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Google Alerts, Google Alert & Giga Alerts

August 11, 2009

For those unaware, Giga Alert (formerly Google Alert, not to be confused with, has provided a service very similar to the alerting that Google provides for free.

Recently, Giga Alert switched its index from Google to Yahoo – which opens up a nice opportunity if you’re just using Google Alerts or just Giga Alerts – to be able to set up the same alerts on both Yahoo/Microsoft and Google and see what the difference is… or more importantly, to get better recall.

Of course, one limitation to Giga Alerts is that you can only have 5 search statements for free.

More here.

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