Google Alerts are a hugely useful feature of
Google, where you can receive an email
alert of the latest relevant Google results of a
Why set up an Alert?
Set up Google Alerts about your industry and
expertise to keep up to date on breaking
I use these alerts to make sure I am the first to
know new developments in my field.
I also use Google Alerts for Clients! It is a quick
and easy way to stay updated on a clients
industry and interests.
To to set up a Google alert, start by going to…
A blank alert first looks like this. You can make multiple, so
choose a “Search query” or keyword that is specific
enough to give you useful information.
After you have selected your keyword, you can narrow your
results to the type of information you wish to receive.
Select “How Often” you would like to receive updates, as they
can come once a day, or once a week. Also select ‘How
many”, I suggest choosing “Only the best results”.
Lastly select the email which you want to receive the update.
Google alert to
you inbox, it
looks like this!
Use Google Alert as a resource and to stay on
top of important updates in your industry.
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