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Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, 3rd Edition


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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3820-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3820-2

Googlepedia® Third Edition

The all-encompassing book about everything Google. Not only will you learn advanced search techniques, but you also will learn how to master Google’s web and software tools. It’s all inside!

Google Chrome

Google’s new web browser

Google Gadgets

create your own gadgets

Google Gears

turn web applications into desktop applications


use Google’s phone


create your own personal blog


Google’s web-based email service

Google Web Search

the most popular search on the Internet

Google AdSense

put profit-making ads on their own website

Google AdWords

buy keyword advertising on the Google site

Google Product Search

find hot deals without ever leaving your office chair

Google Calendar

a web-based scheduling and public calendar service

Google Desktop

search documents and emails on your PC’s hard drive

Google Docs

create and share web-based word processing and spreadsheet documents

Google Earth

a fun way to view 3D maps of any location on Earth


view and share videos over the Web

Google Groups

a collection of user-created message forums

Google Maps

maps, satellite images, and driving directions for any location


•    Use Google developer tools and APIs

     •    Create MySpace and Facebook applications with OpenSocial

     •    Use Google Gears to turn web-based applications into desktop applications

     •    Use Google to search for news headlines, scholarly articles, and the best prices on the Web

     •    Read and respond to blog postings and create your own blogs with Blogger

     •    View the latest viral videos with YouTube

     •    Use Android, the new Google phone

     •    Use Google with the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch

     •    Create maps and driving directions with Google Maps

     •    Use Google’s free web-based email service Gmail

     •    Create your own custom Google Maps mashups–and put customized Google search on your own website

Michael Miller has written more than 80 nonfiction how-to books, including Que’s Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, YouTube for Business, and Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource.

Category: Internet

Covers: Google

User Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Sample Content

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The Google Phone: Understanding Android

Sample Pages

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Table of Contents

I: Getting to Know Google

1. Inside Google

2. Google Labs: How Google Develops New Applications

3. Creating a Personalize Home Page with iGoogle

4. Creating a Custom Workspace with Google Desktop

5. Using the Google Toolbar

II: Searching with Google

6. Getting the Most Out of Google Search

7. Saving Your Searches -- and Signing Up for Google Alerts

8. Searching the Google Directory

9. Searching for Products -- and Bargains

10. Searching for Blogs and Blog Postings

11. Searching Books and Libraries

12. Searching for Scholarly Information

13. Searching for Specialty Information

III: Communicating with Google

14. Sending and Receiving Email with Gmail

15. Instant Messaging with Google Talk and Gmail Chat

16. Forming Communities with Google Groups

17. Blogging with Blogger

IV: Working with Google Applications

18. Using Google Docs

19. Using Google Spreadsheets

20. Using Google Presentations

21. Using Google Calendar

22. Using Google Reader

V: Viewing Images and Videos

23. Searching for Pictures with Google Images

24. Using Picasa and Picasa Web Albums

25. Viewing Videos with YouTube

VI: Working with Google Maps

26. Using Google Maps

27. Creating Google Map Mashups

28. Getting the Big Picture with Google Earth

VII: Using Other Google Services

29. Keeping Up-to-Date with Google News

30. Tracking Your Portfolio with Google Finance

31. Organizing Patient Information with Google Health

32. Selling Products and Services with Google Checkout

33. Creating Web Pages with Google Page Creator

VIII: Using Google on the Go

34. Using Google on Any Mobile Phone

35. Using Google on the iPhone and iPod Touch

36. The Google Phone: Understanding Android

Part IX: Making Money with Google

37. Optimizing Your Site for Google Search

38. Advertising with Google AdWords

39. Profiting from Google AdSense

Part X: Google for Web Developers

40. Adding Google to Any Website

41. Analyzing Your Site Traffic

42. Using Google's APIs and Developer's Tools

43. Creating Custom Search Applications

44. Creating Social Applications with OpenSocial

45. Creating Google Gadgets

46. Using Google Gears


A. Google's Site Directory

B. Google's Advanced Search Operators


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