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Google Alerts to Monitor Your Brand & Competitor Mentions

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What is a Google Alert?

Google Alerts is a free service that helps you find information online. You can use it to find relevant conversations and stay up-to-date on topics that matter to you.

How Do I Set-Up a Google Alert?

  1. Go to Google Alerts.
  2. In the box at the top, enter a topic you want to follow.
  3. To change your settings, click Show options. You can change: How often you get notifications. The types of sites you'll see. Your language. ...
  4. Click Create Alert. You'll get emails whenever we find matching search results

Is Setting Up a Google Alert Free?

Yes, it's absolutely Free!

Where Do I Find My Google Alerts?

Go to in your browser. Enter a search term for the topic you want to track. As you enter your terms, view a preview of the results below. Choose Show Options to narrow the alert to a specific source, language, and/or region.

Can you set up Google Alerts without Gmail?

If you don't have a Gmail account, you can start filling out the Google Alert form. In the form, enter the search terms you want the Google Alert to track, separated by commas.

What does Google Alerts tell you?

Google Alert sends emails to users when it finds new results that match the user's search term(s).

Does Google Alerts monitor social media?

Google Alerts only monitors web pages, not social media posts.

Can You Group Google Alerts?

You can add groups of people as recipients for Google Alerts email notifications. To make sure that people outside your organization can send email notifications to the group, you will need to configure access settings for that group.

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