When I was in college, I had a job clipping articles from newspapers for a professor who was planning a book. It was back in the days when the Federal Government actually provided support for higher education and it afforded me the privelege of reading newspapers and being paid for it.
These days the job of clipping service flunky has been obsoleted and replaced with Google Alerts. It has been one of the indispensible tools in writing this blog. I receive a number of alerts each day with both broad and narrow search terms to keep abreast of writings far and wide in the field of Local Search.
Today I recieved this alert:
More Local Women Hitting Woods In Search Of Deer
WPXI.com – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
PITTSBURGH — While there are fewer hunters nationwide, one group of hunters is growing: women.
I took up golf this summer as my 12 year son wanted to learn the game and needed the ocassional partner. My woods game was nowhere near this accurate.Google Alerts: an indispensible tool for Local Search by Mike Blumenthal