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Help and Tips

General help and tips on searching the Internet. Search engine tips, metasearch tips, and more.

#1: Bookmark Your Searches for Later
Keep track of your search history so you can continue researching a list of search engine results at a later time.

#2: Read Search Engine Help Pages
Search engines contain many powerful features, but you may need to read help files in order to know how to use them.

#3: Synonyms May Help
Vary your search engine keywords to provide a greater variety of results.

#4: Open Links in New Windows or Tabs
Stop backtracking to a search results page and open pages in new browser windows or tabs.

#5: Use a Metasearch Engine
You may find better results by using metasearch engines - search the web using multiple search engines simultaneously.

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