Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Google Search more than any other Web service as they seek out information on anything and everything. It’s pretty amazing, though, how little people really know about the world’s top search service considering how many of us use it each and every day.
Typing in a quick query couldn’t possibly be any simpler, and that is a big part of what has made Google the world’s most popular search engine by a landslide. But if you want to become a power user and fine-tune your search results in order to find the information you’re looking for as quickly as possible, there are some great tips and tricks that you’ll want to remember.
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In a world filled with infographics that serve no purpose other than to promote the companies that make them, WhoIsHostingThis.com is becoming fairly well-known for creating graphics that are actually quite informative and useful. Recent offerings include an infographic on six organizations secretly run the Internet and another one that serves as a guide to disappearing online.
Now, the team is back with a new graphic that contains 25 fantastic tips and tricks to help you become a Google power user.
Some people out there will be familiar with a few of the tricks listed below but we can just about guarantee that you won’t know them all. For instance, did you know that you can search for results only from one particular geographic location, or that you can use an asterisk as a wildcard to search for phrases with missing words?
These tricks and more can be seen in the full infographic, which follows below.