Google hacks – six ways to do advanced searching on google

  • By: Ned Wells
  • 17th November 2011
  • Category: SEO

Google is generally very good at delivering search results that are relevant to your query. But did you know there are ways to provide more specific instructions on what you want? Some of these work on Bing and Yahoo too, though I have to confess I’ve not tried all of them out on those search engines…

Advanced queries for mining deep information on the web are known as ‘google hacks’. And since I’ve been using them more and more recently I thought it would be helpful to share some of my favourites.

Starting with the basics:

1. Exact match searching on google

Placing double inverted commas “like this” around your search string returns an exact match search result.

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