23 Search Tool Summary and Comparison (Google, Yahoo, Bing) http://www.rba.co.uk/search/compare.shtml New search strategy building options
24 New Google Search Operator – AROUND(n) An undocumented search operator called AROUND(n) will help you find documents where the distance between two search terms is around ‘n’ New search strategy building options
This new operator was created to show a user what websites a domain is linking to. It is the opposite of the "link:" operator that returns information regarding what websites are linking to that specific domain. New search strategy building options
27 Link Popularity http://www.linkpopularity.com/
Link popularity gives the total number of web sites that link to your site
. New search strategy building options
28 Blekko - Links http://blekko.com/ . New search strategy building options
29 Blekko – SEO inbound Links http://blekko.com/ New search strategy building options
34 Google News Archive Search http://news.google.com/newspapers
A collection of hundreds of newspapers, scanned and digitized.
35 Google News - “Follow News” Button http://news.google.com/
Google News has quietly added a new button that allows you to easily bookmark
frequent searches and create custom sections within your personalized Google News home page Google News
36 Google News - “Follow News” Button http://news.google.com/ Bookmarking Your Searches Clicking on that link will bring back search results for that topic, making it an easy way to keep track of your favorite topics. Google News
Click on the “Standard U.S. Edition” link at the bottom of Google News. This will not
delete any of your News settings or Web History. It will switch you to an impersonalized version of Google News for the duration of your current session. (To switch back, click on “Personalized U.S. Edition”.)
Delete your web history. (Google News may take some time to update.)
41 Google Internet Stats http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats/
Google Internet Stats aims to be a repository for data points, organized by broad
categories, market sectors and verticals.
Data come from various sources, but mostly trade groups and market research
firms cited in third party publications. Statistical Information
42 Google Internet Stats http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats/ Statistical Information
43 Google Public Data Explorer Data Visualization
27 Datasets including more than 300 data metrics.
Upload your own dataset with Google’s Dataset Publishing Language (DSPL),
44 Think Insights with Google http://www.google.com/think/insights/ a website where Google will publish their data-supported insights about digital marketing trends. From papers to case studies to videos, Think Insights represents the ongoing work Google is doing to better understand how people use the web, and how marketers are adapting to this changing terrain.
45 Worldmeter http://www.worldometers.info/ This is a great little site. You can see figures for the current world population, births this year, births today, death this year, yesterday, and net population growth for today, government and economics, society and media, the environment, food, water, energy, and health.
Worldometers is part of the Real Time Statistics Project, which is managed by an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world.
Sources are carefully selected to include only data published by the most reputable organizations and statistical offices in the world.
47 OFFSTATS – Official Statistics on the Web http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/
The OFFSTATS database provides access to free statistics from official sources on the
Web links are arranged by country, region or subject.
The database can be searched by a single category, or a combination of categories.
All of the content of the database is held in the public domain and is available through the
Internet. Statistical Information
48 IHME – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/ The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington has created a user-friendly, searchable data catalog for global health, public health, and demographic data.
49 IHME – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/ The Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) offers a search engine and intuitive user interface to make finding data easy. The GHDx contains useful data sources, data providers, and the information needed to easily create citations – some of which are difficult to locate or scattered among different resources. Statistical Information
View and search across WebPages you've visited in the past, including Google searches.
Find trends in your web activity, such as your most visited sites and top searches.
Get more personalized search results based on what you've searched for and which sites
See personalized predictions in Autocomplete based on what you've searched for and
which sites you've visited.
Filter search results by pages you've visited before using the Search options panel.
Personalization vs. Privacy
53 Google Personalization www.google.com/history
Signed-in personalization: When you're signed in, Google personalizes your search experience based on your Web History.
If you don't want to receive personalized results while you're signed in, you can turn off Web History and remove it from your Google Account.
You can also view and remove individual items from your Web History.
Personalization vs. Privacy
54 Google Personalization www.google.com/history
Signed-out personalization: When you're not signed in, Google customizes your search experience based on past search information linked to your browser, using a cookie.
Google stores up to 180 days of signed-out search activity linked to your browser's cookie, including queries and results you click.
