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Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
Effective Search via Google.
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Effective Search via Google.

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Everyone uses Google daily, but smart people work differently. Learn the tricks that only a handful (~4%) of people use, and save your time and energy while searching over Google :)

Everyone uses Google daily, but smart people work differently. Learn the tricks that only a handful (~4%) of people use, and save your time and energy while searching over Google :)

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  • 1. How to use Effective Search Techniques
  • 2. Basic Search
    • Well… everyone knows this!
  • 3. Google Instant
    • Results appear dynamically as we type.
  • 4. Some Points
    • Every word matters. All the words that you type in the search box are used by Google.
    • The search is case-insensitive i.e. Google does not find any difference between CAPITAL and capital.
    • Generally, punctuations or special characters like ~!@#$(){}[] are ignored.
  • 5. Some Tips
    • Most searches do not require advanced options. Just type-in what you want.
    • Use the words that you think are most likely to appear on the page.
    • Use descriptive words. The accuracy of results depends on the uniqueness of the description.
    • Use as fewer words as possible. A combination of many words may limit your search results.
  • 6. DEMO
    • Basic Search
  • 7. Advanced Search
    • Phrase search ("")
    • Search within a specific website (site:)
    • Terms you want to exclude (-)
    • Fill in the blanks (*)
    • Search exactly as is (+)
    • The OR operator
  • 8. Phrase search
    • For searching a phrase, put the words between “ “
    • Google will consider the EXACT words in EXACT order without any change.
    • You may miss important results, though!
  • 9. DEMO
    • Phrase Search
  • 10. Search within a specific website
    • You can get search results from a specific website rather than the entire web.
    • Use the sequence: [keyword] site:[website]
  • 11. DEMO
    • Search within a specific website
  • 12. Terms you want to exclude
    • You can exclude search terms using the –
    • Example usage: [keyword1] –[keyword2]
    • This will return all the pages containing the keyword1 but not containing keyword2.
  • 13. DEMO
    • Terms you want to exclude
  • 14. Fill in the blanks
    • You can use the * to let Google fill in the blank.
    • Google will replace * by a well-known term related to your search query.
    • Usage: [keyword1] * [keyword2]
  • 15. DEMO
    • Fill in the blanks
  • 16. Search exactly “as-is”
    • Google sometimes substitutes a keyword in the query to maximize the accuracy of the search-results.
    • However, if you want Google to do an as-is search without modification of keywords, you can use the + operator.
  • 17. DEMO
    • Search exactly “as-is”
  • 18. The OR operator
    • Google will display results that contain ALL of the keywords you submit.
    • By using OR, you can ask Google to give results with either keyword.
    • Usage: [keyword1] OR [keyword2]
  • 19. DEMO
    • The OR operator
  • 20. Extras
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  • 21. Thank You Kaushal Bhavsar [email_address] www.pratikar.com

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