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  • Copyright 2008
  • Pages: 864
  • Edition: 2nd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-7679-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-7679-2

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789738201 ISBN-13: 9780789738202

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!

Blogger-create your own personal blog

Gmail-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 Book Search-search the full text of selected books

Google Calendar-a web-based scheduling and public calendar service

Google Checkout-pay for your Web goodies and collect payments from people who buy from you

Google Desktop-search documents and emails on your PC’s hard drive

Google Directory-the best sites on the Web, picked by Google’s editors

Google Docs & Spreadsheets-create and share web-based word processing and spreadsheet documents

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

YouTube-view and share videos over the Web

Google Groups-a collection of user-created message forums

Google Image Search-search the web for pictures

Google Maps-maps, satellite images, and driving directions for any location


     •    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

     •    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 75 nonfiction how-to books, including Que’s

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource.

Category Internet
Covers    Google
User Level    Intermediate to Advanced

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Table of Contents


Part I:       Basic Searches

    1  Inside Google

    2  Searching the Web

    3  Searching the Google Directory

Part II:      Specialized Searches

    4  Searching for People and Phone Numbers

    5  Searching for Financial Information

    6  Searching Blogs and Blog Postings

    7  Searching for Scholarly Information

    8  Searching for Specialty Information

    9  Searching for Words and Definitions

    10 Searching for Other Special Information

Part III:    Additional Search Features

    11 Customizing Google

    12 Saving Your Searches with Google Notebook

    13 Making Google Safe for Kids

    14 Using Google in Other Languages

    15 Using Google as a Calculator and Converter

    16 Keeping Updated with Google Alerts

Part IV:    Shopping and Product Searches

    17 Searching for Bargains with Google Product Search

    18 Buying and Selling—Online and Locally—with Google Base

    19 Paying and Collecting Payments with Google Checkout

Part V:     Maps and Directions

    20 Using Google Maps

    21 Using and Creating Google Map Mashups

    22 Using Google Earth

Part VI:    Communications

    23 Sending and Receiving Email with Gmail

    24 Instant Messaging with Google Talk and Gmail Chat

    25 Blogging with Blogger

Part VII:   Multimedia

    26 Searching Google Images

27     Viewing Videos with YouTube and Google Video

Part VIII:  Other Google Services

    28 Using Google Book Search

    29 Using Google Groups

    30 Using Google News

    31 Using Google on Your Mobile Phone

Part IX:    Google Applications

    32 Using the Google Toolbar

    33 Creating a Personalized Home Page with iGoogle

    34 Using Google Desktop

    35 Using Google Calendar

    36 Using Google Reader

    37 Using Picasa

    38 Using Google Docs & Spreadsheets

    39 Using Google Pack and Google Apps

    40 Exploring New Applications in Google Labs

Part X:      Google for Your Website

    41 Submitting Your Site—And Increasing Your Ranking

    42 Analyzing Your Site Traffic

    43 Making Money with Google AdSense and AdWords

    44 Adding Google to Your Website

    45 Creating Web Pages with Google Page Creator

    46 Creating Custom Search Applications

Part XI:    Appendixes

    A Google’s Site Directory

    B  Google’s Country-Specific Sites

    C  Google’s Advanced Search Operators


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