Google Advanced Search: Find Stuff Like a Boss
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Google Advanced Search: Find Stuff Like a Boss

Become an Expert Googler
3.9 (181 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
16,811 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 32 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Read and write complex Google search queries
  • Filter your search results according to your own criteria
  • Add Google Advanced Search as a technical skill on your resume
  • Become efficient at finding stuff on Google
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Requirements
  • Nothing, apart from a web browser and an access to google.com
Description

Welcome to Google Advanced Search!

The main topic of this course is Google Search and more precisely, the advanced features of Google Search. 

What you'll learn during this course:

  • how to use Google Search logical operators
  • how to use Google Search most common specifiers
  • how to use Google Search shortcuts
  • how to use Google Search metadata & URL specifiers

By the end of this course, you'll be able to add your newly developed Google Advanced Search skills on your CV. 

All of the lessons are screen recorded in HD 1080p so you can see everything I mention during the lectures (check out the free preview sections!) And there’s also a checklist at the end of each section with a link to every website you see in the videos. 

I’ll personally be answering any questions you have and I’ll be happy to provide links, resources and any help I can offer you in improving your understanding of Google Search operators and specifiers.  I’ll also be updating the course every month with new tactics and approaches to Google Advanced Search so that you’re always up-to-date.

If you're looking to save hours of time, learn an invaluable skill and become a boss at finding anything, click Take This Course at the top right of the page and let's get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • If you have a beginner or intermediate level at searching stuff on Google, then this course is definitely for you!
  • If you have an advanced level at searching stuff on Google, then you're probably working at Google and don't need this course!
Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
01:24:15
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Welcome!
3 Lectures 02:23

Just a little welcome message in your learning journey!

Preview 01:07

You'll learn about the default settings of Google Search and how they filter out results accordingly.

Preview 01:16

You'll learn the main terminology of Google Search. Those terms are the building blocks of your understanding of how Google Search works, and it's important to clarify them beforehand.

Important Terminology
00:00
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Google Logical Operators
7 Lectures 14:58

A small cheatsheet on how Google Search logical operators work.

Cheatsheet - Logical Operators
00:00

You'll learn about how the "AND" logical operator works, and how to use it properly.

How to use the "AND" logical operator
02:52

Examples using "AND"
01:55

Test your knowledge of the "AND" logical operator
3 questions

You'll learn about how the "OR" logical operator works, and how to use it properly.

Preview 02:50

Examples using "OR"
02:33

Test your knowledge of the "OR" logical operator
3 questions

You'll learn about how the "NOT" logical operator works, and how to use it properly.

How to use the "NOT" logical operator
02:44

Examples using "NOT"
02:04

Test your knowledge of the "NOT" logical operator
4 questions
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Common Specifiers
7 Lectures 16:12

A small cheatsheet about the exact match, the placeholder and the range specifiers.

Cheatsheet - 3 Common Specifiers
00:00

You'll learn about how the exact match works and how to use it properly.

How to use the exact match
03:18

Examples using the exact match
02:01

Test your knowledge of the exact match
4 questions

You'll learn about how the placeholder works, and how to use it properly.

How to use the placeholder
02:42

Examples using the placeholder
03:00

Test your knowledge of the placeholder
3 questions

You'll learn about how the range works, and how to use it properly.

How to use the range
02:16

Examples using the range
02:55

Test your knowledge of the range
4 questions
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Google Shortcut Specifiers
5 Lectures 14:16

A small cheatsheet about the definition, translation, weather, location, time, calculator and converter functionalities.

Cheatsheet - Shortcuts
00:00

You'll learn how the definition and translation specifiers work, and how to use them properly.

Preview 03:55

Test your knowledge of the define and translate
4 questions

You'll learn about how the weather, location and time specifiers work, as well as how to use them properly.

How to get the weather, time and coordinates of any place
04:22

Test your knowledge of the weather, time and locations
3 questions

You'll learn about how the Google internal calculator works, and how to use it properly.

How to activate and use the internal calculator
03:15

Test your knowledge of the internal calculator
4 questions

You'll learn about how the Google internal converter works, and how to use it properly.

How to convert units of measurement
02:44

Test your knowledge of the units converter
3 questions
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Google Sites & Documents specifiers
7 Lectures 13:34

A small cheatsheet about the site, filetype, related, link, cache and info specifiers.

