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Author Teeter, Ryan
Title Google Apps for Dummies
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2008
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (386 pages)
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Series For dummies
For dummies
Note Intro -- Google Apps For Dummies -- About the Authors -- Dedication -- Authors' Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- How This Book Is Organized -- Conventions Used in This Book -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part I: Up and Going with Google Apps -- Chapter 1: Introducing Google Apps -- Meeting the Google Apps -- Welcome to the New Internet -- Choosing the Right Google Apps Edition -- What's in It for My Organization? -- Can There Possibly Be a Downside? -- Chapter 2: Signing Up for Google Apps -- Signing Up for Team Edition -- Signing Up for Standard Edition -- Signing Up for Premier Edition -- Signing Up for Education Edition -- Verifying Domain Ownership -- Chapter 3: The Start Page -- Meeting the Start Page -- Authenticating Your Account -- Adding Google Gadgets -- What to Do When the Start Page Misbehaves -- Part II: Keeping in Touch and on Time: Gmail, Talk, and Calendar -- Chapter 4: Connecting with Gmail -- Setting Up E-mail -- Starting Gmail -- Getting to Know the Inbox -- Composing Mail -- Following the Conversation -- Searching Your Messages -- Chapter 5: Discovering Advanced Gmail Tools -- Opening Attachments -- Creating Signatures and Vacation Responses -- Using Labels and Filters to Take Control of Your Inbox -- Alternative Access: Forwarding, POP/IMAP, and Mobile -- Chapter 6: Keeping in Touch with the Contacts List -- Creating a Contacts List -- Using Quick Contacts in Gmail -- Adding or Updating Contacts -- Sorting Contacts into Groups -- Chapter 7: Chatting with Gmail Chat and Google Talk -- Understanding Gmail Chat and Google Talk -- Using Gmail Chat -- Upgrading to Google Talk -- Chapter 8: Filling Your Calendar -- Starting Calendar -- Creating and Changing Events -- Setting Up Calendar Notifications -- Changing Your Calendar Views
Printing Your Calendar -- Using Multiple Calendars -- Searching Your Calendar -- Chapter 9: Sharing Your Calendar with Others -- Working with Invitations -- Making Your Calendar Available to Others -- Scheduling Resources -- Embedding Calendar on Your Web Site or Blog -- Importing and Exporting Events -- Using Calendar on Your Mobile Device -- Part III: Getting to Work: Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations -- Chapter 10: Finding Your Way around the Google Docs Home -- Advantages of Google Docs and the Docs Home -- Launching Your Docs Home -- Working and Collaborating in Google Docs -- Chapter 11: Word Processing with Google Docs -- Getting Familiar with the Docs Screen -- Editing a Document in Docs -- Printing, Publishing, and Converting to Other Formats -- Sharing and Collaboration -- Chapter 12: Crunching Numbers with Google Spreadsheets -- Starting Up a Spreadsheet -- Entering, Editing, and Other Spreadsheet Basics -- Using Charts, Graphs, and Diagrams -- Formula Fixin' -- Sharing and Collaboration -- Converting and Exporting to Other File Formats -- Printing and Publishing Spreadsheets -- Chapter 13: Creating Amazing Google Presentations -- Starting Up Presentations -- Adding Themes, Text, Shapes, and Images to Slides -- Organizing Slides -- Using the File Menu -- Viewing Revisions -- Giving Your Presentation -- Sharing, Collaborating, and Publishing a Presentation -- Part IV: Popping the Hood: Google Apps Administration -- Chapter 14: The Dashboard -- Exploring the Dashboard -- Creating User Accounts -- Adjusting User Account Settings -- Adjusting Domain Settings -- Chapter 15: Start Page Configuration and Administration -- Changing the Default Start Page Settings -- Creating a Custom Start Page Template for Your Organization -- Making Changes to the Start Page after Publishing -- Chapter 16: Creating a Web Site for Your Organization
Getting Started with Page Creator -- Editing Web Pages in Page Creator -- Publishing Your Web Pages -- Tweaking Your Site -- Chapter 17: Tweaking Your Apps -- Creating Custom Apps Addresses -- Enabling and Disabling Apps and Services -- Tuning Gmail and Talk -- Empowering Calendar -- Securing Docs -- Part V: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 18: Ten Solutions to Common Problems -- Oops! Errors in Google Apps -- Can't Log Into Google Apps -- POP/IMAP Doesn't Work Correctly for Gmail -- Can't Send Attachments in Gmail -- Chat Disappears in Gmail -- Voice Chat Doesn't Work -- Everything Looks Garbled in Calendar -- Events Don't Show Up in Calendar -- Documents, Spreadsheets, or Presentations Don't Appear in Docs Home -- Documents Don't Load Properly -- Chapter 19: Ten More Google Apps for Your Business, Group, or Organization -- 1-800-GOOG-411 -- AdWords -- AdSense -- Google Notebook -- Google Finance -- Google Product Search -- Google Reader -- Google Maps -- Google Pack -- Google Translate -- Index
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. (, 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. (
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Teeter, Ryan Google Apps for Dummies Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2008 9780470189580
Subject Google Apps.;Application software.;Business -- Computer programs
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Alt Author Barksdale, Karl
Teeter, Ryan
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