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Search tips: How to use Google effectively

In my work, I often use Google’s advanced search features. For example, I find the “filetype” command particularly useful. It’s extremely easy to use, just type in what you are looking and add “filetype:xls” in case you’d like to see only Excel files containing your search terms. And this is just a beginning of what you can do with Google. If you want to learn more about Google search, I would recommend the following resources:

– Google’s own online courses on power searching: Learn tips and tricks for making your Google searches more effective and efficient.

– My article on searching with Google Alerts, custom search and other search engines. (For Russian version click here)

– My article on effective Google search. (Russian version here)

1 comment for “Search tips: How to use Google effectively

  1. April 29, 2013 at 7:51 am

    Absoluter genialer Artikel. Werde jetzt öfter reinschauen Vielen Dank und Grüsse aus Köln

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