Survey of Free Google Tools          Ann Treacy     broadband.mnrem.com       ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace...
The Plan• Be informed   – Search Features   – Google Alerts• Be Connected   – Gmail   – Google Voice   – Calendar• Be in B...
Be Informed         Google Search         Google Alerts©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
Search Features                                  google.com/help/features.html                                  • Unit Con...
Old School Advance Search  http://www.google.com/advanced_search       ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All R...
Bonus: SafeSearch• http://tinyurl.com/6q3z2uv• Three levels:  – Strict  – Moderate  – None• You can lock a computer!      ...
Google Alert                                    • google.com/alerts                                    • Track terms & sea...
Be Connected              Gmail           Google Voice©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
Gmail•   mail.google.com•   Free•   Files stored online•   Available online & off•   Manage contacts•   Use your domain na...
Google Voice•   www.google.com/voice•   One phone number•   Conference calls•   Free texts•   Screening•   Voicemail is tr...
Calendar• Personal calendar• Shared/community  calendar• Shared posting rights• Merge with other  calendars               ...
Be in Business    Google Docs  Google Check Out©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
Google DocsTools                                                   Advantages•   Documents                                ...
Google Check Out• Use it as a buyer - www.google.com/wallet/• Use it as a seller (like PayPal)   – Use it on your website ...
Have Fun             Picasa           Google Earth©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
Picasa•   picasa.google.com/•   www.picnik.com/app•   Save & store photos•   Share photos•   Modify photos               ©...
Google Earth - www.google.com/earth          ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
What’s the cost? ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
QUESTIONS?If you have an interest in further training on in yourarea, please let us know.Session will be posted online:htt...
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  1. 1. Survey of Free Google Tools Ann Treacy broadband.mnrem.com ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. The Plan• Be informed – Search Features – Google Alerts• Be Connected – Gmail – Google Voice – Calendar• Be in Business – Google Docs – Check out• Have Fun – Picasa – Google Earth ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Be Informed Google Search Google Alerts©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Search Features google.com/help/features.html • Unit Conversion – distance, weight, currency • Public Data - • People Profiles – based primary on Google+ • Dictionary/Thesaurus • Local Search • Medications • Movie Times ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. Old School Advance Search http://www.google.com/advanced_search ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Bonus: SafeSearch• http://tinyurl.com/6q3z2uv• Three levels: – Strict – Moderate – None• You can lock a computer! ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Google Alert • google.com/alerts • Track terms & searches • Get regular email updates • Stay informed, join the conversation©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Be Connected Gmail Google Voice©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. Gmail• mail.google.com• Free• Files stored online• Available online & off• Manage contacts• Use your domain name https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/standard/new3 ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. Google Voice• www.google.com/voice• One phone number• Conference calls• Free texts• Screening• Voicemail is transcribed• Cheap international calls• Ties in with cell ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. Calendar• Personal calendar• Shared/community calendar• Shared posting rights• Merge with other calendars ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  12. 12. Be in Business Google Docs Google Check Out©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  13. 13. Google DocsTools Advantages• Documents • Free• Presentations • Easy to collaborate• Spreadsheets • In the Cloud• Drawings • Searchable• Image/Videos ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  14. 14. Google Check Out• Use it as a buyer - www.google.com/wallet/• Use it as a seller (like PayPal) – Use it on your website – Use it in your store – www.google.com/payments ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  15. 15. Have Fun Picasa Google Earth©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  16. 16. Picasa• picasa.google.com/• www.picnik.com/app• Save & store photos• Share photos• Modify photos ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  17. 17. Google Earth - www.google.com/earth ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  18. 18. What’s the cost? ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
  19. 19. QUESTIONS?If you have an interest in further training on in yourarea, please let us know.Session will be posted online:http://www.mnrem.com/blog/ ©2011 Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace. All Rights Reserved.
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