Google Searching Tips

By William Primo

Punctuation

In Google, no punctuation is needed. The search does not change whether it is there or not.

Case

If you are typing in Google, case does not change a search result, so don't bother adding it in.

Search by File Type

If you add on filetype:ppt to the end of your text, you will get only powerpoints in your search results. You can replace ppt with any valid file type.

Search Ranged Numbers

If you add $100..$200 to the end of your text, you will only get products between that price range. You can put in any number you want to search within.

Services with Location

If you search a service with a zip code or town name, your results will be narrowed down to what is near you.

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