Are you in a position where you are forced to use Microsoft Outlook at work while using an Google Calendar for your personal affairs? Microsoft Outlook makes it easy manage calendars and view them all at once.
By following the simple steps below, you will be able to view your Google Calendar from within Outlook making your scheduling a whole lot easier.
1. Select the Google calendar that you wish to view in Outlook.
2. From the dropdown menu, select calendar settings.
3. Scroll to Private address and click on ical.
4. Copy the URL.
5. Go to Outlook and select tools, account settings.
6. Select the Internet Calendar Tab.
7. Click New
8. Paste in the URL.
9. You will then be prompted to name your calendar.
10. Click Close
Google’s new social network, Google + is going up against the biggest social network of them all, Facebook. However for Google to succeed and come out winning, it must offer users new things to do, things that they can not do on Facebook. Google + which is still in its trial phase had to totally re-think its approach to social networking. Google had to re-think how we as humans interact on a social basis. Rather than consider all of our relationships as friendships, we usually cluster our relationships into groups based on the way that we met. Therefore, we may have a group of friends, co-workers, soccer buddies and so on. Google + captures this social interaction in the way of circles. The new social network allows users to set up circles based on their individual relationship to that person.
Google launched it’s social network, Google + just a few weeks ago and some of the buzz centers around how it compares with FaceBook! In my opinion, it is representative of Facebook and Linked In plus more.
So how do you get in the game? You need to receive an invite from someone who is already on! So basically, you need to be in the know and seek out those who are already on. Luckily, my teenage nephew had the right connection and passed it onto me upon request.
Once you get in the game, where do you go from there? Let’s discuss some of the features of Google +.