Getting Started with Google Drive

Google Drive is a perfect tool for anyone looking to store, share, edit, and create documents online.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Are you constantly sending Word documents to coworkers? Do you lose track of where your documents are and who has made the last edits? Do want to be able to access your files anywhere, at any time? If so, this class is for you.

Google Drive is a free tool that is provided by Google that allows user to create, share, edit, revise, and store all kinds of documents. This course is designed to teach you the basics of Google Drive and how you can use it to simplify your life.

This course will walk you through account setup, basic document creation, tools, and everything else you need to get started on Google Drive.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer
  • Internet
  • A willingness to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Set up your Google Drive account
  • Learn how to create and upload documents
  • Learn how to share your documents with anyone
  • Learn about the additional features Google Drive provides
  • Edit and work on documents in groups
  • Learn about forms and spreadsheets
  • Learn to track edits and revisions
  • Learn how to access your documents offline

Who is the target audience?

  • People who use Microsoft Office
  • People who use Open Office
  • Team Leaders
  • Organization Leaders
  • Sales Executives
  • People who want to share documents
  • People who are always on the go
  • People with a home office
  • Small business owners

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction

Find out what we are going to cover in the course!

Section 2: The Basics of Google Drive

Before we dive into Google Drive, I want to do a brief overview of what it looks like and what it can do.


We are going to have to have a Google account before we can access Google Drive. This video shows you how to do just that.


This is the last of the real basics. We need to make sure that we can get to Google Drive in order to use it.

Basics Quiz
5 questions
Section 3: Document Basics

To get started, we need to know what kind of documents we can create.

Document Type Quiz
5 questions

It may seem basic, but I want to make sure you know how to create a document.


The first thing we do after creating a document is name it.


This video is designed to help you understand how you can upload documents to Google Drive.


This is one of the awesome features of Google Drive. The ability to share documents seamlessly.


Having trouble finding documents that were shared with you? Here is where you can find them.


We know how to upload documents, now it is time to learn how to download or export them.


If you already have a document and would like to make a copy, this video shows you how to do just that.

Documents Basics Quiz
5 questions
Section 4: Google Drive Features

Google Drive integrates right into your desktop. This video walks you through the steps to make it happen!


This is an easy trick to allow you to easily convert documents upon upload.


This is a feature that is only avalible for users of Google Chrome.


This is one of the coolest features of Google Drive. It gives you the ability to work on documents without being in the same place at the same time.


This is an awesome way to communicate within Google Drive.


Do you want to see what others are working on? This will show you how.


Track who did what and even revert to old copies using this feature!


A nifty way to save time and easily collect responses


This is just one of many reasons I suggest using Gmail in conjunction with Google Drive.


An added feature that I love!

Features Review
5 questions
Section 5: Class Summary and Next Steps

Just a few basics suggestions of what you should do once you finish this course!

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Instructor Biography

Chris Wilkey, Amazon FBA Master

Chris Wilkey is the founder and CEO of Hosskey Consulting; a social/digital media consulting agency. Over the past five years, Chris has worked for companies such as RE/MAX, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and the Indianapolis American Marketing Association (Indy AMA) and has helped them create communities online. Chris now serves on the board of the Indy AMA and also runs a DJ company on the weekends. He is a serial entrepreneur who has a passion for helping small businesses succeed.

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