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SEO Spyglass still works or not?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by ipodlover, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. ipodlover

    ipodlover Registered Member

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    I have posted similar one but no has answered. Does it still work for you guys to find the backlinks? If it does can you please answer these questions:

    1) are you using the paid version or the cracked version from this website?
    2) since yahoo explorer is no longer a viable SE, how do we make sure we get the right list
    3) do you include all the other 2nd/3rd tier SEs, if so, why? Shouldn't we really be concern about just the big search engines.

    Thank you.
     
  2. deusexmachina

    deusexmachina Newbie

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    I have the paid version and it barely works. It gets me only a tiny fraction of the backlinks...
     
  3. Typlo

    Typlo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I havе the paid version аnd I am noticing that еvеn with sоme yahoo links, іt sееms thаt thе number of links arе a lot lower than usual. I аm comparing wіth ѕоme reports that I dіd a few months ago. It showed 3000+ links, nоw showing 300+.
     
  4. ipodlover

    ipodlover Registered Member

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    So what does that mean for you now? How are you checking to see how many backlinks you have? For now, I have not been checking my backlinks , just building the backlinks without checking them.

     
  5. alaltaierii

    alaltaierii Supreme Member

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    SEO spyglass used yahoo site explorer which was closed down.

    Try this trick: Go to Preferences -Search Engines API Keys and uncheck Use Yahoo! API

    Seo SpyGlass creator posted 2 weeks ago on another forum: "In 3 or 4 weeks we're rolling out a major update that with additional backlink sources added."

    Untill then you can try some alternatives: majesticseo or ahrefs
     
  6. ipodlover

    ipodlover Registered Member

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    I understand that much.

    But my question is that for us IMers, who needs to make sure that we have lots and lots of backlinks, do we care that we have 1000s of backlinks from some 2nd/3rd rated search engines, or would we rather to get all the backlinks from the top tiers like google, yahoo, and bing.

    So if yahoo is shutdown for good, what should we do to make sure that we have all the valid and important backlinks. Or do we just stick to the "traditional" thinking that a backlink is a backlink, and who cares where it is coming from, and who has it indexed.


     
  7. fizz707

    fizz707 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    like @alaltarierii said, the only thing is to wait till SEO SpyGlass adds new services, one of which will be majestic which beats ahrefs in my opinion so my advice is use majestic over ahrevs. also try this trick to get more backlinks out of seo spyglass. It won't replace yahoo of course in the future