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Web Help 101

The Ultimate Web Help Guide for Beginners


If you're just getting started on the Web, it can be overwhelming. There are a lot of questions you might have, such as: Which search engine is the best? How do I find a website? What can I do to stay private?

Finding the answers to these questions isn't always easy, and it's easy to get discouraged. However, that's where the Ultimate Web Help Guide comes in. Each section here addresses a common Web search question or dilemma, with answers and/or simple tutorials for each one, so you can find what you need in a hurry.

1. How to Find a Website

There are literally millions of Websites out there, but how do you find them? Learn how to find a website quickly and easily.

More help with finding a website

2. How to Pick a Search Engine

Not sure which search engine is the best one for your needs? Try narrowing them down by how you want to search.

More about Search Engines

3. How to Find Good Sites for Kids

There are so many great kids sites out there on the Web; here's a few that I visit with my own kids.

More help with kids and the Web

4. How to Find a Phone Number on the Web

You don't have to flip through a phonebook to find phone numbers these days. Instead, you can use the Web's many resources to find phone numbers.

More ways to find a phone number

5. The Best Search Engines

There are tons of search engines on the Web, however, I've sorted through them to show you the top ten search engines that deliver consistently reliable search results.

More about search engines

6. How to Find Media on the Web

Movies, videos, documentaries, TV shows - you can find all of these and much more.

More media on the Web

7. How to Find Someone Online

Need to find someone online? With all the new Web sites available to help you find someone online, people are finding surprising tidbits of information about their co-workers, loved ones, and friends that often don't turn up in a simple Web search. None of the following sites will give you information that isn't publicly available, but they will give it to you all in one place.

More help with finding people online

8. Web 2.0

Web 2.0 is more than anything else a new way for searchers to actually use the Web in a collaborative, interactive way.

More about Web 2.0

9. How to Stay Private on the Web

Search engines can and do keep records of searches - here's a few ways you can keep your searching history private.

More about staying private on the Web

10. How to Find the Best Sites on the Web

There are a few favorite sites that I use on a daily basis to see what the most popular websites are in a variety of categories.

More best sites

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