Google Like a Boss

Everybody knows how to “Google,” but not everyone knows how to be a true genius at it.

Here, from Google, are simple yet effective ways of maximizing your Google search…like a boss!


Quotation Marks
Use quote marks to search for an exact word or set of words. This is useful for searching quotes and song lyrics. Example: “To be or not to be”

Put a dash before a word that you want to exclude in your search.
Example: jaguar –animal

Use a tilde before a term to include results with its synonyms.
Example: Christmas ~desserts

Site: query
Use site: to search within a specific website.

Link: query
Use link: to search for sites that link to the specified site url.

Two Periods
Use two periods between two numbers to express range of things like date, measurements and prices.
Example: movies 1950..1970

Related: query
Use related: to find sites that are related to the specified site.

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