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Google is Not Enough For Accountants: Part 2 Vertical Search - 6143
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This presentation provides a concise overview of vertical search engines -- online discovery tools which focus on a particular industry, location or theme -- and how they can be used by accountants to complement the results presented by general-purpose search engines.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/7/2016
When: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Webinar/Webcast
United States
Contact: April Deneault

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Acronym GN03W2
CPE 2 hours
Category
Technology
Level Overview
Vendor Garrett Wasny
Who should attend

CPAs in industry and public accounting who want to explore Google alternatives, improve their research tactics as a trusted business advisors and identify relevant online information that is less accessible and harder to find but richly rewarding to searchers who make the effort.

Prerequisite
None
Fees: Early Bird
Standard
Member N/A
$79
Non-Member: N/A
$79

Description 
This presentation provides a concise overview of vertical search engines -- online discovery tools which focus on a particular industry, location or theme -- and how they can be used by accountants to complement the results presented by general-purpose search engines.

 

 

Specific topics include:

  • Vertical search engines that focus on:
  • News
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Standards
  • Patents
  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Immigration
  • Employment
  • Relocation
  • Translation
  • Science
  • Government
  • Education
  • eBooks
  • Real estate
  • Patents
  • Travel
  • Restaurants
  • Weather
  • Shopping
  • Sponsorships
  • Parking
  • Vehicle history
  • Credit reports
  • Do-it-yourself
  • Fact checkers

Objectives

  • Identify and navigate an online directory of more than 500 vertical search engines.
  • Aggregate the latest business news from the web community
  • Anonymously check how your financial portfolio compares with peers.
  • Conduct legal research and scan federal and state law databases for free.
  • Search jobs from over 20,000 job sites, newspapers and company career pages.
  • Receive free email updates on accounting jobs that match your location and skills
  • Track new patents by name, title, abstract, agent, inventor and location.
  • Access over 36 databases offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information
  • Identify government services from US federal, state and local agencies.
  • Find and apply for US federal grants.
  • Scan a directory of free accounting-related webcasts and online self-study programs.
  • Search for real estate, neighborhood reviews and rankings.
  • Scan dozens of travel booking sites simultaneously.
  • Determine what the best price is on virtually any product and whether there will be an even better price soon.
  • Make and share shopping lists.
  • Discover the most common causes and best treatments for the most common medical symptoms.
  • Find sponsors for your enterprise, organization and life passions.
  • Get your credit score for free in one place.
  • Buy and sell event tickets.
  • Find credit reports for free.


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