People all around the globe use Google’s search engine to locate information via the World Wide Web. Although millions of searches are performed daily, Google offers a collection of free and time-saving tools that oftentimes go unnoticed by its users.
A visit to Google’s “About” page opens up a wealth of information. Here you’ll find the Google Calendar that not only helps you become better organized, it also allows you to see your friends’ and family’s schedule right next to your own.
The calendar can also be used in business applications, including event planning or sending reminders to customers or employees. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can set-up mobile phone notifications and automatic event reminders. The built-in search tool lets you instantly bring up anything on your calendar. It’s well worth the investment of time to learn how to use this program.
For those who enjoy sharing videos, Google Video provides a platform that allows users to upload and share videos of any length and size for free. This is a great tool for sharing family videos with loved ones or business presentations with clients or employees.
If you’ve ever attempted to send word documents or spreadsheets via email, the ‘Docs and Spreadsheets’ feature is one you don’t want to miss. With this tool, you never have to worry about users who are working with different versions of the program. ‘Docs and Spreadsheets’ allows users to import existing files or create new ones. Documents can be edited from anywhere in the world at any time and others can be invited to collaborate on projects.
Google Web Search can help you locate a book, convert currency, balance your checkbook, find movies that are playing in your home town, check the weather, or translate a website into another language.
Google Base allows users to submit all types of online and offline content. With this tool you can store and share everything from recipes to research papers. Those who use Google Adwords can incorporate ads when submitting content through Google Base to further increase their profit margin.
Google Webmaster Tools is a must-have for any website owner. This set of tools can help you see how your website is performing and determine any potential problems. You can provide important information to Google about each individual web page including how often they are updated and how you would like the URLs to appear in the index. This gives you much more control over how visitors to Google will find your website.
If you are an author, Google Books Partner Program can help promote your books and drive sales. In the past, book promotion for new or unknown authors has been challenging and costly. With this program, authors display a portion of their work to potential customers in the Google Book search engine. Google makes these pages searchable using keywords that you select. If you are a Google Publisher or Advertiser, you can incorporate your account with the Partner Program to further maximize profits.
Google’s Business Solutions provides business owners with analytical reports that can help them make profit-generating changes to their website. Learn how to incorporate the Google Checkout shopping cart, advertise or earn revenue, create web pages, get listed in the Google network and increase productivity. The possibilities with Google Business Solutions are endless!
Google Pack is a collection of software created to simplify your life. Users can download the Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Picasa photo organizer, Norton Antivirus, Ad-Aware Spyware Remover, Adobe Reader, RealPlayer and Google Video Player – for free!
If you’ve ever dreamed of working for Google you’ll be pleased to know they list employment opportunities on their website. You can search the job bank located under “Our Company” on the “About” page. Positions range from Administrative to Strategy and Business Operations, and are available in the U.S. and around the globe. Google also provides internship, scholarship and ambassador opportunities to college students.
Google is much more than the world’s largest search engine. They provide users with tools to enhance the way your computer functions, improve productivity, increase company profits and simplify your life. To learn more about how Google Tools can help you, visit Google’s home page at www.Google.com and click on “About Google”. You’ll be glad you did!