If you think you know how to search think again! Here are the Top-10 Google searching hacks:
Search By File Type:
Type in filetype:PPT or filetype:doc or filetype:PDF…etc followed by keywords
Ex: filetype:PPT job interview
Put your search inside “quotation marks” and Google will search for words in exact order so you can find the exact quote and its origin
“514Blog Is Looking For Writers, Bloggers & Editors”
Define a word:
Type define: followed by the word you want and Google will take you straight to the definition.
Exclude Certain Words:
Enter your search and add a minus sign (-) followed by the words you want excluded.
Ex: cherry pie recipe -wheat
Search within a range of prices:
Lets say you are looking for an an item that falls within a certain price range. Type in your term. Then separate the smalest and the highest prices of your range with two periods (..). This trick also works for prices, if you’re, say, looking for
Ex: shirt montreal $10..$15
Search Within A Website:
type site: followed by the URL of the website you’d like to search. Then add your search words.
Ex: Site:reddit montreal coffee shop