Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Checking Your Backlinks

Checking your Backlinks

Many people use the link:www.yourdomain.com (eg. www.airconditioning-florida.com ) operator to check their inbound links from the Google index. However, this operator only works from a sample of your links and also filters out any internal links (within your site) or those that are similar. There is a more advanced hack known only to a few people (until now!) that will trick Google into giving you a more complete set of results. Enter into the query box your domain name with a plus sign inserted between the dot and the TLD domain extension:


However, the most reliable place to see all the links Google has recorded for you is to use the Google Webmaster Tools console.