Did you know you can use Google as a timer or stopwatch? What about a calculator? There are a lot of shortcuts and tricks you can use with Google to improve your productivity. Even some minor changes to how you search on Google can help you with your productivity and get more done with less effort.
Having trouble finding something, but you know the website you saw it on? There’s a simple trick for searching on a specific site. What to find trending discussions on a particular topic? Adding a hashtag to your query can provide that. Looking for a social media post that you saw but can’t remember the full details?
5 tips to make your life easier using Google
Here are 5 ways to use Google to improve your productivity.
1. Use double quotes when searching on Google
By using double quotes (example: “productivity tips”), you can get better and more specific results when you search on Google.
2. Search “tip calculator”
When you search for “tip calculator” in Google, you will get a calculator to help you find out how much you should tip.
3. Ad settings
If you go to Google Ad Settings, you can choose what types of ads you want to see.
4. Are you bored?
If you type in “fun facts” into Google, Google will entertain you with some cool facts that you may not know.
5. Google Trends
If you use Google Trends, you can explore what terms the world is searching and what searches are trending today.
More tips and tricks using Google to make your life easier
Hungry for more tips, tricks and shortcuts for using Google better? Check out this infographic below by AllTechShare.com to see how you can improve your productivity using Google.
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