Google Trends shows how often a particular search-term is entered across various regions of the world. The uses are endless ... Take what's timely to create a new offer or promotion, create content for a campaign or social media post, or to begin research on your next location. Or, even simpler, make it your online place to brush up on the most-talked-about news of the day before heading to a networking event. See what you can find here.
If you're planning sales calls that cross the country - or even the globe - consider using BatchGeo to help (literally) map-out your call plan. Simply cut and paste the address info from an excel file to see the geography (and related time zones) of your lead database. This is also a great tool for mapping out a list of landmarks or homes for sale.
If you're super serious about shortening your emails, take the five sentence challenge. Commit to making every response five sentences long - or less. Add this text from five.sentenc.es to your email signature to explain your brevity.