Google Alert is the service which can have multiple usage and hence needs to be used for different usage in your best interest. As per my earlier post commitment I am here to learn along with you how this iconic Google service helps to get heaps of traffic from a set of customers and other uses of Google Alert Service. If you have clicked on the Google Alert link we do together to see how it can be used. Hope you have reached the Google Alert page, in this page first login with your Gmail account. Once you are logged in and back on page of Google Alert page.
You can put in your competitors website to know what they are publishing and when they are publishing. Say a competitive website name is xyz.com
You check as-it-happens and you will be intimated as a new post or content is published by the website.
You can opt for best results or All the results as per your convenience and bandwidth to track them all.
You can put in your name or brands name for the updates mentioning you or your brand with links or without links to be aware of what people thinks about you and your brand. I prefer to select all results and as-it-happens setting. With this you are aware of what people are talking about follow your favorite/competitors blog.
Usages of Google Alert:-
1. To track competition sites and check what they are talking about and get yourself inspired with their efforts. Even you can save your target keywords with defensive tactics so they don’t cover your keywords as well.
2. To check what people are talking about you and your brand on web.
3. To track what your favorite blogger is talking about and his freshly pressed content so you will be first to publish your comment to it.
4. Find the latest talk abouts on the web, by putting in your targeted keywords. So you can knit your post around this new happening.
These all things used to look so difficult and still are so easy thanks to Google Alerts. It delivers the contents at your ease and it is fast and prompt in response, what else you require it must as a blogger. A source for content, an eye on competitor, keyword defense, Comment first on popular blogs, know what people are talking about you and the latest tech updates. A must use by a blogger and a great source of learning for you in a blogging journey. Many things in the journey of blogging you will find which will execute at the best but makes your life more difficult with the operations. You need someone who is prompt and always working even you are sleeping. Be a best adviser and a eye and ear for you who else could be more reliable than Google Alerts. Each task executed with fineness and as when you work with it and play with its keywords slowly you understand which topic yields the relevant and best result for you. And slowly you become a popular blogger, now you must have a complete control over your blog its traffic and you are competitive, aggressive and defensive altogether. Hope now you wont find trouble in managing your website with this all out free tool offering by Google.