Out-of-office functionality just keeps getting easier with mobile technology like the iPhone, which now has more than 30,000 applications it can run. And while games remain the most widely downloaded apps, developers haven't forgotten about those of us who have work to do.
In fact, we found quite a few apps that could prove useful in a marketer's day-to-day life. Take a gander, and then feel free to add comments about the applications you've found useful for improving productivity and staying up-to-date on all things marketing.
Marketing news and resources
Moritz Philip Recke's asap Marketing and asap Mobile display the latest marketing and mobile-marketing news feeds from industry publications such as Ad Age, the New York Times, and Mobile Marketing Watch. ($0.99 each)
Get to the Po!nt newsletters—bite-sized nuggets of information that marketers can consume in less than a minute—are available on call through the MarketingProfs application. Or, for more direct feedback on specific marketing questions, ask the MarketingProfs Q&A application, which also allows you to search through, read, bookmark, and email all other queries answered by your fellow expert marketers. (Free)
Key Insights from Impleo Software offers a series of whitepapers and presentations on business and marketing topics from Insightory.com. (Free)
Intersog aims to test your smarts with two applications, Marketing Process Test, which covers a range of marketing topics from identifying and analyzing target markets to search engine optimization, and E-Commerce Test, which emphasizes online marketing. (Free)
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