In This Chapter:
Most of this book tells you how to use Google's specialized tools and to do special searches. But before you do any of that, you need to learn how to do basic Google searches. The fanciest tool in the world won't help you if you can't craft an intelligent search to find what you wantand fast.
In this chapter, you'll start with learning how to do a basic Google search, and then quickly go on to doing more advanced searches, using special search operators, and getting advice about strategies for doing smarter searching.