Are you an avid user of Google Docs? Easily embed Google Docs inside a document as an iframe in 5 simple steps! Read on…

Google Docs was one of the first cloud-based document editors. Along with Google Docs, Google offers productivity tools around spreadsheets, and presentations to get work done.

Google docs dashboard

However, a lot has changed in the world of technology in the past decade, since Google Docs came into the picture.

When Google started offering real-time document editing and collaboration, it was a game-changer for a lot of remote teams who previously collaborated on work using a long chain of emails. Google solved the problem of lost information stuck in email attachments.

However, today’s fast-paced, digitally inclined systems we incorporate in our daily lives need to be versatile, robust and should not only match our digital workflow but also surpass it for added efficiency. That is why we created Bit, the collaboration tool everyone expects in our digital world.

 

An introduction to Bit: The Future Of Documents!

Bit is a new-age cloud-based document collaboration tool that helps teams collaborate on documents, track documents, and manage content all in one place.

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Bit.ai: Design collaboration and note taking tool

Bit is unique and will change the way you and your team think about collaborating and sharing information with your colleagues.

Bit’s platform helps you create documents of the future. Instead of relying on plain text and images to communicate, Bit helps you add rich media like YouTube videos, Google Docs, One Drive Excel Spreadsheets, GIFs, Tweets, and much more. Basically, anything on the internet with a link can be shared and Bit will automatically turn it into visual interactive content.

Bit allows teams to create workplace documents like- project proposalssales decks, training documents, how-to guides, company policies, process documentationmedia kitsfact sheetscompetitive researchcase studiese-books, etc. and provides a safe and robust place to store these documents.

If you want to send these documents to external partners, clients, customers or prospects, you can even track them to get intelligent engagement insights.

 

 

Read more: 17 Google Docs Tips You’d Wish You Knew Earlier!

Use Google Docs and Bit together! Embed Google Docs inside a Bit document as an iframe!

Bit’s documents are smart enough to read any web link and automatically transform that link into visual content. Just enter any web link on a blank line and hit enter. Bam! The content will show up beautifully.

If you are a long time Google Docs user and have a lot of your workplace documents written in Google Docs, simply copy the URL of the page, and paste it onto a blank line inside a Bit document. And voila!

A man saying voila after he found out about embedding google docs

You have a Google Doc embedded inside a Bit document! No more dealing with messy iFrame/embed code! Embed Google Docs inside a document in seconds!

Now you may be wondering why the heck do I need to do that? Well often times we are sharing various types of content and our emails are filled with links and attachments along with directions and explanations for our audiences.

Bit helps clean up that communication, whether you’re sharing knowledge or collaborating and allows one central place to showcase that information in a professional and visual way.

Read more: Ever Wished You Could Track Google Docs? Today’s Your Lucky Day!

 

Simple steps to embed Google Docs cloud files or any web link into your Smart Bit Documents:

1. Click the share button for your Google Docs weblink.

Preview of google docs share button

2. Customize your shareable link: We recommend that you choose ‘Anyone with the Link can View.’ You can do so through the drop-down menu above the shareable link or by clicking on the ‘Advanced’ button on the bottom right corner.

Preview of customizing link

3. Copy the Google Docs shareable link.

Google docs link copy preview

4. Go to Bit.ai and paste the Google Docs weblink on a blank line and hit enter.

Embed google docs in your bit document

5. Bit will automatically fetch the Google Docs and display it like this.

Preview of google docs embedded in bit document

Important: Any changes made to this Google Doc will be reflected in your Bit document rich embed.

 

Here are a Few Ways to Use Cloud Files in Documents:

  • Sales Collateral
  • Marketing Collateral
  • Presentations
  • Business Plans
  • Investor Decks/Updates
  • Training Documents/Guides
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Client Onboarding
  • Research and more!

 

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a modern way to communicate with your team and get work done quickly, Bit will help you do that even better in this digital age. Bit reduces the need to switch between multiple tools and helps streamline your company’s workflow.

The great part is if you love Google Docs, you can still keep using it and embed  Google Docs within Bit so you can communicate more effectively with your internal team and with clients, partners, investors, suppliers, etc. You can also embed Google Spreadsheets, Google Forms, Google Slides and more!

Bit forces you to rethink how you’ve been creating, managing and sharing your documents.

It’s time to move on from your dated document editor and start creating dynamic, lively and beautiful looking documents with Bit.ai.

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