If you are a blogger and always wanted to know whats happening in your niche and want to blog about it at the earliest, then the Big daddy of the internet, Google can help you! Google has an awesome service called Google Alerts that lets you receive alerts on a real time basis to know the latest news in your niche.
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic. Enter the topic you wish to monitor, then click preview to see the type of results you’ll receive. Some handy uses of Google Alerts include:
- monitoring a developing news story
- keeping current on a competitor or industry
- getting the latest on a celebrity or event
- keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams