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Research Process: Google Search Tips

Google Search Tips Infographic

Google Search Tips Handout

Here is a short guide to some of the tips and tricks featured on this page.

Google Search Statistics

How does Google Work? How can we search Google more effectively?


40,000 searches/second

3.5 billion searches/day

1.2 trillion searchers/year

About 875 million websites with 30 trillion unique URLs on Web

Crawls 20 billion sites/day

16-20% of queries that get asked everyday have never been asked before

Google brings back the answer in 0.2 seconds

Real Time Statistics Project. (n.d.). Internet live stats: Google search statistics. Retrieved from