It’s great to depend on Google’s authentication system to confirm your identity on an online application’s website — until it doesn’t work. If you’ve ever been locked out of your own life, here’s how to work around that conundrum.
A great new online tools for creating cool attention-grabbing graphics for social media is Adobe Spark Post — and it’s free to use. Here’s how it works — and how easy it is to create a graphic suitable for sharing on social media.
Google Docs is a powerful tool that enables users to write from anywhere, collaborate in real time, and ensure their work is always saved and backed up.
All for free.
Most users, however, barely scrape the surface of what’s possible with Google Docs. In Get Shift Done, we’ve been revealing little-known tips & tricks for getting the most out of Docs, and in this post we’ll share the 9 stories our readers loved the most.
When you’re heads-down working and want to avoid the distraction of your incoming email, you can use this tip to send outgoing emails without entering your inbox. The trick: create a browser bookmark that takes you directly to Gmail’s “Compose Email” window without first passing through your inbox.
Next paste the copied link into the your browser’s address bar (1).
Then, hit the enter or return key and it will open the Compose Email page.
Finally, add that compose page as a bookmark. To do so in Chrome, click the little “add bookmark” star at the far right of the address bar (2). You can see that I have mine on the main bookmark bar (3) for easy access:
We asked the team at Google to give us their best tips for making your year more productive using Google Calendar. Click here to discover some lesser known tools that they shared with us and how to get started using them.