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Google Advanced Search Tips to Search Google Like an Expert

You guys 90-95% probably use the Internet for finding some tips, tricks, advice, review, products etc. on Google Search.  Most of the time you got what you need to know on google search, but sometimes we have to go long list to find what we want and today I will show you how to became an expert in searching anything on Google Search Engine.

I have posted here all of the best advanced Google search tips and tricks that you can use to become an expert. Following are the list of these tips.

33 Google Advanced Search Tips & Tricks

1. Explicit Phrase

If you are looking for the content about social marketing. Instead of just typing social marketing into the Google search box, you will likely be better off searching explicitly for the phrase. To do this, simply enclose the search phrase within double quotes.

Example Search: “social marketing”

2. Exclude Words

Let’s say you want to search for content about copywriter, but you want to exclude any results that contain the term freelancer. To do this, simply use the sign in front of the word you want to exclude.

Example Search: copywriter -freelancer

3. This OR That

This search operator is great. By default, when we conduct a search, Google will include all the terms specified in the search. If we are looking for any one of one or more terms to match, then we can use the OR operator. (Note: The OR has to be capitalized).

Example Search: copywriter OR freelancer

4. Movie

Let’s say you wanna watch the movie in your local area or just want to find which movies are running on nearest theater or any other place, Just type in the word ‘movies, separate with a comma, enter a zip. It will give you the specific results.

Example Search: movies, 400074

5. Words in the Text

If you want to find a web page where all the search terms you’re searching for appearing in the text of that page exactly (but not necessarily beside each other), type in allintext: followed immediately by words or phrases.

Example Search: allintext:vermont ski house lake

6. Words in the Text + Title, URL etc.

If you want to find a web page where one search term appears in the text of that page and another term appears elsewhere on the page, like the title or URL, then type in that first term followed by intext: followed immediately by the other term.

Example Search: iPhone 7 plus intext:gold

7. Words in the Title

Want to find a web page with certain words contained in the title (but not necessarily beside each other)? Type in allintitle: followed immediately by words or phrases.

Example Search: allintitle:non-veg restaurant

8. Words in the Title + Text, URL, etc.

Want to find a web page where one term appears in the title of that page and another term appears elsewhere on the page, like in the text or the URL? Type in that first term followed by intitle: immediately followed by the other term.

Example Search: extracatchy.net intitle:google tips

9. Words in the URL

If you guys want to find pages with your search query mentioned in the URL, type allinurl: immediately followed by your search query.

Example Search: allinurl:catchylyrics blog

10. How to Search Within a Website

Often, you want to search a specific website for content that matches a certain phrase. Even if the site doesn’t support a built-in search feature, you can use Google to search the site for your term. Simply use the site:catchylyrics.net modifier.

Example Search: site:catchylyrics.net “Lata Mangeshkar Songs”

11. Related Search

If you want to find new websites with similar content to a website you already know of, use therelated:catchybytes.com modifier.

Example Search: related:fossbytes.com

12. A Page That Links to Another Page

If you want to want to search for every website that includes an ExtraCatchy article on their website. To do this, use the link: command, immediately followed by the name of a page. Google will give you all pages that link to ExtraCatchy’s official website. The more specific the URL is, the fewer, more pointed results you’ll get.

Example Search: link:extracatchy

13. Similar Words and Synonyms

Let’s say you want to include a word in your search, but also want to include results that contain similar words or synonyms. To do this, use the ~ in front of the word.

Example Search: “web designing” ~professional

14. Word Definitions

If you need to quickly look up the definition or meaning of a word or phrase, simply use the define: command. You can listen to the word’s pronunciation by pressing the megaphone icon.

Search Example: define:catchy

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15. Missing Words

Ever forgotten a word or two from a specific phrase, song lyrics, movie quote, or something else? You can use an asterisk* as a wildcard, which can help you find the missing word in a phrase.

Example Search: raaz * song teri

16. News in a Specific Location

If you’re looking for news related to a specific location, you can use the location: command to search Google News for stories coming from that location.

Search Example: dangal location:delhi

17. Specific Document Types

If you’re looking to find results that are of a specific type, you can use the modifier filetype:. For example, you might want to find only PowerPoint presentations related to social marketing.

Example Search: “inbound marketing” filetype:ppt

18. Translations

Want to translate a simple word or phrase from one language to another? No need to go to a translation website. Just search translate [word] to [language].

Example Search: translate habla to english

19. Phone Listing

Let’s say someone calls you on your mobile number, and you don’t know who it is. If all you have is his/her phone number, you can look it up on Google using the phonebook feature.

Example Search: phonebook:9029-123-456

(Note: The number in this example doesn’t work. You’ll have to use a real number to get any results.)

20. Area Code Lookup

If all you need to do is to look up the area code for a phone number, just enter the three-digit area code and Google will tell you where it’s from.

Example Search: 400074

21. Zip Code Lookup

If you need to look up the zip code for an address, simply search for the rest of the address, including town or city name and state, province, or country. It’ll return results with an area code (if applicable),

Example Search: Diamond garden ., Chembur Naka

22. Numeric Ranges

This is a rarely used but highly useful tip. Let’s say you want to find results that contain any of a range of numbers. You can do this by using the X..Y modifier (in case this is hard to read, what’s between the X and Y are two periods). This type of search is useful for years (as shown below), prices, or anywhere where you want to provide a series of numbers.

Example Search: president 2001..2010

23. Stock (Ticker Symbol)

Just enter a valid ticker symbol as your search term, and Google will give you the current financials and a quick thumbnail chart for the stock.

Example Search: GOOG

24. Calculator

The next time you need to do a quick calculation, instead of bringing up the Calculator applet, you can just type your expression into Google.

Search Example: 3567 * 1.07

25. Tip Calculator

Along with a normal calculator, Google has a built-in tip calculator. Just search tip calculator and you can adjust the bill, tip %, and the number of people splitting it.

Search Example: tip calculator

26. Timer

Don’t have a timer handy? Google has you covered. Just type in an amount of time + the word “timer,” and the countdown will begin automatically

Search Example: set timer for 2 minutes.

27. Stopwatch

Search “stopwatch” and it’ll bring up a stopwatch for you to start when you’re ready.

Search Example: stopwatch

28. Weather

Next time you’re looking for quick weather stats or a forecast for a certain area, search for weather followed by a location. Google will give you both before the first search results.

Search Example: weather Mumbai

29, Sunrise & Sunset Times

If you’re curious when the sun will rise and set that day at a specific location, do a simple Google search with the word sunrise or sunset along with the location name.

Search Example: sunrise Mumbai

30. Flight Statuses

If you type in the airline and airplane number into Google, it will tell you the flight information, status, and other helpful information.

Search Example: Delhi to Mumbai

31. Sports Scores & Schedules

Want to know the latest sports scores and future schedules of your favorite teams or match-ups? Search a single team name or two team names and Google will use Google Sports to spit out scores and schedules before the first search results.

Search Example: team India

32. Comparing Food

Believe it or not, if you’re ever curious how two types of (fairly generic) foods compare with one another, you can do a quick Google search to see how they differ in calories, fat, protein, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, and other nutrients.

Search Example: pizza vs broccoli

33. Reverse Image Search.

Do you want to search image or related image that you have already or want to know where and where this image are using, Then Reverse Image search allows you to search with any image. Simply drag an image into Google search and find out what you’ve been missing.