How to check backlinks to your site

By | February 12, 2008

There are two ways you can check the number of back links to your site or blog.One method is to type link:http://yoursite.com in Google search box .The number of results shown by this search query is actually the number of links pointing to your site.For example if I want to find out the number of links pointing to http://www.microsoft.com then I will write the following text in google search box :

link:http://www.microsoft.com

This will give me the number of links pointing to the site http://www.microsoft.com . The other method is to install Google toolbar .

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This will also give the number of back links to your site.

The other method to use yahoo for finding the links to your site.For this go to Yahoo home page and in the search box type :

linkdomain:www.microsoft.com

To get a clear picture of how this works , watch this demo video .



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