5 Useful iPhone Apps for Business Networking
1. Meet People with Happening
Happening brings nearby events from Yahoo's Upcoming.org service to your pocket.?TechCrunch: "The Upcoming app Yahoo should have built"
This is a great little app for quickly finding events that are happening in your local area, but not just for your local area ... just enter a city name in the search field and BAM
2. Exchange Information using LinkedIn
LinkedIn for iPhone puts your professional network just a touch away. Walk into any interview or client meeting with the ability to look up the details and connect with over 70 million professionals worldwide. Get the latest updates and messages from your network and keep them up-to-date with your status in real-time.
3. Meet in the middle using MeetMe
There’s nothing more annoying than emailing back and forth with a colleague to try to figure out where to meet up for coffee, lunch or drinks. For these situations, there’s MeetMe ($0.99), an app designed to help people meet in the middle. You input two locations (or use your current location and input your colleague’s address) and it locates suitable venues in the middle. The search can be narrowed down by type of venue, and you can store contacts and venues in your favorites for future use. From there, you can email directions to yourself and your colleague. The only thing left to do is meet up and have a good time.
4. Organize Business cards with Worldcard Mobile
For scanning business cards onto your iPhone, WorldCard Mobile stands out" WorldCard Mobile is the leading business card recognition system for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It instantly recognizes the captured data from business cards and sorts it into organized fields which are then added directly into your contact list! Just point your camera at the card, take a picture, and WorldCard Mobile puts it into your contact list!
5. Manage relationships with Contacts Journal
Keep track of your conversations with Contacts Journal, a Contacts Relationship Management (CRM) software, for your business, professional and personal use