Be amazed at all the ways Google's at your service!
Here's how to find your way through all the information Google offers
More than a search engine, Google has become a lifestyle. This book introduces you to the rest of the Google family - valuable tools such as Google Maps, Google Video, Google Earth, Google Scholar, and Gmail. Play Google games, shop with Froogle, or find stuff on your own computer with Google Desktop. The possibilities will make you Google-eyed!
Discover how to
- Refine your results with search operators
- Use Google as an answer engine
- Enjoy one-click searching with Google Toolbar
- Get specific information with Google Labs services
- Simplify e-mail with Gmail
Author Biography: Brad Hill has worked in the online field since 1992 and is regarded as a preeminent advocate of the online experience. As a best-selling author of books and in his columns, Hill reaches a global audience of consumers who rely on his writings to help determine their online service choices.
Part I: Jumping Into Google.
Chapter 1: Google Saves the Day, Every Day.
Chapter 2: Reclaiming Your Time from Wasteful Searching.
Part II: Taming Google.
Chapter 3: Recovering the Facts: Using Google as an Answer Engine.
Chapter 4: Froogle and Google Catalogs Rescue Your Gift List.
Chapter 5: Saving Yourself from TV News with Google News.
Chapter 6: Preserving Online Conversations with Google Groups.
Chapter 7: Mapping the Web's Terrain.
Part III: Specialty Searching.
Chapter 8: Searching the Neighborhood.
Chapter 9: Shining the Search Spotlight on Specialty Categories.
Chapter 10: The Professional Rescue Team at Google Answers.
Chapter 11: Experimenting in Google Labs.
Part IV: Putting Google to Work.
Chapter 12: Lifelines: Googling from Anywhere.
Chapter 13: Reclaiming Your Lost Stuff: Google Desktop to the Rescue.
Chapter 14: Saved by a Thread: Reinventing E-mail with Gmail.
Chapter 15: Giving Your Visitors a Leg Up: Google on Your Site.
Part V: The Business of Google.
Chapter 16: Bringing Google and Its Users to Your Site.
Chapter 17: Stimulating Your Business with AdWords.
Chapter 18: Rescuing Your Revenue with Google AdSense.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Alternative Googles.
Chapter 20: Ten More Alternative Googles.
Chapter 21: Ten Google Games.
Chapter 22: Ten Sites and Blogs about Google.
Series: For Dummies (Computers)
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 5th August 2005
Dimensions (cm): 23.36 x 18.79 x 2.28
Weight (kg): 0.605