Yes, this article is from Awario, and the first tool suggested IS Awario, but the writeups for the rest of the resources are decent. So, from Awario: 7 best Google Alerts alternatives. “For the past… many years, mentions on social media have been getting a lot of attention. Communication between people and brands happens on […]
Bleeping Computer: Beware of Google Alert Links Leading to Malware and Scams. “Google Alerts is s useful service that allows you to receive emails or an updated RSS feed when new pages appear in the Google search index that are related to specified keywords you are following. Unfortunately, whenever there is a good thing, people […]
Fortune Lords: How to Use Google Alerts Plus (12 Powerful Alternatives). “How do you keep up-to-date with all the mentions of you and your brand or competitors? And how do you keep tabs on the latest trends in your industry or niche? It’s impossible to monitor everything when there is so much happening online. But […]
New article on ResearchBuzz – Tips for Angelina Jolie: How to Set Up a Google News Alert on a Famous Person
This morning, my Google Alerts were filled with rumors about Angelina Jolie setting up a Google Alert for Brad Pitt. My first thought was, “Man, that would be a LOT of alerts.” So I thought about some ways using Google Alerts for famous people could be a bit easier. Enjoy.
Google is making it easier to set up a Google Alert about yourself. “Now, when you Google yourself, so long as you’re logged into Google and you’ve allowed it to save your web and app activity, Google will show you a new widget at the bottom of the first page of search results that will […]
Look out for crap on SourceForge. Though the new owners of the site are making some efforts to clean it up and restore its reputation, I’m finding some shenanigans. A recent Google Alert pointed me toward a digital archive on SourceForge, and though the snippet made it fairly clear it was spam, I clicked on […]