My Top 10 Google Search Shortcut Tips

My Top 10 Google Search Shortcut Tips

My Top 10 Google Search Shortcut Tips

By John Jantsch

Google shortcutsUsing specialized Google searches for SEO and competitive research is a pretty simple, but powerful tool. Many times you can improve your ranking for important search phrases by better understanding the construction of pages that rank well ahead of you. Studying and understanding how a well ranked page is optimized and having access to a list of sites that link to these pages will tell you a great deal about what you may need to do to get similar results.

Google has enabled a long list of search shortcuts that will allow you to do all kinds of things besides simply search for a plumber in your town. By adding what Google calls an operator followed by a colon : you can get some pretty interesting research done very quickly.

The following are my 10 favorite web site and SEO shortcuts because they give you a quick look at some of the most competitive search ranking factors.

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