With Google being my search engine of choice, I am always looking for more ways for the search engine to make my life easier.Â Â Â Today I discovered two that would be useful for international business.
Until today, I had no idea that Google acted as a currency converter and that you could also find out the current time in any country.
With clients in different countries, I often deal in different currencies and I have to know the exchange rates and Euro equivalents so I can keep my tax records in order. Â Â I used to use Yahoo’s currency converter but apparently Google does the same job.
For example, typing “1 Euro in British money” brings up the following result :
Now what if you want to phone that international client but you need to know the time over there? Â You don’t want to phone them while they are in bed (which is bound to torpedo that valuable deal you are negotiating). Â I used to use the World Time Server.Â Â Â But now Google can keep me informed on the international time zones.
So let’s assume the client is in Los Angeles. Â Just type into Google “time in Los Angeles” and you get :
Do you know any more search tricks that would be useful for international business?