Does anyone run their business from an iPhone Plus when traveling?

by fin
10 replies
I use an iPad Mini atm, but thinking of upgrading for portability issues.

Wondering if there are tons of limitations.
#business #iphone #run #traveling
  • Profile picture of the author time4vps
    Yes, it depends what software your are using and if this software/programs are mobile friendly. You need to analyze your work tools first and then decide.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brad Gosse
    I can do most of my business (Skype, Email, Money management, Social media) from my phone. So often I leave my MacBook behind when I travel. The only thing I can't do is create graphics content.
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  • Profile picture of the author James McAllister
    Well, I do what I need to do when I need to do it given the options I have. I always have my iPhone on me, but if I know I'm going to be gone a long time I usually bring a laptop. Most things can wait until I get home.
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  • Profile picture of the author shaffadell
    I know of someone that can maintain a large chunk of their business when travelling abroad. Something in the way of sending out automated mass email marketing campaigns via Aweber and then corresponding through email.

    I guess it really depends on how simplistically you run your day to day affairs, and if you can maintain a similar level of workload when away from your main machine (laptop or office computer)
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex The Lion
    It's never going to be as good as a laptop or computer, though compared to an iPad, I can't see you finding too many issues.
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  • Profile picture of the author fin
    Instead of clicking thanks on every comment, I'll just thank you all here.

    I've never owned a smartphone before, so good to know it's possible.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex The Lion
    Anything is possible, mobile is certainly not optimal though.

    Mobile is perfect for quick tasks while standing in que or on a short commute.

    Even for simple tasks such as replying to tweets, having a keyboard and a full screen browser would dramatically increase your productivity.
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  • Profile picture of the author RS3RS
    Depends on what you need to do.

    Respond to some emails, manage finances, make some calls? Fine, a phone will do.

    But for most of us, running a digital business means doing strategic planning (spreadsheets, etc.), writing content, configuring hosting details, doing outreach, and a bunch of things I could never do on a phone without going insane.

    Personally, I'd much prefer a small laptop with data tethered to the phone. But your needs may be drastically different.
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    They are too small for me to work with, but that is just me. I could probably use one to check stuff and reply to emails, but all the other stuff is done at home on laptop or desk top

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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Tablet for me if I'm in the passenger seat and I need to work on something related to my site. But if I'm out at lunch or out on the town, and I get a sale and a quick customer question... I just use my cell phone (iPhone) to handle the situation. (Along with the micro SD card)
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