How to Share Google Drive Files & Folders with a Link


Google Drive makes it easy to share files and folders with others. But when you use a shareable link, you can make collaboration so much easier. In this video, Scott Friesen shows you how he uses Google Drive to share files with his clients with just one link.

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Scott Friesen is a productivity specialist and founder of Simpletivity training and consulting. He is also a prolific public speaker, workshop leader, and time management coach.

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  2. Hi what if I have multiple folders and I only want to share only one folder… will my client have access to my entire google drive?

  3. this channel is for idiots, non sense all im asking is how can you make a link to share google drive, then shit are coming out from it we are not interested to this "SIMPLETIVITY" shit and stuff. dont ever do videos again

  4. Thanks, you have provided this in a very straighforward way which I appreciate. I don't know why but for some reason other info I found wasn't as clear.

  5. there a way in the share settings to ensure that the recipients of my shared link won't have access to my entire Google Drive? I'm very confused by this! I appreciate any suggestions!

  6. what has happened: when I gave acces to one person by adding her email : it turns out she could read all my documents. not just that one file.

  7. Informative but tooooooo long winded.just get to the point!!! Thank God for the "fast forward" option. HOWEVER I DO Thank you for the info. It helped.

  8. Wonderful video . Thank you, I would like to speak to you in the future. I was looking to do this and these instructions were wonderful. I would like to know how you get sponsors?

  9. Hello Scott, My only suggestion is to use Rebrandly (URL Shortner) after copying the LINK as you can modify to your likeliness and it will make your life easier as you can now LITERALLY memorize the link you share!

  10. Terrific clear video. Thanks!

    One additional tip for shared items: Always think of the title from THEIR perspective. For instance in this video, the folder is named "Folder for Client Resources." That's what it is to the SENDER. But, for the recipient, that name will not be helpful when it shows up in the "Shared with me" section of the Google Drive later. A better name would make it clear to the clients what it is, when they are looking for it later: "Scott Friesen Client Resource Folder" for instance. This is also true of documents like resumes! Never send out a resume named "Resume for COMPANY." All the resumes they get are for them! From their perspective, they want to know it is from you. Even though on YOUR computer you don't need your own name on your resume, think about your recipients perspective and name it "YOURNAME resume." Or if you want to be able to track different ones you sent with different applications, "YOURNAME resume for COMPANY."

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  12. Can you see the shareable link even if you are logged in? Cuz it seems that if you log in you need to have permission.


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