When Google Doesn’t Work

If you’ve been online for any length of time, you almost certainly are a bit of a Google expert. That is, you can go onto Google, type in whatever your search term may be, and quickly find the pages that are most relevant to you to help you with your online research.

Generally Google is a very good search for research because it has such a wide amount of the web well-indexed, and this will help you to solve your particular puzzle or conundrum. But Google can’t always be relied upon to give you an answer for every particular case. And there’s many reasons for that. Read the rest of this entry

Generally, when you’re trying to complete a piece of research on the Internet, whether this is for an academic study, a term paper, or just your own information you want to investigate, you’ll move first to Google. There are many reasons for this, but Google has the majority of share as a search engine, and for many people it opens up automatically on their home page, so you go to Google almost without even thinking about it. The good news is that Google generally provides an accurate level of results, and they continually update their algorithm to make sure the information they return is relevant.

But sometimes you may not find the information you want on Google. After all, Google doesn’t index every possible web page, and there may be alternatives there. So what are the best ways to get around Google when this happens to you, or to find information through other sources? The answer is to use alternative search techniques. And I’m going to talk about these in this article. Read the rest of this entry

Checking The Accuracy Of Online Information

Generally the Internet can be a great place for conducting research. The fact is it’s there at your fingertips anytime you might want it and you don’t even have to leave the house to access it. But there can also be some dangers about using the Internet to find information.

The fact is, as anybody can run a web page, the information they provide may not be the most up-to-date. It may not even be accurate. But there are some steps you can take to make sure the information you find is accurate and that it’s of value to you in your research. Read the rest of this entry


If you’ve launched a new business, whether you’re an individual, working with partners, or with a small team, you’re going to need content to promote your business. By content, I mean the articles you post on your blog, the videos you release and all the positive messaging you put out there to make sure that potential customers know about you and your brand.

But, what do you do if you’re too busy to create all of this high quality content for yourself? Well then, you can outsource the content creation and hire someone to create it for you. But if you’re not done this before, you might make mistakes. I’ve picked out three mistakes which you should avoid when you’re outsourcing content for your startup business. Read the rest of this entry

One of the concerns that many people have when searching through Google is that the results that are returned aren’t always the ones that are most applicable to them. How many times have you seen something like this: You’ve done a search, you’ve looked at the top results, and they all seem to largely be repeating the same information; or they’re not the up-to-date information on a particular product, service, or industry that you’re looking for. The good news is that you can dramatically improve your search results with Google by just following some simple steps which are easy to pick up and learn and will help in the long run to have a much better user experience. Read the rest of this entry

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