How setting up Google Alerts can help you find your muse
Google has lots of cool apps that are available, and one of the coolest out there is Google Alerts which can email you daily results about the subject matter of your choice. If you have a particular niche that inspires you, or a specific subject matter that you need to come up with creative ideas about, try creating a Google Alert for it and see if your muse ends up coming to your inbox.
Google is not just a mere search engine; it is a company that offers many different useful applications that can help you when you are seeking inspiration. Many of these apps are free and they are great at making your creative endeavors a little easier to achieve by helping your find the right tools and information you need in order to remain creatively inspired. If you happen to have a particular niche that interests you, one of the better applications that you could utilize in order to get up to date news and information is the Google Alert.
Here is how Google Alerts works:
- You go to the Google Alerts page (simply google “google alerts”)
- You will be asked to pick a search term such as “Mountain Bikes”
- You can then choose whether you want to be sent everything relevant that Google finds out about Mountain Bikes or whether you just want information from blogs, news, groups, ectetra.
- Then you choose how often you want these mountain bike alerts sent to you (once a day, once a week, as they show up) and how many of the top results you would like to be sent (10, 20, 100).
- Now enter your e-mail address and wait to be alerted about all the latest news and developments that are happening in the mountain bike world.
Pretty simple huh?
Google Alerts allows you to keep up to date on any particular niche that you find inspiring. Whether it is keeping track of the latest news surrounding your favorite artist or staying up to date on the latest developments in your particular industry, these alerts can help bring ideas that can spur your creativity by bringing you relevant news, videos, blogs and events. Next time you need to find inspiration about a particular subject why not try creating a Google Alert on it and see if this helpful app can help you find your muse.