You might be uncomfortable seeing Amazon profits booming (especially during this Covid-19 time) when local smaller businesses are clearly struggling to compete on any level. Amazon has become a behemoth and has a monopoly on internet purchases (partly due to their excellent shipping infrastructure, and boy do we want stuff now).
Well, here’s a simple trick to stop Amazon results from coming up. Simply add the following to the end of any search on Google:
That’s it! For example:
Beard trimmers -site:amazon.com -site:amazon.co.uk
Of course, this trick works for any site you can think of. If you’d rather keep the right wing out of your news searches:
Or maybe you’re fed up of social media platforms thinking they have anything useful to say:
Dead simple, but quite handy. Of course the alternative is if you only want to search a particular website. In that scenario, just remove the dash:
Give it a go! Let me know if you find this trick useful. I originally posted this idea on Twitter over Christmas, but have realised it’s pertinent to lockdown as well!