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Any good alternative to Google Alerts? [closed]

Google Alerts is a decent web application, and I use it for following some topics, but I receive one email pr. topic every day, and it's a bit hard to track. Are there any good alternatives, for ...
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How to create a citation alert for a paper without citation in Google Scholar

In theory, creating a citation alert with Google Scholar is easy. Search for the paper, click on the "Cited by X" link just below the result, scroll down and click on "Create alert", and finally ...
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How to monitor a specific site with Google Alert

I want to use Google Alerts to search for a specific site with several interesting links: site: mysite.com However, I just want to monitor this site and no other sites and get the links which ...
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Google alerts for images

We use Google alerts quite allot to keep in touch with whats being said about our company, but what we’ve found really useful lately is using the reverse image search tool in Google Images to search ...
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How to configure Google Alerts for different languages?

How can I configure Google Alerts to send me alerts in different languages? At the moment it alerts me for a certain term only in Italian, that is my default language. But now I would like to ...
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Convert Google Scholar alert into RSS feed

I have created a Google Scholar email alert and I'm trying to figure out how to turn that into an RSS feed. Google Scholar alerts has no RSS feed option, unfortunately. Below is a picture of what the ...
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How do I get Google Alerts into My Google Reader when I have a Google Apps Account?

Would like to use Google Alerts with my Google Apps account and manage via Google Reader. It appears that one can't associate a Google Alerts created/managed under a Google Apps account and send it to ...
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Google Alerts error “There were no results” even though many results in Search

It seems like Google Alerts catches less results than an actual Google Search. For instance, try to create a Google Alert with a search query menuiserie thouars: You can see in the right panel: ...
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Require exact matches for Google Alerts?

I've got a Google ego-Alert set up for "billpg". It keeps finding alerts for "Bill Page". Is there any way, please, to have an alert for exactly billpg and not Bill Page who I'm getting throughly sick ...
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Web service to monitor recently added pages to Google index?

I'm looking for a kind of web-service version of Google Alerts. Instead of being notified by email, I'd like to be able to fetch an rss feed or other xml format that has timestamps of the most ...
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Google Alerts Feeds doesn't work

I have a standard Google (Gmail) account, and logged in. Went to Alerts, and tried creating one. Couldn't choose Feeds as an option, only choice of where to send is the Gmail account I'm logged into. ...
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Alternatives to site-specific Google alerts? [closed]

Problem: I want to receive updates when there are new search results from a certain domain. Previously, this was possible with Google Alerts, by filtering with the site:mydomain.com operator, as is ...