Friday, May 14, 2010

Get Better Search Results

Get Better Search Results
Here are some handy tips to type in your Google search box

Use “ ” (quotes) to find an exact phrase
Type: “one small step for mankind”
What you’ll get: results that include the exact phrase “one small step for mankind”

Use ~ (tilde) to find similar words
Type: ~mobile phone
What you’ll get: results with the word “phone,” as well as “cell,” “cellular,” “wireless” etc.

Use: the word OR in your search
Type: vacation London or Paris
What you’ll get: results with the word “vacation” and either “London” or “Paris”

Use basic calculator functions: +, -, *, /
Type: 5+7, 20% of 55, or 200/20

Use – (minus sign) to exclude words
Type: bass(space)–fishing
What you’ll get: results about bass that do not relate to fishing

Marsha Marsiglio