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Advanced Googling for Accountants

200+ Ways to Search Google Smarter and Faster for Better Results

  • Price

    $49

  • Total Credits

    4 CPE

Advanced Googling for Accountants

Overview

The course provides a concise overview of how accountants can instantly and dramatically improve their Google search skills. Discover how to use the search service to spot opportunities and threats in your enterprise landscape earlier and faster.  You'll walk away with scores of practical online discovery lessons that can be immediately applied, deliver instant results and serve you forever in both your professional and personal life.

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Continuing Education Credits

The sessions of the conference qualifies for

  • 4 CPD Credit for all CPA (CA)
  • 4 CPE Credit for all CMA
  • 4 CPE Credit for all CPA (US)

Speakers

Garrett Wasny

Garrett Wasny

Speaker , Divvy Expense Management

Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP/FIBP is an award-winning professional development consultant to accountants and other high-skill knowledge workers worldwide.

Since 1995, Garrett has delivered thousands of presentations on Internet strategy to hundreds of leading accounting institutes, industry associations, Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, business schools and other legal, medical, engineering, pro sports and executive education organizations.

 

Garrett's writing credits include four books, dozens of e-books and hundreds of articles on online business for scores of leading business publishers, syndicates and magazines including McGraw HillJohn Wiley and SonsKnight Ridder, the Financial PostJournal of Commerce and World Trade.

 

He's also won numerous awards for his writing, speaking and web design.

 

Garrett’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA Hons) degree and a Master of Arts (MA) degree. His professional accreditations include Certified Management Consultant (CMC)Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) and FITP (FITT International Business Professional).

 

Garrett is trusted by the most respected governing bodies for accounting and business today. In the United States, his webinars are approved by NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy). In Canada, his in-person seminars are approved by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada provincial institutes.

 

In 2017, Garrett is scheduled to deliver 150+ professional development events across North America on a range of technology and accounting topics. The presentations are hosted by leading accounting CPE providers such as Thomson Reuters, CPE Solutions, CPA Crossings, CPE Link, Clear Law Institute and CPA Institutes. His courses cover online productivity, Internet search, digital transformation, mobile computing, social enterprise and tax.

 

Full disclosure: Garrett Wasny is an independent Certified Management Consultant (CMC) who provides objective information based on his own impartial research and due diligence. He has no vested interest or affiliation with any of the enterprises or technologies reviewed in his courses.

 

He has more than 20 years experience in the Internet field and started his career at Price Waterhouse. He is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Session Details

Garrett Wasny
Garrett Wasny

CMC, PDC

Date

Sep 29th, 2021

Time

12:00 PM – 02:00 PM
2 Credits

Google Search: Key Insights

This presentation provides a concise overview of how accountants and business people can customize and personalize Google for maximum performance, security and style.

Topics Covered

  • Why study web search?
  • Google is great, but not perfect – the biases, blind spots and inaccuracies of Google that every searcher must know
  • How to set up Google for maximum speed, security and style
  • Plug-Ins and extensions that boost your Google power
  • The Google search results page – major features, key signals and hidden elements
  • Google’s “nationalities” and translation tools – a world of knowledge at your fingertips

Learning Objectives

  • To describe the urgency of improving your Google search skills in this age of information superabundance
  • To list Google’s leading biases, blind spots, inaccuracies and costs
  • To review Google search results in their proper context
  • To develop a Google profile to manage your web “footprint” and increase your online discoverability
  • To list Google privacy and security tools to protect your online data and personal information
  • To evaluate your past Google searches and online activity patterns
  • To access the Google Chrome Web Store for hundreds of plugins and extensions
  • 2 CPD credit of for all CPA (CA)
  • 2 CPE credit of for all CMA
  • 2 CPE credit of for all CPA (US)

Subject Area:

Course Level:

Basic

Instuctional Method:

Group Internet Based

Pre-requisites:

Advance Preparation:

Garrett Wasny
Garrett Wasny

CMC, PDC

Date

Sep 29th, 2021

Time

02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
2 Credits

Experiments with Google

This CPE session provides a concise overview of how accountants and business people can “hack” Google and unlock hidden online intelligence. You’ll learn advanced search techniques and commands that take you deep into Google’s darkest corners and reveal buried Google information that most users completely miss and are unable to retrieve.

 

  • Filetype finders
  • S-I-T-E command (See Information Typically Excluded)
  • Query Tagging
  • (A-L-L-I-N) command: Access “Low Lying” Information Now
  • Semantic sorcery
  • Insight streams
  • Consumer signals
  • Domain portals
  • Art and Culture
  • Visual search tips
  • YouTube search strategies

Learning Objectives

  • To identify at least 5 advanced query filters which are not visible in the main interface and can only be seen by expanding a toolbar under user control.
  • To discuss at least 12 different types of advanced queries that give additional information to Google and help refine searches.
  • To list at least 5 different types of Google alerts that automatically send emails to you when new results for a topic show up in Google search.
  • To discuss at least 2 different Google profiles – one personal, one business.  These profiles help consolidate information that Google has collected about you and helps control what others see when they Google you.
  • To list at least 4 ways Google search results may vary depending on the size and type of gadget they are using.
  • 2 CPD credit of for all CPA (CA)
  • 2 CPE credit of for all CMA
  • 2 CPE credit of for all CPA (US)

Subject Area:

Course Level:

Basic

Instuctional Method:

Group Internet Based

Pre-requisites:

Advance Preparation:

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