Google Apps for Small BusinessAs a small business owner, you should get to know Google. More specifically, Google Apps.

There are some benefits that Google Apps can offer a small business owner that not many people are aware of. When you use Google Apps instead of the traditional IT software most businesses use, you’re basically placing your data and workflow information in the internet cloud. Meaning, everything you need is accessible wherever you are as long as you have an internet connection.

Here’s are 7 benefits of Google Apps for your small business:

  1. Proven cost savings
    Google’s web-based messaging and collaboration apps require no hardware or software and need minimal administration, creating tremendous time and cost savings for businesses.
  2. 50 times more storage than the industry average
    Each employee gets 25 GB for email storage, so they can keep important messages and find them instantly with built-in Google search.
  3. Mobile email, calendar and IM access
    With several options for accessing their information while on the go, employees can be productive with Google Apps even when they’re not at their desks.
  4. 99.9% uptime reliability guarantee
    Google guarantees that Google Apps will be available at least 99.9% of the time, so your employees are more productive and so you can worry less about system downtime.
  5. Information security and compliance
    When you trust your company’s information to Google, you can be confident that your critical information is safe and secure.
  6. Full administrative and data control
    Administrators can deeply customize Google Apps to meet their technical, branding and business requirements.
  7. Helpful 24/7 customer support
    Google Apps is highly reliable and easy to operate, but support is available for administrators should you need it.