Personalization vs. Privacy
55 Google Personalized Search www.google.com/history Personalization vs. Privacy
56 Google Personalized Search www.google.com/history Personalization vs. Privacy
57 Google: Turning off Personalization www.google.com/history Since personalized search treats signed-in and signed-out users differently, the instructions for turning off search history personalization are a little different in each case. Personalization vs. Privacy
58 Google: Turning off Personalization www.google.com/history To disable history-based search customizations while signed in, you'll need to remove Web History from your Google Account. You can also choose to remove individual items. Note that removing this service deletes all your old searches from Web History. Personalization vs. Privacy
59 Google: Turning off Personalization - Deleting Web History www.google.com/history While signed in to your Google Account:
Click the gear icon at the top of the page.
Select Account settings from the drop-down menu.
On your account management page, click Edit next to "My products."
60 Google: Turning off Personalization - Deleting Web History www.google.com/history If you aren't signed in to a Google Account, your search experience will be customized based on past search information linked to a cookie on your browser. To disable these types of customizations, follow these steps:
In the top right corner of the search results page, click the gear icon, then select
On the resulting page, click Disable customizations based on search activity
Personalization vs. Privacy
61 Google Interest Based Advertising http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ Many websites, such as news sites and blogs, join the Google Display Network, which enables Google to show ads on their sites. While Google often shows you ads based on the content of the page you are viewing, they also show some ads that you might find useful based on the types of websites you like to visit. Your interests are associated with an advertising cookie that's stored in your browser. If you don't want Google to store your interests, you can opt out Personalization vs. Privacy
62 Google Interest Based Advertising Personalize your ads by editing your interest http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ http://www.google.com/ads/preferences Personalization vs. Privacy
63 Google Interest Based Advertising – Opt out http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ Personalization vs. Privacy
64 Google Dashboard www.google.com/dashboard Google Dashboard offers a simple view into the data associated with your Google Account.
Designed to offer you transparency and control
Summarizes the data associated with each product you use when signed in to your account
Provides links to control your personal settings
Covers more than 20 products and services including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Web History,
Social Circle, Alerts and YouTube Personalization vs. Privacy
65 Google Dashboard – Social Circle www.google.com/dashboard
Google social search helps you find relevant public Web content from your social
connections (Primary & Secondary) when you are signed in to your Google Account.
If you are among someone's social connections, your public content may appear in their
social search results.
You can improve social search results for yourself by connecting accounts from other
services to your Google account. Personalization vs. Privacy
66 Scroogle.org http://scroogle.org/ An ad-free Google search proxy which prevents the searcher's data being stored by Google
The Google Body Browser is ONLY accessible using Google's Chrome Browser
or if you're running the Firefox 4 beta. More tools
76 Google Body Browser http://bodybrowser.googlelabs.com/ More tools
77 Human Body Explorer http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/human-body/explorer/explorer.html More tools
78 Visible Body: A Search Engine for the Human Body http://www.visiblebody.com/start A new search tool developed by researchers at Microsoft indexes medical images of the human body, rather than the Web. On CT scans, it automatically finds organs and other structures, to help doctors navigate in and work with 3-D medical imagery. Subscriptions fees: Individual Use: $14.95/month or $119.95/year Business Use: $29.95/month or $239.95/year Student/Teacher Use: $17.95/one term (5 months) or $35.95/two terms (12 months) Demo More tools
79 Google Science Fair http://www.google.com/events/sciencefair/
An online science competition open to all students aged 13 to 18 from around the world.
A partnership between Google and CERN, The LEGO Group, National Geographic and
Scientific American. More tools
80 Boutiques: A Visual Fashion Shopping Spree http://www.boutiques.com/
View similar items or go directly to the merchant to buy.
81 Boutiques: A Visual Fashion Shopping Spree http://www.boutiques.com/ More tools
82 Google Art Project http://www.googleartproject.com/ Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces to buy. More tools
83 Art Finder http://www.artfinder.com/ Art Finder is a free and simple to use website that lets you share art and discover new art. After creating an account on the website you gain access to images of countless paintings from artists, galleries, museums and collections from around the world. The site features images, articles, and artist biographies. More tools
84 European Virtual Muesume http://www.europeanvirtualmuseum.it/virtuale.htm Virtual Museum is a website that lets you browse a number of European museums online, and explore the most remarkable items of European prehistoric culture and heritage. You may browse and view items by country, museum, time period BC and categories. Each item has it is own page with related historical & archeological information and can be viewed as a 3D image. More tools