Google search tricks

  ajm 23:20 27 Nov 2005

in click here the FE says: "The trick with search engines is to know how to use them - what you type in as a search term is critical in determining the quality and accuracy of the results"

My question is: what are the tricks?

  Chegs ®™ 23:43 27 Nov 2005

No tricks,just plenty of practise with various "keyword combinations" until I find what I'm looking for ;-)

Such as "lightscribe drive" got click here

  Kev.Ifty 23:52 27 Nov 2005

This helps narrow down the topic of ones search

click here

Here you can find how to use quotation marks and the + and - signs etc to help with searches

click here

:-) kEV

  Kev.Ifty 23:59 27 Nov 2005
  DieSse 13:24 28 Nov 2005

Want to find sellers only in the UK - always add uk as an extra word to the search.

  pauldonovan 13:45 28 Nov 2005 the quotes thing referred to above.

If you put quotation marks around words it looks for them together as a phrase.

e.g. if you look for:

red hot

you will gets lots of links about red things and hot things, but if you wanted "red hot" things then you should enter

"red hot" like that.

Makes a big difference.

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