Inside Search Less Popular Google Search Tips There’s not a day that passes by without searching for information on Google. We’re pretty sure that you’re aware of some advanced Google search operators like AND, NOT, etc. but here are some lesser known tricks that you can implement when you’re searching on Google. We bet you wouldn’t know at least one of these! 1. Forget the site: operator, just use ‘at’ Some of you would have known the site: search operator. Forget the site operator and use the at keyword instead. 2. The nerds among us would frequently use the define: keyword to look up for definitions. You needn’t necessarily use the define keyword anymore to get definitions in search results. 3. AROUND(n) is an undocumented search operator and it will be of immense use when you’re looking for pages with two terms separated by n number of words. 4. You can use the tilde (~) operator to search for pages that not only contain the word that follows it, but also its synonyms.
14 Special Google Searches With Instant Answers Google can do more than display lists of websites – Google will give you quick answers to many special searches. While Google isn’t quite as advanced as Wolfram Alpha, it has quite a few tricks up its sleeve. We’ve also covered searching Google like a pro by learning the Google search operators – if you want to master Google, be sure to learn those. Calculator You can use Google as a calculator – just type in a quick calculation and Google will provide an answer. Unit Conversions Google can also convert between a variety of units. As with the calculator, the unit conversion tool is clickable. You can also combine unit conversations and math. Currency Conversions Google can also do currency conversions for you. Your IP Address You can determine your current public IP address by typing what is my ip into Google – or just search for my ip. Weather Sunrise and Sunset You can also view the sunrise or sunset times for a location by typing sunrise location or sunset location. Times Package Tracking Data
Power Google www.google.com Welcome to Power Google, By Robert Harris, a practical, how-to book about using Google to locate information on the Internet. Below you will find a brief description of each chapter’s content along with two formats in which they can be viewed (Adobe® or HTML). If you do not have an Adobe® Acrobat® reader or would like to update your current reader to the latest version, click on the Adobe® icon below for a free download. Please note: Download times will depend on the Internet connection. Chapter 1: Why use Google? (41.0K) | or |HTML| Chapter 2: Developing a Search StrategyIf you want only a quick take on a common idea, you can simply type in the appropriate phrase into Google’s search box and quickly find your answer. (41.0K) | or |HTML| Chapter 3: Building a QueryOne of the advantages of Google’s effective method of finding and ordering pages for you is that even a simple search, such as typing in a couple of words, can produce excellent results. (42.0K) | or |HTML|
How to Get the New Profile Design Are you a fan of our new Profile design? While it was previously only displayed on staff Profiles, you can now feature it on your own subdomain, too! Here’s how: Visit any Profile displaying the new design (staff members such as Robin are good people to turn to).Click on the “Upgrade My Profile” link, which will take you to the edit page for new Profiles.Update your Profile information by choosing or uploading a background image, adding Hubs you would like to feature, and inserting URLs for social media profiles you would like to share. You may also want to edit your bio, as hyperlinks will no longer work and long bios will be visually truncated.After clicking “save”, you will be asked to confirm your decision to transition to the new design.Once you have confirmed your intention, the new Profile design will be live on your subdomain! Keep in mind that the shift from the old Profile design to the new one is permanent; you will not be able to go back once you have confirmed the transfer.
Google bomb A Google bomb on March 31st, 2013. Despite Google's intervention, some of the first search results still refer to Bush. The terms Google bomb and Googlewashing refer to the practice of causing a web page to rank highly in search engine results for unrelated or off-topic search terms by linking heavily. It is done for either business, political, or comedic purposes (or some combination thereof). Google's search-rank algorithm ranks pages higher for a particular search phrase if enough other pages linked to it use similar anchor text (linking text such as "miserable failure"). Google bombing is related to spamdexing, the practice of deliberately modifying HTML to increase the chance of their website being placed close to the beginning of search engine results, or to influence the category to which the page is assigned in a misleading or dishonest manner. History Uses as tactical media Alternative meanings Google bowling Beyond Google Motivations
Search Google Anonymously While Logged Into Google In Firefox One of the things that keeps some users from using Google Search is the certainty that everything that is done on the site is being logged and analyzed by Google. While it is possible to overcome this, for instance by launching searches only in the browser's private browsing mode, or using search engines such as Startpage that use Google search results but do not track you, you may prefer an automated solution that just works in the background without you doing anything. You could try and use Google while you are not signed in to your Google Account, but that too means some form of tracking as there are other means besides tracking a user by account. Plus, it means that you cannot use other Google Services such as Gmail properly without signing in first again. Another option would be to use two different web browsers, one for Google searches, the other for all other activities. The new Firefox add-on Searchonymous introduces a solution that resolves this issue.
What is iCloud for Windows? With iCloud for Windows, you can access your photos, contacts, calendars, files, and more from any of your devices. iCloud stores your content and automatically keeps it up to date everywhere. What you can do with iCloud for Windows Safely store your photos and videos in iCloud. Here's what you need to use iCloud for Windows Before you get started, set up iCloud on your Apple devices. Depending on what information you want to keep up to date in iCloud, you might need a few other things: Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Reminders: Outlook 2007 through Outlook 2016.Microsoft Outlook 2007 or later, or an up to date browser to access iCloud.com.Bookmarks: Internet Explorer 11 or later, Firefox 45 or later, or Google Chrome 50 or later (desktop mode only).Documents: iCloud Drive set up on each of your devices. iCloud requires an Internet connection and some iCloud features have recommended system requirements. iCloud might not be available in all areas and the features vary. Last Modified:
Google Search Operators - Search Help You can use symbols or words in your search to make your search results more precise. Google Search usually ignores punctuation that isn’t part of a search operator. Don’t put spaces between the symbol or word and your search term. A search for site:nytimes.com will work, but site: nytimes.com won’t. Search social media Put @ in front of a word to search social media. Search for a price Put $ in front of a number. Search hashtags Put # in front of a word. Exclude words from your search Put - in front of a word you want to leave out. Search for an exact match Put a word or phrase inside quotes. Search within a range of numbers Put .. between two numbers. Combine searches Put "OR" between each search query. Search for a specific site Put "site:" in front of a site or domain. Search for related sites Put "related:" in front of a web address you already know. See Google’s cached version of a site Put "cache:" in front of the site address.
Awesome Stuff! [Infographic] Google's 200 Ranking Factors There’s no doubt that Google’s algorithm is more complex — and volatile — than ever. The days where SEO was all about meta tags and backlinks is long gone. Google now uses at least 200 ranking factors in their algorithm, including social signals, user-interaction signals, and trust. If you’d like a bird’s eye view of these factors, then this infographic by Entrepreneur.com and Backlinko may give you some much needed perspective. Either way, I’m sure you’ll learn something new (even if you’re an industry veteran). Having said that, enjoy this excellent infographic. Which ones will you implement into your business?