Google It!: Getting Junk-Free Search Results

Google It!: Getting Junk-Free Search Results

by Chris Kennedy

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Google It!: Getting Junk-Free Search Results by Chris Kennedy

Your Google searches are too broad if:
- They yield millions of results.
- You have to wade through pages of ads and junk to find what you're looking for.
- The results are flooded with spammy, low-quality sites and content farms like and

Google's simple interface hides a lot of power. With a few simple tricks, you can find what you need quickly and accurately.

1. Search for Multiple Words
2. Case Doesn't Matter
3. Omit Stop Words
4. Quote Exact Phrases
5. Rearrange Search Words
6. Swap Singular and Plural Forms
7. Use Wildcards for Unknown Words (* Operator)
8. Specify a Range of Numbers (.. Operator)
9. Omit (Most) Punctuation
10. Exclude Terms (- Operator)
11. Find Exact Terms (Quote Operator)
12. Find Synonyms (~ Operator)
13. Find Alternate Terms (OR Operator)
14. Find Verbatim Terms
15. Use Search Operators
16. Do Common Searches Quickly

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013456112
Publisher: Questing Vole Press
Publication date: 03/25/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 98 KB

About the Author

Chris Kennedy is a technical writer based in Boulder, Colorado. When he's not typing, Chris climbs rocks, revises his screenplays, and reads the journals of polar explorers.

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