In Pictures: 20 essential business apps for iPhone...
Available on Android too? Yes
Are you worried that your competitors are beating you because they're more social media savvy, or they've jumped on some new social media platform that you don't even know about? Perch is a sneaky competitive intelligence app that helps you monitor the social-media activity of your competitors, so you can trump them in real time. The app gathers the Facebook posts, Yelp reviews, tweets and Internet deals of other businesses and streams them to your phone. If you see a competitor offering a deal, you can counter with a deal of your own.
In Pictures: 20 essential business apps for iPhone and iPad