New York based Alec Brownstein created ad campaigns on Google targeting the directors of various advertising companies where he wanted to apply for a job.
Meet some of the best tools that will help you track what other people are saying about you, your business or your products on other websites, forums and social media sites.
Learn how to discover and track the most popular pages of your website on Twitter using Google Docs. You can measure the Twitter success of your RSS feed or the entire site in one go.
The initial set of LinkedIn Apps are provided by SlideShare (for uploading Office documents), Box.net (for sharing files), Google Docs (for PowerPoint presentations), Blog Links (for reading blogs) and Amazon Reading List (for sharing books you are reading).
Twitter provides an excellent search engine but the problem is that Twitter Search is pretty useless for ego surfing – that’s because all hyperlinks on Twitter are in the form of short URLs so you’ll never know if that TinyURL link is pointing to you or someone else’s blog.
There is no Technorati or Google Blog Search like ego-surfing service for Twitter to help you find people who shared your blog posts in their Twitter messages but you can always build one. Details inside.
You know how to ego-surf with Google but Addict-o-matic can help you find occurrences of your name across a much larger web and that too, very quickly.
Googling your name or ego-surfing is easy on blogs and sites that offer RSS feeds but how do you track your name on web pages, message boards and mailing lists that are without RSS Feeds. Read this guide.