Ep39: The Google Show
Ask Mike Anything:
Question: Do I need expensive headphones to record my podcast or are Apple earbuds good enough?
Answer: I do recommend you upgrading from the Apple earbuds if possible to headphones that will give you a flatter/cleaner sound so you can really hear any issues in your recording.
*Tip:*Use your Apple buds for quality control as many of your listeners use them so you need to know how your show sounds on many different devices.
What is Google Apps For Work?
Googles description: An all-in-one suite to communicate, store and create.
Google Apps is the admin side of your business like email, calendar, word processing, spreadsheets and so much more. All the real fun and exciting stuff I know, but all the stuff that keeps your business on track.
How much does it cost:
$5/user per month. There is a $10/user per month with increased storage and some additional features.
What is included with Google Apps :
Google Drive (similar to Google Drive)
Email Aliases: Create unlimited prefixes/alials such as email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org (hello@, feedback@…)
Domain Alias: Use other domains you own and create email address for them under same account: For example: email@example.com….
What Google Apps features do I use for my podcast and online business?
Some ideas for Google Apps for podcasters
1.Use Google Sheets (or Excel)
Create master episode list with notes and topics discussed
Create resource lists of products and tools, links, etc
Create surveys and feedback forms or have contests with audience (vote on a new feature…
3.Collaboration & Sharing.
* Eliminate the back and forth dialog of emails.
* Great for coaching and consulting with clients.
* Send Google Forms with questions pre-interview to guests
* Collaborate on scripts or show notes with co-hosts…
* Google Docs for virtual assistants which are big in the online world.
Make keynote presentations & screencasts
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