Google Backlink Counter for websites & other Google Commands

bleggee used Ask the Experts™
Wasn't there a quick easy way to get a rough count of External Links back to a website ... something like going into Google and entering in the search box
"link:" ?

(without logging in, doing a Verification, etc)
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
Yep, it's:

on Google.

But, it's VERY, VERY rough, and it doesn't give you a count, just the back references.

Joshua TitsworthDigital Marketing Specialist
Yahoo Site Explorer does the same thing, so you can compare the two. There is also a tool called, "Link Diagnosis":, that isn't too bad.

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial