fbpx
The following are a few of the techniques and tools I use to make my Google searching more effective or more productive. Synonym Searching Google has a limit of 10 words per search [since expanded to 32], which can make it difficult to include all the possible variations on a word. For example, a ...
Several weeks ago, a legal advocacy group issued a press release, which informed about the organization's efforts on behalf of teenage girls who had been abused in a detention center. It referred readers to a redacted document on its Web site for more information. As the mother of a teenage girl, i...
As repositories of our collective knowledge, libraries and the Internet host our cultural heritage, the memory of our present and past civilizations. Admittedly, though, the cornucopia of information accessible via the Internet and archived in libraries can be overwhelming, particularly if you are j...
Google Maps has conquered the great outdoors. Its Project Tango is an effort to do something even more ambitious for indoor location and other physical spaces. Tango goes beyond 2-D mapping and extends into the creation of 3-D imagery, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Tango is a way...
You’ve put hard work into building your website, but can people find it? Even with top search engine placement, if customers aren’t searching for your business’s product or service, they may not be able to find you. For today’s businesses, the best way to get the word out is to find those po...
Today’s businesses run on apps. From the customer relationship management (CRM) software they use to track contacts to the inventory management tools they use to track merchandise. The right tools can mean the difference between success and failure for a growing business, especially if its leaders...
The internet has made researching a topic easier than ever before. Instead of making a trip to the library, people with internet access can simply pull up a search engine, type, and click away. But, in addition to making it easier to access information, the web has also made it easier to access misi...
Guessing Uniform Resource Locaters Basic Principle #1 Think of the organization most likely to provide an answer to your question. Then try to go directly to their Web site. Try guessing the central URL for the organization. Leave off http://Try the common www to start the machine addressUse the...
As Google increasingly incorporates direct answers and other types of featured snippets into search results pages, columnist Andrew Shotland points out that businesses may want to get smarter about marking up their pages. I have been noticing a lot of Google Answer Boxes showing up for queries with...
The use of Internet to aid research practice has become more popular in the recent years. In fact, some believe that Internet surveying and electronic data collection may revolutionize many disciplines by allowing for easier data collection, larger samples, and therefore more representative data. Ho...

airs logo

Association of Internet Research Specialists is the world's leading community for the Internet Research Specialist and provide a Unified Platform that delivers, Education, Training and Certification for Online Research.

Get Exclusive Research Tips in Your Inbox

Receive Great tips via email, enter your email to Subscribe.

Follow Us on Social Media