Mobile Business Apps Blog: Canvas Application Store/Featured Apps

Three Ways to Use Mobile to Control Retail Shrinkage

Retailers lose billions annually to theft from employees and customers. If you are an independent retail store owner, you need inexpensive ways to engage employees in retail security. 

By Michael Benedict on July 15, 2016

High Profile Food Safety Issues Require New Thinking

Food-related issues cause millions of illnesses and thousands of hospitalizations each year in the United States. Here's how you can avoid food safety issues at your own establishment and all the negative press and publicity that comes with this. 

By Michael Benedict on January 28, 2016

Mobile Inspection Apps on iPad, iPhone, Android / Android Tablets, and Windows Mobile

Mobile inspections on Smartphones and Tablets are a favorite application category for Canvas.  We have inspectors today using Canvas for the widest variety of inspection activities. Read on to see some of our most popular inspection categories!

By James W Quigley on May 1, 2014

Mobile Apps To Deal With The Snow - Snow Plow, Snow Removal Apps Added to Canvas Application Store

Snow getting you down?  There's an app for that now!  Canvas's Application Store is featuring a number of Apps for those businesses whose business is snow.  The process of removing snow, maintaining snow plows, getting customers to sign contracts for removal of snow and more.  

By James W Quigley on March 25, 2014

6 Forms to Use When Starting a Business

You’re ready to start a business. You’ve made your business plan, figured out location, target audience, and the material and labor you’ll need. As you move forward, you need forms for a variety of purposes: to track your accounting, employees, and day to day operations. Let us show you some forms to help your business get started.

By Katie Simpson on September 20, 2013

Business Form Template Launches Application Store on GoCanvas.com!

Kevin Savetz is a prolific entrepreneur. His company, Savetz Publishing, has over 100 websites and is constantly launching new ones. He’s also the author of Terrible Nerd, an autobiography that illustrates his life as a tech journalist-turned-Web publisher, as well as his personal computing, gaming, and online adventures as a child in the 1980s.  It also follows his time as an Internet pioneer in the early ’90s and into his present-day Web success. One of Kevin’s websites, BusinessFormTemplate.com, has hundreds of form templates. Ever the entrepreneur, Kevin saw an opportunity to offer his huge library of forms as mobile apps, and partnered with Canvas to launch the Business Form Template Application Store!

By Michael Benedict on August 2, 2013

NRWA Launches Partnership and Application Store with Canvas!

The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) is the nation’s largest water and wastewater utility membership association with over 31,000 members. The NRWA has a strong history of grassroots advocacy that ensures increased funds are available to their members from the USDA, EPA, State Revolving Loan Funds and other agencies and private entities. The NRWA wanted to help its members complete these vital inspection tasks using the very latest technologies available vs. traditional pen and paper, and partnered with Canvas to develop and deploy a mobile data capture solution and community based application store in less than 3 weeks. Learn more here...

By Michael Benedict on June 20, 2013

Value Printing Launches Application Store on GoCanvas.com!

Value Printing specializes in creating a full line of professional carbonless forms and marketing materials designed to promote HVAC, Carpet Cleaning, Plumbing, and Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning business. Recently, their Founder, Margaret Kehoe, partnered with Canvas to offer Value Printing’s detailed business forms as mobile apps.  Margaret prides herself on being very close to Value Printing’s customers, and has been hearing more and more requests to have their forms available for completion on smartphones and tablets. 

By Michael Benedict on May 21, 2013

Guest Blog: Benefits of Partnership!

A little over a year ago Black Bee Mobile was approached by Canvas to become a Content Partner. Canvas has some large Partners like Deluxe Corp and ComplyRight, so I was surprised they were interested in a partnership. 

By Guest Blogger on April 9, 2013

Do you Lean In or Lean Back?

Someone said to me that Tablets are a “Leaning In” device that allows you to be productive, whereas a TV is a “Leaning Back” device devoid of productivity.

With Australian getting back to work after the Easter Long Weekend, I was reminded of a Webinar recently presented by CBS Interactive.

The script of this Webinar sounded like it came right of the Canvas Application Store....

By Mike Squires on April 8, 2013