Summary: Microsoft Office 365 provides owners with a wide array of applications and features.
Microsoft Office 365, which is Microsoft’s monthly subscription for office software has become more and more popular for small businesses.
This article is designed to break down the features so you can determine whether it’s right for your business.
Traditionally, Microsoft Office offered software such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. This dynamic trio used to be purchased in a disc form and then installed via a drive. Today, Office 365 business lets you pay a monthly fee instead of making a one-time purchase. It includes all the aforementioned programs plus other perks that can work wonders for your business.
Business Email Accounts
One major perk of subscribing to Office 360 Premium is that you get your own professional business email system. This means, you can create personalized email accounts for you and your employees that feature the domain of your small business. Each user also gets to use Microsoft’s email client Outlook, which you are probably familiar with, which can be installed on their computer or access via web browser. Outlook provides each user 50GB of storage for their emails and attachments – setting this up is actually fairly easy to do as well.
Access to Online Apps
In addition to having access to mobile apps, Microsoft also offers browser-based versions of their Office programs as well. Simplified versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint can be access through your web browser for convenience. Now, along with being able to work on documents from any Internet-related computer, these online apps also allow you to collaborate with other users as well. Invite numerous people to view and edit documents at the same time – you can even see when each user is typing as it is in all real-time.