How-to Guides

This is a collection of evergreen how-guides and detailed tutorials to help you do more with software tools that you use daily.

How to Import Web Data into Google Docs

This video tutorial explains how you can import web data - like HTML tables and lists - from external web pages into your Google Docs sheets with a simple formula.

How to Write a Twitter Bot in 5 Minutes

This step-by-step tutorial explains how you can create your own Twitter bot using Google Scripts and the new Twitter API. The bot runs inside the Google cloud.

Do More with your Feedly RSS Reader

Feedly is our favorite RSS Reader. If you have just migrated from Google Reader to Feedly, this guide will help get up to speed and learn a few trick in the process.

How to Create Custom Facebook Pages

This video tutorial describes how you can create custom apps for your Facebook Fan pages in minutes. Your Pages can have maps, tweets, slideshows, music and more inside Tabs.

How to Use Twitter as a Gmail Notifier

You can use Twitter as a Gmail notifier with Google Script. You can also receive SMS text alerts for new email messages on your mobile phone via Twitter.

The Best Alternatives to Google Alerts

Google Alerts is quite a popular tool for monitoring your brand on the Internet but there are good alternatives to keep track of your online presence.

How to Use Flickr as a Photo Backup Service

Flickr offers 1 TB of free storage space, 200x more than Dropbox or Google Drive, and this should be enough to backup your entire collection of photos online.