Google Search result rankings updated

July 24th, 2012

One of the most useful features of a Web browser is the ability to search the Internet through the use of a search engine like Google. To the user, Google is a simple search engine, nothing could be further from the truth. Google relies on a complicated algorithm that ranks websites, and in turn this algorithm can be influenced to have websites, like yours, show up higher in results.

Increase your Google Search abilities

July 17th, 2012

There are normally a limited number of ways your employees’ skills overlap, some may be great with customers, while others are more suited to working with numbers. There is one area that all employees, regardless of rank, are somewhat equal; using the Internet, or more specifically Google, to search for information.

Google wows: Jellybean, tablet and glass

July 10th, 2012

June has become one of the best months of the year for technology, it’s the month when the vast majority of tech companies introduce new products and software they’ve been developing. Last week, Google had their turn, and had some big, potentially game changing, announcements that have many businesses excited.

Get more out of Chrome with Apps

July 3rd, 2012

Google has some great software that businesses have been adopting in droves. One of the most popular pieces of software is their Internet browser – Google Chrome. Chrome is a sleek and simple browser with basic functionality when first installed, but, for your business to really get the most out of it you need to install apps.

Increase Chrome’s usefulness with apps

June 26th, 2012

As technology becomes more advanced and integrated with day-to-day business, the Internet browser has become the hub of nearly all business activity. The only problem with browsers, more specifically Google Chrome, is that they’re, at first glance, missing functionality that businesses need.

Google Local search, a social butterfly

June 19th, 2012

One of the problems with searching for a business on the Internet is that the results often return a static page with a business’s information and maybe some pictures. In general, nothing compelling a user to find out more about the business. Google has introduced a new feature to its social network, Google+, that gives businesses the opportunity to be more social.

Organized inbox = organized business

June 13th, 2012

If you’re like other managers, you sit down each morning, turn the computer on and check your email, and continue to check it throughout the day, often receiving up to 100 messages or more. Over a year, that’s 365,000 emails, and if you use Gmail, all of them are sitting in your inbox creating a bit of an unorganized mess, and you probably don’t have the time to clean it up.

Google makes searches more relevant

June 7th, 2012

Search engines generally match results with seperate keywords. If you search for “computer monitor” using Google, the words will be treated as separate and results will be returned for both computers and monitors. This can be frustrating when you search for something and the results aren’t what you’re looking for.

Canned Responses just as good as fresh

May 22nd, 2012

If you do a lot of emailing, you probably have to give the same response over and over again. Re-typing the same thing can get a bit tiring, not to mention take up precious time. The most common solution for this is to develop a standard response. Gmail has a feature – Canned Responses – that allows you to do just that.

Use Google search like a pro

May 19th, 2012

For many Gen-Y who have grown up with the Internet, searching for something online is second nature. That doesn’t mean, however, that they are all search wizards. In fact they are probably just as effective at finding information as any other employee.