Advances searches on Google, Yahoo and other search engines can be a lengthy process. You have to remember the operators for each specific search engine and perform the search. SearchZooka is a a mash up of all the popular search engines and lets you perform advanced searches in one place.
Currently it supports Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, Technorati, Digg and Delicious.
How to Use SearchZooka
To start your advanced search, just browse to the homepage and type your query:
You can search for pages that were published within a specific date range. The sites settings allows you to search a specific website or all websites. Next, you can restrict your search for pages whose URL matches with your search query. This feature is not so common with all the popular search engines out there.
Next, You can set the priority of your search according to relevance or date of publication. SearchZooka also supports country and language specific searches.
After you are satisfied with all the search parameters, hit the create button. It opens a new tab with a list of all the search engines where you want to create your advanced search.
Click the search engine and the advanced search results are opened in a new tab. Following are the results when i searched this blog from SearchZooka:
Searchzooka is a really impressive tool to create advanced searches on multiple search engines. But the resulting page is way too complicated and non web savy users may find it confusing to use. I would also love to see Twitter being integrated, so that we can see relevant tweets as well.
Techie-Buzz rating: 4/5 (Good).