Have you ever had those Kodak moments or funny home videos that you were so excited to immortalize? Most of us figure saving these precious moments on our computers will keep them with us forever. Nobody ever thinks that one day that hard drive could crash. This is a surprisingly common occurrence.
Did you know 20% of hard drives fail in the first 4 years, and that this percentage steadily increases every year? All hard drives fail at some point, usually with little or no warning. In an instant, you can lose years of memories that you can never share with the next generation.
You know you're supposed to backup your hard drive, and you've heard about the unlimited storage space available on the cloud, but where do you start?
With this beginner's course, saving all your priceless memories on the cloud couldn't be more easy. This course helps you to backup all of your photos and videos to the cloud in a few easy steps, so that no matter what happens to your computer or even your home, your memories will be safe and easily accessible.
I have been in the computer industry for over 10 years. I have seen people lose thousands of photos and videos needlessly. You don't have to be one of those unfortunate souls. Sign up for this beginner's course and learn the quick steps you can take to save the memories that are dear to you. Backing up videos and photos is as easy as A-B-C. Take this course and let me show you how to save a ton of money by doing this yourself.
The course is packed with detailed steps on how to use Google+ Auto Backup, and how to automatically backup your photos and videos. It is a course that will have value for generations. Google will give you free, secure cloud backup and unlimited storage for your photos and videos.
So, why bother paying for this course, when the program you use is free? Well, not everyone is techno-savvy, and that's OK. With this beginner's course you can save the time and frustration of trying to pin down kids who don't have the time or patience to teach you. Your videos and photos are priceless, why depend on someone else to back them up for you?
Plus, the problem solving skills you learn can be applied to other computer issues.
With this course you will:
This course comes with a 50 page eTextbook in PDF format that covers all the steps in detail. This eTextbook also explains the jargon and answers frequently asked questions.
Additionally, you have 100% money back guarantee for 30 days after you buy this course, which I'm confident you won't need. An added bonus is you'll be done with this course in an hour.
Please Note: This is a course for beginners. While everyone can benefit from it, it is designed for beginning and intermediate level computer users.
Here are a few notes about working with courses on Udemy.
The program we will be installing today is called Google+ Auto Backup. It comes with Picasa, another Google Service, but we won’t be using Picasa, we will only focus on Google+ Auto Backup
About Picasa, from Google (optional): http://bit.ly/1ykdaLh
Make sure you know where all your photos are before backing up.
We cover the installation process for Google+ Auto Backup, and what a Google Account is, and how to use it.
The settings during the installation process are important, and affect which pictures and videos get backed-up.
Google will give you free cloud backup and unlimited storage for your photos and videos , but at a price. Learn if you can live will the file size restrictions, and what to do if you want to upgrade at a later date.
Starting the backup is easy, but may take awhile.
Learn what the cloud is and how to see your photos on the cloud.
Google+ Auto Backup comes with some great basic photo editing tools, even some that work automatically!
Sometimes you want to change your settings after the installation, this lecture covers all the options you have available to you.
There is a new button appears called Manage Devices, which allows you to configure how your cell (mobile) phone ‘s pictures are backed up.
This is only here for reference; it will undo everything you’ve done in this course. I’m only telling you in case you want to stop using the service.
Oh no! Your computer exploded? How awful! Good thing you bought this course, let’s get those photos and videos back on your computer.
Google+ Auto Backup Help Page: http://bit.ly/1vRiwdt
Andrew Morgan is a web designer and technology coach, helping people of all skill levels improve their understanding of computers and the internet. He specializes in “non-native” education, helping people who weren't raised with technology, understand it better. He is producing a series of courses for Udemy for beginners, and is ready to learn from his students as well!
Andrew Morgan has been a technology coach for over 7 years, training individuals on a one-to-one basis. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, both in the educational and nonprofit sectors. His primary area of expertises with with hands on training with people who have a hard time keeping up with the high speed pace of technology.
Andrew is also an author of the offline course called “DIY Apartment Design”, which helps people get organized in small spaces. This course has lead directly to Udemy, because Andrew has seen how digital disorganization can lead to a lot of frustration on computers. Andrew is currently working on several courses for beginning technology students, including a course of organization in the digital world.