Google Best Practices

If you utilize Google for searches as much as I do, then you probably want to be more efficient with your searches. I visited Lifehacker.com and discovered 10 ways to be more creative on how to search with Google. I didn’t realize I could get rid of all of the spam that pops up from the content mills who put their links all over the place and when you click on them you get junk that is not useful. For me, my time is valuable and I don’t want it wasted on blank pages or advertisements. If you are looking for ways to more effectively use Google as a real search engine then you really need to read this post.

English: Google Logo officially released on Ma...

English: Google Logo officially released on May 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Top 10 Ways to Speed Up and Beef Up Your Google Searches

 Whitson Gordon

 For all the time you spend online, you probably spend most of it searching for stuff. So why settle for the most basic Google experience? Here are 10 ways to beef up and speed up your Google searches and find stuff easier.

10. Make Use of Google’s Built-In Tools

If you know Google well enough, you can find what you’re searching for without clicking on a single link. Most of Google’s built-in shortcuts are intuitive: to search for movie times, just search for the movie you want to see. To find the release date of a video game, type in release date and the name of the game. Other tricks may be harder to find, so check out our list of the best Google search shortcuts to hone your Google-Fu, as well as the five handy things you can do with Google’s new Knowledge Graph feature (which gives you lots of information on a subject in the right-hand side of the page). Read more here.

Advertisements