In this video I am going to talk about Google Apps.
What is Google Apps, why do you need to know about it, how you can apply it to your business today and where you can get some more information about it.
Let’s take a closer look at how you can benefit in the next 60-90 seconds….
What is Google Apps?
Google Apps is a service and tool provided by Google that allows you to manage and administer various services on your website and domain. It creates new apps for use in tandem with other existing systems. It can be used by everyone since it is free but for businesses, it is advisable to resort to the premium versions.
Google Apps is said to be good for businesses.
Because it organizes everything in one place. If you have a website domain, you can use Google Apps to manage and administer other services related to your business.
What is in Google Apps?
Here are the various services Google apps can provide to you. Now some of these are available without logging in and others require you to create an account. By the time I get to the end of this list you will see that there is SO much more to Google than the google search engine that we are all used too…
Google Calendar is an application designed for your time, schedule, work and appointments. With this you can easily schedule appointments, tasks, share project timelines and events. You can also publish your calendar and access it using your mobile phone.
Google docs and Spreadsheets is a web based documents applications that you can access, manage and share anytime. Imagine your word, presentation, excel feel but online. It allows interactive and real time editing and creation so you can access, open and edit it anytime with a group of people (given the link) without having to save different updated files. You also have the option to download it to your computer if desired.
Google Groups is great for several people wanting to share files, documents, sites, calendars etc. That’s why it is good for a team wanting everything organized in one.
Google Video is great for securely streaming and hosting your videos without hassle.
Google talk is an instant built in chat to make communications faster. Google talk lets you chat via Instant Message to other google users just like Yahoo or MSN messenger.
Google Gmail Is a free email service where you can set up an email account to be able to check emails on the run, from your Iphone, IPAD or even mobile broadband as well as your good of fashion desktop computer. GMAIL gives you about 7.5G of space which should be plenty. You can also forward this to other emails if you want, access directly from the net or even set up your gmail account in outlook. Gmail gives you stacks of flexibility all for free. .
Google Translate allows you to translate languages of your choice. This is an awesome tool to help learn other languages too 😉
Google Books allows you to find the perfect book for your purposes and discover new ones that interest you
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources like articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
Google Realtime Search lets you see up-to-the-second social updates, news articles and blog posts about hot topics around the world
Google Finance is an up to date market summary and top new stories in the world of Finance.
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results from the web or news based on your choice of query or topic.
Google Blog Search is Google search technology focused on blogs. Google is a strong believer in the self-publishing . Whether you’re looking for a Charlie Sheen or Wil Smith review, political commentary, summer salad recipes or anything else, Blog Search enables you to find out what people are saying on any subject of your choice.
Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share WebPages. Create rich web pages easily. Collect all your info in one place. Control who can view and edit. Google Sites makes creating and sharing a group website easy.
Google News is a computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from more than 4,500 English-language news sources worldwide, groups similar stories together and displays them according to each reader’s personalized interests.
Google Analytics is the enterprise-class web analytics solution that gives you rich insights into your website traffic and marketing effectiveness. Powerful, flexible and easy-to-use features now let you see and analyze your traffic data in an entirely new way. With Google Analytics, you’re more prepared to write better-targeted ads, strengthen your marketing initiatives and create higher converting websites.
Google Adsense is a free program that empowers online publishers to earn revenue by displaying relevant ads on a wide variety of online content.
Google Feedburner is a way for websites large and small to distribute their content well beyond just visitors using browsers. Feedburner permits subscription to regular updates, delivered automatically via a web portal, news reader, or in some cases good old email. Feedburner also make it possible for site content to be packaged into “widgets,” “gadgets,” mobile devices, and other bite-sized technologies that make it possible to display blogs, podcasts, and major news/sports/weather/whatever headlines just about anywhere.
Google Adwords allows you to display your ads on the Google advertising network. Connect with potential customers at the magic moment they’re searching for your products or services, and only pay when people click your ads.
Google Places helps customers find you on Google Maps. Millions of people search Google Maps every day. A free listing on Google Maps makes it easy for them to find you. Use Google Places to create your free listing. When potential customers search Maps for local information, they will find your business: your address, hours of operation, even photos of your shop front or products. It’s easy, free and you don’t need a website of your own.
Google Website Optimizer is a free website testing and optimisation tool, allows you to increase the value of your existing websites and traffic without spending a penny. Using Website Optimiser to test and optimise site content and design, you can quickly and easily increase revenue and ROI, whether you’re new to marketing or an expert.
Google Checkout… Google Checkout is a fast, secure checkout process that helps increase sales by bringing you more customers and allowing them to buy from you quickly and easily with a single login.
Some of these tools can easily be made and used with Google Apps. They can also be easily integrated in your business domain with using your own company logo! Aside from this, here are some more reasons why Google apps can help your business:
- IT and other costs will be reduced with just using one tool for everything. You can also boost your employee’s productivity 25GB storage per year.
- Real time documents that you don’t need to send. Sharing it and editing real time can reduce time and cost for your business. It might be a small thing but you will be surprised by the wonders it can produce for your business overall.
- Security with Google is guaranteed. Google’s app message security and admin management controls can control what comes in and out of your company. Since your data is hosted in Google’s reliable data center, you can stop worrying and saving your date on other devices.
- It is accessible anywhere and anytime without the usual delays and problems that you might encounter with other providers.
- Most businesses problems are communication and streamlining it to the whole team. Google apps can dramatically change that.
Where can you get more information about Google apps?
For more information, you can visit the following websites which can give you lots of helpful information… Just click the pause button on the video to write down the links so you can review them in your own time.
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