Google Secrets [NOOK Book]

Overview

  • Insider Tips - Expert advice to help you optimize search engine performance

  • Valuable Insights - Eye-opening descriptions of poorly documented or undocumented features and procedures

  • Unbeatable Advice - Real-world workarounds and little-known tipsand techniques

When you open this book, you'll feel as though you're sitting down with an expert who is disclosing rare information about mastering the many ...

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Overview

  • Insider Tips - Expert advice to help you optimize search engine performance

  • Valuable Insights - Eye-opening descriptions of poorly documented or undocumented features and procedures

  • Unbeatable Advice - Real-world workarounds and little-known tipsand techniques

When you open this book, you'll feel as though you're sitting down with an expert who is disclosing rare information about mastering the many services Google offers. Google guru Yvette Davis shares knowledge garnered from years of experience so that you can benefit from her tactics, strategies, and secrets for maximizing the entire range of Google's popular services and applications. Covering all aspects of Google's powerful capabilities in an easy-to-follow format, this book reveals helpful and advanced insight that goes beyond just Search and Gmail, revealing the entire spectrum of web applications offered by Google.

The Insider's Guide to:

  • Customizing your Google experience with iGoogle

  • Refining your Google search methods

  • Harnessing the power of a Gmail account

  • Socializing and sharing content with Blogger®, Picasa®, Google Voice, Orkut®, Knol®, and more

  • Navigating efficiently with Google Maps

  • Improving your website with Google Analytics, Adwords®, and eCommerce

The Secrets series reveals:

  • Authoritative information in highlighted areas

  • Exceptional advice in the margin notes

  • Unique insight from years of author experience

  • Rarely revealed tips and techniques

  • Invaluable shortcuts and workarounds

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118193716
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/26/2011
  • Series: Secrets , #144
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 1,121,362
  • File size: 25 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Yvette Davis is an accomplished technical writer who has contributed more than 300 articles to print magazines and the web. She currently develops corporate documentation, including training materials, policy and procedure manuals, B-2-B communication, and B-2-Client communications. As the former Managing Editor of BrightHub.com's Google Channel she has a deep understanding of Google's wide range of services as well as the needs of the users utilizing them.
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Table of Contents

Read This First xix

Part I Customizing Your Google Experience 1

Chapter 1 Starting Strong: Google A ccount and Profile Secrets 3

Chapter 2 Customizing Your Google Experience with iGoogle 15

Chapter 3 Increasing Your Knowledge with Google Reader 29

Part II Google Search Secrets 37

Chapter 4 Using Your Words: Natural Language Searches 39

Chapter 5 Refining Your Search 49

Chapter 6 Staying Close with Local Search 63

Chapter 7 Learning More with Informational Searches 71

Chapter 8 Using Multimedia Search to Find Entertainment 95

Chapter 9 Customizing Search to Your Needs 111

Part III Google Gmail Secrets 129

Chapter 10 Harnessing the Power of a Gmail Account 131

Chapter 11 Managing Messages 147

Part IV Secrets for Sharing Content with Google Aplications 165

Chapter 12 Getting Your Message Out with Blogger 167

Chapter 13 Managing Your Blog 187

Chapter 14 Getting More from YouTube 197

Chapter 15 Getting the Picture with Picasa and Picnik 207

Part V Google Social and Collaboration Ap Secrets 219

Chapter 16 Google Talk Secrets 221

Chapter 17 Staying Connected with G oogle Voice 229

Chapter 18 Catching the Buzz: Google Buzz 237

Chapter 19 Socializing with Orkut 245

Chapter 20 Expanding Knowledge on the Web with Knol 253

Chapter 21 Getting Involved in Google G roups 261

Part VI Google Productivity Aps Secrets 269

Chapter 22 Creating More with Google Docs 271

Chapter 23 Designing Better Presentations 283

Chapter 24 Calculating Answers with S preadsheet 293

Chapter 25 Demystifying Google Forms and Drawing 301

Chapter 26 Scheduling Better with Google Calendar 309

Chapter 27 Navigating Better with Google Maps 321

Part VII Google Website Secrets 337

Chapter 28 Building Your Home on the Web with Google Sites 339

Chapter 29 Improving Your Website with Google's Apps 351

Chapter 30 Implementing Google Analytics 361

Chapter 31 Using Google Analytics for eCommerce 373

Chapter 32 Integrating Google Analytics with AdWords 387

Chapter 33 Tweaking Google Analytics 401

Part VIII Android Secrets 413

Chapter 34 Getting More Done with A ndroid 415

Chapter 35 Creating Android Apps 425

Index 443

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