I want to find all apps that do a certain thing. People all over the internet make lists containing some of these apps. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified Self apps. I first search for zenobase and exist.io and find pages mentioning gyroscope and quantimodo. I add those to the search string and receive just the one Quantimodo page. If I add OR between each of the 4 proper nouns (zenobase OR exist.io OR gyroscope OR quantimodo) I get each word mentioned once instead of whatever pages mention many of these words. First URL is just zenobase.com. How do I find pages with alot of these items mentioned?


Type this "example" in browser also if you want to find two subjects within same post try this "example" +"example". But if you want to exclude something try this "example" - "example"

  • [zenobase + exist.io + gyroscope + quantimodo] just 4 results like last time. Atualy I think google treats the + as part of the word? Missing: zenobase + ‎exist. ‎gyroscope +
    – ran8
    May 25 '19 at 19:09
  • Yeah because you adding too much. You need to understand the more you add the less post you will find try with 2 combinations. Just "exapmle" + "example" and repeat and by exchanging the keywords. May 25 '19 at 19:11

The simplest answer is to use set all strings to "any of these words:" or 'OR' and leave one as "this exact word or phrase:" or 'AND'. for example: gyroscope OR quantimodo OR nomie OR exist.io "zenobase" Results show directory like pages over everything else e.g. Alternativeto.net . Better yet a few well researched blog posts show up in first two pages. This solution is not perfect. "Github Quantified awesome" is not in the first 4 pages so getting all results requires running the search many times with different required app.

Still looking for an app that works perfectly.

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