30 Second Tips - Google Search Part One

This is the 24th post in a series called 30 Second Tips. My goal is to show you how to do some neat stuff in 30 seconds or less!

Google is by far the most popular search engine in the United States with a marketshare of 66.7%. Since so many people use Google to find stuff on the internet I thought I would share ten different ways to search for stuff on Google.

Part One will focus on tips that allow you to get the info you need without ever leaving the Google search page.


Weather

Type weather followed by the city and state, U.S. zip code, or city and country.


Sunrise & Sunset

Type in sunrise or sunset followed by the city and state, U.S. zip code, or city and country to view the time under the search box.


Time

To find the current time somewhere in the world just type time and the name of the city.


Stocks

Type the ticker symbol of the stock you would like to know about and you will get a chart and some basic info right under the search bar.


Sports Scores & Schedules

Type in the name of the team that you are interested in and you will be able to view scores and upcoming games.


Unit Conversion

Type in what you want to convert using natural language and Google will display the answer below the search box.


Calculator

Type in a math problem and Google will display the answer below the search box.


Definitions

Type define and the word you want to get a definition for and Google will display the result under the search box.


Flight Search

Type in departure city to arrival city and Google will display potential flights under the search box.


Flight Tracker

Type in the airline and flight number and Google will show you tracking information for that flight under the search box.


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