What You Need to Know About Google Workspace Essentials Starter Edition for Google Sites

Google Workspace Essentials Starter Edition for Google Sites by
January 31, 2022

Google Workspace Essentials Starter Edition is a free, fully-featured version of Google's online office suite. Workspace Essentials Starter supports up to 25 users, so it is better suited for small businesses.

With this starter edition, you have access to Google Docs, sheets, slides and calendar. You can also view and edit files in Google Drive and share them with others if needed.

What is included in the Google Workspace Essential Starter Edition?

With Essential Starter, teams can:

  • Experience modern collaboration without the hassle of version control or email attachments. Use Google Sheets, Slides, and Docs to brainstorm, build presentations, and analyze data.

  • With Google Chat, you can communicate in real-time. Send one-to-one messages, files, and high-fives across the team with Google Chat.

  • Teams can collaborate in Spaces. Google Spaces integrate tightly with Google Workspace tools like Chat, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Meet, so people can engage in topic-based discussions, share knowledge and ideas, move projects forward, and build communities and team cultures.

  • Host secure video meetings to bring everyone together. Hold one-to-one video meetings (unlimited) as well as immersive team meetings (3-100 people; each lasting up to 60 minutes).

  • Work with existing tools without file conversion. Store, share, or co-edit 100+ file types including Microsoft Office documents and PDFs on a platform that doesn't require conversions.

  • Securely access work content from your mobile devices. With 15 GB of storage in Google Drive, you can store, share, and access work content on your mobile device, tablet, or computer. Drive for desktop lets you sync files and folders between your computer and desktop.

How To Get This Starter Edition and Start Google Sites

If you already have a work email, sign up for Workspace Essential Starter with Google. There is no need to provide your credit card information and there’s “no limited trial period”.

Simply enter your business email on the sign up page here. And then go to google sites to create your new site. It's that easy!

If you need help setting it up or want more information on how it works, feel free to contact our experts today!