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The following are This WEEK in GOOGLE Tips, Stats, and Tools of the Week.

Episode Gina's tip of the week Jeff's stat of the week Leo's tool of the week
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    • Delicious to Google Bookmarks
    • 600 Million Facebook memebers
    • Get email under control and Get Things Done with ActiveInbox
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    • New option in Google Search: Location. Put something in a Google Search, click Options and on the left side click Nearby.
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    • Listen for Android got a update. Now syncs to Google Reader.
    • 5 Buzz tips
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    • If you have a Google profile filled out and signed in to Google, search someones name like Gina Trapani and near the bottom and find "Results from people in your social circle". Google will find information from your contacts and link them up to social networks.
    • Google has awarded $5.7 million in Google Focus Awards in 4 different categories. Machine Learning, Use of mobile phones as data collection devices for public health and environment monitoring, Energy efficiency in computing and Privacy.
    • Updated Google Maps on Nexus One and DROID. New layers have to be turned on in labs under the More option when pressing the menu button.
    • TuneWiki for Android
    • Tweetcaster
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    • Use [Google Search] to compare software. Ex: Search "iPhoto vs"
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    • End of the year: time to change your master password
    • Enjoy the last week of the year: Log off and relax; interface with humans
    • Data obtained from CommonCrawl: 4 million sites crawled; 28% have Google Analytics; 12% have AdSense; 5% have either a Twitter or FaceBook link; 2% have both a Twitter and a FaceBook link
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    • Google counts down the seconds to 2010. On the Google search page, click "Feeling Lucky" with the search field blank.
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    • Hold shift on Google Wave and you can delete multiple waves.
    • Google News brings one billion click to news publishers a month; Google causes another three billion clicks through search and other features. "That is 100,000 opportunities per minute to win more readers and generate revenue for free." (from Eric Schmidt in Wall Street Journal Op-Ed "In Enemy Territory")
    • Free WiFi - A 2009-2010 Holiday Gift from Google
      • Free WiFi for the Holidays When you’re traveling this holiday season, you can enjoy free WiFi at 54 participating airports and on every Virgin America flight. Just bring a WiFi-enabled laptop or mobile device and stay connected to family and friends for free while you travel now through January 15, 2010.
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    • Number of users on Google Chrome Browser is 40 million.
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    • Wall Street Journal receives 25% of its traffic from Google
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Google Voice Quick Reference Guide

570 Million Daily Visitors to Google

Google Dashboard

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    • 1 Billion Squared:
      • 1,000,000,000 Videos served by YouTube every day
      • $1,000,000,000 Overpaid by Google for YouTube
  • Matt's tip of the week:
    • Easier search for product reviews: In search results, show options, select "Fewer Shopping Sites"
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    • 80% - Google Share of Search rises
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    • 300 million. Number of Facebook Users
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    • 1 and 51. 1 = Google News added Arabic to its languages. 51 = Google Translate now has 51 languages. New Languages added are; Afrikaans, Belarusian, Icelandic, Irish, Macedonian, Malay, Swahili, Welsh and Yiddish.
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    • [$200,000 (what a hyperlocal blogger can pull in today... and more tomorrow)]
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