Monday, April 24, 2006

Google search tricks

Don't always get what you were hoping for on your Google search? Take a look at these tips (.pdf) on how to improve your searches!

Google Cheat Sheet
Google Guide's Cheat Sheet

A couple of tricks I learned:

Numerical Ranges
What it does: searches for a range of numbers
What to type: Willie Mays 1950…1960
What you’ll get: results about Willie Mays during this time period

What it does: converts units of measure
What to type: cm in foot, 28C in F, $ in pound, days in
fortnight, miles in league, mph in speed of light, etc.
What you’ll get: the converted answer

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