Posted by: Yosef B. | June 5, 2013

Internet Search 101 (4 of 4)


This is the final installment in a series on Internet Search tips.
The first post is available here
The second post is available here
The third post is available here

These posts are based off a “Power Search with Google” course that was offered by Google in 2012. I have taken the highlights & condensed the tips down into a concise guide as well as adding in other tips that I have come across over time. Enjoy!

In this installment we will cover the following Google Search Operators:

  1. Search Features, Conversions & Calculator
  2. Using Different Media Types

Search Features, Conversions & Calculator

Search Features (aka shortcuts) include things such as:

  • Time
  • Weather
  • Movies
  • Capital of…
  • Medical terms

For a full list of features: Google Feature List

Examples include:

feature1

feature2

feature3

Calculator & Conversions

conversion1

conversion2

conversion3

Using Different Media Types

Use different Google portals to search for different media types to find alternative search results. Examples include:

Images
media2-image

Shopping
media3-shopping

Movies/Youtube
media4-movie

Scholar
media5-scholar

Books
media6-books

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