So what are Search operators. Simply put they are a set . of commands tha limit extend or set certain criteria so that you can search like a real SEO expert.
Search operators are great when you perform SEO audits of a website and I often use them together with a software like scrapebox to find website for link outreach. Learn it yourself and don’t hesitate to contact me by commenting below if you want some specifics or something is unclear.
You can use the search operator in the Google Search field:
Here are some basic Search operators
I. Basic Search Operators ” ” “tobias gillberg” Will give you the exact match of the keywords inside “”
OR seo expert miami OR best tobias in SEO It can sometimes be useful to have the operator OR.instead of or | can also be used for OR
– athlete -redneck The minus (-) can be used in fron of a term to exclude it from the search.
* tobias “SEO * Digital An asterisk (*) acts as a wild-card and will match on any word.
#..# Scrapebox2 announcement 2015..2017 Use (..) with numbersto match a publishing date with the range 2015-2017
$ Samsung TV $799 Searches for prices in $ dollars, add (.) for exact prices, like $19.99.
Here are some other operators, a bit more advanced but helpful
To use these parameters you must input more info but they give a more drilled down result
intitle: intitle:”seo vs sem” Search only for pages that matches the phrase “seo vs sem” in the title
allintitle: allintitle: tesla vs edison Search the page title for every individual term following “allintitle:”. Same as multiple intitle:’s.
Inurl: “SEO” Look for a word in the URL Great if your are looking for a particlar type of domains inurl:seoagency as an example
intext:”orbi vs eero vs google wifi” Search for a word or phrase (in quotes), but only in the body/document text.
filetype: “seo theory” filetype:pdf Match a file type like PDF , DOC etc
related:moz.com Will return re sults with websites similar to moz.com
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