YouTube Tip 3: YouTube is an Amazing Resource

What you can learn on YouTube dazzles the mind! What I find so amazing about YouTube is the vast number of resources it brings to the desktop of your computer. YouTube allows you to upload videos for free. If you have videos of your family and you want to upload and...

YouTube Tip 2: YouTube is Number Two

When You Search Google, Expect to See YouTube Results. My experience has been that when I tell my students to search for things they tend to go for Google. There is nothing wrong with that and it is a great place to find things. However, when I suggest that they...

10 – Google Search Tips: Wildcard Search

Today’s Google search tip is about using wildcards when you do a Google search. To illustrate my point please finish this phrase: Teach an Old… Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love teaching people about computers. My free computer...

YouTube Tip 1: An Introduction to YouTube

It is Time to Experience YouTube: YouTube It YouTube is the second largest search engine in the United States. Google ranks number one and Google owns YouTube.  If you need to learn about something, about anything, look for a video on YouTube.  I fixed my dishwasher...

8 – Google Search Tips: Date Ranges

In this tutorial I will teach you a Google search tip that allows you to add dates and ranges to your Google search.  This is a great way to find or avoid outdated information when searching. Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love teaching people...

6 – Google Search Tips: Google Search Types

This Google search tip focuses on search types. For example, maybe you want to find a video, an image or possibly specific a file that was posted with specific date parameters. Enjoy. Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love teaching people about...

11 – Google Search Tips: Calculator

Google is a calculator and I suspect you didn’t know that. In this video tutorial I will show you how to use Google to do both simple and slightly complex math. Don’t be scared, the math is harmless. Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love...

Google Alerts

Google alerts is a great tool for individuals and businesses. Google alerts gives you the ability to monitor the Internet and to be notified when something occurs. For example, you might want to create an alert for your name, or your business name. Google alerts has a...

Google Trends

Google trends can help track flu activity around the world. What are the most fascinating things about Google trends is that it can predict where and when the flu is about to break out based on searches on Google. This is just one example of how Google trends can...

Google Docs

One of the best reasons to set up a Google account is to have access to Google Docs. Google Docs offers a word processor, a spreadsheet and a drawing program. These free tools compete with Microsoft office and are a great alternative for people who cannot afford to...

2 – Google Search Tips: Searching for John Smith

In this tutorial, I will do a basic search for a very common name: John Smith.  These simple Google search tips and techniques will make you a better Googler. My experience has been that once you start seeing some of the tools available it will open your world to a...

YouTube Tip 6: Sharing YouTube Videos

This tutorial will show you how to share videos you find on YouTube. If you find a video on YouTube that you want to share with other people this is how you accomplish that task. It is actually quite easy to share video. You can send a link to other people via email,...

How to Setup a Google Account

Here are instructions for setting up your Google account. Google offers a wide variety of services. When you create a Google account you have access to Gmail, Google calendar and Google drive, Picassa, YouTube, Google maps and tools such as Google Analytics and Google...

YouTube Tip 7: Subscribing to YouTube Channels

Think of YouTube channels like television channels. If you find videos on YouTube that you like to watch that are part of the channel, you can subscribe to that channel quite easily. When you subscribe, you’ll get updates when that person puts a new video on...

Safe Searching: Google’s Family Search Controls

In this tutorial I illustrate how Google attempts to protect your family while surfing the web via Google. Google safe search offers a range of options to help you limit the types of results that return when you do a search with Google. There are limitations to these...