Google Music Search

Google has announced that Google Music Search is officially “rolling out.” This new feature will allow users to hear song previews and easily obtain artist and album information, and it is expected to be accessible to users across the U.S. soon.

Google Music Search
Google Music Search

According to Google:

Of course, this is just a first step toward making search more musical. There’s a lot of music out there in the world, and in some instances, we may not return links to the song you’re looking for. But by combining the strength of Google’s search algorithms with our music search partners’ efforts to increase the comprehensiveness of their music content, we’re on track to answer more of your rhymes with the right rhythms.

Read more at:
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/making-search-more-musical.html

Basic Tips for SEO

  1. Use Correct Doctype
  2. Use Semantic code while htmlizing your website.
  3. Use Meta Content and Meta Keywords
  4. Use unique page titles
  5. Use SEO friendly page name or URL
  6. Use Alt tags for Images
  7. Use Heading Tags (e.g. H1, H2)
  8. Use Valid HTML and CSS Code (Make your code W3C Standard)
  9. Use Div based coding and avoid using Tables
  10. Make a Detailed Sitemap
  11. Use Breadcrumb
  12. Use Footer links
  13. Use Optimized images and code to make your web site load fast
  14. Use External JavaScript and CSS files
  15. Use a meaningful and helpful 404 error page

Most Popular Web Browser Toolbars

A toolbar sits on your web browser and facilitates quick access to many useful functions making online surfing easier. Here is a list of popular toolbars for your web browser.

Popular Browser Toolbars

Google Toolbar – Search with Google from any web page, block annoying pop-ups and automatically fill out forms are just few of the popular features. Check spellings, Auto link and see the page Rank. It also provides quick access to all major Google services.

Yahoo Toolbar – It allows searching the web with pop-up blocker, Anti-Spy Window Spyware protection, Quick access to Yahoo services, and add fresh content to My Yahoo! easily to name a few features. And now available with tabbed browsing in IE.

Windows Live Toolbar – It is available with tabbed browsing in IE, form filler, pop up blocker, multiple search options, self updating and feed detector.

MSN Toolbar – Browse smarter with tabs and switch between websites within the same IE window. Search the Web and easily locate documents, e-mail messages etc. Fill out online forms and one click Access to MSN services.

Alexa Toolbar – A free search and navigation companion that accompanies you as you surf, providing useful information about the websites you visit including traffic info. and contact info. Find related links for each page and share opinions.

Stumble Upon – Lets you surf, review and share great webpages while meeting new people. Vote sites you like and read reviews about them.

Wikipedia Toolbar – The Wikipedia Firefox extension makes editing of Wikipedia pages easier by adding a new toolbar to your browser and by providing new menu items in the context menu (right mouse key).

So which toolbar you consider essential?

Interesting Search Tips for Google

Search Tips
Search Tips

These are some built in functions of Google which makes searching even easier.

Find Related Sites – If we find an interesting website and we would like to find some other alternative to this site then we can do so by using “related:” function. For example if we want to search an alternative for vikaskhera.wordpress.com you can do so by entering “related: vikaskhera.wordpress.com”

Find Links to a specific URL – This is quite helpful to find out the pages linking to a page in our site website. To find out these backlinks we can type “link:vikaskhera.wordpress.com” and we will get all the results of the websites that link back to ours.

Google Calculator – We can use google search as a calculator by typing an equation into the search field and it will give us the result. Try this equation in google “3*5 – 24*6 + 999” and see the result. We can use other functions like addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (*), division (/), to the power of (^), and square root of a number (sqrt).

Dictionary Definitions – We can get the definition of a word by typing “define:” followed by the word. Example: “define: html”. This will get you the definition of “html”.

Search for a specific title – Suppose we came across an interesting website but we forgot to bookmark the site and only remembered the title of it and wanted to find it again. Well we can search by title with Google to hopefully find that website a bit more easily. All we need to do is type “intitle: Vikas Khera”. By doing this we will only get results of websites with that line in the title.

Google Converter – Using this feature we can convert units like millimeter into inches, kilometers into miles, liters into ml, etc. we can do so by typing ‘5km in miles’ for converting km in to miles, ‘70litres in ml’ for converting litres into ml, and so on.

Compare Currencies – Google search engine has a built in currency converter so we can compare from one currency to another. Try this by simply typing something like “1 USD in AUD” in google search box and press enter and get the result.

Weather Updates – If we want to know what the weather will be like in our area we can type something like “Delhi weather” and it will give us the conditions in that area.

Search for specific file types – If we want to find a certain type of file on the Internet it is normally bit difficult to find what we are looking for but by using Google search we can find file types a bit more easily. We can search for file types by doing something like “Guide to build a good website filetype:ppt”. That will look for files with that name and the file type of a powerpoint presentation.

Search on a particular website – If we want to search a particular website from Google we can do this by typing “html site: vikaskhera.wordpress.com”. By typing in site: and then the website it will search that website for what we have type before “site:”

Get the local time anywhere – If we want to know the time in Australia now then we can do that by typing “what time is it Australia” in the google search box. We can also do it by typing “time (location)” without the quotes.

Remove unwanted search results – If we want to search for something in particular but want to remove some of the search results, we can do this by type -something after the search term to remove it from the search results. Example: Vikas Khera -gadgets. What that would do is remove the search results of Vikas Khera that included the gadgets so we would find other things like html, designer, etc.

Search for URLs – If we want to search for a particular URL, we can do so by putting a “_” (underscore), “.” (dot), “-” (hyphen) in between the words instead of a space. Example: What_are_we_talking_about. This would search for URLs that included those words.

Track Flight Status – We can track a particular flight status and we can do that if we know the airline and flight number. We just need to type in the airline and the flight number to get the status. Example: Jet airways flight 5. This will bring us the results of this flight from this particular airline.

Search Google Groups by the subject line – We can search Google groups by subject line with this little trick. Type “insubject:Vikas Khera” and we will get the Google groups with that subject line.

Top 500 most searched keywords on Search Engines

These are some of most searched words, terms and topics on the Internet.

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