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How to know about Inbound Links?

Tracking Inbound Links for site.

7:08 am on Nov 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I have made one site.
I am doing many of the stuffs that are required for SEO.
I have tracked the Outbound Links from my site, but I dont know how to track the Inbound Links for my site.

Can anyone tell me how I can track the Inbound Links?

[edited by: martinibuster at 6:08 pm (utc) on Nov. 23, 2006]
[edit reason] See TOS [webmasterworld.com] [/edit]

7:28 pm on Nov 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

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you can enter link:http://www.yoursite.com in the yahoo.com search bar and you can do the same in MSN and compare.
4:24 pm on Nov 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Google Alerts can be handy for this to, sign up for alerts for link:example.com, maybe your site name (quoted ie. "My Unique Site Name") and the url without link as well for a bit more info.

It's not a complete list of info that Google knows about, but it will let you find a lot not listed with the usual link command, and it sends information a lot faster than waiting for the backlink updates in Google.

Handy to catch copycats and scrappers as well. Sign up for an alert with a unique phrase (use quotes) found only on your site and it's a bit disturbing how many other sites may use that exact text.

5:26 pm on Nov 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

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You can get a backlink checker which monitors who's linking back.

[edited by: sugarrae at 6:31 pm (utc) on Nov. 26, 2006]
[edit reason] removed sticky request per TOS [/edit]

5:22 pm on Nov 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Search with your URL.
'link' commands only produce a subset of links. Moreover if you have a low pagerank you may get nothing from a 'link' command.

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