Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

W e all know about Google as the search engine mogul and most know about Google Docs — an online version of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations software. The Google Cloud Connect toolbar in Microsoft Word after installation. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

Make your everyday operations more efficient: Google Docs. Part of the Google App suite, Google Docs is one of the best shared online document programs out there. Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency.

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Ten Useful & Interesting Google Docs Hacks - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

New in Google Docs: Spreadsheets Form Summary

Denise Aday

I love how Google quietly and consistently adds new tools – and new capabilities to existing ones. A favorite tool of mine is Google Docs – spreadsheets in particular. This questionnaire is a Google spreadsheet that has been turned into an online form that can be conveniently completed in a browser. How do you use Google Docs? Image via CrunchBase.

Meggin McIntosh on How to Back Up Google Docs

Denise Aday

Here at Aday VA we and most of our clients are heavy Google Docs users. How to Back Up Google Documents (Google Docs). Google Documents (GoogleDocs) is a great application to use, but just like files you have on your hard drive, the files you create in Google should be backed up. If Google goes down or there is a glitch, you may lose your files and it would be a shame if you didn’t have a back-up. Backing up Google Documents.

Safeguard Your Data with Google’s Two-Step Verification

Productivity Bits

Two-Step verification of your Gmail account and data you store on Google Docs is a very important security step you should consider taking if you keep any kind of information on a Google server. Google has a solution and you only have to do it once.

Taking Action on Customer Survey Data the Right Way

Small Business CEO

As far as survey data tools, you can get your feet wet with a simple online Google Doc survey or expand into the robust data extraction game with Qzzr or Qualtrics. There are a variety of uses for survey data, and there are a myriad of ways to collect it.

Creativity In Your Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

Here are some cool things that other admins have done with theirs: • Set up a virtual career portfolio in Google Docs to use when applying for jobs outside of their state (in PowerPoint form). We have set up a Career Portfolio Photo Album in our photo gallery with pictures of administrative professionals showcasing their portfolio as well as pictures of examples of what these administrative professionals are putting in their own portfolios.

Are you Ga Ga For Google?

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, January 21, 2010 Are you Ga Ga For Google? Google is an office professional’s best friend. I remember the days when you could use Google as a search engine only. Have them transcribed and delivered to your Google account and read them online.

Travel Planning for Others – Putting Yourself in Your Traveler’s Shoes

Practically Perfect PA

With TRAVO , all you have to create a profile for each of your travelers and you’ll never have to refer back to your sticky notes or Google Docs ever again! Every admin wears many hats: office manager, personal assistant, life coach, travel planner.

Eco-Friendly Mobile Web Tools

Eco-Office Gals

Google Docs . Another mobile Web tool that can help the environment is Google Docs. They simply create the document, and then the other person can login to the Google account to see it.

Office Software is Evolving, Are You Ready?

Tips From T. Marie

While we self-proclaimed geeks have been using Google docs, Google Drive, Dropbox and others, Office 365 provides those with a fear of the cloud a reason to finally get their cloud on. Office suite software is changing!

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6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

" Google Docs with XL Joanne Lang also suggested Google docs with XL.    You would use Google docs the same way you would an MS Office Excel worksheet.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Let Google Calendar do all the reminding. If you’re an email rat, utilize Google Calendar. In my case, I currently have a Franz- Slack -Google calendar combo. Create process documents via Google Doc for teams. A Google Doc or spreadsheet is ideal for this.

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How Social Media Helps Students Study

Dumb Little Man

Now, if you google essay topics, you will get tons of resources. Some things that can be put into practice when sharing: Stream a class through live video on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Google Hangouts, or YouTube. If you are working on a team project, work on a Google Doc.

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

Try to think about your organisation’s brand in a more creative way – if for example the company colour is green do a Google search for ‘green’ and see what images appear and then use them for your slide backgrounds. Google Slides.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

Try to think about your organisation’s brand in a more creative way – if for example the company colour is green do a Google search for ‘green’ and see what images appear and then use them for your slide backgrounds. Google Slides.

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Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

It requires you download a spreadsheet and save it in your Google docs, but it’s such a huge timesaver. As some of you may be aware, I permanently switched from Outlook (having used it for many years) to Gmail at the end of last year.

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The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

When they send the form, instead of getting a flurry of random PDFs clogging your inbox, you can set a “rule” that will direct all responses to a Google Docs spreadsheet saved in your Drive. If you’re a freelancer, juggling multiple balls in the air is a must-know trick. One way to learn that trick is to know how to properly manage your time, systems, and files.

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4 Tips For Keeping Important Documents Safe

Practically Perfect PA

However, if you also want to be able to access them from anywhere then you might want to move to a cloud based system such as Google docs. We all have important documents that we need to keep safe.

