Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Welcome to Google Sites

Just like everything else in Google Apps, Google Sites has been painstakingly crafted to be used by people with little or no technical background. Fill in the brief site background form, bang the Create Site button and off you go.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Choose Your Format

What shape would you like your project to take? You can create a Web page, dashboard, blog, file libraries or simple lists with just a couple clicks.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Sharing Is Caring

Invite users to your newly created Web page just as you would share a Google Document. Simply choose whether the users will be site owners (full use and permissions), collaborators or viewers, and list their e-mail addresses. Advanced permissions let you decide who can see your site.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Embed What You Want

Google Sites lets users pack presentations, documents, spreadsheets, videos, slideshows and iGoogle gadgets, among other things, into a site once it's been created. Cram it full or leave it sparse-

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Intranet

If you can get past your fear of hosting corporate information on Google's servers, then you can use Google Sites to build and host your company intranet, with calendars, news and other important links.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Employee Profiles

Here, meet Joe Kraus, JotSpot co-founder and now a director of engineering at Google. According to the profile, Kraus is apparently spending his time "bringing widgets to the masses," presumably through Google's ambitious OpenSocial effort.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Google Sites Is For Teachers

Meet Mrs. Richau, who tested Google Sites as a virtual classroom during its beta period. Word of the day: sites.

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Google Sites Emerges from the Remains of JotSpot - Politicos Use Google Sites, Too

The government of the District of Columbia is using Google Sites to share information with the public on major government procurements.

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