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Using Google Advanced Search by Michael Miller

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Introduction

A confession.

I use Google search every day. I’ve been using it (and writing about it) since it first launched—before it launched, actually, when it still had the word “beta” on its home page. I use Google because it’s easy to use, and because it delivers quality results.

I’m not unusual, at least in this respect. Google is the most-used search site on the Web, and most people choose it for the same reason I do—ease-of-use and effectiveness.

What I know that most of you don’t, however, is that there are lots of ways to get better results faster when searching Google. Most people just enter a simple query and click the Search button—and that works fine, most of the time. But if you want to turbocharge your searches, you can employ ...

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