Cheatsheet - Site Specifiers
00:00

You'll learn about how the site specifier works, and how to use it properly.

How to get results from a URL
02:55

Test your knowledge of the site specifier
3 questions

You'll learn about how the filetype specifier works, and how to use it properly.

Preview 02:53

Test your knowledge of the filetype specifier
3 questions

You'll learn about how the related specifier works, and how to use it properly.

How to find related websites
02:08

Test your knowledge of the related specifier
3 questions

You'll learn about how the link specifier works, and how to use it properly.

How to find links pointing to a URL
02:06

Test your knowledge of the specifier for links pointing to a URL
3 questions

You'll learn about how the cache specifier works, and how to use it properly.

How to retrieve the cached version of a webpage
01:54

Test your knowledge of the cache specifier
3 questions

You'll learn about how the info specifier works, and how to use it properly.

How to get additional information about a URL
01:38

Test your knowledge of getting information about a URL
3 questions
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Google Metadata Specifiers
5 Lectures 15:49

A small cheatsheet about the inurl/allinurl, intitle/allintitle, inanchor/allinanchor, intext/allintext metadata specifiers.

Cheatsheet - Metadata Specifiers
00:00

You'll learn about how the inurl/allinurl specifiers work, and how to use them properly.

How to filter results by URL
03:43

You'll learn about how the intitle/allintitle specifiers work, and how to use them properly.

How to filter results by title
03:49

You'll learn about how the inanchor/allinanchor specifiers work, and how to use them properly.

How to filter results by clickable text
04:39

You'll learn about how the intext/allintext specifiers work, and how to use them properly.

How to filter results by text
03:38
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Google Advanced Search Interfance & Custom Settings
3 Lectures 03:27

A small cheatsheet about the Google Advanced Search Interface.

Cheatsheet - Advanced Search Interface
00:00

You'll learn to use the Google Advanced Search Interface.

How to use the Google Advanced Search Interface
02:45

You'll learn how to set up your Google search preferences.

How to set your Google Search preferences
00:42
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 03:34

We will recapitulate everything you've learned so far during this course.

Everything you've learned so far
03:34
About the Instructor
Samy Mkacher
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Why more than 35,000 students chose me as their instructor?

♜ Enroll in one of my courses and you'll see! ♜ 

1. Each of my courses is organized in a clear and precise manner. I always make sure that you know the prerequisite to teach you a new concept. 

2. I have a background in both humanities and computer science. It gives me an holistic view of teaching and pedagogy. 

3. To me, anything can be learned if you put in enough effort and persistence.

What makes me an ideal instructor?

1. I graduated a Master of Research  in Logics & Epistemology from the Sorbonne, Paris.   2. I have a background in computer sciences and programming languages such as C, C++, Python and Java. 

3. Because I came to learn technical skills quite late in my life, I have a very pedagogical way of teaching things ! 

≫ What can I do for you? Enroll in one of my courses and you'll see! ≪


Pourquoi plus de 35 000 étudiants m'ont choisi comme instructeur ? 

♜ Suis l'un de mes cours et tu verras ! ♜ 

1. Chaque cours que j'instruis est organisé de manière claire et précise. Je m'assure toujours que tu aies les pré-requis pour aborder une notion.
2. J'ai un double background en sciences humaines et sciences informatiques. Cela me permet d'avoir une vision d'ensemble de la pédagogie.
3. À mes yeux, tout peut être appris avec assez de volonté et de persistance.

Qu'est-ce qui fait de moi ton instructeur idéal ?

1. J'ai suivi un cursus universitaire solide et j'ai un Master de recherche de la Sorbonne en Logique et Épistémologie.
2. J'ai un background en sciences informatiques et dans les langages de programmation C, C++, Python et Java.
3. Parce que j'ai appris des sujets techniques assez tard dans ma vie, j'ai une manière très pédagogique d'instruire mes étudiants. 

≫ Que puis-je faire pour toi ? Suis l'un de mes cours et tu verras !



Matt Jensen
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Hi, I'm Matt. I'm a partner and content creator at iMarket XL. In the past, I was head of SEO for Instituto Cultura Brasil, an international language institute and director of marketing for an investment fund.

Prior to that, I researched media, advertising and online education companies for a hedge fund within Fukoku Life New York and led sales for The Capital-Gazette, a large media and communications group now owned by Tribune Publishing. I've taught marketing, investing and English in five countries.