The average U.S. office worker uses some 10,000 sheets of copy paper annually, according to a widely reported Environmental Protection Agency estimate. Those 20 reams of pulp per employee represent a lot of potentially unnecessary waste and business expense (about $85 per person, on average, excluding other copying costs, such as ink and toner).
..Dropbox (free and paid subscriptions; Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Kindle Fire) —
Dropbox lets you store up to 18GB of data free of charge when you refer other users, such as your employees. If you need more space, you can upgrade to a paid plan. Once you’ve signed up for the service and installed the software, you can access your Dropbox account just as you would other file folders on your desktop. Dropbox also offers a free smartphone app that gives you easy access to stored data from a mobile device.
Genius Scan (Free to $2.99; Android, iOS, Windows Phone) —
Digital files may be easily moved to services like Dropbox, but what about paper documents? This is where Genius Scan can help: The app allows you to scan documents or images with a mobile device, crop and straighten the scan, organize files by assigning tags, and store them on your device, email, or share with your computer through its WiFi sharing feature. Upgrade to Genius Scan+ for sharing with cloud-based services like Dropbox and Google Drive.
QuickBooks Online (free trial, then $12.95 per month and up; Android, iOS) —
Still printing and sending invoices? The popular accounting app, QuickBooks Online, allows you to create and send client invoices via email. You also can view and email financial reports, reconcile your books from automatically downloaded transactions, and handle employee payroll. Through third-party apps, you can expand QuickBooks’ functionality, allowing it to integrate with other popular business apps like Salesforce.
Read more: http://blog.intuit.com/money/5-apps-for-making-your-office-paperless/#ixzz2bKbn2iVc