8 Useful Google Tools and Apps You May Have Overlooked – By Megan Ellis, www.makeuseof.com
Google’s ecosystem of services has exponentially ballooned over the years. Whether it’s the smart home market, mobile, entertainment, or the web, Google has managed to attain a dominant position in a wide range of sectors.
The ultimate guide to Google Sheets as a reliable data source – Keep calm and use lots of data validation
I occasionally need to grant a non-technical colleague the ability to input information into our data warehouse on an ad-hoc basis. For example, our customer service team at Milk Bar maintains a list of special wedding cakeorders in Google Sheets that we need to collect data from for downstream calculations.
21 Awesome Things Google Sheets Can Do Tips & Tricks by Benjamin Mangold
I love Google Sheets. It has a clean interface, it’s easy to collaborate with people and it integrates with other Google products that I use every day (like Google Analytics and Google Data Studio). It’s really easy to start using Google Sheets, but did you know it offers some great ways to get even more our of your data?
The 7 Most Useful Google Sheets Formulas By Aja Frost, blog.hubspot.com
Lately, the best part of my day has been figuring out the cool new things I can do in Google Sheets — which, yes, definitely means I need to get out more, but also means I can share my favorite formulas with you.
How to Automate Google Sheets With Macros By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Google Sheets lets you automate repetitive tasks with macros, and you can then bind them to keyboard shortcuts to execute them quickly. They work using Google Apps Script to capture your actions for later use.
How to Protect Cells From Editing in Google Sheets – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Protecting individual cells in Google Sheets is a great way to prevent data in your spreadsheet from getting changed—accidentally or intentionally—by anyone viewing the sheet. Fortunately, Sheets provides a handy tool to protects people from altering cells in your document.
How to Turn Any Android Smartphone into a Google Pixel – By Brendan Hesse, lifehacker.com
Android’s flexibility means manufacturers can build their own versions of the OS to suit their hardware, but there’s an elegance to the stock Android experience found on Google’s devices—one that other Android smartphones can’t match.
Images in Google Docs By Marshall Gunnell, www.howtogeek.com
Adding borders around your images is a good way to give them a little extra flair. Google Docs has a set of built-in features for adding borders and, while they’re not as sophisticated as the options offered in something like Office, they do the job.
The Best Free Dropbox Alternatives (For More Than 3 Devices) By Chris Hoffman, www.howtogeek.com
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Dropbox now limits free users to a maximum of three syncing devices at one time. If you need more devices and don’t want to open your wallet, Google, Microsoft, and even Apple are superior to Dropbox.
Google Drive Has Quietly Become One of the Best Backup Options Around by MICHAEL CRIDER reviewgeek.com
Google Drive, compared to the attention services like Dropbox and iCloud get, seems to just sit out in the wings hardly looked at. But, much to my surprise, it’s a fantastic service with flexible backup options.
Google Basics Part 6 – Google Chrome By Dottotech, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Google Chrome is the glue that holds the whole Google Eco-System together.
Google Basics Part 5: Google Photos – By Dottotech, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Google Photos has become the go-to photo storage and sharing app for many of us, for good reason!
Google Drive – Google Basics Part 4 – By Dottotech, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Google Drive, serves not one but 2 masters: Online storage and file sharing Productivity and collaboration applications
Google Basic Part 3: Google Calendar – By Dottotech, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Google Calendar is one of the most valuable members of Google's ecosystem. It can form the centre of your productivity system!
How to Use Gmail – Google Basics Part 2 By Dottotech, www.youtube.com Video
Discover how you can use Gmail like a pro. I'll show you everything you need to do to set up your Gmail account and then share the most important Gmail features.
Google Account – Google Basics – Part 1 – By Dottotech, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Let's go over the Google Basics! In this video, you'll learn how to set up your Google account, what to expect from your Google account and what benefits you get from joining the Google ecosystem.
- G-Suite Pricing Plan https://gsuite.google.com/pricing.html
- Create a Gmail Account https://accounts.google.com/signup/v2
- Google News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wf-U…
- 5 Must Know Google Drive Tips https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Inl4n…
- Google Calendar Overview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5cWR…
- Google Photos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXe68…
- Google Keep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG21_…
- Google 2 Factor Authentication https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLUz7…
- Google Privacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA9Z0…
How to Use Google Docs Offline By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Google Docs is great, but because it typically requires an internet connection to use, getting things done when you’re offline can be challenging. If you’re using Google Chrome, an official extension named Google Docs Offline changes that.
