admin on May 17th, 2010

Google is the most famous of all the major search engines and has several advanced search commands that are useful tools for the search engine optimization (SEO) specialist. Google has been in the search engine business for a number of years so it is no surprise that it also has a robust set of these […]

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admin on April 26th, 2010

Bing is Microsoft’s successor to Live Search and many predict that it will eventually grab a major share of this market. Entering basic search keywords into the Bing interface is pretty much like any other major search engine but it is the knowledge of the advanced search commands that allows you to tap the full […]

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This is Part 2 of the Yandex Search Commands Cheat Sheet. Command Example Explanation # abstract=(<keywords>) #abstract=(Spanish & Conversation) This command will search the meta DESCRIPTION text of an indexed page and return links that contain the keywords in it. # hint = expression news lang = “en” #hint = Thailand The hint command searches […]

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Yandex is the major search engine of Russia and its focus is mostly on Russian websites. If you don’t speak, read, or write Russian, it may not be useful to you. However, it has a huge index and even native speakers of other languages can use its advanced search commands in order to find what […]

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admin on April 17th, 2010

China’s major player in the search engine market is known as Baidu. Of course most of the instructions are written in Chinese so it is not easy for a western visitor to use advanced search commands without the help of a quick reference cheat sheet. For starters, Baidu has a web page off of its […]

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