How to: set up and follow an Advanced Search

Advanced search allows you to search across keywords, topics, sources and locations, to get the exact article you need.

Set up and follow an Advanced Search:

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Click on the Advanced Search button next to the search bar
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You can setup your search in various ways, depending on what kind of articles you need to find. 
You can search across Keywords.
Any of these words = articles will have any of the words/phrases you type in this box. For example if you search for: apple OR pie, you will get articles that have the word 'apple' or the word 'pie.'

All of these words = articles will have all of the words/phrases you type in this box. For example if you search for: apple AND pie, you will get articles that have both the word 'apple' and the word 'pie.' Similarly, if you search for: "apple pie" you will only get articles that have the exact phrase "apple pie."

None of these words = articles that have any of the words/phrases you type in this box will not appear in your results. Continuing with our apple pie example, to exclude articles that have the words 'turnover' or 'strudel' you would simply type those words in this box.

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You can search across Topics, which include  SubjectsIndustries and  News Types.

Subject = Wiser's database of topics (the topics that you see on the  Follow menu). To search for a topic, type the topic in the search box. A predictive search list will appear; select the matching topic from the list. 
To search across multiple topics, press the + button to add another field. Be sure to select AND or OR between the topics depending on the article results you need.
AND = articles that are about all of the topics.
OR = articles that are about any of the topics

Industry = Wiser's database of industries, which are more broad than topics and cover industry-specific news. To search for an industry, select the industry from the list available. 
As with Subjects, to search across multiple industries, press the + button to add another field and select AND or OR between the industries depending on the article results you need.

New Types = different types of business-oriented news events. If you are tracking clients or competitors, for example, you can use this filter to monitor only certain types of news mentions, like Mergers & Acquisitions or Market Trends.
As with Subjects and Industries, to search across multiple new types, press the + button to add another field and select AND or OR between the types depending on the article results you need.

For all Topics, you can also click the "Don't show me articles about" link to add new fields to exclude any Subjects, Industries and/or News Types from your search.

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You can search across Sources, which only include sources that are in the Wiser database.

To search for a source, type the source name in the search box. A predictive search list will appear; select the matching source from the list. To search across multiple sources, press the + button to add another field.

To exclude certain sources from your search, click the "Don't show me articles from" link to add a new field. 

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You can search across  Locations, which include all U.S. states and countries. To search for a location, select a place from the list available. To search across multiple locations, press the + button to add another field and select AND or OR between the locations depending on the article results you need.

To exclude certain locations from your search, click the "Don't show me articles related to" link to add a new field. 

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When you have your advanced search setup, enter a name for you search (for easier retrieval later) and then press the Search button.

If Wiser finds matching articles, you'll see a list of results. If you included any keywords in your search, they will be highlighted in each article.

If Wiser can't find any matching articles, you will see an error message that asks you to expand your search.

To save your search, press the follow button. The search will be added to your left-side Follow bar. To see results from your search, simply click on it's name in the Follow bar. And if you ever need to modify your search, press the Edit button. 

Note: When you create an advanced search, you are the owner of that search. Others in your Wiser account can follow your search, but they can not edit it. If you would like to make someone else the owner of the search to allow them to edit or add to the search, contact our customer success team at support@getwiser.com 



Follow an Advanced Search from the Follow menu:

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Click on the gear icon next to I'm Following on the Follow bar or select Edit Following from the drop-down menu next to Profile in the navigation bar
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Select the Advanced Searches toggle to see a list of the advanced searches set up by your colleagues on Wiser.
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Click the Follow button next to an Advanced Search you want to follow--any advanced search you follow is automatically saved and displayed on your Follow bar under "Advanced Searches".

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