Improving Google search skill

Arafa Daming - Google Searching Skill
As i say at my first post. Searching information and resources at search engine like Google, Yahoo and Bing(MSN) is very important. This will lead us to the right and usefull information. Now, we will talk about Google; the most popular search engine and how we improve our searching skill.
When we visit Google. Our main objective is to search a web pages that we want and the key is the query that we type-on. So, deciding a search queries is important. Here is the basic:

Basic Query
Arafa Damingfinding a keyword for Arafa and Daming
Arafa Blog OR Profilewill find information about Arafa Blog or Arafa Profile
"Arafa Daming Profile"will find the exact phase "Arafa Daming Profile"
+about Arafa Damingfind the word of about, arafa and daming, + sign force google no to ignore about
arafa -blogwill find only arafa
e-LabuanWill find the keyword for e-labuan, e labuan and elabuan
designer ~glossaryfind information about designer glossaries, as well as dictionary
Arafa-Damingwill find all term, whether spelled as a single word, a phrase, or hyphenated

To make your life easier, Google is the best tool.
Google as a calculator
+ – * /basic arithmetic, eg:12 + 34 - 56 * 7 / 8
% of percentage of, eg: 45% of 39
^ or **raise to a power, eg:2^5 or 2**5
old units in new unitsconvert units, eg: 200 MYR in USD, 130 lbs in kg, or 31 in hex

This is very usefull for designer and developer
Advanced Search
define:malaysiaProvide definitions for words, phrases, and acronyms from the Web.
site:paiarafa.blogspot.comSearch only one website or domain.
time:labuanDefine Labuan current time
info:paiarafa.blogspot.comFind info about a page, eg: cache: related: etc
From the list above, we can make a lot of new idea about our own website or blog like making a sitemap, improving SEO etc. For more information visit Google Guide.

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