Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Googling GOOGLE, how?

What so great about Google? The fastest growing "Engines" on Earth.
Surfers all over the world search and keep searching the Search Engines, without knowing what and how they behave while searching. There are some leave the search result page after a few attempt on their search queries, and there are people search with different phrases (Generic Search Queries and Non-Generic Search Queries).

Google Basic search is simple and straight forward.

The following terms outlining Google Basic Search Queries.

Search Terms
Choosing the right terms to find information you want. You can even search either using generic terms ( or non-generic terms (eg. Rafflesia Flowers)

Google seach queries are not case sensitive. Searches for flowers, FLOWERS, or FlOweRs, will all return the same results.

Automatic "and" queries
You do not need to include "and" between search terms.

Exclusion of common words
Google ignores common words and characters such as "where" and "how", certain single digits and single letters. If it is essential for you to search what your want, you might want to try your search queries by adding in "+" (eg. Rafflesia Flowers +) or puting a quotation marks around the search terms (eg. "Rafflesia Flowers").

Word variations
Stemming technology. Google search results do not only allow you to search for your search terms,it also carried weight on those terms which are similar.

Phrase searches
By putting a quotation marks around the search terms, it will allow you to search for exact phrase (eg. "Rafflesia Flowers").

Negative terms
If your search term has more than one meaning (eg. tiger, apple could refer to software or fruits) you can focus your search by putting a minus sign ("-")in front of words related to the meaning you want to avoid.

"I'm Feeling Lucky"
"I'm Feeling Lucky" button beside ("Google Search" button),will takes you straight to the most relevant website that Google found for your search query.

There are a lots of advance web surfers will try the above methods before leaving their queries for others.

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