There is a ton of information out there. The tools below were used in the construction of this wiki. They are tools that aid in not only finding information, but also help you keep track of them by constantly update them. Although most people go to common search engines like Google or even the new Bing, I hope you will learn to incorporate some of the diverse and more specialized tools below into your lives.
Blog Search engines can you find new blog posts and blog feeds.
Deep Web is
Beyond the image functions of common search tools, there are more advanced tools out there.
News search helps you find the latest news and customize news to fit your needs. Although you may typically get all your news from one source or one search tool, use News Search Tools to broaden your sources.
These are unique tools that you may find interesting.
Real time search engines are mostly meta-search engine, which sends user requests to several other search engines and/or databases and aggregates the results into a single list or displays them according to their source.
RSS Feeds are commonly read through RSS Readers, also known as aggregators, which store information about RSS feeds that you subscribe to in one central location for easy management and access.
These websites are places that particularly have a lot of important information and/or are those of leading competitors in the market
Web Directories are directories of links to websites about a specific topic. You can browse through a web directory until you find a category or sub-category that interests you. The categorization is based on the website as a whole and not a specific page.
Web search engines include common ones like Google and Yahoo!
Note to self —- figure out how to get cool box with tab
Page Monitors - Page Monitors alert you when a page or a specific part of a page changes. This can be helpful for tracking "static" web pages that do not have RSS feeds and change pretty rarely. Another use of Page Monitors is to track multiple content sources, filter new content based on your preferences, and provide the results. For keeping track of SaaS, page monitors were only used for that second purpose as there weren't too many pages that needed to be track and didn't have RSS feeds.
E-Mail Alerts - EMail Alerts can be viewed as a primitive version / pre-cursor to RSS feeds. The services that provide e-mail alerts send e-mails to alert you about new changes in search results or news updates. E-Mail alerts were unnecessary for this topic because of the abundance of RSS-enabled pages. However, please check out the evaluation of Yahoo Alerts to understand how they work.
Tag-Based Sites - Tag Based Sites consist of social news and social bookmarking websites that use tags / tag-clouds to organize the content. Very great sources of what the latest, most popular places to visit are.
Video Search - Video Search tools help you find videos…very straightforward. There are more video search tools out there besides YouTube so check these out.