How to Add Users to Google Workspace

Updated: April 25, 2019

Add Users to Google WorkspaceThere are more similarities between free, consumer Gmail and Google Workspace than there are differences. In fact, Google Workspace can be viewed as a multi-user version of consumer Gmail.

When a single user platform becomes multi-user, an administrative level is needed for tasks such as adding and deleting users, creating groups, assigning apps and managing security.

Fortunately, adding users to Google Workspace is a straightforward process for an admin. The creator of a Google Workspace account is a super administrator by default. One or more admin roles can optionally be assigned to any user. One of the admin roles is called User Management Admin. This role allows a user to create, delete and update individual users (other than admin users).

Only a super administrator, however, can bulk upload new users.

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Google Workspace: Editing Microsoft Office Files

Edit Microsoft Office Files in Google AppsOne of the things that has prevented some organizations from making the switch to Google Workspace is the fact that they still would need to maintain and/or purchase Microsoft Office licenses for most of their users.

However, Office licenses may only be needed for a few power users within an organization, as there are two ways that any user can open and edit Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint files using Google Drive. “Power users” can include those who work with very large Excel spreadsheets or who rely on macros within certain Excel spreadsheets. It can also include those who need to exchange redlined Word documents with third parties.

There are two ways that Google Workspace users can edit Office files without the need for Office software.

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How To Create And Embed A Poll Using Google Forms

Google Forms Poll

Updated: November 5, 2018

With Google Forms, it’s easy to embed surveys, polls, and other types of questionnaires into your website.

We created a Google poll using Google Forms and embedded it below. If you answer the question, you’ll be able to see how others answered the same question simply by clicking the See previous responses link after you submit your response.

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9 Reasons Companies Select Google Workspace

Google is a household name for internet search. Most people are aware of consumer Gmail. However, many businesspeople are not aware of Google’s suite of applications for business, Google Workspace (formerly G Suite).

“Gone Google” is a term Google coined for companies that have adopted Google Workspace. At the time of publication of this post, Google states that over 5 million companies have gone Google. With over 125 million businesses in the world, there’s clearly some upside for Google.

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Moving to Gmail for Business: Migration Options

Moving to Business Gmail

If you are thinking about moving from your current email provider to business Gmail for your organization, you’re probably wondering what would be involved with associating existing users’ email addresses, which are in a name@yourcompany.com type format, with a new Google Workspace account.

Also, what’s the best way to get your users’ often years worth of sent and received email into their Gmail accounts?

A move to business Gmail involves a number of technical tasks. However, this post is designed to provide a mainly non-technical overview of the tasks and options involved.

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Making the Move to Google Workspace

Updated: March 8, 2022


Author’s Note: We first published this post over a decade ago after we adopted the then “Google Apps for Work.” The product, since rebranded Google Workspace, has served us well for all these years. In fact, we liked the product so much that we eventually transformed this website into a blog about Google Workspace.

 

Move to Google Workspace

An increasing number of our clients have been making the transition to Google Workspace for their email and other collaboration needs. After recently weighing the pros and cons of upgrading our current email server, we decided to make the move to Google Apps as well.

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