How to Create a Newsletter With Google Docs

By Catherine Johnson

Google Docs is a convenient tool for creating various documents, including professional business or personal newsletters. Using Google Docs simply requires a computer with an Internet connection, which allows you to access it from any location in the world without needing specific desktop applications or files.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access

Step 1

If you do not have a free Google Docs account, create one at the Google Docs website (see Resources below).

Step 2

Sign in to your Google Docs account. Go to the “New” tab, and select “From template…”.

Step 3

In the search box at the top of the page, enter “Newsletter” and click “Search Templates.”

Step 4

Browse through the search results, and select the newsletter template that works best for your needs.

Step 5

Once you have selected your template, click the “Use this template” button and begin customizing your newsletter.

Tips & Warnings

  • Personalize your newsletter by experimenting with colors, photos and fonts.
  • Take advantage of the extensive sharing features of Google Docs. You can email your newsletter to others as an attachment, publish it as a Web page, or convert it to a PDF document and print it.

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