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My Google Apps™

Book Description

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing exactly what you want with Google Apps.

Learn how to:

  • Use Google Apps to reduce technology expenses and grow your business

  • Choose the best Google Apps version for your needs

  • Quickly activate and customize your account

  • Give your users customized email that uses your domain, not

  • Connect Gmail to your smartphone so your email and schedule always go with you

  • Create, format, edit, print, and collaborate on documents with Docs

  • Track and analyze your data with Sheets

  • Create presentations with Slides and present anywhere via the Internet

  • Cut travel costs: run video meetings online with Google Hangouts

  • Improve project collaboration with a shared Sites workspace

  • Efficiently manage and share your schedule with Calendar

  • Store and share your files for secure anytime/anywhere access

  • Sync your files between your PC or Mac and Google Drive in the cloud

  • Use Vault to archive content and activity for compliance or other legal reasons

  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to new Google Apps screenshots that show you exactly what to do.

    Help when you run into Google Apps problemsor limitations.

    Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Google Apps.

    Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Authors
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. We Want to Hear from You!
    10. Reader Services
    11. What Is Google Apps?
      1. Understanding Productivity Suites and Cloud Computing
      2. What Do I Get with Google Apps?
      3. Exploring the Benefits of Google Apps
    12. 1. Getting Started with Google Apps
      1. All About Google Apps
      2. What Do I Need to Get Started with Google Apps?
      3. Signing Up for Google Apps
      4. Exploring the Admin Console
      5. Signing In and Out
    13. 2. Managing Email and Contacts with Gmail
      1. Exploring Gmail
      2. Working with Messages
      3. Managing Messages
      4. Managing Contacts
      5. Working with Tasks
      6. Customizing Gmail
      7. Switching to Gmail from Other Services
    14. 3. Organizing Your Schedule with Calendar
      1. Exploring Calendar
      2. Scheduling Events and Appointments
      3. Working with Reminders
      4. Creating Tasks
      5. Sharing Calendars
      6. Enabling Mobile Notifications
    15. 4. Storing and Sharing Files on Drive
      1. Exploring Drive
      2. Uploading Files and Folders
      3. Creating New Files
      4. Managing Folders and Files
      5. Sharing Files and Folders
      6. Syncing Files
    16. 5. Creating Documents with Docs
      1. Opening Google Docs
      2. Creating a Document
      3. Formatting Documents
      4. Inserting Content in a Document
      5. Inserting a Table
      6. Managing Your Documents
      7. Viewing Documents
      8. Collaborating on Documents
      9. Using Google Docs Tools
      10. Printing and Publishing Documents
      11. Working with Add-ons
    17. 6. Tracking and Analyzing Data with Sheets
      1. Getting Started with Google Sheets
      2. Creating a Spreadsheet
      3. Entering Spreadsheet Data
      4. Formatting Spreadsheets
      5. Working with Sheets, Rows, and Columns
      6. Working with Formulas and Functions
      7. Inserting Content in a Spreadsheet
      8. Managing Your Spreadsheets
      9. Working with Spreadsheet Data
      10. Collaborating on Spreadsheets
      11. Printing and Publishing Spreadsheets
    18. 7. Creating Presentations with Slides
      1. Getting Started with Google Slides
      2. Creating a Presentation
      3. Working with Slides
      4. Inserting Content in a Presentation
      5. Formatting Presentations
      6. Working with Transitions and Animations
      7. Managing Your Presentations
      8. Collaborating on Presentations
      9. Using Google Slides Tools
      10. Printing and Publishing Presentations
      11. Delivering Your Presentation
    19. 8. Communicating with Hangouts
      1. Exploring Hangouts
      2. Adding the Hangouts App
      3. Working with Chat Hangouts
      4. Video Conferencing with Hangouts
      5. Phone Calling with Hangouts
    20. 9. Creating Websites with Sites
      1. Exploring Sites
      2. Building Sites
      3. Customizing Your Page
      4. Adding Pages
      5. Sharing Your Site
    21. 10. Archiving with Vault
      1. Exploring Vault
      2. Adding the Vault App
      3. Setting Retention Rules
      4. Working with Matters
      5. Creating Holds
      6. Searching Message Data
      7. Exporting and Auditing Data
    22. 11. Exploring Other Google Tools
      1. Browsing the Web with Google Chrome
      2. Working with Google Groups
      3. Understanding Google+ for Business
      4. Other Google Apps to Try
    23. Index