The key in successful search is correctly imagining what you are going to find. I recently wrote how one can construct a Boolean search string by knowing its “anatomy“.
Here’s another creative approach that may help us dig out additional good results.
This time, let’s imagine a page with a link pointing to what we are looking to find, say, someone’s resume. As an example, a web developer may have a blog about developing sites with a link to her resume on that blog.
So here’s a sample search to try:
Here are some variations:
(you get the idea).
This string below will look for profiles on LinkedIn with links to online resumes:
You can also use this approach to look for pages with links to someone’s LinkedIn profile:
Above all, this technique helps to cross-reference information.