Introduction to Google Docs for Marketing Content

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create a free Google account.

Apply sharing tools to collaborate with a team.

Modify document settings using formatting tools.

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will have gained an understanding of basic tools in Google Docs and a simple template ready to manage marketing content for your business. For small businesses, marketing budgets can be a challenge. Oftentimes it is important for the business owner to be resourceful in their marketing strategy, utilizing avenues for marketing that are available at low or no cost. One easy to use and manageable alternative is a free word processing program called Google Docs. In this project, you’ll learn how to utilize the basic tools in Google Docs to manage Marketing Content. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


This is a beginner level project, some knowledge of Google Docs, business, and marketing is recommended but not required.

Skills you will develop

MarketingGoogle Docsword processingBusinessCommunication

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a Google Doc

  2. Collaborate in Google Docs

  3. Format your Google Doc

  4. Add Content for a Template

  5. Use Commenting for Collaboration

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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