Use AND or the (+) sign to combine your words
Search engines today combine your keywords automatically (excluding adjectives, indefinite articles such as “the” “a” etc..,
Use the (-) sign to exclude a word or a concept
e.g. +intellectual +property -patents
The results would be about intellectual property excluding patents
|AND: used to combine two words/ concepts
e.g. Lebanon AND Business
||OR: used to obtain results containing any of the mentioned keywords
e.g. Middle East OR Lebanon
|NOT: used to exclude a word or a concept
e.g. Lebanon NOT War
Go to the Advanced Search Option in Google, Yahoo, Ask and request a domain restriction as shown below
Use quotation marks “ ”
to get results or websites with the exact phrase.
e.g. “mutual funds"