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Working in the Cloud

  1. 1. WORKING INTHE CLOUDIn this webinar, we will discuss what the cloudactually is and what it means to you and yourbusiness. I will show you cloud productivitytools that will keep you moving and your dataaccessible.Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE CLOUD?Simply put … Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  3. 3. WHAT IS THE CLOUD?The “cloud” is the Internet. You use the cloud everyday.Your laptop now connects you with a bazillion othercomputers all over the world every time you use theInternet. When you Google something – you are benefitingfrom the collective minds around the globe.We all create and consume media online at an alarminglyfast pace. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  4. 4. YOUR DAY IN THE CLOUD …It might be easier to think about things that you do outsideof the cloud!The cloud is your friend – when you can access your email,voicemail, docs, calendars, forms, presentations, notes ,photos, personal information and more from ANYWHERE (ina secure fashion of course) – that is a very good thing.So let’s talk about YOUR day in the cloud. Some of thesetools you already have, others will be new to you. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  5. 5. EMAIL Email is a no-brainer. We know we can access our email from anywhere we have an Internet connection. Consider programs like Gmail to replace Outlook. If you want the functionality, without the price tag and hard drive anchor.Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  6. 6. MAKE GMAIL YOUR ONLINE OUTLOOK … - Multiple accounts in ONE inbox - Respond out as those accounts, w/sigs - Labels are smarter than folders - Contact mgmt that happens organically - Conversation view keeps you on task - Set up filters to manage it all - Try some labs! Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  7. 7. VOICEMAIL Consider taking your voicemail to the cloud. - Voicemail messages that are translated and emailed or texted to you - Multiple greetings depending on contact group - One line for everythingStefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  8. 8. GOOGLE VOICE IS PERFECT FOR THE ON-THE-GO AGENT … Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
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  10. 10. DOCUMENTS Please stop paying for Microsoft Office. - Upload existing MS Office files - Create new - Share docs via email address, with one, many or all - Live collaboration/chatStefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  11. 11. GOOGLE DOCS WILL MAKE YOUR DAY AWESOME. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  12. 12. MEET ONLINE Working in the cloud makes online meetings easy! - Marketing Updates - Buyer Check-inStefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  13. 13. STAY IN FRONT OF YOUR CUSTOMERS. LITERALLY. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  14. 14. PERSONAL Keeping track of receipts andFINANCE bank balances can be a pain. - Keep your finances on track - Know your balances - Scan receipts with your phoneStefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  15. 15. STOP SWEATING THE LUNCH CHECK. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  16. 16. KEEP YOUR ACCOUNTANT HAPPY.Cam Scanner (both Android and Apple)will allow you to use the camera in yoursmart phone to scan any document (likethose pesky receipts) and orExpensify can help you manage it all. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  17. 17. NOTES We take notes constantly throughout the day. Keep all of those random lists and thoughts and photos together in a notes program.Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  18. 18. HEY LIST MAKERS … THIS ONE IS FOR YOU There is no other note tool out there to match Evernote right now. You can type traditional notes on your laptop or phone, clip web pages, record your voice and even snap a photo into Evernote. Access from all of your devices. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  19. 19. PHOTOS Take your photos to the cloud! You can edit and store photos online easily. Share with everyone or just friends and family.Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  20. 20. PHOTO STORAGE AND EDITING ALL IN THE CLOUD Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  21. 21. EDIT IN PICNIK … Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  22. 22. EDIT IN PICNIK … Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  23. 23. PHOTO STORAGE AND EDITING ALL IN THE CLOUDThe two parts of Picasa:1. Photo editing software (download to use)2. Picasa Web Albums Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  24. 24. PICASA The Picasa software has some decent photo editing tools, tuning and effects. Plus Geo-Tag, create Collages, and upload to web albums from here. Try the I’m Feeling Lucky button for fast editing. Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  25. 25. PRINTING Cloud Printing can be a challenge! Keep it simple …Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
  26. 26. HP Eprint – print from anywhere! Your printer gets its own email address and you can send it anything, from anywhere at the touch of a button.Google Cloud Print – use your old stuff!By linking an existing office resource tothe printer you can print jobs from thecloud and have them waiting for youwhen you return!
  27. 27. STORAGE So the cloud is AWESOME. But notAND BACK-UP without fault. And … cloud storage is only free to a certain point. If you are storing a ton of photos and music, you may have to start purchasing space. Backing up will save you from heartache!Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011
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  29. 29. Thank You!!!Thanks so much for joining ustonight! I hope you were able tolearn a bit about the cloud andpick up some cool tools in theprocess. This webinar wasrecorded and will be placed inthe Education Library for yourviewing pleasure.Stefanie A. Hahn | | November 2011