Sales and Marketing executives across the world share the top 10 ways they use Google Apps to innovate the way they work.

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1

Collaborate on an RFP with your team

Have an important request for proposal (RFP) to deliver on a tight timeline? Need input from various teams, but want to avoid version control and edit locking issues? Use Docs to create content simultaneously, provide real-time feedback with the comment feature, and produce a winning RFP together.

2

Keep your files with you on any device

Want to access an important file when you're away from your office? Need to update documents at a customer site when you don't have your computer? Once you've stored a file in Drive, you can access and edit files on any device.

3

Produce and share quality creative assets with your agency

Working on creative assets with your agency? Need to make sure everyone has the latest designs, videos, PDFs, and more? Save work files and folders in Drive, then share them instantly with your agency. When someone incorporates feedback and approvals, Drive shows you what files have changed, so everyone stays on the same page across geographies and time zones.

4

Train your salespeople anytime, anywhere

Have a distributed salesforce that needs training? Want to reduce onsite education expenses? Use Hangouts to conduct a virtual class across the globe while saving time and travel costs.

5

Manage your trade shows

Have an upcoming trade show with several teams and an aggressive deadline? Want to make sure assets are created and delivered on time? Need to record sign-ups for booth duty? Sheets gives you one place to store, share, and update all your project information in real time.

6

Collect and analyze feedback

Want to poll an audience and get quick results without involving a data expert? Create online surveys easily in Forms. You can see responses in real time, then create graphs and charts to analyze the responses on demand in Sheets.

7

Create a team site with all the latest information in one place

Tired of responding to emails asking for the latest corporate template? Want a way to communicate with your team without sending email blasts? With Sites, you can create a department portal and share it with everyone—all without IT help.

8

Create executive presentations

Need to prepare a slide deck for a customer meeting? Have to work on your manager's keynote presentation with your team? Jump into Slides together to craft your key messages and graphics into an impactful presentation.

9

Create a marketing team calendar for vendors and employees

Always wondering who's on vacation and for how long? Want to keep all project deadlines in one place so employees and vendors know when to deliver? Create a team calendar in Calendar to keep everyone up to speed on promotions, campaign deadlines, and schedules.

10

Find important emails faster

Want a smart folder structure? Prefer to have Gmail sort emails for you, such as by project or client? Set up filters and labels to find and respond to important emails more quickly.

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