Best Free Small Business Software

If you're running a small company, choosing the right business apps to manage your time and your teams is fundamental. Finding software that won't break the bank, restricting the number of apps you need to download, and wondering if you can integrate everything into one place are key questions you'll need to answer. Luckily, Bitrix24 answers all those questions and much more.

What is the best app for business?

As a small business owner, you’ll need an app that covers sales, client management, invoicing, email marketing, telemarketing, document storage, file sharing, tasks, projects, planning, calendar, online meetings with videoconferencing, HR, staff management, absence chart, expense reports and much more.

Bitrix24 is a 360-degree management software that connects free small business apps for all areas of your company in one user-friendly place. You can outsource all those small, time-consuming tasks to your apps and focus on your main role, as well as getting the best out of your team.

If you’re running a small business, you usually don’t have spare cash lying around to invest in expensive software. Bitrix24 is among the best free apps for small businesses, and you can always add more features as you grow.

By implementing best practices when you launch your business, you’ll be much better prepared for growing your teams. Bitrix24 works with multiple time zones and six languages, so if you’ve set your sights on becoming international, you’re ready to go. And what’s more, you can use it on PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Unix, Linux, and Windows.

Manage tasks the easy way

How do you keep up-to-date on your team’s tasks without your own responsibilities suffering? Bitrix24’s task management app for small business allows you to work smart, not hard, when managing projects.

Organize your work and optimize your workflows with Kanban boards and Gantt charts, and share these across your team for full transparency. Get down into the details to plan your employee workload and get the best out of your people. Set tasks subtasks, and use templates for repetitive tasks to save you time as you boost productivity.

Optimize HR processes

As you manage your business, you’ll likely straddle a range of responsibilities, and having disorganized employee records is a major time sink. Boost your HR efficiency with Bitrix24’s free small business apps and automate those time-consuming tasks.

Design an onboarding process for your new employees and save it in your cloud, ready to go. Keep up-to-date training manuals that your teams can find and use when needed. You can even create a searchable employee directory and intranet with an organizational chart to take the hassle out of internal communication.Get started today

As one of the best free small business apps out there, trying Bitrix24 poses no risks and endless advantages. Sign up for free and discover how our software can streamline your business, no matter how small.

When you decide to scale things up, adapt your Bitrix24 account by customizing your apps to accommodate changes. Assign a calendar to a new manager or create your knowledge base in the cloud–it’s up to you.

* Please note that the information may have changed since the publication. For current prices and features please visit Bitrix24 pricing page.

Basic Features

  • 30+ small business apps
  • iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Unix, Linux
  • SMB management
  • Client management
  • Employee management
  • Document management
  • Time and task management
  • Cloud or self hosted (open source code access)
  • Marketplace and API

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Small Business Management

  • Searchable employee directory and intranet
  • Set organizational structure
  • Use company calendar for important events
  • Provide training manuals to your workers
  • Automate hiring/firing/onboarding/offboarding
  • Approve/decline leave or expense requests
  • See employee schedule at a glance

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Client Management

  • Get free client database with unlimited records
  • Access your CRM from any device
  • Integrate Bitrix24 CRM with your website
  • Easily migrate from other CRM systems
  • Use free email marketing to increase sales
  • Call clients using built-in call center
  • Send quotes and proposals to your customer

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Business Communications

  • Launch private company social network
  • Hold videoconferences
  • Migrate to Bitrix24.Mail
  • Use our free business phone system
  • Send secure instant messages to employees
  • Receive push notifications on your phone

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Task + Project Management

  • Organize projects and workgroups easily
  • Set tasks/subtasks and templates
  • Use checklists for control
  • Plan employee workload
  • Share your schedule and calendar
  • Manage your time and your employees

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Document management

  • Access documents from any device
  • Edit documents simultaneously with others
  • Track version history for each document
  • Share files easily
  • Sync documents a-la Box/Dropbox
  • Decide who can access files and who can't

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For more information about Bitrix24, head over to our training courses.
We also have a great YouTube channel that covers every aspect of Bitrix24, from sales and planning to document management and company internal communication tools.
To download the self-hosted edition of Bitrix24 that can be installed on your own server and give you access to open source code, please visit the Bitrix24 Self-Hosted page.
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