How To Import and Export Documents in Google Drive

How To Import and Export Documents in Google Drive

Sales and marketing teams have always had to collaborate in order to create a successful product. Since considerable sales and marketing teams use Google Drive, this collaboration process has become much more convenient.

By sharing documents on Google Drive, sales and marketing teams can keep track of all the latest updates in one place. This allows them to work more efficiently and effectively together.

However, there may be times when you need to import or export a document from Google Drive. You may need to share a document with a prospect who doesn’t have a Google account. Or, you may be working on a project offline and need to access your documents offline.

Whatever the reason, importing and exporting documents in Google Drive is relatively easy.

In this article, we’ll show you how your sales reps can import/export google docs and give you some insights on how you can truly enable your sales team with their sales content strategy.

Importing Documents into Google Drive

If you have documents stored on your computer, you can import them into Google Drive. To import a document into Google Drive, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to “My Drive.”
Step 2: Click on the “+ New” button in the top left corner.

My Drive

Step 3: Select the file or folder you want to upload from your computer.
Step 4: Click on the “Open” button.

Open Folder

Your document will now be uploaded to Google Drive.

Exporting Documents from Google Drive

If you need to share a document with someone who doesn’t have a Google Drive account, you have two options:

  • Provide a direct, public link to the file (see How to get a direct link to Google drive)
  • Export the document from Google Drive…

To export a document from Google Drive, follow these steps:

  1. Open the document you want to export in Google Drive.

  2. Click on the “File” menu in the top left corner.

  3. Hover over the “Download” option.


Your document will now be downloaded to your computer in the selected file format.

You could also go to Google Takeout to export your files in bulk.

A Better Way To Share And Track Documents Sent To Prospects And Customers

You can import documents to Content Camel from Google Drive!

Google Drive is every sales and marketing team’s go-to content management platform. Sure, it’s pretty popular with exclusive plans as per business requirements but there’s a catch.

Here’s an interesting read for you: Google Drive Labels: Does Your Sales Team Need More?

It is not designed for the sales and marketing teams. That’s where we take the leverage of offering you a sales content management tool that is designed to specifically target the sales and marketing teams who have to collaborate on multiple occasions.

Content Camel is the sales tool your sellers will need. It will seamlessly integrate with your Google Drive, making the entire thing absolutely a piece of cake.

Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: Sign up on Content Camel with our Free Trial.

Step 2: Select Google Drive

Step 3: Select all the files and folders you want to import on content camel and enter Import.

Step 4: Within a matter of a few seconds, all your files will be available on your Content Camel dashboard.

So you can easily import all your digital assets and manage them on a platform where you can organize your files as per each stage of the sales funnel, create unlimited tags, get access to advanced search filters and my favorite - document tracking!

You can track all your files with the short URL that you can customize as per your business domain.

Here’s How to Create Trackable Shortlinks for Sales Docs.

With these URLs you can learn what your prospect is interested in, what kind of content is more popular or engaging, and what you can do to improve your marketing materials.

Having a tool that caters to your sellers and helps you collaborate efficiently is the right tool to work with.

Especially when you are sharing files with your prospects, it’s absolutely essential for your sales team to learn what their prospect would gravitate towards. Content Camel’s document tracking feature will help you tap that opportunity.