Archive for November, 2009

Which links do Google display with link query?

I have seen many of my colleagues and friends checking backlinks in Google, and not getting satisfactory results. When you type a link query or link command in Google search box, it returns only a few links while Yahoo returns majority of them. Why is it so? Do Google recognize only few of them? No. It’s not like that. Google do recognize them, but it doesn’t want you to know that it recognizes them.

For Google, link command is

For Yahoo, link command is

Google have deliberately manipulated their back link query system so that it only lets you see a small percentage of backlinks that it recognizes.

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