Google Tools and Apps for Business

Google is a great resource for a wide variety of online tools, products and free services.

As a search engine, there is no other site or service that compares or competes in the search arena. There are so many other tools offered by Google that can also help you save time, make more money and help you manage your business more efficiently.

In this Google Tools session, you’ll see a variety of tools that are available and at no cost to you other than the time required to set them up. You should investigate each tool and its value and then use it if needed for your business or personal use.

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Here’s a few we covered during this event:

Google Alerts – Get email notifications from any keyword or phrases used on the web.
Google Blog Search – A sophisticated way of searching the web specifically for Blogs.
Google Books – Google has a ground-breaking agreement with authors and publishers.
Google Business – All of Google’s On-line Business solutions for small and large Business.
Google Chrome – The fastest and cleanest Web Browser for PC’s and MAC’s.
Google Custom Search – Create your own custom search engine for your Website/Blog.
Google Earth – Explore and share the World in 3D. Add your photos and Videos.
Google Finance – Track and Edit your Portfolio, Charts, and Graphs.
Google 411 – Dial Directory Services and Information from any phone for FREE.
Google Images – The Ultimate Image search on the Internet.
Google Maps – The best way to map out directions and share with others.
Google News – All the news you’ll ever need and find in one location.
Google Patents – Every US Patent is search-able with the full text.
Google Product Search – Find any product in one location instead of searching sites.
Google Scholar – Looking for a specific paper or Scholarly articles, find them fast.
Google Toolbar – Allows you to add search, share, and contribute to your fav browser.
Google Trends – For those who want to know details about search engine trends.
Google Videos – Used for searching only Video and Vlogs on the Internet.
Google Web Search – Still the #1 search engine tool with the #1 advanced features.
Google Web Search Features – The best search tool for movies, music, books, etc.
Google Code – This is a developer tools, used for APIs and other resources.
Google Labs – One of the best Online Tech Playgrounds on the Web.
Google Blogger – Create your own Blogspot Blog, it’s easy and free.
Google Calendar – Setup and use a Global Calender that you can share with others.
Google Docs – Create spreadsheets, presentations, documents, and more.
Google Groups – Use Groups to connect with others and share ideas and discussions.
Google Mail – Google mail has so many great features for email, and it’s FREE.
Google Picasa – Upload and store, find, and share your photos and images.
Google Sites – Create your own websites and group wikis for private or public use.
Google SketchUp – Allows you to Design, Build, and Create 3D models and images.
Google Hangouts –  Talk to friends, send IM’s, communicate with others via computer.
Google Translate – Helps you and visitors to view any site in any language.
Google’s YouTube – The second most searched site in the World.
Google Mobile – Take Google on the Road, & don’t leave home without your phone.
Google Maps for mobile – Just as good as GPS, view maps, directions, get un-lost.
Google Search for mobile – Search the web from your phone anytime from anyplace.
Google Voice – The best way to manage phones and services FREE. (invite only)
Google Images – Peek ahead at image results with new related search previews.
Google Play – Your Music online, Top books, Music, Apps and more
Google Plus – Google+ is an amalgamation of several services we already use.
Google Wallet – a smart, virtual wallet that stores your payment cards & info.
Google Keyword Tools – Create effective “Keyword” content & SEO Campaigns.
Google Insights – See what the world is searching for, then you provide it.
Googlism – The Church of Google. Love, hate prayer, commandments and more.
Google Apps – Email, Calendar, Docs and more For Your Business.
Google Cloud Print – Print anything, anywhere, on any printer, remotely & FedEX.
Google Glasses – Not just a vision of the future, the future of our vision now.
Google Now – Information on your mobile device at just the right time.

Take a few minutes to explore some of these great tools then make sure you keep an eye on Google for future developments and new products that they seem to continue launching at the speed of light. You can also visit The Google Graveyard here, and be sure to leave a flower on your favorite and most missed Google tools.