►Say you want to find some good Museums in New York City. If you simply type USA Museums you will end up with a result which shows pages matching your query but all the results may not match your exact phrase. But if you search the keyword phrase enclosed within ” “ [“USA Museums”] you will get result of pages containing the exact phrase.
►If you are doing a image search on George Washington but you do not want to see any images of Washington city in the search results, just type &imgtype = face at the end of the query to get the images of George Washington. It will be like this: George Washington &imgtype = face.
►You work in company where you are not allowed to view any glamour site. Don’t worry google can help you with its very typical google cache. Just type cache: example.com.
►If you want to find the related terms matching your searches, add a tilde(~) at the beginning of your query. If your query is ~ cell phones your search results will also show up the sites with the keywords like mobile phones ,cellular phones etc.
►If you add an OR in between two terms you want to search you will get results containing either the one or the other. For example: Cats OR Dogs will show results containing either the cats or the dogs. Remember to capitalize the OR.
►If your want to find hotels in China but want the results to exclude the hotels in Shanghai, use the minus(-) operator. Hotels in China-Shanghai.
►If you wish to search only one website type site: before your query. If you want to search about Ford cars in Ford’s website, type site:www.ford.com cars.
►To exclude plurals, tenses or synonyms from your search add an operator(+) before your query. +book will make the search of only book and not books or novels.
►Google’s calculator will help you make calculations on the fly. Use +, -, * ,/ etc. operators to make mathematical calculations. Here are some commands:
+(addition) : 2+3
-(subtraction) : 10-5
*(multiplication) : 10*5
/(division) : 100/10
% of (percent of) : 10% of 25
^(raise to a power) : 2^1