Welcome to the April Edition of the Google Apps Update Roundup. It’s been a busy month for the Google Apps team with new Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets, Google Hangout and Calendar integrations and new Apps Admin controls. Here are this Month’s 6 biggest Updates to Google Business Apps
Google Analytics provides a wealth of information to help you improve your website performance. Reports and data in Analytics can be used by owners,marketers,SEO specialiasts and a number of other professionals you work with. Rather than providing your own account information, Google Analytics allows you to create user accounts and restrict permissions as necessary.
Google's Webmaster tools provide invaluable insight into your website. You can view search appearance, traffic and errors so you can improve your website. If you're working with a website professional such as a designer or SEO analyst you'll want to provide them with access to this Google App. Providing access is quick and easy. Here's how...
Gmail Filters are a great way to automatically manage recurring types of messages. For example, if you always label messages from a certain person so they stand out in your Inbox, you can have a filter automatically apply the label for you. If you want all messages containing people’s TPS reports to skip your inbox and go directly to a Status Report label, a filter can do that, too.
Filters can apply any number of different actions to incoming messages, based on any combination of criteria. And the great news is, they’re really easy to create! In this tip, we'll create a filter that applies a Finance label to all messages from your accountant that contain a budget report attachment.
When Microsoft released its proprietary Office Suite, the world of productivity changed drastically. The suite of Microsoft Office included productivity programs such as Microsoft Word as a word processor, Excel as a spreadsheet, and PowerPoint as presentation software. With these programs, users were able to do much more than ever before. For several years, Microsoft's software effectively met the needs of the user. However, in today's age of information, users desire a more interactive and collaborative based software application, which is where Google Docs shines. When you ask, "What is Google Docs?" the question can be easiest answered as the culmination of everything great from Microsoft's proprietary software with a special collaborative feature built in.
Being a business owner is a hard job at times, though often very rewarding. There is so much to learn and so many steps to implement to get your business off the ground and thriving. Hiring employees, learning the ropes and getting everything organized are all things you'll have to do now or in the upcoming future as a new business owner. Even if you've been in the game for years now, there is still new knowledge to be discovered.
Among the many excellent tools that Google made available, one of the most alluring benefits is that it streamlines your office masterfully. You can set up office anywhere without disruption and that is great for business continuity and disaster recovery processes. In short, Google Apps becomes an integral part of your daily operations. It sets up easily and has an extensive array of benefits.
Reliable email functionality is an absolute must for any business today. Internal email services housed on your own servers used to be the gold standard for many enterprises, yet today’s cloud-based options offer far greater scalability and flexibility than server-based email. This more efficient combination has lead more businesses to choose cloud email instead. There are four basic benefits of making the switch to cloud-based email for business.
Google has always been known for providing its users with tons of cool and unique features; these features are what keep people coming back and what keeps Google business apps as popular as they are. Not all features are created equal though, believe it or not. Some features truly are better than others, standing out like a beacon shining in the night. 5 features in particular from Google's messaging apps really tickle our fancy, so if you haven't already, you may want to get to work on checking these gems out.