Want to know how to be a master user of Google?
You need to become a master of the Boolean search. I just came across this article on advanced Google search tactics. It’s great.
Here is an example from the article I linked to below.
Boolean Search Best Practices to Keep in Mind:
- Group positions together with parenthesis. For example if I want either the Marketing Manager or the VP of Marketing I could enter (“Manager” OR “VP) AND (“Marketing”)
- Be sure to use a capital OR for the boolean function to work
- Be sure to use a capital AND for the boolean function to work
- VP might also be spelled out Vice President, so you may want to add that into your search as well: (“VP” OR “President” OR “Director” OR “Head of” OR “Manager”) AND (“HR” OR “Human”)
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