Re: Web site monitoring, problems with Google|
From Craig Boas at French Accents Antique Furniture
on 4 Dec '01
replying to Re: Web site monitoring, problems with Google posted by David A
You can discover links pointing to a site by running a search for
link:www.site-you-want-to-check.com on Google or Altavista. This
might well work on other search engines, but I know it works on
those two. In practice, Altavista seems to provide a more
comprehensive list, but your mileage may vary.
>Google favors sites with a lot of links pointing to those sites.
>(You need to get a lot of people linking to you, at least more
>inbound links than your competitors). There is a website that you
>can put in your competitors url and it will tell you how many
>links are poiting to them. Can't remember the name.