Five Apps: Android-based invoicing tools

Invoice2Go running on the Verizon-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab

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If you and your business are always on the go, you probably could benefit from an app that enables you to immediately invoice your clients. Too many mobile businesses rely on paper, email, or other non-task-specific apps or tools to invoice clients. Not only is that unprofessional, it's inefficient and a good way to forget or lose client billing information. If you have an Android tablet or smartphone, you could easily install an app designed specifically for this task and get your invoicing up to modern-day standards.

If you do a search for "invoice" on the Google Play Store, you'll come up with quite a number of hits. Out of those hits I have weeded out which of those I believe are best suited to help small business users take work on the go without missing a single bill. Let's examine these top five apps.

Five apps

1. Invoice2Go

Invoice2Go is probably my top choice is this particular list because it's not only a full featured invoice tool, it also has one of the better interfaces to help make the process of billing highly intuitive (Figure A).

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