Google Drive And Docs In 30 Minutes 2nd Edition

Author: Ian Lamont
Publisher: i30 Media Corporation
ISBN: 9781939924629
Size: 16.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The top-selling guide to Google’s free online office suite is now available in a revised and expanded second edition! Thirty minutes is all you'll need to get up to speed with Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides, the free online productivity suite and alternative to Microsoft Office. Millions of people use the software every day. You can use Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides to perform the following tasks: • Write letters and reports • Crunch numbers and create online data entry forms • Give presentations • Collaborate online with classmates and colleagues • Convert Microsoft Office documents to Google formats, and vice versa • Print documents, drawings, and spreadsheets • Export PDFs • Make pie charts, bar charts, and simple tables • Publish documents and spreadsheets online After covering registration, file creation and other basics, Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition) zeroes in on the most important time-saving tips and productivity tools. Highlights include: • Converting files between Microsoft Office and Google formats. • Best practices for organizing files in Google Drive. • What to expect with collaboration and sharing. • The pros and cons of Google’s mobile apps for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. • Accessing older versions of files. • How to publish your documents to the Web for colleagues or members of the public to view. • Functions, sorting and filtering in Google Sheets (with examples). • Using Web Forms to gather data. • Google Slides: Is it a suitable alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint? • Working with offline files. • Downloading third-party apps. The tone of Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes is friendly and easy to understand, with lots of step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and examples. The guide can be used by anyone with a PC, Mac, or Chromebook. It also includes instructions for using Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android and iOS phones and tablets. Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology and business journalist. He has written several books in the "In 30 Minutes" series, including Dropbox In 30 Minutes, Twitter In 30 Minutes, and Excel Basics In 30 Minutes. Here's what readers are saying about Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes: “I am so glad this was made! I've been using Google Docs for a while now and have been encouraging my teacher colleagues to do so as well to facilitate collaboration. It has become my go-to text book to help new users understand quickly. If you're new to Google Drive or Google Documents, this will help you. If you're experienced, and want something to help those who come to you with questions, this is a nice tool to help them remember what you show them. I highly recommend it.” “I just got a new position that requires record keeping. Having used Google Docs in the past, I decided to update my knowledge. I googled "Docs for dummies" and this was one of the results. I liked the concept that the title implies - a concise guide that will distill what I need and allow me to complete a task quickly” “A clear and concise explanation of how to navigate your way through google docs.” “Excellent introduction to Google drive. Well researched, easy to read, nicely organized.”

Linkedin In 30 Minutes 2nd Edition

Author: Angela Rose
Publisher: i30 Media Corporation
ISBN: 9781939924513
Size: 17.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Updated in 2017 for the new LinkedIn interface! If you're serious about taking your career to the next level, you need to be on LinkedIn. In LinkedIn In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), author Angela Rose will show you how to make a rock-solid LinkedIn profile and expand your network. Whether you want to find a new job on LinkedIn or advance your career, this guide can be the blueprint for a supercharged LinkedIn strategy. This LinkedIn book includes sections on: * LinkedIn registration and basic profile setup * Nine critical LinkedIn profile elements * Six additional LinkedIn profile elements you should include * Why keywords are so important for your LinkedIn profile * How to improve a basic profile * Real-world examples of successful LinkedIn profiles * How to address unemployment on LinkedIn * How to connect with other people on LinkedIn * Crafting personalized LinkedIn invitations * Connecting with strangers on LinkedIn * Other ways to get noticed on LinkedIn * Best practices for using LinkedIn’s search engine * Participation strategies for LinkedIn Groups * Five ways to find a job on LinkedIn * InMail and other paid LinkedIn services * How to turn off LinkedIn notifications The revised edition of LinkedIn In 30 Minutes is for people who are new to LinkedIn, as well as those who have created basic profiles and now want to take their LinkedIn efforts to the next level. While LinkedIn In 30 Minutes is not a comprehensive guide, it provides a solid foundation of LinkedIn registration basics, critical profile elements, and networking best practices that can help you land a new job or advance your career. The LinkedIn tutorial is easy to approach -- it's filled with step-by-step instructions written in plain English and a touch of humor. There are lots of screenshots and LinkedIn best practices that you can use to turn an uninspiring profile into a winner! This book is a Foreword INDIES Finalist. Foreword Reviews highlights some of the best titles produced from the independent publishing community. About the series: Since 2012, In 30 Minutes® guides have helped people all over the world understand complex topics, including technology, medicine, and personal finance. For more information, visit in30minutes.com.

Google Drive Docs In 30 Minutes

Author: Ian Lamont
Publisher:
ISBN: 0985886722
Size: 12.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots, this book demonstrates how to use the Google Drive suite for word processinjg, spreadsheets, presentations, and cloud storage.