Google Blog Alerts

Posted on November 14, 2006 ยท Posted in Blogging, Google, Search Engine Optimization, SEO Research, SEO Tools

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A coworker noticed that his Google Alerts now contained a new “Google Blogs Alert” within his email this morning. Sure enough, you can see the new Google Blogs Alert. My guess is they’re using their Google Blog Search, which already finds new blog posts and then sends the alerts.

Now the only question is “will Google add blogs to the main Google News”? And would you be for it or against it? After all, there are a lot of poorly written blogs out there and right now the Google News is a useful resource. Perhaps Google can take the Top 10000 blogs out there based on a combination of Google PageRank, Technorati Ranking, etc.

Google Alerts beta page now lists blogs, webs, groups, and comprehensive in the drop-down box.