Friday, 27 October 2017

10 tricks to ease your Search with Google

Take the next leap to SEARCH like a PRO

Stop wasting time and learn how to hit the bull’s eye in the first click.  On Google you are searching millions and millions of websites that are growing in number by the day and so are the questions -  How do you find something, and how do you find it fast? And how do you sort the questionable sites from the legitimate and reliable ones? Who do you trust?  Here is your answer how to search like a Pro and retrieve the information. Follow the link and head on to your Digital search like a PRO .

1. Exact phrase

Exact search
FacebookTwitterPinterest

The simplest and most effective way to search for something specific is to use quote marks around a phrase or name to search for those exact words in that exact order.
For instance, searching for Joe Bloggs will show results with both Joe and Bloggs but not necessarily placed sequentially. Searching for “Joe Bloggs” will surface only those that specifically have the name Joe Bloggs somewhere on the page.
The exact or explicit phrase search is very useful for excluding more common but less relevant results.

2. Exclude terms

“Joe Bloggs” -jeans
FacebookTwitterPinterest

If exact phrase doesn’t get you what you need, you can specifically exclude certain words using the minus symbol.
A search for “Joe Bloggs” -jeans will find results for Joe Bloggs, but it will exclude those results for the Joe Bloggs brand of jeans.

3. Either OR

OR search
FacebookTwitterPinterest

Default text searches find results with all the words of the query. By using the OR term you can search for one or another term, not just all the terms. OR searches can be useful for finding things that you’re not sure which term will be used from a known list.

4. Synonym search

Synonym search
FacebookTwitterPinterest 
Sometimes it’s useful to search for a less specific term. If you’re not sure which term will be used you can use synonym search.
Searching for plumbing ~university will bring up results for plumbing from colleges as well as universities, for example.

5. Search within a site

Google site search
FacebookTwitterPinterest

The search engines of most websites are poor. You can search using Google instead by using the site or domain limiter.
Searching with site:cuchd.in followed by a search term, will find results from only cuchd.in. Combining with explicit search terms makes it even more powerful.

6. The power of the asterisk

Wildcard search
FacebookTwitterPinterest

Like the blank tile in Scrabble, the asterisk works as a wild card within searches. It can be used in place of a missing word or part of a word, which is useful for completing phrases, but also when you’re trying to search for a less definite article.
A search for architect* will search for architect, but also architectural, architecture, architected, architecting and any other word which starts with architect.

7. Searching between two values

british prime minister 1920.. 1950
FacebookTwitterPinterest

Searching for something with a qualifier between two ranges is a good way of answering questions. For instance, if you’re looking for the who were the British prime ministers between 1920 and 1950 a search using british prime minister 1920.. 1950 will bring up results with dates ranging between 1920 and 1950.
That’s your search term followed by two full stops and a space.

8. Search for word in the body, title or URL of a page

intitle: search
FacebookTwitterPinterest
Sometimes you only want to find text either within the URL, body or title of a page. Using the qualifier inurl: will search just within the url. The qualifier intext:will search within the body, while intitle: will search only within a page title.
For example, intitle:review will bring up all the articles with “review” in the page title.

9. Search for related sites

Related search.
FacebookTwitterPinterest


10. Combine them

combined search terms
FacebookTwitterPinterest

All these search tools can be combined to narrow down or expand searches. While some of them may be used only rarely, some such as explicit phrase searches are useful in almost all cases.
As Google and other search engines improve their understanding of the way people naturally type or say search queries, these power tools will likely become less and less useful – at least that’s the goal that search engines are working towards – but that’s certainly not the case at the moment.

12 comments:

  1. Like the blank tile in Scrabble, the asterisk works as a wild card within searches. It can be used in place of a missing word or part of a word, which is useful for completing phrases, but also when you’re trying to search for a less definite article.

    Useful websites: download videos from everywhere instagram video downloader. Free online games happy wheels.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Very nice post. Thank you! I used it when tryed to find custom essay writing service

    ReplyDelete
  3. The Railway Recruitment Board will conduct the Written exam for Level 1 Recruitment in June. The Final Exam Date is yet to be announced. The RRB Group D or RRB Level 1 Exam Date will be announced Zone wise. The Exam date will be published on all 15 participating zones’ websites.

    ReplyDelete
  4. When the aspirants of RPF Constable and SI Exam will search for the admit card, they can follow few specific instructions. We have written a proper guide for RPF Exam Admit Card here

    ReplyDelete
  5. Candidates If You Are Seeking For Latest Government Job Update On Internet So, for all of you Here we came up with an Exclusive Website which is known as sarkarinaukricareers.in This Website define all Govt. Jobs Update i.e. State Wise Government Job Notification, Trending sarkari naukri  and also their Notification, Exam Date, Admit Card Details and Many more things so candidates are advised to stay tuned with us.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Yes, I got it. I have found few more helpful things like this. we can use google as calculator as reminder for date and time and so on. there are so many things for proprepandfulfillment which we need...

    ReplyDelete
  7. Great article and interesting, thank you for sharing.
    color switch

    ReplyDelete
  8. I have read through other blogs, but they are cumbersome and confusing more than your post. I hope you continue to have such quality articles to share with everyone! I believe a lot of people will be like to read this article!
    happy wheels

    ReplyDelete
  9. Hey friends here is the best website to play roblox for free online http://robloxrobuxtix.com/ lets try this website this is the best ever website for roblox.

    ReplyDelete
  10. You can also use Google Advanced search, to ease your search. Anyways good article, I have also written an article, please check it here

    ReplyDelete
  11. My Assignment Services, is well-known for its 24-hour online Assignment Help on the WhatsApp platform. Students can reach out to us with their queries at any point of the day or night and get the most effective solutions for them.

    ReplyDelete