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1 Google

2 R a c h e l W i l d e r

3 Fun Fact In 2006, the verb google was added to the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary and the Oxford English Dictionary. To use the Google search engine to obtain information on the internet.

4 What Does Google Mean? Googol = 1 followed by 100 zeros Google's Mission Organize the immense amount of information available on the web and make it universally accessible and useful.

5 Googles Philosophy NEVER SETTLE FOR THE BEST The perfect search engine would understand exactly what you mean and give back exactly what you want. -Google co-founder Larry Page

6 Googles Philosophy Ten things Google has found to be true: Focus on the user and all else will follow Its best to do one thing really, really well Fast is better than slow Democracy on the web works You dont need to be at your desk to need an answer

7 Googles Philosophy Ten things Google has found to be true: 6. You can make money without doing evil 7. Theres always more information out there 8. The need for information crosses all borders 9. You can be serious without a suit 10. Great just isnt good enough

8 The Beginning… Larry Page & Sergey Brin Stanford University, 1996 BackRub Backlinks Google Inc. 1998

9 $1.1 Million 2004 Initial Public Offering: $85 per share, Sold $1.67 Billion Employees 2007 Shares hit $700 Financing

10 The Googleplex 2003 Mountain View, CA $319 Million Solar Panels

11 2002 AdWords Google News Froogle 2003 Blogger Google AdSense 2004 GMail Acquired Picasa Google SMS Google Groups Google Print Not Just A Search Engine

12 2005 Google Video Google Maps Google Earth Google Talk Not Just A Search Engine

13 2006 Google Video Player Google Chat Page Creator Google Finance Google Calendar Involvement with MySpace Google Checkout Entrance into the Mobile World Google Maps for Mobile GMail for mobile Google for Educators Google Docs&Spreadsheets Acquired JotSpot Not Just A Search Engine

14 2007 YouTube Google.org Google Gears Google Gadget Ventures 2008 Android Not Just A Search Engine

15 Corporate Culture Small Company Feel Hiring Process: Ability Over Experience

16 Corporate Culture Inside the Googleplex… Décor Offices Equipment Recreation Facilities Workout room, washers & dryers, massage room, video games, foosball, piano, pool table, ping pong, roller hockey Google Café Snack Rooms

17 Criticism Employee Turnover One core moneymaker Duplicate Efforts Inconsistent ROIs Privacy

18 Sources money.cnn.com


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