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Linkedin & Facebook integration

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We are currently working on adding Facebook and Linkedin integration to GoFileDrop.
This will enable the users sending you files to easily identify themselves via Facebook or Linkedin, allowing you to capture their profile and confirm their email address.
Stay tuned for more information...





How to Embed goFileDrop in your Google Sites powered website

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GoFileDrop adds file drop capability to any Google Site.
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To embed GoFileDrop in your Google Site:


Click the HTML Embed Code tab (when logged into GoFileDrop) and copy all the HTML code you see there to the clipboard

Open your website editor tool, for example if you are using Google Sites edit the current page and click the HTML source button to allow you to edit the HTML source of your web page.

Paste in the code you have just copied to the clipboard at the position where you want your GoFileDrop uploader to appear.

Open your web page in a web browser and you should see the GoFileDrop uploader.

You can see an example of GoFileDrop running in a Google Site at the link below:

http://www.gofiledrop.com/live-demo


Cloud Builder's and GoFileDrop article

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GoFileDrop and Google Drive featured on the Cloud Builders Site, check it out here

Jim Pappas from Contact Business Systems talks about Google Drive and GoFileDrop.

GoFileDrop for Google Apps is now Freemium

We are pleased to introduce a new "Freemium" Business model for GoFileDrop for Google Apps.

Essentially this means you can use GoFileDrop for free on all new or existing accounts, just click this link to add GoFileDrop for Google Apps to your Domain from the Google Apps Marketplace.

The free version of GoFileDrop lets you:

Email files as attachments directly to your Google DriveReceive Files securely (up to 3 MB each) using the Web InterfaceUse GEO Tracking to identify the location of the person sending you filesBrand GoFileDrop with your Company Logo or Photo

In addition to the free version there is a  "Pro" version that offers the following additional functionality

Receive and Send files up to 1500MB eachEmbed GoFileDrop on your own Website / Blog


To use the Pro Version just click "Upgrade" in the GoFileDrop Menu Bar.

GoFileDrop for Gmail is now Freemium

We are pleased to introduce a new "Freemium" Business model for GoFileDrop for Gmail.

Essentially this means you can use GoFileDrop for free on all new or existing accounts, just click this link to use GoFileDrop for Gmail.

The free version of GoFileDrop lets you:

Email files as attachments directly to your Google DriveReceive Files securely (up to 3 MB each) using the Web InterfaceUse GEO Tracking to identify the location of the person sending you filesBrand GoFileDrop with your Company Logo or Photo

In addition to the free version there is a  "Pro" version that offers the following additional functionality

Receive files up to 1500MB eachEmbed GoFileDrop on your own Website / Blog


To use the Pro Version just click "Upgrade" in the GoFileDrop Menu Bar.

Email files to Google Drive with an additional email address

Many GoFileDrop users enjoy using the "email files to Google Drive" feature, some of our users have requested the ability to email files from an additional email address (not your primary GoFileDrop email address)


So here is how to email files to Google Drive with an additional email address:


Login to GoFileDrop and select the "Security and Sharing" tab

Enter the other email address in the field at the bottom of the form labelled "Allow the following additional email address to email files directly to my Google Drive Account"
Click "Save Settings"

You will now be able to email from both your email accounts straight to Google Drive / Docs.

Add GoFileDrop for a subset of users

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We have just pushed out a change to the GoFileDrop listing on the Google Apps Marketplace which enables you as a Google Apps Domain administrator to enable the Application for a subset of your users.

Please see the screen shot below:


By default GoFileDrop is enabled for all your users, if however you would like to choose the users for which GoFileDrop is enabled select the option "Enable for Selected Users" when adding the service.
You can then select only the users you would like to use GoFileDrop in your Google Apps Domain control panel.
Note: If you already have GoFileDrop added to your Google Apps Domain you will need to remove the service and add it again selecting the "Enable for Selected Users" option.

GoFileDrop + Google Drive = increased productivity

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GoFileDrop plays very well with Google Drive...


GoFileDrop lets people "drop" files in your Google Drive account, this allows you to securely receive files of any size from people without giving those people any access to your Google Drive.


Any files "dropped" in your account via GoFileDrop will instantly appear on all your devices, PC's / Macs / Android phone, iPhone / iPad... your get the idea.


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Think of GoFileDrop as a mail box or post box for your Google Drive account.



