Google Date Functions -- A way to increase search results by THOUSANDS.

Every search ran in the google search bar has a maximum of 1000 results returned per sear ch. The key word being per search. What if you could have multiple searches running at the same time of the same content only using dates to return comparable results of a different time period. You can do such a thing by using lets say 6 month intervals. This is done by introducing a date function to your boolean search stings.

As an example lets say you are searching for NYC resumes of java programmers. Here is a complex but also pretty commonly used string to generate those results:

Regular search string: (~resume OR ~CV) " java" 11001..11099 +NY -job -jobs


Now if you add the date function to your string, you will be able to return 1000 results for those dates only. This allows you to attain a different set of 1000 results for the next set of dates you run. a useful tool. heres an example of the same string using a date function:


Using the julian Date Converter:

JD 245452650069 - march 1 2008
JD 245471050069 - sept 1 2008


Search String with Date Function:

daterange:2454526-2454710 (~resume OR ~CV) " java" 11001..11099 +NY -job -jobs


Wallah! All the results returned are only between those 2 dates. Now if you do this for numerous time periods your getting way more then your limited normal 1000 results. Your actually getting 1000 for each time period, most definitely increasing productivity!

Hope I helped a bit!

Happy Searching!!

Mikey D.

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I was messing around with this the other day and found this useful for the conversions.

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/JulianDate.html

Maybe you'll find it useful too.
yes that is the julian date conversion site.... i use that frequently! .... im always able to get more results then others cause of that date function... i use it all the time!
Mikey, have you tried this? I have found it easier than going through the conversion kerfuffle:

as_qdr -- it's a URL syntax that locates pages updated within a specified time frame. m3 equals 3 months, y equals past year (as_qdr=m6).

Mikey DellaTorri said:
yes that is the julian date conversion site.... i use that frequently! .... im always able to get more results then others cause of that date function... i use it all the time!

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