The Benefits of Microsoft Office 365 and your Business
Small businesses have a lot of competition, so it’s important for you to take advantage of all the technology available to help increase productivity. Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service hosted by Microsoft, and it offers your small business many benefits that will help you run your company more efficiently. There are different plans to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that suits your business needs and budget.
Microsoft Office 365 makes it possible for you to continue using all of the Microsoft programs that you use in your office now. Just imagine how convenient having Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Excel, and other programs available almost anywhere or anytime you need them would be for your business! One of the benefits you’re sure to appreciate with this service is having access to the newest versions of your business applications as soon as they’re available. The new versions load quickly and all your information is automatically saved. With Microsoft Office 365 you don’t have to worry about having to constantly delete emails, they offer unlimited data!
How can Microsoft Office 365 help you when you are away from the office?
Since Microsoft Office 365 with Outlook is available on almost all mobile devices, you can stay in touch with employees through instant messaging and you’ll never be late or miss an appointment that you forgot about because you’ll always have access to your calendar. You can view and edit documents while on the go without changing the formatting and even prepare for business meetings in the hotel room when traveling because you’ll have access to all of the same information you would have in your office.
You can also sort and respond to emails using Microsoft Office 365 so it can help improve the time it takes for you to respond to clients. This will make a big impression with the clients because people appreciate receiving a response to their questions or problems in a timely fashion. Since you will no longer be tied down to answering your emails just when you’re in the office, you can send a reply anytime it’s convenient for you. Having this much freedom will also help liberate some of your time when you’re in the office to take care of other important business because you won’t have so many emails to catch up on. Checking and answering emails when you’re out of the office will help you spread the workload out a little. This makes you more productive because you have the services needed to multi-task more efficiently.
Microsoft Office 365 is Secure!
Keeping your company’s information and that of your clients, private and safe is top priority for any business and you won’t have to worry about it when you use Microsoft Office 365. Anti-malware and spam protection is built in to help keep your information safe from unauthorized users. Another great benefit of using this service is that you won’t have to worry about viruses sent through emails that can damage your files because everything is scanned before it reaches your inbox.
Small businesses can struggle just to keep up, so anything you can do to set your company apart from the rest will help you grow and thrive. Increasing productivity and having the freedom to conduct business efficiently when you’re not in the office will greatly benefit your company and that is what Microsoft Office 365 is all about. Please let us know if you are considering making the change, we would love to tell you more about some of your options and get you set up on Microsoft Office 365!