Duff shares some good tips on how to get your Adobe PDF documents and presentations rank higher in Google and other search engines using simple techniques.
Adobe PDF is the most popular format for saving documents since the layout and formatting is preseved and PDF documents look the same on any platform. You can even view them online in Google Docs without requiring Adobe Reader.
Learn how to download Google Reader stories as PDF files using the new Send To menu. You can also email web pages, share them on Twitter or Facebook via Google Reader.
The Firefox User Manual is available for reading online or you can download it as a PDF ebook. It's a visual getting started guide with detailed instructions on how to use Firefox.
You can publish Excel spreadsheet data as PDF that one can download directly from Google servers without having to open the document in Google Docs or another Office application.
The new Amazon Kindle DX includes a built-in PDF reader and you can read documents in both portrait and landscape mode without losing the formatting of the original file.
Turn your BlackBerry into an Amazon Kindle with free eBook Readers. Learn how to read PDF files, Office Documents and HTML web pages on your BlackBerry as eBooks.
Learn how to extract tabular data from PDF documents and put them in an Excel spreadsheet or an HTML webpage.
Try some of the best and most useful bookmarklets for Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, IE, Opera and other web browsers. These bookmarklets help you do stuff without installing any add-ons.
Docjax is a document search engine that will help you find Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations or PDF books without having to learn the complex search syntax of Google.
Meet a free online OCR service that lets you perform Optical Character Recognition without having to install new software. You can convert scanned images and PDF documents into searchable and editable text from the web itself.
OCR software help you convert scanned PDF images to searchable text, Word or HTML. We compare Google's free online OCR software with commercial utilities like Abbyy FineReader and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
Adobe has discontinued their PDF Ads program blaming the current economy. The program was launched exactly an year ago and allowed content owners, both big and small, to monetize PDF content via contextual text ads that were supplied by Yahoo.
The text and links inside PDF documents are indexed by Google (just like HTML files) and often rank high in search results so PDF files may be a good source of traffic to your website.
If you have bunch of scanned PDF files sitting on your hard drive and no OCR software to convert them into text, here's what you can do to recognize text from PDF files with Google OCR.
If you like to read PDF documents on a mobile device or some e-book reader that doesn't support PDF, this Convert PDF to HTML utility from Quick PDF will come handy.
Adobe Presenter 7 is a Microsoft PowerPoint add-in that transforms your boring presentations into interactive Flash movies with audio and video that can be easily shared as regular web pages, PDF documents or you can even distribute them on mobile phones that support Flash Lite Player like Nokia or Windows Mobile devices.
Issuu web based PDF viewer renders slides as images instead of Adobe Flash - this is useful as it will enable people to view your PowerPoint decks on mobile phones or inside web browsers that do not have Flash plugin.
PDF Download includes a new web to PDF conversion feature that enables you to send any web page as email attachment in PDF format. Alternatively, you can save web pages as PDF to your local drive.