The realization of videoconferences has spread in all areas: both in companies and in the educational sector. In the current situation, many organizations are considering what is the best app for video conferencing. Today we will talk about Google Meet, the Google video conferencing application that will allow you to save money.
If you want to see an extensive comparison between the main video call applications, we recommend that you read Google Meet vs. Zoom vs. Skype.
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What is Google Meet
Google Meet is the app for videoconferences from Google that is included in the collaborative space in the cloud Google Workspace (before G Suite). This app, formerly called Hangouts Meet, is designed to improve team collaboration. This makes your interface very intuitive and easy to use, and is integrated with all Google applications.
In addition, as Google aims to improve collaboration from anywhere between teams, Google Meet can also be integrated with Hangouts Meet video conferencing devices.
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Google Meet and Workspace: more than an application for video calls
As we have mentioned, one of the main advantages of Google Meet is that it is part of a space totally created to collaborate, Google Workspace. This contains all the necessary tools for daily work: Google Calendar, Documents, Gmail... In this way, Google Meet It is not limited to an application in which to make video calls, but is fully integrated with the rest of the applications (if you want to know more about Workspace, we recommend that you read this article). For example, with Workspace you may:
1. Video calls created from Google Calendar
Video conferences can be created directly from google-calendar, which makes it much easier to check the availability of other attendees and organize the tasks of the week.
2. Access to video calls from Gmail
Also, from the mail application gmail you can also access your video call agenda or create a new one instantly. Without changing windows or leaving the application. This streamlines the process of creating video calls.
3. Side-by-side editing of Google documents
With Workspace Y Google Meet You can also edit Google Docs in real time, seeing the reaction of your colleagues in parallel. This is thanks to a pop-up window that is activated when you are on a call and go to these documents.
How to save money with Google Meet
Now that you know what Google Meet is and some of the advantages of using it together with Workspace, we'll explain how you can save money by implementing this application for video conferencing.
1. More performance
One of the advantages of using Google Meet Y Workspace, is the increase in equipment performance. This is thanks to your fully integrated space and easy to use, meaning less time is wasted on meeting creation, document editing, and miscommunication errors. In this way, as the collaboration and communication is more fluid, more objectives are achieved and the team save time on homework. This allows the company save money and resources that were previously wasted due to wasted time.
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2. Fewer commutes
This is an advantage especially for those companies that are international and/or those who have to visit customers or suppliers on a regular basis. The fact of having a tool that can be used directly from the browser and without the need to have a Workspace account, makes it the perfect application to communicate with external organizations. Thus, the team will not have to travel regularly and save money and time.
3. More flexibility for employees
In addition, having Workspace Y Google Meet opens up a range of possibilities in terms of flexibility for employees. Whether to do home office on a regular or occasional basis, or to be able to communicate with the office in case you have to travel. This means an increase in your team's job satisfaction, which has a direct impact on their performance.
What to do if I want to hire Google Meet?
At this point, you may be considering hiring Google Meet. In this case, depending on your situation, you should do one thing or another:
1. I want to try Google Meet for free
In case you are interested in the free version of Google Meet, you can currently enjoy it until March 30, 2021. This is because Google temporarily made it accessible due to the pandemic. However, if you need a corporate email or want to take advantage of all the collaborative space that it offers you Workspace you would have to contract the payment plan. We as Google Official Premier Partner we can offer you one 14-day free trial here, and in case you are interested in training your team we have online training.
2. I want to hire Google Meet for a company
If, on the contrary, you are already clear about what you want Google Meet for your company, you can hire the plan you prefer here. If you don't know which plan to choose, you can contact us and we will we will advise and guide for free.
3. I want to hire Google Meet for education
Finally, you may be thinking of hiring Google Meet for an educational center. If this is the case, you can contact contact us and we will help you acquire the Education licenses.
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