11 Great Hidden Things Google Can Do That You Should Know

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  1. Eli says:

    I normally do a search like this: “keyword site:sitename.com” to search a particular site. That always saves my life, as I hate using the search feature that is normally present on the site.

  2. Jim MacLeod says:

    Great tricks. No more need to Google for a site that will answer these questions.

  3. anonymous says:

    Er; factoring and factorial are not the same thing.

  4. Steve says:

    You can of course also combine unit conversion and currency conversion, ie.

    “98 australian cents per litre in US dollars per gallon”

  5. Ravi says:

    You can try these keywords as well.

    1) Intext:
    2) Inurl:
    3) filetype:

    For ex: i want to search for resumes of designers, so i will say> intext:visual designer inurl:resume(or)CV filetype:doc(or)pdf.

    This will fetch you will lot of resumes who are into Visual Designing.

  6. Anukul says:

    Great hidden tricks.
    Thanks for posting these.

    Cheers!
    www.thetechtalker.com

  7. Jennifer says:

    wow, I only knew one or two of those already! the google team is brilliant!

  8. Timothy says:

    I think you just read http://www.google.com/intl/en/help/features.html and threw this list together

  9. Soh says:

    I usually use the Google Translator to read foreign blogs too: http://translate.google.com/translate_t?hl=en#

  10. Rob says:

    Google recently started doing cinema times and reviews as well, type in any currently showing film to see what I mean.

  11. Dainis Graveris says:

    wow, I wasn’t aware there are so much useful hidden things in Google! nice!

  12. Mike Bell says:

    It can even help you with your web hosting and speeding up load times, that is if you incorporate JavaScriptlibraries in your site. http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxlibs/

  13. sunil says:

    It is a new knowledge to me 🙂 thanks for sharing this 🙂

  14. Thuressan website converter says:

    Yes i know what you mean, I found a tool on http://www.eziseo.com that will perform a traffic website conversion calculation and tell you your ROI for your volume of visitors.

  15. Landon says:

    isn’t there a way to have google interact with a database? I was talking to someone about this the other day, any thoughts would be great…

  16. kshitiz says:

    WOW Its a great trick. I come to know great things on google from this facts.

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  17. TRXTR says:

    http://www.google.com/intl/en/help/features.html

    Post your toaster manual next

  18. the_Tzar says:

    1 lightyear^3/1 teaspoon
    or
    1.21 GW / 88 mph

    google calculator is fun 🙂

  19. DannyB says:

    I’m glad somebody else mentioned that Google calculator also has physical constants built in:

    Type in:

    speed of light in furlongs per fortnight

    Google says:

    the speed of light = 1.8026175 × 10^12 furlongs per fortnight

  20. zach says:

    Very well done

    I’ve included a link of this onto my site.

  21. Myron Tay says:

    I haven’t heard of the define: thing. Nice to know.

  22. GuffinMopes says:

    That’s pretty cool, who knew there was flat out commands for Google.

    Nice.

    GuffinMopes
    http://moneyintenclicks.blogspot.com

  23. bizimle says:

    Google, A leading search engine that we use every day to search content on internet. There is no doubt that this is a damn powerful search engine but Google.com is not only for searching the stuffs. In addition to providing easy access to billions of web pages, Google.com has many amazing features to help you to find exactly what you’re looking for. Some of the most useful features that you can use in your daily life are discussing below

  24. AK says:

    Found this on muti.

    Google Fail – http://muti.co.za/comments?sbid=33268

  25. Jim says:

    I think this says it all:
    http://letmegooglethatforyou.com/?q=google+help+features

  26. MICHAEL J. SCHMITZ says:

    WHY I’M NOT HAPPY WITH GOOGLE= BEFORE GOOGLE, MY FRIEND I EMAILED AND TOLD HER TO GET A PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER PERSON TO HELP HER. SHE DID AND THE NEXT THING SHE GOT GOOGLE. WHEN I EMAILED AGAIN TO HELP HER COUNTRY, YOU BLOCKED ME. MY FRIEND IS THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND AND I WAS GOING TO GIVE HER MY URL: SO SHE COULD TRADE IT WITH HER COUNTRY FOR A BIGGER SALARY. HAVE A NICE DAY. GLOBAL COMMAND.

  27. Diamond says:

    great post mate i use google allot but I constantly see new tips like these – theres so much in this website i dunno why google themselves dont just post a list of all the stuff that goes on there

  28. afewtips.com says:

    Functionality available via text messages as well:
    46645

    http://www.google.ca/mobile/sms/index.html

  29. XFAR says:

    Google rocks 🙂 I knew most of this already

  30. MOIDU says:

    EXCELLENT JOB.THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

  31. Anonymous Coward says:

    Sigh…. It’s been Photoshopped.

  32. Tony says:

    I use a number of these, some of which I found by accident when searching. For me Google is the #1 search engine just because of all these sweet add-ons. It’s so much more than a way of finding the web istes you are looking for.

  33. Ed says:

    I like this : speed of light divided by number of horns on a unicorn times once in a blue moon

  34. James says:

    “! factorial – This must follow the number you wish to factor.”

    I stopped reading after this. 5! = 5*4*3*2*1. Factorial is not the factorization of a number, simply the product of all integers between the specified number and 1.

  35. Djony says:

    Nice one there.
    http://allonlineinvestments.blogspot.com

  36. 405twenty says:

    google search movie times, put in your zip, and figure out when and where to watch the movie you want to see. also, links to trailers and imdb.com. pretty sweet feature.

  37. Morteza says:

    this is very cool!

  38. Steve Constable says:

    One thing you missed. If you type in site:anyurl.com you get a crawl of all the pages listed on google of that specific web site. And you can see if you are listed at all. Works great when at the start of an SEO campaign and want to know if you are even listed.

  39. ryan says:

    Cool, but sometimes I think these developers have too much time on their hands.

  40. Electronic Cigarette says:

    Great tips. I already log onto Google about a thousand times a day, so now it will be a thousand and one.

  41. Poonam says:

    Gr8 post 🙂 thanx…….

  42. Borellus says:

    I knew most of them already, I use the currency and the calculator often. Some new ones there thought which I shall take a look at. Cheers!

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