Searching the web - 10 tricks you must know

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Are you searching for something on the internet usually you are using the Google.com or may be some other. But the problem is with the tons of result you are getting for a single query.
After reading this article you'll be able to able to reduce the number of Tons to Thousands and if you are more particular than to Hundreds.

You have to follow the few steps to let the search engine know what you are looking for:

1. Looking for a specific Phrase ? Use Quotation Mark:
If you are looking for a specific phrase, just typing it into a search engine will probably not get you the results you were hoping for. Search engines might bring back pages that have all the words you entered, but those words most likely will not be in the order you intended or even anywhere near each other. For instance, say you had a very specific search query in mind such as:

However, using quotation marks around your phrases takes care of this problem. When you use quotation marks around a phrase, you are telling the search engine to only bring back pages that include these search terms exactly how you typed them in-order, proximity, etc.

2. Search Within Site with Google:
If you want to search a particular site, you can do it with google If you know the URL of that site. For example if you want to search site "Trick Dump" for word "Munesh Meena"  than type like  this in google, and you'll get results only from Trick Dump about Munesh Meena

site:trickdump.blogspot.in "munesh meena"

3. Use the Inurl Syntax to Search Within a URL
URL stands for "Uniform Resource Locator", and is the address of a resource, file, site, service, etc. on the Internet. For example, the URL of this page is located in the address bar at the top of your browser, and should include "websearch.about.com" as the first part of it.
The inurl search syntax allows you to search for words within the URL. For example, if I wanted to find all the URL's that contained the word "flower" in Google, I would do this:
inurl:flower

You can also do this in Yahoo - inurl:flower. Ask.com supports the inurl syntax, as does AOL Search and Bing. This is just another interesting way to search the Web and find Web sites that you might not have found by just entering in a query word or phrase.

4. Basic Math ( + , - ) can Help in web search:
There are a few basic principles that you can successfully use in nearly all the search engines out there to find exactly what it is that you are looking for, and one of the most basic techniques is using the add and subtract symbols in your Web search string.
Using the plus and minus symbols is just a small part of a successful Web search strategy. Be as specific as humanly possible. Search engines are not intuitive and will not be able to figure out that when you type in "jewelry", you actually are looking for "handmade freshwater pearl watches". Don't be timid about telling a search engine specifically what it is that you are looking for, and using different techniques (in different ways) to get better results

5. Google Cheat Sheet:
Dont you ever try to cheat google, Try if you can but here my meaning is not like that. I just want to say that refine your web search to be more efficient with the google advance search shortcuts.

No doubt google is the best in all manner for search but Don't be dependent only on google. Try different search engine for different types of searches.