Introducing Google Apps
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Introducing Google Apps



Google Apps are a popular suite of web applications including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sites, Google+ and more that gives an organization or an individual anytime/anywhere access to their work. Learn ...

Google Apps are a popular suite of web applications including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sites, Google+ and more that gives an organization or an individual anytime/anywhere access to their work. Learn tips on how to use Google Apps to help your organization collaborate and work more efficiently.



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    Introducing Google Apps Introducing Google Apps Presentation Transcript

    • @cmairn
    • For an extremely large list of Google apps and services visit: or
    • We will briefly cover …
    • If we have time …
    • Using the free version of Google Apps youcan have up to 10 custom user accounts.
    • Getting Started
    • +1 personalization on non-Google sites allows Google to tailor content andads to you across the Web, based on your Google profile, +1activity, and social connections. Google does this without sharing yourinformation with outside websites. (Source:
    • After signed in to Google you will see atoolbar near the top of your Web browser.
    • Earth View is now in Google Maps!
    • • Fly to any place in the world.• See 3D buildings, imagery, and terrain.• Find cities, places, and local businesses.• Explore the Moon, Mars, the sky, oceans, and historical imagery. Source:
    • Find local businesses, view mapsand get driving directions.
    • Quick GoogleEarth/Maps demo 3D trees3D Baseball Stadium Showcase Gallery Finding Directions Embedding Maps
    • ... searches the full text of books and magazines that Google hasscanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, andstored in its digital database. Source:
    • … gives you one number for all yourphones, voicemail as easy as email, free US longdistance, low rates on international calls, and manycalling features. Source:
    • An example: a “free” SMS Reference Service1. Get a free Google Voice number.2. Promote this number.3. Use free GVMax web service to send notifications via Instant Messaging (XMPP/GoogleTalk), emails, Prowl and Howl notifications, Twitter, HttpPost and SMS.
    • Quick GoogleBooks/Voice demo Searching Books Adding FavoritesExplore Google Voice
    • Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was createdby Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Source:
    • 2.1. 3.
    • 4.5.
    • Easily drag and drop gadgets!
    • Explore your settings/themes
    • • Easy to setup• Quick searching• Can integrate Google Docs, Sites and more• Can share calendars with others• Syncs with Microsoft Outlook , Apples iCal, etc.• Works on many mobile devices
    • Multiple calendars
    • Color-code events. You can send certain events to certain people.
    • • Documents, presentations, spreadsheets, forms, drawings, etc.• Collaborate online• Can chat with others while working on a document• Backup important papers – if you trust Google.• Mobile access to your files
    • Quick demo usingdocuments and forms
    • • Centralize documents, presentations, and other items• Collaborate with others• Works on any operating system• Security controls
    • Quick demo creating a Google Site
    • Google + has … Circles Streams Profiles Photos Hangouts Messenger Sparks Mobile +1 button
    • Source:
    • Collaboration
    • Other notable services and tools … et cetera …
    • Important! Google’s New Privacy Policy
    • Google Dashboard helps you answerthe question: What information does Google have about me?
    • Stay informed!
    • Virtual Petting Zoo Let’s Hangout!
    • @cmairn Go800 enabled! Text CMAIRN to 46800 to call.
    • Contact Information Let’s Hangout!