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Austin's Wizard of Apps - Brian Gray

One of the things that we love about working here at Coolhead, is all of the stand out people we get to meet.  We're really exicted to have met Brian Gray, Technology Director at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in West Austin.   Even more exciting is that Brian will be teaching this summer's Google Apps Certified Administrator course.

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Announcing Google Apps Training in Austin

Getting the most from Google Apps for business means getting the best training available from experts in the industry. Google apps is a powerful productivity tool that can greatly increase the efficiencies of your business, but also change where you can conduct business. To make sure that your staff are getting everything possible from the service, professional training is a must.

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Top Google Apps Issues in April

Google Business Apps are a powerful productivity suite in use by over 5 million businesses around the world. The flexibility to create, share and collaborate from almost anywhere on any device has contributed to the massive popularity of the service.  The strength in Google Apps is that it’s a constantly evolving service. So known issues are caught early, workarounds are found, and the root issues don’t stay with us for too long.

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How to Change Passwords for everyone in your Google Apps Domain

  • April 14, 2014

You need to change your Google Apps password.  You may have heard of the recent "Heartbleed Bug" in the news which may have revealed your username/password at any number of major websites around the world.  Here's how to change your password, another Google Apps User and passwords for all of the users in your Google Apps domain and how to force password changes.

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It's Time to Tell GoDaddy You've #GoneGoogle

  • April 8, 2014

For Austin businesses there's never been a better time to Go Google than right now.  What's Going Google? Going Google is the process of updating your company's email to a Cloud platform that let's you do more.  Google Apps includes Gmail, Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations and many more Google business apps that let you work the way you live.   Right now Go Daddy customers can get started with a complete Google Apps Office suite for as low as $30.

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Summer Program in Google Apps Brings Texas Businesses, Students and Cloud Tech Together

Students in Texas planning to attend college in the Austin area are invited to apply for a paid summer internship as a Google Apps Administrator. For the fourth year in a row Coolhead Tech will teach and train local college students in Google Apps Administration.  A selected student receives a scholarship for Apps Admin classes and a weekly stipend for Google Apps work-study with local businesses.   Successful students are invited to work throughout the fall semester and take the Google Apps Certified Administrator Exam offered by Google.

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Setup and Share Access to Your Google Analytics Account

Google Analytics provides a wealth of information to help you improve your website performance.  Reports and data in Analytics can be used by owners,marketers,SEO specialiasts and a number of other professionals you work with.  Rather than providing your own account information, Google Analytics allows you to create user accounts and restrict permissions as necessary.

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Google Apps Tip: How to Auto-Sort Incoming Gmail

Gmail Filters are a great way to automatically manage recurring types of messages. For example, if you always label messages from a certain person so they stand out in your Inbox, you can have a filter automatically apply the label for you. If you want all messages containing people’s TPS reports to skip your inbox and go directly to a Status Report label, a filter can do that, too. 

Filters can apply any number of different actions to incoming messages, based on any combination of criteria. And the great news is, they’re really easy to create! In this tip, we'll create a filter that applies a Finance label to all messages from your accountant that contain a budget report attachment.

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3 Helpful Settings for Apps Admins to Manage Chrome Users

Making sure an entire company has its browser settings in order may seem to be an overwhelming task. Thankfully, Google makes it simple and convenient to manage Chrome for devices and users by making use of policies in the Chrome Management part of the Google Apps Admin Panel. These policies can be instituted over an entire organization, a group within it, or individual users. All of this is controlled in the Google Apps admin panel.

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