Ok, not a cheat sheet for ranking in Google, but an nice short page released today on various search operators that can be used in Google. There are many well known operators included on the page such as: "site: link: info:" including some that you may not know about. Forget what a "related:" search does, check out the info Google has on it. It also includes operator examples for proper use in a search. What to search for a dvd player with the price range of 100 to 150 dollars. Try: DVD player $100...150. Or looking to search safely without adult content, try using the following: safesearch:britney spears.
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