The Top Five Internet Search Tips You Should Know

The Top Five Internet Search Tips You Should Know

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The Top Five Internet Search Tips You Should Know

Here is a quick list of the top five internet search tips you should know for 2017:

TIP #1: Use quotes to find a particular expression

Using quotes with your search keyword or phrase will return an index of pages that contain the exact keyword or phrase.

EXAMPLE: “where to buy red wine”

TIP #2: Use the asterisk wildcard character

Using the asterisk wildcard character with your search keyword or phrase will return an index of pages closely matching your search.

EXAMPLE: red wine*

TIP #3: Use specificity in your search phrase

Using specificity in your search phrase helps to return an index of pages more closely matching what you are searching for.

EXAMPLE: purchase red wine in Greenwich CT

TIP #4: Use keywords to find words within a URL

Using the inurl command from Google, you can search for websites that contain the search phrase in the URL.

EXAMPLE: inurl:redwine

TIP #5: Use Google to search within a specific website

Using Google’s site: command, you can search for pages within specific websites matching your keyword or phrase.

EXAMPLE: site:winemag.com merlot

The above tips will work with Google and Bing, with the exception of tip 4, which is Google specific. 

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