Monday, April 20, 2009

How to open a google account

By becoming a member of google accounts you can have accsess to the fantastic array of google tools and as a member have the ability to create and join the many different google tools and groups available. This really is a must have account for anyone who wants wider access to the web.

Create a google account and enter the world of Blogs
How much does it cost : Well nothing thats it - zero
How does it benifit me: It gives you acces to all of the range of google tools and there are many.
for example it allows you to post on any blog and just for starters allows you web space within googles own web to create your own blog with all the work done for you.

Basics: Creating an account with google.
(This takes about 5 minutes please have at least an 8 letter or number password ready to speed up the process). It's best to keep a written record of this.

To create a Google Account, just visit the account-creation page, enter a current working email address, and choose a password. Finally you have to copy some text from the sign up page to prove you are a person and not a computer and thats it
web address is displayed at the bottom of this text.

Once you've finished registering, you'll receive a verification email.
Click the link in that email to complete the verification process.

Your Google Account will give you access to a variety of Google products,
including iGoogle, Web History, blogspot, google tools Picasa, and many more. When creating an account, please keep these guidelines in mind:

* Your Google Account username should be an email address from which you currently send and receive mail, unless you'd prefer to sign up for Gmail.
* Your password should be at least eight characters long and can't be a commonly used word. Select a unique combination of letters and numbers.
* In the Word Verification section, you'll need to type the wavy characters exactly as they appear in the picture.
* Creating a Google Account doesn't give you Gmail. However, you can sign up for Gmail by visiting the Gmail homepage and clicking the Sign up for Gmail link under the sign-in box.
If you're interested in learning more about Gmail, please visit the About Gmail page.

Note: you'll be able to access all the same Google products mentioned above with your Gmail username and password.

Account sign in page:

How to Post on any blog:

Scroll through the articles (posts) on your chosen blog until you reach the one you wish to comment on.
At the bottom of each post you will see a link marked comments.
Click on the link and a text box appears which you can type straight into.
Under the text box are 3 buttons
the first button marked select profile signs you in to the page and your google account.
As you will have already set up a google account click the drop down menu and select
google account.
You can then type your message and either use the
preview button to make any changes you want
or press the
publish button to directly post it to the web page.
You will be asked to sign in during one of these steps to your google account
and you use the email address and the password you selected when you signed up for google accounts.
thats it and its really easy and gives you access to all of the blogs, all of google tools and all of googles user pages.

to see google tips for using googles suite of products!