial services providers, consultants, and auto shops. Learn more about using Microsoft Bookings.
Connections is an easy to use app to build customer loyalty, get new customers, and grow your business. Connections helps you build a mailing list of contacts that you can use to send targeted email campaigns to create new leads by nurturing your existing happy customers, and turning them into advocates. You can use Connections to send referrals. newsletters, offers and other promotions to your customers. Learn more about using Microsoft Connections.
Outlook Customer Manager
Outlook Customer Manager helps small businesses track and grow relationships with customers. It adds functionality to Outlook to show customer communication history, surface important tasks and reminders, and track deal activities in one place to enable teams to stay on top of customer relationships. Because Outlook Customer Manager is built into Outlook, there's no need to install or learn new software, and Outlook Customer Manager can rely on data in emails, calendar, Skype for Business, and the Office Graph. Learn more about Outlook Customer Manager.
MileIQ automatically records your drives to make it easy for you to log every deductible or reimbursable mile. Once drives are recorded, you can use the mobile app and web dashboard to view, classify, edit and report them. Learn more about using MileIQ.