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Whether you're an individual who wants to take advantage of iGoogle or an organization looking for an enterprise-wide training solution for users at all levels, this comprehensive, practical guide brings you up to speed with all of the basic information and advanced tips and tricks you need to make good use of every Google Apps's tool and capability. Discover how to:
Google Apps are poised to shatter the primacy of the current way of working with PCs, saving businesses, schools, government agencies, and individuals big bucks on software, network infrastructure, and administration. Google Apps For Dummies is your key to making this revolutionary new approach work for you and your organization.
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)
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.