How To Be A Google Power User [Infographic]

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I love using Google because of how effective it is to search for documents on the Interwebs. So when I initially found out about using quotation marks to search for a specific phrase several years back, I was hooked. Now that I look at the infographic below, I realize how poorly of a power user I really was. Sure, I have some of the comparators and insight browsing, but there is so much more to it than this. ... Continue Reading

Draftback: Playback Your Google Doc Revision History

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If you love using Google Docs, you're going to love this cool Chrome extension. And if you've thought about switching to Google Docs, this may be what pushes you over the edge. This Chrome extension is called, Draftback, and it can play back any Google Doc's revision history. It's like watching an instant reply or movie of your document coming to life! ... Continue Reading

Google Facts, Tips, Tricks & Stats [Infographic]

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If you dig through this enough, I am sure you'll find plenty bits of Google facts, tips, tracks or stats that you didn't know. I particularly like some of Google's hidden features—both forgotten and newly discovered. Here's an infographic for both Googlers and Nooglers. :P ... Continue Reading

Who Manages the Internet’s Address Book? [Video]

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A free and open Internet can only remain if we are willing to take-action. It's not going to remain open and free if we are not willing to do our part to keep it that way. There have been many hurdles in the past and there will be plenty more in the future. In the video below, Vint Cerf, the father of the Internet, plainly talks about who manages the ‘Internet's address book’ — a sort of ‘crash course’ of ICANN. ... Continue Reading

What to Do About the Changes to Google Authorship

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A few weeks ago it was announced that Google is removing profile photos and Google+ Circle count from their search results. There are a number of different speculations that are floating around as to why Google has done this, as it really takes a big bite out of the power of Google Authorship — aka: more click-throughs. While Google has not officially (as of yet) said why they are doing this, here are the two prevailing reasons being tossed about online: ... Continue Reading

Upgrade Your Church to Google V 2.0!

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It's been a while since I've ranted and raved about how awesome Google can be for your church. Since then, We've integrated some new Google services and products to our arsenal that have proven to be great allies with the added bonus of being cost effective. Stay tuned to learn about how to upgrade your church to Google V 2.0 ... Continue Reading

Google’s Roadmap to World Domination [Infographic]

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When you talk about the company of Google, you are now talking about more than just the search engine that was created more than two decades ago. In fact, you are talking about more than just an online company with email, search, maps, social media, and online video. Hopefully for many ministries, this is your main platform you use for creating and sharing documents, connecting with other people, and engaging with your audience in a variety of different ways. It offers a free alternative to ... Continue Reading

A Church Tech Ministry Team Expansion Proposal

Ministry teams, our churches are full of them. I recently drafted a proposal to my church's leadership in how I feel we could restructure our online efforts in order to more efficiently make use of that medium. Since then I've shared this vision with some friends in other churches around town to which I have received many positive reports of its application. So, I figured I'd share it with you all as well! As always, let me know what you think. The primary goal of this strategy is to empower a ... Continue Reading

Upgrade Your Church to Google

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At 78p.tv, we all have a huge passion for seeing the church embrace technology in creative ways. At my church plant, we have no choice but to do just that because of the minimized financial cost and its completely integrated web applications! It's been about a year and a half since we planted Missio Dei, and since day one we were heavily invested in Google's ecosystem. Google+, Google Drive, and Google Hangouts have been invaluable tools in our arsenal. If you're a mega church or a plant like ... Continue Reading