19 Google Doc Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should) – By Lindsay Kolowich, blog.hubspot.com
A few years ago, as I was scrolling mindlessly through my Facebook News Feed, I found an article that told me I was using paper ketchup cups all wrong.
The Best Google Docs Add-Ons – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Google Docs add-ons work similarly to how a browser extension works. They are a third-party app that you install to Google Docs to gain additional features. Some add-ons increase productivity (like proofreading tools) and some add more extensive capabilities (like allowing teachers to integrate grades into students papers). Here’s how to install them and some of our favorites.
How to Use Google Docs – By Maude Campbell, www.popularmechanics.com
Let’s face it, not everyone uses Microsoft Word anymore. What you really need to know is just how to create a document. Google Docs, released in 2006, is free to use, web-based, and not only for text documents; you can create slideshows and spreadsheets, too. Here's how to use it.
How to Control Margins in Google Docs – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Margins in a document are the white space that surrounds the text in your file. They appear at the top, bottom, left, and right sides. While the default margins are fine most of the time, sometimes you’ll need to change them. Here’s how.
How to Use Voice Typing in Google Docs – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Google Docs lets you use voice typing to dictate using your computer’s microphone. It’s great for people who suffer from a repetitive strain injury, or for those who just don’t like typing. Here’s how to use Voice Typing in Google Docs.
How to Create Multiple Columns in Google Docs – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Google Docs can split a document up into columns, which is excellent for making newsletters, pamphlets, and brochures. Here’s how you can separate parts of your document up into two or three columns in Google Docs.
How to Manage Google Drive Settings – By James T. Cains, www.dummies.com
Google Drive itself has only a few settings to keep track of, but they can make your experience a little easier. To manage the main Google Drive settings, log in to Google Drive, click the Settings icon (it looks like a gear) at the top right corner, and choose Settings.
How to Import an Excel Document into Google Sheets – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Did someone send you an Excel document, but you don’t have Excel? Giving up on Microsoft Office and making the change to Google Drive? No problem; Google Sheets lets you import your Excel files. And while it might not support some of the same features and effects of an Excel document, it works pretty well.
How to Create a Table of Contents in Google Docs – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Adding a table of contents to your document is a useful way to show readers each topic/chapter listed inside your file. When you create a table of contents in Google Docs, it automatically generates one and adds links that jump to each section they reference when clicked, allowing for quick access to specific parts of your document.
Google Drive's New Backup Feature Reminded Me I Have No Backup Plan – By Patrick Lucas Austin, lifehacker.com
If you don’t have an offsite cloud storage plan (and you really should), Google’s newest update to its cloud storage service Google Drive is ready to fix your gaping data backup hole by letting you pick which folders on your device you’d like to back up to Google Drive instead of forcing you to put the files into a single Google Drive folder. It’s called Backup & Sync.
How to Import a Word Document into Google Docs – By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
Someone send you a Word document, but you don’t have Word? Giving up on Word and making the change to Google Docs? No problem; Google Docs lets you easily import Word documents. And while it might not support some of the more advanced features and formatting of some Word documents, it works pretty well.
The Ultimate Guide to Google Slides By Clifford Chi, blog.hubspot.com
Slide decks are ubiquitous in the business world. To present new findings or strategies, train new employees, and even sell your product, you’ll often use a deck to easily convey information and visually engage an audience.
The 10 Best Google Docs Add-Ons for More Professional Documents – By Neeraj Chand, www.makeuseof.com
Microsoft Word may be the most widely-used word processor, but Google Docs is also gaining rapid popularity. Google Docs allows multiple users to edit the same document. It is also the safer option to create and save a document online using Google Docs than only saving a copy on your computer.
What is Google One and how does Google Drive work? By Maggie Tillman, www.pocket-lint.com
Google has reduced the cost of Google Drive and is promising to add some really neat features to the online storage service.
