Google Punctuation & symbols search for Market Researchers

You can use search operators and other punctuation to get more specific search results. Except for the examples below, Google Search usually ignores punctuation.

Punctuation & symbols

+            =        It will search your secondary keyword within the primary keyword.

(Example) Google.com+Photos, Here it will search “2. Photos” inside the “1. Google.com”

@          =        It will search your social networks and tags like Facebook, Twitter, and etc..,

(Example) @Google, @Microsoft, @iks.sivasankaran

$           =        It will search prices.

(Example) Camera $200, Laptop $100 and etc..,

#           =        It will search popular hashtags for trending topics.

(Example) #throwbackthursday

–            =       When you use a dash before a word or site, it excludes sites with that info from your results. This is useful for words with multiple meanings, like Jaguar the car brand and jaguar the animal.

(Example) jaguar speed -car, Owler -Owler.com and etc.,

” ”         =       When you put a word or phrase in quotes, the results will only include pages with the same words in the same order as the ones inside the quotes. Only use this if you’re looking for an exact word or phrase, otherwise you’ll exclude many helpful results by mistake.

(Example) “MS Dhoni”, “CEO of microsoft.com” and etc.,

. .            =        Separate numbers by two periods without spaces to see results that contain numbers in a range.

(Example) Laptop $100..$400 and etc..,


Thanks and Regards,

Sivasankaran. K

Email : iksivasankaran@gmail.com or iksdatagauge@gmail.com

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