Entries Tagged as 'Google'

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Google Owns My Identity: 16 Things They Know About Me

I am a huge Google advocate.  I love their products so much that I use almost every one of them on a fairly regular basis.  Much of my computer based productivity is performed online via Google’s offerings.  In fact, based on my excessive use, I think Google may know almost as much about me as […]

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

6 Digitally Traceable Tracks We Unconsciously Leave Behind

We live in a world of constant connection where the products of our existence interrelate in such a way that we rarely leave a clean slate behind us.  Many people fail to see the correlation between technological convenience and disruption of privacy.  Even when nobody is watching, it is quite plausible that a computer somewhere […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

What if Google DID Buy Yahoo?

Would Google buy Yahoo?  Could Google buy Yahoo?  Who really cares?  A better question is:  What would happen if Google did buy Yahoo, and how would it affect the end user?  I’ve seen so many bloggers and journalists dance around with the “Should Google”, “Could Google”, and “Would Google” questions.  I find this sort of pragmatic speculation to be […]

Friday, July 27th, 2007

The Google Anonymous are Safe and Jobless

In today’s fast paced, highly competitive job market where first impressions are the fine line between success and failure, you must be keenly aware of your online image.  Bear in mind that a rising number of human resource recruiters are using Google when gathering information on potential employees.  The necessity to maintain a clean online image should be common […]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

7 Clever Google Tricks Worth Knowing

Below I have compiled a list of 7 clever Google tricks that I believe everyone should be aware of.  Together I think they represent the apex of the grand possibilities associated with Google search manipulation tricks and hacks.  Although there are many others out there, these 7 tricks are my all-time favorite.  Enjoy yourself. 
1.  Find the […]

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

The Only 7 Things Yahoo Does Better than Google

Let me start this off by stating that I am a long time Google power user.  Google handles all of my daily web searching, email, chat, RSS feeds, blog monetization, etc.  In my opinion, it blows Yahoo (and most other Internet companies) clear out of the water.  However, there are a select few services that […]

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

7 Google Searches I Wish I Could Take Back

Google Web History has been around for about a month now, and what a fantastic tool it is!  Fantastic… until you start combing through your search history and realize you wish you didn’t make some of those search queries after all.  Even more so, you wish Google didn’t catalog every move you made so that your significant […]

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Google Calculator Tips and Tricks

Google Calculator has been around now for the last three and a half years, so a post on this Google service isn’t exactly groundbreaking. However, I came across this article on lifehack.org while I was doing a little research for work yesterday afternoon.  It reminded me of some cool conversion and calculation tricks I had messed around with […]

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Google for .EDU and .GOV Blogs with SEO Backlink Potential

Are .EDU and .GOV backlinks really that important for the search engine optimization of a website?  That simple question has spawned an ongoing dispute amongst bloggers and SEO enthusiasts that may never be completely resolved.  Either way, some people feel that having incoming links from .EDU and .GOV domains is important.  Therefore they desire to seek […]

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Top 5 Timesaving Google Shortcuts and Search Operators

There is certainly no need for a lengthy introduction to this post.  We all know that Google has some extremely useful shortcuts and advanced search operators.  If used properly while conducting a search, they can save precious time and bring us directly to the information we seek.  I think of it as searching smarter.
Below you will […]