People are just realizing Google has ‘hidden hacks’ that can save you time and money – and the first is so easy to use

GOOGLE users have several helpful tricks to search the web more efficiently.

Tech giant Google is one of the most popular websites in the world, seeing billions of hits every month.

Google users have been informed of helpful tricks


Google users have been informed of helpful tricksPhoto credit: Getty

However, sometimes Googling something simple can be overwhelming as you get tons of results.

To help you get better results, we’ve put together a list of five tips to help you search more efficiently.


If you want to save time and money when shopping on Google, you can filter the results by price.

To do this, enter the name of the item, followed by your minimum price range, two dots, and then your maximum price range.

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A proper price search would look like this: Red purse $20..70


If you’re looking for something and want only relevant results, you can search for exact phrases and keywords.

Do this by enclosing certain keywords in quotation marks, such as: “white floral dress”


If you need to research and find results from a specific year or time period, there is an easy way to do it.

You can before: and after: use to filter out the results.

That would look like this: Crime rate in New York before: 2022


You can exclude certain words from a Google search by adding a minus sign.

To try this out, enter your search query, then add a hyphen next to the term you don’t want to appear: Red lipstick -matte


Many users don’t know that you can use Google to keep track of your package deliveries.

Google interface allows you to google any UPS, USPS or FedEx tracking number and get tracking information.

To do this, simply enter your tracking number directly into the Google search bar.

This is much easier than going to your confirmation email page or the provider’s website.


TaraSubramaniam is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. TaraSubramaniam joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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