It can be difficult to get important work done while on a trip for business. You have to deal with hotel Internet connections that can be maddeningly unreliable. It’s difficult to chat with your important clients when you find yourself stuck in business meetings all day, and e-mails that you normally reply to instantly fall through the cracks while you are soaring from one airport to another. Thankfully business travelers can make use of several apps and tech tools which make working while on business trips a little easier. If you’re taking a long business trip, here are a couple tools that will make life easier for you. Your co-workers will thank you.
GroupMe: If you have just closed a deal and want to update your whole team back home, GroupMe is perfect. After setting up a list of coworkers or contacts, you can send a single text message to all of them simultaneously. This will save you considerable time as you won’t have to send every person a text after the meeting.
Belkin Mini Surge Protector DUAL USB Charger: With this powerful tool you can instantly charge all of your mobile devices at once. It comes with three AC outlets and two USB outlets, as well as being a surge protector. You can see how this would come in handy!
Campfire: If you need to talk, not just send a quick text, to your whole team, you can use the Campfire app. It lets you set up a chat room with any amount of people you want. Everyone in the group will be able to see all of the messages people are sending. You can even make conference calls with it!