Google Alert

 

Why Google Alerts?

Google alerts can be very helpful for keeping yourself informed about what is happening on the web that interests you.

Examples:
– Set up a Google Alert around YOUR name. See what Google picks up about you

– Measure keyword search strings you use to measure your internet lead generation methods

– Set up a competitors name on a Google Alert to keep you “in the know” of their progress

– Set up an alert around someone you are learning from. This is a great way to follow
– Set up keywords around a topic you are learning such as SEO, Blogging, Craigslist etc.

Monitor the Web for newly indexed content

Google Alerts are a messaging system you can set up that will you email updates of the most recent Google results based on your desired search or search keyword string.

Step 1:

Go to the Google Alerts Site http://www.google.com/alerts

Step 2:
Enter a search term, keyword, or name you wish to monitor.

 

Step 3:

Review the type of results you are setting yourself up to receive in your email.

Choose from The Following.

Google Alerts

Step 4:

Choose How Often You would like to be notified

Google Alerts

Step 5
Choose from Only the best results, or All Results. For Example, if your search term is “Las Vegas Real Estate” and you choose all, you may get quite a list. If you choose “best”,  Google will send you the most relevant

Step 6
Choose your Deliver to email address

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