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Sams Teach Yourself Google Buzz in 10 Minutes by Steven Holzner

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Lesson 2. Starting the Buzz

This is where it all begins. In this lesson, you’ll work with Buzz, follow posters, and post your own Buzz.

Getting Started with Gmail and Buzz

Start by creating a Gmail account (if you already have a Gmail account, feel free to skip ahead to the “Starting Buzz” section). This chapter covers the ins and outs of signing up for Gmail, but doesn’t go into a lot of detail on Gmail features (see Lesson 10, “Gmail: Buzz’s Home,” if you’re interested).

Next you’ll jump into Buzz immediately, seeing how to find people to follow, and posting your own Buzz. This is where your Buzz conversations will start.

Finally, you’ll see how to customize Buzz by seeing how to turn it on or off and working on your profile—that is, public ...

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