Google Apps For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

Get down to business with these online office tools

Create documents and spreadsheets, keep your calendar, use Gmail, and more

There's more than one way to do office stuff. Google Apps are Web-based, low-cost (or free!) office productivity tools that do everything those big guys do, and you can access them ...

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Google Apps For Dummies

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Overview

Get down to business with these online office tools

Create documents and spreadsheets, keep your calendar, use Gmail, and more

There's more than one way to do office stuff. Google Apps are Web-based, low-cost (or free!) office productivity tools that do everything those big guys do, and you can access them from any computer with an Internet connection. This book boosts your "app-titude" with the lowdown on choosing, setting up, and using them for work and play.

Discover how to:

  • Choose among the different editions
  • Register a new domain
  • Use Gmail and Google Talk
  • Create and collaborate on documents
  • Import events into your calendar
  • Build cool presentations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118052402
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 388
  • Sales rank: 371,307
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Ryan Teeter is an accomplished writer and technology trainer. He has worked closely with business teachers throughout the country and consulted with the National Business Education Association, businesses, and school districts on Google Apps implementation. Ryan spent time working at Google in Mountain View, California, as an External Training Specialist, developing curriculum used for training Fortune 500 companies. When he’s not conducting training workshops or writing, Ryan’s pursuing his passion for teaching as a doctoral student at Rutgers University, where he’s completing a PhD in accounting information systems. (www.ryanteeter.com,www.technonerd.info)

Karl Barksdale was a former Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation and a Marketing Manager in the Consumer Products division. He was also the External Training Manager for Google’s Online Sales and Operations division. He’s best known for authoring and co-authoring 59 business and computer education textbooks. Albeit, the job he enjoys most is teaching at the Utah County Academy of Sciences, an early college high school on the Utah Valley University campus. (www.karlbarksdale.com)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Up and Going with Google Apps.

Chapter 1: Introducing Google Apps.

Chapter 2: Signing Up for Google Apps.

Chapter 3: The Start Page.

Part II: Keeping in Touch and on Time: Gmail, Talk, and Calendar.

Chapter 4: Connecting with Gmail.

Chapter 5: Discovering Advanced Gmail Tools.

Chapter 6: Keeping in Touch with the Contacts List.

Chapter 7: Chatting with Gmail Chat and Google Talk.

Chapter 8: Filling Your Calendar.

Chapter 9: Sharing Your Calendar with Others.

Part III: Getting to Work: Documents, spreadsheets, and Presentations.

Chapter 10: Finding Your Way around the Google Docs Home.

Chapter 11: Word Processing with Google Docs.

Chapter 12: Crunching Numbers with Google Spreadsheets.

Chapter 13: Creating Amazing Google Presentations.

Part IV: Popping the Hood: Google Apps Administration.

Chapter 14; The Dashboard.

Chapter 15: Start Page Configuration and Administration.

Chapter 16: Creating a Web Site for Your Organization.

Chapter 17: Tweaking Your Apps.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Solutions to Common Problems.

Chapter 19: Ten More Google Apps for Your Business, Group, or Organization.

Index.

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