Here are five rather helpful google search tips and tricks to use while searching and using the google search engine.

1. Search for similar sites: Enter “related:” before the url of the site you’d like similar matches for, you could do the following search query – this result would be a list of search engines similar to google.

2. Search a particular site: To search within the content of one particular site – use “site:” keyword. You can then search for articles relating to google within – the query would be google

3. Turn google into an mp3 search: By copying this string into google and substituting “Britney Spears” with the artist you’d like to search you’ll find repositories of mp3 files related to a particular artist: -inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “Britney Spears”

4. Google as a Currency converter: Ever need to calculate the exchange rate between a price and another currency simply use the following query, again substituting the price and currency short code for your own – 120 GBP to USD

5. Find out the time in any major city: Need to know the current time in new york? simply type the following “what time is it new york” – once more substituting “new york” with your given destination.

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