What are some alternatives?
When comparing Google Alerts and F5Bot, you can also consider the following products
mention - Media monitoring made easy with Mention. Create alerts on your name, brand, competitors and be informed in real-time of any mention on the web and social networks
Brand24 - Brand24 gives you instant access to mentions about your brand across the web.
PromoRepublic - PromoRepublic is an online editorial calendar for social media marketers and library of custom designed templates and post ideas for social networks. The calendar is stuffed with content for latest trends, important events’ and holidays notifications
AWARIO - Track brand mentions & competitors across the web
HootSuite - Enhance your social media management with Hootsuite, the leading social media dashboard. Manage multiple networks and profiles and measure your campaign results.
BrandWatch - The best social monitoring tool