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What is an accurate "backlink" checker, preferably free?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jessica007, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. jessica007

    jessica007 Registered Member

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    Hi y'all,

    I'm trying to find the best (accurate), free, backlink checker to see how many inbound links I have to my domain.

    I'm currently using Google Webmaster Tools, but was wondering what are some other good ones to try.

    Thank you.
     
  2. pathart

    pathart Senior Member

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    Backlinkwatch or ahrefs.com, both offer a good amount of features for free.
     
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  3. Lutherblissett

    Lutherblissett Regular Member

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    IF you own your site, the webmaster tools is the best one i know of right now since YT backlinks were pulled down. People will mention ones like

    http://ahrefs.com/
    http://www.backlinkwatch.com/

    then stuff like
    traffic travis
    seo spyglass
    majestic . . . .etc.

    but to be honest, i don't see anything out there today that is really that i think is giving you a better slice of your site than google webmaster tools. Problem is its so limited

    - you need to own the site
    - you need to surrender to the big G

    Lets see what kinda heat people post here. .. doubt your going to get a really conclusive answer
     
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  4. jessica007

    jessica007 Registered Member

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    Thanks folks.

    Yes, I've briefly perused through the ones you've mentioned, and have also been advised that "Google Webmaster Tools" seems to be the best thus far.
     
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    thetermy Regular Member

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    MajesticSEO is awesome, nothing beats it.
     
  6. jessica007

    jessica007 Registered Member

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    yes, i as well find that "MajesticSEO" is quite resourceful.
    Thank you.
     
  7. jessica007

    jessica007 Registered Member

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    QUESTION:

    I'm trying to see the backlinks pointing towards my competitor's domain, but both ahrefs and majestic only allow you to view a maximum of 500 actual links.

    Is there any other program/tool which will allow me to view all backlinks (URLs)?
     
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    nikolaalx Regular Member

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    Majestic SEO for checking the link popularity.

    Linkscore for analyzing samples of link building you do for your site.
     
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    45415 Junior Member

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    You can use SEO SpyGlass to check competitor's backlinks.
     
  10. daveguy

    daveguy Power Member

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    majestic SEO is the best. You gotta pay for the best
     
  11. jessica007

    jessica007 Registered Member

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    Thanks again folks. :)
     
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    theqavish Regular Member

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    I use seo moz to track no follow and do follows backlinks of any sites.
     
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    superjoni Newbie

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    Backlinkwatch is already dead for me! it only give me 0 backlink every time I try to use this tool. Even when google webmaster said my site has about 150 backlinks. Can someone recommend other more accurate and free tools to me?, thanks.
     
  14. ComputerEngineer

    ComputerEngineer Senior Member

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    backlinkwatch is the best one so far i tried as a free tool. It seriously shows my high quality back links.
     
  15. sn2100

    sn2100 Junior Member

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    what about linkdiagnosis {dot} {com}
     
  16. Kris Reid

    Kris Reid Newbie

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    You can not go past Ardor Backlink Checker ardorbacklinkchecker.com
    This is the most powerful backlink checker. It gives a graphical representation of links by TLD and anchor text.
    Unbeatable!
     
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    GirmiFot Newbie

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    I use a free new service on seosim, there is no limit on how many links, and a lot of checking options.
     
  18. Martin1971

    Martin1971 Senior Member

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    Thanks but can not read, i think its Spanish? Would you mind to post the url in english?