Drive has been around for years now but has changed relatively little since launch; it lets you upload files, create files, share files, etc. However, Google recently switched up the service's pricing plans, giving them their very own brand (Google One), and it's bundling some nice-to-haves like live expert support and subscriber perks. Here's what you need to know about Google Drive and Google One.
How to See Recent Changes to Your Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides File By Brady Gavin, www.howtogeek.com
The Google Suite offers you a handy way to view all the changes that have occurred in a file on Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. This is extremely useful when you’ve made lots of changes to a file or are working as part of a team and need to track the changes made to a shared file. Here’s how you can view the recent changes to your Google Docs File.
Use Gmail and Google Drive Offline 2018 by dottotech VIDEO
5 Must-Try Tips for Google Drive by Simpletivity
Learn all the best tips and tricks in Google Drive so you can be more efficient with your documents. From the best extensions to powerful shortcuts, this tutorial will help you become the master of your files and folders. In this video, Scott Friesen shares 5 of his favorite tips to get the most out of Google Drive.
Google Sheets Quickstart – Easy Tutorial 2018 by dottotech
Looking for a reliable spreadsheet tool? Google Sheets is a great Excel alternative. In this Sheets tutorial, we'll walk you through the basics of what you can do with Google Sheets. In this video:
25 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Docs could do by fastcompany.com
When you’re working in a word processor, every second you save matters. And while Google Docs may seem simple on the surface, it’s practically overflowing with out-of-sight options that can help you get more done with less effort.
The best part? They’re all already there and just waiting to be embraced. All you have to do is find them—and then remember to put them to use. Here’s a head start.
Grammarly Review: Is Grammarly Worth All The Hype? by bloggingocean.com
Do you make a lot of grammatical and punctuation errors? Don't worry; you are not the only one to face this problem.
Grammarly, an online grammar checking tool, claims to make writing a lot easier by proofreading your content in real time as you type. Off late, it is gaining a lot of popularity and is being used and recommended by many people.
Grammarly – Advanced grammar and spell checker for iPad and Mac by michaelkummer.com
Grammarly is an advanced grammar and spell checker for iOS and the Mac. It helps me to write better copy at work and in my capacity as a blogger. If you write as much as I do, I would highly recommend to check it out.
Get Started with Google Docs 2018– Back to Basics by dottotech [784 x 441]
25 Ways Google Drive Can Help Power Your WordPress Business by elegantthemes.com
Google Drive has saved my life (professionally, at least) on any number of occasions. I know that some people are wary of services like Google Drive or iCloud for fear of being locked into a single company’s ecosystem (or walled garden, as they’re usually referred to), but there are a lot of benefits to using Google Drive if you’re running a WordPress business. We use it here at Elegant Themes, and it makes putting things into your hands so much easier.
Google redesigns Drive to look more like the new Gmail by engadget.com
Google has given Drive a surprise makeover with elements that make it look more like the new Gmail. The redesign doesn't come with new features, but when you get it, you'll notice that The Big G has changed the Drive interface background from gray to white for a cleaner look. Its boxes and icons now also have much rounded corners and look a bit taller than before, and Drive's logo now has a more prominent place on the top left corner of the interface.
Google One is a new cloud storage service with perks by androidandme.com
Google is not a stranger to cloud services, and the company has just unveiled a brand new offering for storage.
The new service is called Google One, with storage options ranging from 100GB to 30TB. The 100GB option will be priced at $1.99 per month, the 200GB will cost $2.99 per month, and the 2TB option will go for $9.99 per month.
5 Google Sheets Features You Should Know by howtogeek.com
You’re probably familiar with the basics of Google Sheets, but Google’s spreadsheet offering boasts loads of features that aren’t obvious at first glance. Here are some of our favorites.
How to Insert a Checkbox in Google Sheets by makeuseof.com
Why is the humble checklist such a powerful tool? Well, it helps you keep track of anything—step-by-step or even as a random to-do list. Also, it is so simple to create. If you love checklists, then you will like the news that it is just as easy to insert a checkbox (or a “tick box”) in Google Sheets.
How To Indent Paragraphs In Google Docs by Howtogeek
How To Indent Paragraphs In Google Docs Indenting paragraphs in Google Docs requires access to the ruler, which you’ll only find in the full web…