Google Trends for Real Time Search Data

Google is continually developing and tweaking tools that offer insights into people’s behavior on the web. If you’re a small business owner or an on-line entrepreneur, you are probably already familiar with some of the most widely-used Google tools, like Google Analytics, Google Webmasters Tools, and Google AdWords. But have you heard of Google Trends? It’s…

Search Meter and Make JPEG Droplet: 2 Tools to Increase Productivity and Save Time

Search stats, as we learn from Sandra DeFreitas in her recent, informative blog post, offer very valuable information about what blog readers are looking for on your blog.  Her post is titled “How to Really Know What Your Visitors are Looking for so You Can Give it to Them!” – and I just love the idea…

Google Reader: Find Alternatives Now to Save Time

Google Reader, as many of you have probably read by now, is being phased out, effective July 1, 2013. This is part of Google’s ongoing efforts to streamline its services.  However, for many consumers of on-line material, the demise of Google Reader comes as a big blow.  Are you 

Twitter Time on Vine and vinepeek for Fun This Cyber Monday!

Twitter has come up with something new. This may revolutionize our view of videos in much the way the 140-character Tweet changed how many people think about text-based communication. 

Find Time to Keep Track with Trackur on Cyber Monday

Finding time to know what people on the internet are saying about you, your products, or other subjects of the day becomes much easier when you have the right tools.  This Cyber Monday I’d like to share another one. It’s called Trackur and, while it’s been around for some time, it’s one we haven’t shared…

Finding Time by Refusing to Feed Your Time Gremlins

Finding time becomes easier, and more enjoyable, too, when you deactivate your Time Gremlins.  Remember, these gremlins aren’t the cute, mischievous creatures of the movies.  They really do steal your time and block your success at every turn.  Simply put, they are destructive and dangerous! Last week, we posted a quiz to help you identify the Time…

Find Time to Collaborate Using Google Docs This Cyber Monday

Finding time to work efficiently and effectively with others on projects becomes a lot easier when you are able to collaborate on documents in real time.  Enter Etherpad, and its various iterations (like Google Docs). First, a little history:  Etherpad was created back in 2008, acquired by Google in 2009 and converted to open source…