How to check the number of backlinks?

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I think there is a Yahoo tool or similar where you can check the number of backlinks of your competitors web page or articles. Any suggestions appreciated.
#backlinks #check #number
  • Profile picture of the author grandfaraone1
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    you can do it using yahoo or google, but if you want to know exactly the sumber use yahoo.

    write that in the search engine of yahoo.

    linkdomain:yoursite.com
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    • Profile picture of the author Moneyland
      Originally Posted by grandfaraone1 View Post

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      linkdomain:yoursite.com
      Thanks for your reply grandfaraone, but still don't quite understand what I need to do....I wasn't sure about your explanation about "linkdomain:yoursite.com"

      thanks again
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      • Profile picture of the author Moneyland
        yahoo site explorer tool I have just come across again and this tool seems to do the job. The only thing is that it doesn't appeat to throw up the number of backlinks for ezine articles.
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  • Profile picture of the author grandfaraone1
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    yahoo is better then google in this case....because yahoo index the backlinks quickly then google.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cass Tyson
    I use SearchStatus | Firefox SEO Toolbar Extension with my Firefox. Gives you instant access to Yahoo and Google backlink searches with a click-drag. Highly recommended.
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  • Profile picture of the author MarceMontane
    Seo Spyglass is a powerful tool to check your backlinks or those of their competitors
    In the free version can be checked up to 1000 backlinks

    www.link-assistant.com/seo-spyglass/ (no aff link)
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  • Profile picture of the author faceblogger
    Use SEO Spyglass or ScrapeBox backlink checker module
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  • Profile picture of the author markandrew
    I use yahoo site explore and seomoz's tools
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  • Profile picture of the author rosalina
    a brilliant way to find backlink numbers is yahoo explorer cuz it is free and accurate.
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  • Profile picture of the author SmarteRE
    I like LinkPopularity.com: The Free Link Popularity Service
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  • Profile picture of the author kaytav
    Yahoo site explorer is the best tool .
    Try it
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    • Profile picture of the author alxvallejo
      Originally Posted by kaytav View Post

      Yahoo site explorer is the best tool .
      Try it
      WHY

      not pointing you out specifically but GOD You guys sound retarded when you post comments like this
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  • Profile picture of the author Aki Fagno
    You try for yourself inlineseo.com. That works well.
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  • Profile picture of the author carrenting
    Use webmaster tools to check the exact number of backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author digitalguy
    Hello ,
    we have so many tools like:
    1. Rely on Google Search
    2. Google Webmaster Tools
    3. Backlink Watch
    4. Yahoo! Site Explorer
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  • Profile picture of the author unitedsolutions
    Yahoo site explorer is the best..
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    • Profile picture of the author jayalaxmi
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      just go to Technorati and post your domain and search .you will get number of backlinks pointing towards your blog.they will be indexed by google.it will show backlinks on authority basis
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  • Profile picture of the author faysal969
    Originally Posted by Moneyland View Post

    I think there is a Yahoo tool or similar where you can check the number of backlinks of your competitors web page or articles. Any suggestions appreciated.

    Just go here[http://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/] for checking the number of backlinks of your site.

    You also can find the links by searching "link: your domain" in Google.
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  • Profile picture of the author alxvallejo
    also, no offense if you're retarded
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  • Profile picture of the author chimehost
    Yahoo site explorer will only give you limited number of links and I remember reading somewhere they will be closing site explorer down. If you want to get a complete list of backlinks, i recommend majesticseo.com
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  • Profile picture of the author Roberto L
    majesticseo.com is cool, thanks, but we need register it for checking more details about the site we want, is it for free?
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  • Profile picture of the author markfreedom
    Backlinkwatch dot com will do!
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  • Profile picture of the author Justinpage
    All backlink checker tools are not that accurate. So don't rely on them too much. But there's nothing wrong in using them to see your number of backlinks. Anyway, I would like to suggest seocentro.com and submitexpress.com. You can find a backlink checker there.
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  • Profile picture of the author vbox
    most of those sites are just pulling data around, so I think yahoo explorer is your choice
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  • Profile picture of the author RevSEO
    As others have mentioned, Yahoo Site Explorer is the best solution to check backlinks for free. They even allow you to pull the data out of it easily, including the anchor texts of the links!

