Want to get better results from your Google searches? Try these four tips from Macgasm editor Joshua Schnell:
- Exclude a word. Sometimes searches bring up a lot of information that you don’t want. For example, if you search for “Apple” looking for information on the computer company, you’ll also get a lot of results about the fruit. So you can use the minus sign for a better search, like this: “Apple - fruit.”
- Search a specific site. If you’ve narrowed your search to a specific website, you can use Google just to search within that site, like this: “Apple site: computerworld.com.”
- Include synonyms. Putting a tilde in front of a search term (like this: “~problems”) will bring up results with similar terms.
- Seek variations on what you know. If you can’t remember part of what you’re looking for, use an asterisk (*) in place of the words you can’t remember, like this: “a house * cannot stand.”
— Adapted from “Improve Your Googling Skills: 4 Tips To Help You Narrow In On Your Search,” Joshua Schnell, Macgasm.
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