Top Google tools for your Business to Soar!
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There isn’t a single day in our lives when we don’t use the Internet or more specifically Google. But it’s easy to overlook the many tools it has to make your business successful. Some are very well known like Google docs, sheets, slides and Google analytics. But there are a few lesser-known tools that will boost your productivity and grow your business.
So we’ve got a list of tools for your small business:
- Google Adwords: The most popular form of online advertising is pay-per-click and Google adwords is the Internet’s largest PPC ad network. Google adwords offers you targeted reach, greater control because you can create and edit your ads according to your budget in many formats, all until you get the results you want! Plus you don’t have any minimum spending requirements or time commitment. A great way to advertise online and drive traffic to your website.
- Google Trends: Your business will keep evolving in order to fit in with the changing times. So you need to be ahead of the game by knowing what terminology to use for your marketing and sales strategy, website etc. try Google trends to search for trends and how they have changed over time.
- Google Think Insights : Understand your consumer trends , gain marketing insights, case studies across different industries and so much more! A truly powerful tool
- Google Cloud Print Connect your printers to the web, and print from anywhere to anyone on the go! What’s more? Access Google cloud Print from your iPhone, tablet, PC, Chrome book etc.
- GOMO 2014 is the year of Mobiles, so it’s about time your website became mobile friendly! Try Google’s GOMO to check if your business website is or isn’t already mobile friendly.
- Google Webmaster tool: This Nifty tool provides detailed reports about your page’s visibility on Google search. Identify search queries that drive traffic, links to your site. Simply add and verify your site and access all the information right away!
- Google Alerts Get email updates of the latest Google results based on your queries. Enter what you wish to monitor and you will receive all the latest updates of that query. Perfect way to keep tabs on your competitors and your industry!
- Youtube’s My business story : Create free , high quality online videos for your business. Simply create a YouTube account and Upload some video clips and photos, follow the guide to help choose templates, add music etc.
- Get Your Business Online with Google: Most consumers, who use the Internet, will use it to look online for local businesses and services. Every business small or big, if it’s local or otherwise needs a website. But not every small business has one! So get your business online offers free website building, domain name registration, and hosting for up to a year. It also has free resources to advertise and grow your business. So what are you waiting for?
10. Google and Your Business– Google’s Blog for business. Perfect for all kinds of resources, tips, case studies, news about relevant hangouts and sites for ex: Google for Entrepreneur. Very handy, very resourceful
11. Google’s Trusted Stores : The best way to alleviate customer’s doubts about your site’s legitimacy and service. The Google Trusted Stores have to pass a test for reliable shipping and customer service. After this, they earn the right to display a trusted store badge. Who wouldn’t trust a store that has a verified badge?
12. Google Form – An easy to use survey tool, which is a free Google Drive add on which can also be created from an existing spreadsheet. You can create a survey from question templates, using any type of options you want namely, check boxes, multiple choice questions, text answers and either post it in Google+ Hangout or via e-mail. The survey along with the responses is then stored in your Google Drive and you can view the results in a summary or a spreadsheet. Quite useful isn’t it?
Well there you have it! Our top 12 Google must have tools for your business. Super easy and super efficient.
Have you used them before? What tools do you recommend?
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