SEND files with GoFileDrop

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We have just released an update to GoFileDrop for Google Apps users.
You can nowsendfiles using GoFileDrop as well as receive files.
To use the new featurelogin to your GoFileDrop account and you will see a new tab to send files, see the screen shot below. You send a link to your files via email and when your recipient opens the file you get an email notification letting you know it has been received along with the recipient’s location on a Google Map. The files are available to be downloaded for 7 days after which time they are deleted from the server.
There is also an option to "Save a copy in Google Docs", this is automatically checked - if you don't want a backup copy of your files just un-check the option before uploading your files.




















Geo Location improvement

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We have just pushed out an improvement to the Geo Location tracking in GoFileDrop.

You now receive a message that includes the accuracy level of the location tracking.

See the screen shot below for an example:


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GEO tagging now available for GoFileDrop for Gmail - view your senders location on Google Maps! We have just rolled out the new GEO tagging functionality to GoFileDrop for Gmail.



GEO Location Tagging allows you to know the location from where your files are sent.

To use the new feature login to GoFileDrop here

Then click the button labelled "Email me a link to my GoFileDrop page with GEO Location tracking"

You will then receive a special link to your GoFileDrop Application that includes GEO tagging, use this link when you want to confirm the location of the people that are sending you files.

For more information about GEO Location click here

GEO tagging - view your senders location on Google Maps!

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We have just released a cool new feature for GoFileDrop for Google Apps.



GEO Location Tagging allows you to know the location from where your files are sent.

To use the new feature login to GoFileDrop here

Then click the button labelled "Email me a link to my GoFileDrop page with GEO Location tracking"

You will then receive a special link to your GoFileDrop Application that includes GEO tagging, use this link when you want to confirm the location of the people that are sending you files.

For more information about GEO Location click here. 

GoFileDrop for Gmail new features

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We have just released a MAJOR upgrade for the Gmail version of GoFileDrop - here are the 4 new features:

1. Email to Google Docs If you send an email with attachment(s) to:

google@gofiledrop.appspotmail.com 

The attachments will automatically be added to your Google Docs account. This is a useful feature for quickly adding files to your Google Docs account via email, from devices such as iPhones with no native file upload support.
As a security measure - for this to work you need to send the email from the email address you use with GoFileDrop.



2. Embed GoFileDrop in your own website (no menu bar) You can now embed GoFileDrop in any website with NO menu bar or any other clutter to distract from your website design.
To grab the code to embed your GoFileDrop uploader just login to GoFileDrop from the more menu in Google Apps and click on the "Embed GoFileDrop Code" tab - see screen shot below:

When you insert the HTML code in your website you will then just get a clean uplo…

GoFileDrop + Insync = secure file delivery to your pc

We would like to recommend a superb product that compliments GoFileDrop called Insync, you can grab a free copy at the link below:

https://www.insynchq.com/download

Insync seamlessly syncs Google Docs with any Windows / Mac / Linux computer, similar to Dropbox but for Google Docs.

So if you are using GoFileDrop to securely receive files to your Google Docs account we recommend also installing Insync - that way those files also instantly appear on your PC as well as in Google Docs.

Sender can now enter a description of the dropped files

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We have just released a new feature for GoFileDrop (Google Apps Version) - click here to view on the Google Apps Marketplace.

The person sending you files using your GoFileDrop page now has an optional Description field where they can enter a description for the files they are sending you. - see the screen shot below:

This new feature is now live on both standard and embedded GoFileDrop uploaders.

The description information is currently included with the email you receive when people send you files using GoFileDrop, in the near future the description will also be included in the description field on the actual file in Google Docs.

Email to Google Docs

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We have just released a new feature for GoFileDrop users (Google Apps version only), if you send an email with attachment(s) to:

google@goodocdrop.appspotmail.com 

The attachments will automatically be added to your Google Docs account.

If you have not already installed GoFileDrop for Google Apps you can do so at this link
This is a useful feature for quickly adding files to your Google Docs account via email, from devices such as iPhones with no native file upload support.
As a security measure - for this to work you need to send the email from the email address you use with GoFileDrop, 







Embed GoFileDrop in your own website (no menu bar)

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Google Apps users can now embed GoFileDrop in any website with NO menu bar or any other clutter to distract from your website design.

To grab the code to embed your GoFileDrop uploader just login to GoFileDrop from the more menu in Google Apps and click on the "Embed GoFileDrop Code" tab - see screen shot below:


When you insert the HTML code in your website you will then just get a clean uploader as in the screen shot below.


Enjoy!