10 Important Facts the Channel Should Know About Google
It’s easy to pitch to clients that they need Office, but Google Docs works and it works well. There’s collaboration, support for multiple platforms and ease-of-use. It’s a solid platform.
Google is a huge, powerful company with no signs of slowing down. It’s high time we start acknowledging that and realizing that the sooner we accept Google, the better.
With Google Drive, it is easy to store content in the cloud and share it with others, and it’s one of the better storage solutions out there.
You’re undoubtedly dealing with customers that want to use personal solutions, so don’t be surprised if they mention Google. Accepting Google is a must.
Microsoft might be doing well offline, but online, the company is still playing catch-up to Google. If you want to be forward-thinking, go with Google and make that point to customers.
One of the nice things about Google’s offerings is that they integrate the company’s many services, including email, Google Docs, Google Drive and others.
Gmail works exceedingly well for most corporate users. The threading is a great feature and it’s reliable.
Collaboration through Google’s documents couldn’t be better. The entire team can work on documents and get work done together. It’s a great feature.
One of the nice things about Google is that it’s relatively cheap. Indeed, signing up for Google Apps costs just $50 per user per year. If you’re worried about client budgets, Google Apps is a good way to go.
Google plans to make more inroads into the enterprise in the coming months and years. That’s a good reason for the channel to forge more ties with Google.