Helping Google Help You

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I was reading an old SEO book today and came across an interesting topic which was how to help Google find your back links. I am sure that we all have a number of back links that are not found or discounted by Google. You may have a great link from a PR7 site that you are still not getting credit for and are not sure why.

Well, I might be getting ahead of myself with this article. Before we get into the strategy behind this lets go over a few methods that are commonly used to check back links. For those who don’t know what back links are please visit “Common SEO Questions.”

The best place to check your back links is through Google Webmaster Tools. These are the back links that Google is telling you they have found. There is another function that you can use in the Google search box but you will not see a full list of credited back links. This is a great way, however, to find a few good links that your competitors have.

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