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Life online, why would I use of Google Page Creator

I'm not actually sure how I could use this 'beta' release from Google. In a nutshell it allows me to easily create web pages and publish them - doesn't do a whole web site (yet).

Google Pages spalsh screen

Have to think about this and how I would use it. With the ability to publish my Writely 'documents' and this blog I'm not actually sure I need another tool to stick content on-line. Maybe it's an attempt to generate a community a la MySpace and/or to pick up some of the smaller businesses that want a web presence without all the rigmarole of a multi-million CMS project.

So why mention it? Well, I signed up and they've just sent me the "you're in the gang, aren't you special!" email :-)

In the meantime here's what Google say about it:

Want to create an online photo tour of your vacation to Bali? An overview of the South American precipitation cycle for your science class? A shrine to your pet ferret?

Now's your chance. We're testing a new product that makes creating your own web pages as easy as creating a document in a word processor. Google Page Creator is a free tool that lets you create web pages right in your browser and publish them to the web with one click. There's no software to download and no web designer to hire. The pages you create are hosted on Google servers and are available at http://yourgmailusername.googlepages.com for the world to see.

And here's what a few others have said about it:

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