Google search tips

Google is one of the best search engine and largest source of information on internet .Unlock the full potential of Google search by using these tips and tricks

Tip1: Get exact results trough Google search : Include the search term in quotes . For eg : “techknowl” brings more exact results than techknowl .

Tip2: Get results from a particular site : This can be done by adding the targeting website after a + sign along with search term . For eg : techknowl+Wikipedia results content from Wikipedia that is related to techknowl .

Tip3. Keep your search term smaller : Google search does not count and ,or ,between etc . Also the maximum number of words in a search are limited to 10 . So keep your search term smaller for optimum results .

Tip4: Title search : Search web page tittles by pacing  intitle before search queries . eg : ” intitle :blogger templates ”

Tip5 : Arrange the search term as per requirement: Google looks for  the order of the search terms . For eg : Blogger templates is different from templates Blogger .

Tip6 :Search for files : You can use Google Search for , PDF , PPT(Power point presentations) ,XLS ,TXT etc . For that , search with  filename+extension or extension:filename . For eg :seminar+PDF or PDF:seminar .

Tip7 : Use Google search as calculator or currency converter : Calculation is very simple similar to a scientific calculator . Just enter the value like 4+4 as hit enter . Similarly , you can also convert between currencies . 49INR=?USD converts 49 Indian rupees to corresponding US dollars .

Tip8: Use Google search as dictionary : eg , ” define:dictionary “gives the meaning of dictionary .

Tip9 :Use Google search to find sound files: This is cool trick to find the indexes of sound files from web
-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:”index of” mp3 “backstreet boys”  Change the term  backstreet boys with suitable search term .You can change mp3 to OGG ,WMA or any other sound format .

Tip10: Use Google search to find ebooks
-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:”index of” +(”/ebooks”|”/book”) +(chm|pdf|zip) +”dummies”: By this search ,you will find indexs of dummies seriesof ebooks on chm , pdf  and zip format .

Tip11 :Google search to find out files on Rapidshare :
+inurl:avi|mpg|wmv site:rapidshare.de ( Search for video files on rapidshare )
+inurl:exe|rar|zip site:rapidshare.de (Search for program files on rapidshare)
+inurl:wma|mp3|ogg site:rapidshare.de (Search for music files on rapidshare)
Use “-deleted” along with the above queries to filter out any deleted files from results

Tip12: Use Google to find online video cameras :
Use the following queries to find out  live streaming video cameras .

intitle:”WJ-NT104 Main”
inurl:indexFrame.shtml “Axis Video Server”
inurl:LvAppl intitle:liveapplet
“Powered by webcamXP”
intitle:flexwatch intext:”Copyright by Seyeon TECH Co”
“MOBOTIX M1″ and “open menu”
intitle:”snc-rz30 home”
inurl:”ViewerFrame?Mode=Motion”

Tip12: Webmaster related :

1.Find out when Google indexed your site for the first time :
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22techknowl.com%22&as_qdr=m150 .
The date showed in the left hand side is when Google indexed your site for the first time.
2.Find out the indexed pages of particular website: site : techknowl.com
3.Check out the Google backlinks for a website : link:techknowl.com
4.Check out the current cached page in Google  :cache”techknowl.com
Remember to  change techknowl.com with your URL .

Do you have any other Google search tip ?? share them here .

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One thought on “Google search tips

  1. Google is useful for shore, but I think it is much easier to use one of existing search engines. Try for example http://www.usemeplz.com , bet you’ll find it very useful. You just have to type the name of the file you need and press “enter” and thats all.

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