A few weeks ago I described how to Systematize Your Business for FREE with Google. In that post, I showed how you can use some of the many FREE tools from Google to create business systems. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. If you like the free tools but really want to pull them all together to manage all of the items in your business (and your personal life), check out GQueues.
What is GQueues?
GQueues is what Google Task should have been, which is a full-featured task manager. Although that may not sound very sexy, anyone that has a business knows that keeping track of everything is no small feat. There are some software systems out that that charge a lot of money to organize and help run businesses. The great thing about GQueues is not only is it free (there is a paid version for only $25/year), but once configured, it can be a life changer with managing not only your business, but also your personal life.
Free vs. Paid
Before I jump in to everything you can do with GQueues, I just want to explain the differences between the free and paid versions. You can create tasks and do basic functions with the free version, but the real power comes with the paid version. For $25/year, you can also get task reminders, Google Calendar integration, task sharing/assignments and an app for your phone. Both my wife and I use the paid version and this article will describe some features that are only available in the paid version. There is a free 2 week trial of the paid version if you want to try before you buy.
Before we get into some of the setup/flows, …read more