[thelist] can you find out who links to your site?

Stuart Young drstuey at gmail.com
Wed May 14 16:46:01 CDT 2008

Yahoo Site Explorer is much better than Google's results. I don't trust the
Webmaster Tools results either having noticed they don't change from month
to month.
Yahoo Site Explorer seems to have truthful results made public and it can
remove internal links as well.

Here are two great tools:

   - Link Diagnosis <http://www.linkdiagnosis.com/> does Anchor text
   analysis, PageRank and nofollow, and you can export a report of the results
   (although you need to export the different reports separately). But you need
   to have the Firefox extension installed to get the full results.


   - BackLink Watch <http://www.backlinkwatch.com/> - reports anchor text,
   total outbound links on the page, and if there is a nofollow on the link. Is
   supposed to report PageRank but this seems to always be empty. No export but
   presented as a big table so possible to copy to excel. Finds more links than
   Link Diagnosis, but takes longer to generate report and doesn't report
   totals - you would have to use a pivot table in excel to get totals.


This is the gmail account of Stuart Young
Pt Chev, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand

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