March 4, 2024


2 Total CPE Credits


Best Non-Google Search Tools for Accountants

  • Instructor

    Garrett Wasny

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identify at least 7 ways Google information needs to be interpreted to ensure the results are taken in their proper context
  • Use at least 4 general search engines that complement their use of Google
  • Recognize at least 5 cluster search engines that group information by topic and discover unexpected relationships between topics
  • Recall at least 4 privacy search engines that do not store your queries or track your steps on the Internet
  • Access at least 12 user-generated content search engines that index content-text, videos, images, reviews-created by people, rather than brands

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Why Advanced Search Skills Are So Critical for Accountants
  • Why You Need More than Google to Search the Internet
  • GARP: Generally Accepted Research Principles
  • Alternatives to Google
  • Advisory Search
  • Social Search
  • Specialty search
  • Search Engine resources
  • What's Ahead in Search

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Information Technology

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Overview

Professional Area of Focus

  • Technology

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Practitioners who want to go beyond Google and explore alternative search platforms that can be used to diversify their online due diligence and sharpen their digital intelligence gathering.


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