If you’re trying to do business online, you should be aware of what a google alert is. Google.com describes them as: “Email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic.”  If you use your own name as a google alert, you can find out who has mentioned you in some form or fashion on the web.

But here’s another interesting and IMPORTANT was you should be using google alerts if you are in business as referenced by panelist and marketing strategist Olalah Njenga during the Third Annual All Women’s Social Media Summit hosted by yours truly: