Unfortunately, the company has already run out of test accounts for the beta service. But we begged and whined until Google granted us access.
Below you'll find some screen shots. Click on the image for a larger view. Since we used a personal account, we've blocked out the user name.
Welcome page after the user signed up.
First page you see inside the editor.
Plenty of templates to choose from
File... pardon: page manager
Insert a link
Google Page Editor even lets you leech pictures from other URLs, although the service points out that this is considered bad manners and in some cases constitutes copyright infringement.
When we were done playing around, this is what it looked like in a browser window.
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