Posted on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 @ 09:00 AM by Carlos Lahrssen
Google’s Internet empire has become part of everyday life; it’s even snuck into our vernacular – “Let me Google that,” is a phrase you hear at least once a day, if not more. And since its inception, the company has built way more than their superior search engine.
They’ve created gmail, bought YouTube, built a phone, and crafted apps with an unparalleled user experience (UX).So we get it – Google’s great – but it’s also great for business. That’s right, with the development of the cloud in business, they now have a suite of apps that can help your business be even better.
We’re going to go over some of them here, and how it benefits you!
Now we all know there’s many apps from Google that are helpful to us, including (but not limited to):
You can utilize any of these individually or together as long as you and your employees have a Google account.
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These features accomplish a few noteworthy benefits:
- No need to have on-premise software to manage
- It helps you uphold a BYOD workplace for increased productivity
- You get scalability for your needs
- With reduced need for infrastructure comes reduced cost
That said, make sure you weigh the pros and cons because if your business is reliant on phones, consider looking into a business phone system rather than just apps alone.
Understanding Google Apps for Work
Now while you can use these standalone, your needs may change depending on whether your business is scaling or not. In short, Google Apps for Work is:
“... a suite of cloud computing productivity and collaboration software tools and software offered on a subscription basis by Google.”
The best part? It starts at $5 a month per user. It’s not the best choice for every business, but it’s something to consider if you have a small company and want to get processes up and running quickly.
If you want to learn more about other business solutions rather than just Google, consider a few of our other articles that may be helpful:
- [New Tipsheet] A Comprehensive Cloud Backup for Your Business
- How to Scale Your Business Without Breaking the Bank
- Is an Unlimited Long Distance Plan Worth it for Business?
Topics: cloud based technologies