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Using Google Advanced Search by Michael Miller

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Learn how to interpret and effectively use Google search results.

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Understanding Google Search Results

Entering a query is just the first part of finding what you need on the web. You then need to work your way through one or more pages of search results—which can be challenging. Read on to learn how to interpret Google’s search results and find that one page you’re looking for.

What Google Is Trying to Accomplish

Google has your best interests in mind. Really. The company just wants you to find what you’re looking for online.

Not that Google is entirely altruistic; it does aim to make some money along the way by selling ad space. (Google is not a nonprofit organization, after all.) It’s just that Google figures the best way to sell quality ...

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