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Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

Around December last year (2010) Google launched a pilot program in which they gave away thousands of notebook units they called “Cr-48″ – a prototype of the Chrome OS-based notebook. That prototype has now been fully developed and released as Chromebook which according to Google is: “A mobile device designed specifically for people who live on the web. Google Tasks. Add and manage your tasks from your Chromebook using Google Tasks. Google Docs.

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Top 7 Gmail Tips and Tricks

Small Business CEO

As a loyal Gmail user for many years, I have watched Google’s golden child evolve into an incredibly efficient and functional interface. Though Google boasts extremely secure and reliable servers, when your entire life is stored on Gmail, it’s good to have a backup.

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

Oh, did I mention that your meeting confirmation hits your google, outlook or web calendar as well as generates a confirmation email. Can't Live Without Google. " Stephanie you are such a geek." " That is what I heard from her as we were talking on the phone. 

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Top 13 Tools For Efficiently Running Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Google Apps Google Apps is a package of popular Google tools like Gmail, Google Docs and all, allotted specifically for your domain. Ranging from docs to wiki, reports to CRM and planner to invoice, there’s a huge number of applications to choose from.

5 Ways To Use Google+ For Business

Small Business CEO

Google Plus is not only for social communication but has proven to be an effective tool for business. Whether it is used in cost reduction efforts or to save time, Google Plus has numerous features designed to improve business productivity and efficiency.

Featured Soloist Natalia Sylvester: “Focus On the Small Steps”

The Solopreneur Life

Word, Google Docs, and Evernote for research. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Natalia Sylvester. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

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4 Ways to Enjoy Each Day and Do More With Your Life

Dumb Little Man

You can use a Google Doc or a spiral notebook or a cocktail napkin, but just the act of jotting down your blessings will make them more real to you. I have a good friend who recently received some bad news concerning his health.

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16 Business Owners Share What They Would Do Differently

Productive & Organized

Google Docs was used to share the process sheets amongst ourselves. Business owners hear it all of the time: document your processes and procedures.    Yet, time and again, it does not happen.    It might start out innocently enough. 

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How SMBs Can Profile Their Typical Customer

Small Business CEO

There are free tools such as Google Docs and MailChimp that let you create a survey and distribute it easily and affordably. Many marketing plans fail because they try to attract everyone and don’t focus on anyone.

Some of the Best GTD Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

Astrid Task can be synced with both Google Tasks and Calendar. This app varies from the previously mentioned apps by being dependent upon syncing with Google Tasks. It is a beta application for Android users who enjoy utilizing Google Tasks on their computer.

The Traditional and the Creative Ways to Use Evernote

Simple Productivity Blog

Of course you can also do this in Google Docs, but I like having everything all in one place, and Evernote allows me to do this. This post was written by a guest author. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines.

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Building Client Trust: Communication is Key

Step It Up VA Coaching

Simple, free online programs like Dropbox and Google Docs allow you to share and update information easily and instantaneously. by Donna Toothaker. Effective client communication is a crucial element in running a service-based business, yet it is often overlooked in favor of things we think are more important, like client work.

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

  Some would say that having a Google profile is all that you need.    Google profiles allow you to add multiple photos, large bio, and other social networking features.  How many social networks do you belong to? 

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Blast Through Writer’s Block With These 3 Tools

Men With Pens

While I often write in Google Docs, I can only do so when I’m “in the zone” so to speak: it’s dangerous to start writing with the Internet right at your fingertips, there are so many other things you could be doing rather than writing.

5 Awesome Productivity Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

Google Docs. With Google Docs , you can use your existing Google account to upload your documents, saving a backup online. You can create a document on your phone, and it will be available to view on your PC under your Google account. Google Voice.

How to Make Money Freelance Writing Online

Daily Writing Tips

This includes using a word processor, sending and receiving emails, searching on Google efficiently and so on. Google considers each link from another website as a vote of trust for the quality of your website and its content.

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How We Pulled Off a Huge Event Through Outsourcing


In order to monitor contractors’ work, keep the communication streamlined and work together on things remotely, we used a number of applications that we work with internally with all the VAs to optimize work progress and avoid confusion: Communication: Skype, Google Chat, Yammer.

10 Tips for a Killer Presentation

Ian's Messy Desk

Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for a Killer Presentation Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 16, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

A Step-by-Step System to Higher Productivity


I used to do some writing in Google Docs, some in Evernote, some in Byword and some in Scrivener. Once I finally adopted this simplified system, I only have to open the one doc every day. The following is a guest post by Greg Hickman.

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Featured Soloist Melissa Dinwiddie: “Start. Just Start.”

The Solopreneur Life

Since I shift back and forth between a Mac and a PC, I’m getting to love Google Docs for spreadsheets and word processing. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Melissa Dinwiddie.

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