Useful Google Search Tips

Ever wanted to know how to search between dates, or exclude information you don’t want Google to show in your search results? These and more tips are here.

Also useful are how to search within a price range, and don’t miss doing a barrel roll!

Google SearchWiki

How will google deal with the assault on its SearchWiki by spammers? and will it be used in developing page rank?

According to Google:

“The changes you make only affect your own searches. But SearchWiki also is a great way to share your insights with other searchers. You can see how the community has collectively edited the search results by clicking on the “See all notes for this SearchWiki” link.”

Voting on and annotating our sites and coopting our friends, employees and co-workers to do so too may be yet another chore to add to the ever expanding list of compulsory SEO tasks.

Bigdaddy Google update

Bigdaddy seems to have sorted some wheat from the chaff, reducing the value of reciprocal links and most particularly from unrelated sites. Matt Cutts’ post on the results thus far of the earthquake that was Big Daddy is good value for search engine optimisers.

Good quality, useful content that attracts inbound links naturally rules from now on it seems, though to get the ball rolling reciprocals are still necessary.