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How does backlink sites find your backlinks?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MoneyIsTheGod, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. MoneyIsTheGod

    MoneyIsTheGod Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    How does backlink finder sites (like backlinkwatch) find your backlinks of your websites, I mean how does they work? Do you have any idea?
     
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    No one really knows about it?
     
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    They have bots that trawl through sites and count links to external domains. When you do a backlink search for your domain, it pulls together a list from their database of all sites that link to your domain.
     
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    They have crawlers/spiders/bots that crawl the web and capture the data.
    Those that don't use their own bots use the API's of other services.
     
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    a really massive string of bots working together to find anything related to your site URL based on various engines.
     
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    Wow then they have a very large amount of data in their database.
     
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    ahrefs has a few petabytes I am sure, so yeah, tons of data.