Systematize With Google

In last week’s podcast, Michael Woodward talked quite a but about systematizing his business. Two of his favorite books, The E-Myth Revisited and The 4-Hour Workweek, both talk about creating systems to help your business run more effectively. This topic is near and dear to my heart as just like Michael I work a full-time job while investing in real estate. There are a lot of benefits to having a job while investing in real estate, but in order to balance both it is so important to create systems to run your business.

There a a ton of free apps out there that can help you systematize your business. Below I will show you how to do it by using a couple of FREE apps from Google. You can use this as a starting point to systematize and automate a large portion of your business.

Google Mail (Gmail)

What is it?

Gmail is Google’s free email system. It provides you a free email address ( and 15 GB of storage space. It is available via the web and also with apps on Android and iOS.

How It Helps Systematize

Signing up for Gmail will give you a a Google account, which will give you access to the rest of the apps mentioned in this blog. Additionally, GMail has some great features for systematizing.

  • A Single Inbox– GMail allows you to receive and send all of your emails from multiple email accounts in a single place. I have a personal email account as well as one for each business. Rather than having to login to different email servers/applications, I just pull …read more