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The much-anticipated release of the Apple Watch has come and gone. However, reviews are still piling in to determine which apps for the watch are worth the download.

We found a comprehensive list of Apple Watch apps which describe all 63 available currently for download, but we thought we would highlight the 6 that we thought were handy for the small business owner.

1. Evernote
As one of the most-used business apps already, Evernote provides a way for Apple Watch users to access their account to dictate notes, check off tasks, and get reminders. One of the most interesting features is the ability to search through the app by voice (using the microphone on the watch).

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I have always identified myself as a night owl. And while I like to pretend I’m proud of being able to watch every episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, I secretly wish I could start my day bright-eyed and bushy-tailed like some of my early-bird friends.

Most great leaders start off their day early and, according to this infographic by TollFreeForwarding.com, it only takes a few habits to condition yourself to be a morning person!

My favorite tip from this infographic is to “save the bedroom for sleep!” I know that I often lay in bed with my computer to complete work, send emails, or browse different blogs. I’m even guilty of doing the same on my cell phone. Though, this graphic points out that if you leave your bedroom for sleep only, you will help condition your body to recognize your bed as a stimulus for bedtime. In turn, this will help you fall asleep faster and sleep longer.

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It’s an overcast Friday afternoon just after lunch, so this seems like an appropriate time to talk about boosting your productivity. It’s also a great time to scour the web for great infographics, like the one you’ll find below from Middlesex University in London. Many of the university’s graduates go on to start small businesses, so to lend them a helping hand, the school created a collection of their favorite (sorry,
favourite, this is from London) apps that can make life simpler for small businesses.

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We’ve talked about the concept of
Content Marketing a lot lately. How creating and sharing relevant content can boost your web traffic, what kinds of content you can put out onto the web, and some examples of brands that are doing a great job. Today we’re going to look at a few companies that have taken content marketing to a whole new place – with branded mobile apps.

How does this apply to your small business? While it is certainly true that highly complex, flashy mobile apps can require a bit of an investment, the DIY mobile app scene has come a long way, and today there are a number of great options for small businesses.

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Today’s post comes from Webs’ Lead Analyst, Alex Mitchell.

In the past year, you may have noticed that acquisitions by the Tech Giants have really picked up.  These acquisitions by Apple, Amazon, Google, Yahoo, and Facebook are usually made for several key reasons: Talent, Technology, and/or Customers.

Facebook’s monumental acquisition of mobile-messaging service WhatsApp for $19B several weeks ago was primarily to acquire WhatApp’s user population of over 450 million.  Even more incredible than this enormous user population is how rapidly the service has grown.

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Our series on time management for small business continues today with a look at a very cool productivity app that is gaining recognition across the web. I first heard of RescueTime from a co-worker here at Webs who says that it’s incredibly helpful — now that he’s gotten over the shock of seeing how much time he actually spends on email every day.

About RescueTime
The purpose of the RescueTime application is to help you see where you are spending all of your time — the good, the bad, and the ugly. You can measure your time automatically on the computer, and also manually track your time spent doing other things. The application, downloaded from the internet, hangs out in the background on your computer and tracks your time spent on email, on various websites, and even on documents to help you understand how your time is being spent in reality — not in your own [possibly rose-colored] vision of yourself.

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