    For paid solutions I'd recommend MajesticSEO as they seem to have the most up to date link information and don't restrict you to 1,000 links like YSE does.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brad Seid
    Traffic Travis is the best
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  • Profile picture of the author deepak006
    SEO quake tool is the best
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  • Profile picture of the author naiajensen
    you can try backlinkwatch.com, its really a great source of check backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author alina albert
    There are many sites for this purpose like back link checker and also software are available and you can also check it by writing link:yoursite domain in google.
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  • Profile picture of the author JerrickYeoh
    before that i use backlinkwatch, iwebtool to check backlink of myself and backlink of competitor. Until i start using spyglass SEO. i can feel it totally awesome which they provide a complete track of competitor backlink base on keywords and have the website that they build backlink from. It you want to compete them, you need to build backlink that they build and build more than them. Then no doubt that you able to overtake them in PR.
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  • Profile picture of the author dianeforster
    Yahoo site Explorer is the best for to check number of backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author AllanVans
    You can use market samurai to find out how many backlinks your competition has and you can also install SEOQuake from Mozilla Firefox..... these two will give you a rounded idea of how many backlinks your rivals have, also you will find out in MS how many times they are using the keywords in their articles and so on..............
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  • Profile picture of the author don21stc
    Market Samurai recently said that they weren't very sure about Yahoo's accuracy any more and they were switching their backlink gathering to Majestic.
    For one of my sites, I've been doing all the backlinks myself, manually and regularly checking them against Mkt Sam/Majestic and SEOQuake/Yahoo(?).
    The differences are substantial e.g today's results : MktSam 30 backlinks to index page and 39 to the domain :: SEOQ : 90 to index and 90 to the domain.
    I know the number of links I have done manually and allowing for a few I may have picked up naturally, I would say that SEOQ is far nearer the real total unless I had about 75% of all my 'hand-crafted' back links deleted as spam!
    By hand-crafted I mean an email address in a person's name, not an auto generated one, entering of date of birth and other personal details robots wouldn't do, signature with a 'wise' quotation as well as a link, some minimal bio text etc and a reasonably intelligent post, in a thread which isn't for newbies - if I have to make a post at all (definitely not 'Hi, great to be here...').
    If 75% of my manual links were taken as being spam and Mkt Sam is right, how can you account for the much higher SEOQ numbers?
    Also if you click on the number of links, SEOQ lists them for you, and I can recognise the majority of the names.
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    • Profile picture of the author limon2009
      Yahoo is the best. It indexed my backlink within few hours after post the link
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  • try SEO Spyglass or Yahoo site explorer. hope this two things can help you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jean1
    Maybe try SEO Tool : Check Backlinks For Google, Yahoo & MSN see if it works for you..
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  • Profile picture of the author Tuffy22
    Yahoo site explorer gets the job done.
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  • Profile picture of the author beverage22
    yahoo site explore is really the good tool for yahoo for checking backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author deviana
    yahoo site explore go down
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  • Profile picture of the author chrislangley
    Since Yahoo Site Explorer is no more, one way of doing this is to use Google Webmaster Tools (but only for your site), the industry seems to be moving more towards a premium service to find out your competitors backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author MikelDonel
    I Use Software That Called Spy Glass.
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  • Profile picture of the author previe
    Yea me i just use SEO QUAKE.It works just fine.

    Previe
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  • Profile picture of the author MaryMartha
    check this site for back links :
    backlinkwatch.com
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  • hey,
    You should use Yahoo to check the number of bascklinks on your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author gittar1122
    ^^ ahrefs.com provides better results but most of its features are paid one.
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