The Best Google Tools and Services for Your Business - Part 2

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-04-30

Last week we discussed the Google Apps productivity suite and how it can help with your business, today we discuss a few more useful Google Services and tools that can further enhance and help your business grow.

  • Google Places: This is a free service from Google that allows business owners to set up a record of your business in the Google database. Add details about your business such as the name, address, phone number, services, hours of operation etc. and the information will appear with a small map on relevant Google search results. Google places will look at your business location, as well as other details to determine its relevance to a search made and since Places is a Google product relevant listings usually appear on the top of search results. This service is available regardless of whether you have a website or not and if you still don't have a Google Places listing for your business is time to make one now.

The Best Google Tools and Services for Your Business - Part 1

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-04-24

Google has already integrated itself into our day to day lives in the form of Google mail and the most popular Google Search. Although a large majority of people use Google services at some point during their day to day internet browsing, we still tend to overlook many of the great tools available to us. Google has a number of extremely useful tools from a business perspective and if incorporated correctly into your business it can help significantly improve productivity, team work & efficiency as well as help market your business further. Some of these tools you may already be using, like Google Docs, Google Calender and even Google Hangouts - all of which have powerful business applications too. Listed below are some of the most useful Google tools to integrate with your business...

Useful Browser Tools for Web Designers and Developers:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-04-17

Web Browsers are one of the most used pieces of software, especially amongst the web design & development community. We have a variety of browsers now available to us and these browsers now have a large number of extensions, plug-ins and add-ons. These extensions are usually developed by the users themselves to help improve the browser experience as well as increase productivity and efficiency with any work the browser may be used for. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the most popular and widely used browsers so below we look at some of the useful tools for web designers and web developers that can be used with these browsers...

The Must Have Google Chrome Extensions

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-04-10

The Google Chrome browser has become the most popular and widely used browser overtaking its competitors with an average market share of about 43%, Chrome has a lot of reasons for getting ahead and this is the browser that you should be using if you don\'t already. Last week we discussed the best browsers and their various features, today we discuss the top Google Chrome extensions and how they can help significantly improve your web browsing experience.

Browser extensions are additional tools and features that can be incorporated into your browser, these generally help with productivity, privacy and can save you time as well. Although these extensions can be useful it\'s important to carefully select the ones you need; too many will slow down your system, and not enough and you maybe depriving yourself of some of the most useful tools...

The Best Web Browsers - Which one should you be using?

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-04-03

One of the most used software on a computer is the web browser, especially in the modern world, when considering the growth in the number of users on the internet. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Mozilla Firefox are some of the popular browsers which most people would have heard of at some point. These web browsers are usually freely available to download but a lot of people tend to stick to the browser that they get used to and ignore the rest regardless of which one would be better for them. Is the performance of all web browsers the same? And which one is better? Find out below...