Google search tips — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily

Google search tips

Get PDF file

by on
in Office Technology

Go beyond ordinary searching with these handy googling tips:

virus –computer

Find out more about a search term, while eliminating particular results. Example: Search for more on all viruses, except the computer kind.


When a precise word is essential, put a “+” in front of it. For example: Search only for the word “shredder,” and not the plural or synonyms.

~auto loan          
Find loan info for both the word “auto” and its synonyms (e.g., truck, car, etc.).

define: computer

Begin a query with “define:” to view definitions from the web.

Italian food 02138

Enter a business category and a ZIP code. Google returns results, reviews and a map.

time Boise

Find the time by entering “time” and the city’s name.

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: