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Google Like a Boss

Let’s face it, everyone knows how to “Google”, but not everyone knows how to be a true genius of it. Here are some simple and effective ways to maximize your Google searches.

Quotation Marks:

Use quotes to search for an exact word or set of words. This is useful for 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 results.

Example: jaguar -animal


Use a tilde before a term to include results with its synonyms.

Example: Christmas ~desserts


Use site: to search within a specific website

Example: social media


Use link: to search for sites that link to the specified URL


Two Periods:

Use two periods between two numbers to specify a range of things like dates, measurements and prices

Example: movies 1950..1970


Use related: to find websiets that are related to a specific website



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