Google Chrome extensions for PR pros

Google Chrome is the most popular Web browser, and extensions make it easier for users to navigate the Web. The author highlights the ones he can’t live without.

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This Web browser from Google must rank as one of the search giant’s biggest success stories. As of July 2012, nearly 34 percent of Web users have made Chrome their browser of choice, compared with 32 percent who prefer Internet Explorer and 25 percent who like Firefox.

Not bad for a product that isn’t even four years old.

One of the primary drivers of Chrome’s popularity is the Google Chrome Web Store, which helps make your browser experience unique to you. Google Chrome users can download various “extensions” that provide a variety of services.

For example, there are extensions for bloggers, for Gmail users, and for gamers.

However, the Google Chrome Store has a vast number of extensions, making it difficult for the casual user to wade through the many offerings.

To make things easier for you, here are 10 extensions that I can’t live without:

1. Black Menu.

Google’s product suite is enormous, and accessing the parts you need varies from day to day. Black Menu solves that problem by serving up every product in tabbed format within an easy-to-access extension.

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