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Google Alerts Alternatives

Google Alerts is described as 'will send you email or RSS updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on any topic or search term of your choice' and is an website in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Google Alerts, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Digg, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Google Alerts are F5Bot, Mention, WebSite-Watcher and Social Searcher.

Google Alerts alternatives are mainly Website Monitors but may also be Social Media Management Tools or News Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Alerts.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

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    Digg

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Digg delivers the most interesting and talked-about stories on the Web right now.

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  2. F5Bot icon

    F5Bot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    F5Bot will send you an email whenever your brand, product, or keyword is mentioned online.

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  3. Mention icon

    Mention

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Mention enables brands and agencies to leverage media monitoring and social media in order to increase brand awareness.

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  4. WebSite-Watcher icon

    WebSite-Watcher

    • Windows

    WebSite-Watcher detects website updates and highlights all changes in the text. WebSite-Watcher monitors web pages, password protected pages, discussion forums and much more.

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  5. Social Searcher is a Free social mentions search app, which provides full media monitoring coverage: top social networks, news, blogs, forums, comments and videos.

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  6. Talkwalker Alerts icon

    Talkwalker Alerts

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Talkwalker Alerts are an easy and free alerting service that provides email updates of the latest relevant mentions on the Web directly to your email box or RSS feed reader.

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  7. Syften icon

    Syften

    • Online
    • Zapier
    • Slack
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Get an alert (email, Slack, RSS, API) whenever your filters match something on Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Exchange, forums, blogs and other communities.

    Slack bot.
  8. Mentionlytics is a Web and Social Media Monitoring tool, focusing especially on Startups and small-medium companies as well as individuals (artists, politicians, celebrities etc). Key features include ease of use and monitoring of the entire web.

    Our beautiful dashboard. Displays Mentions per channel and day with Sentiment Analysis.
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    It is not limited to web results like Google Alerts, but get also results from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.

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  9. CivicFeed icon

    CivicFeed helps communication professionals understand and react to a multitude of public narratives unfolding in real-time and track their influence on movement building and policymaking.

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    No Fee News

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Read the latest news stories without subscriptions. No Fee News is the only news aggregator that provides paywall-free news sources for articles blocked by paywalls, so you can enjoy your news for free.

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