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7. How to make SERPS show only in certain web site?
Suppose you want to see the pages includes exact keyword phrase "internet marketing blog" within a certain web site, you can achieve this by typing "internet marketing blog" site:anyhome.com in Google, Yahoo! Search, MSN, Excite and Netscape. For Altavista, use host instead of site, for AlltheWeb and Lycos use url.host and for Inktomi domain. You may use this tip to figure out what your competitor is doing with this keywords.
8. How to know how many pages of your sites are listed?
The search tip 7 can be extended for this purpose.
That is, type: yourhome site:yourhome.com in Google. This shows all the indexed pages in yourhome.com because all your pages include "yourhome". For other search engines use appropriate search command, for example, host instead of site in Altavista.
9. How to know which web sites linked your site?
You may wonder which web sites are linking to your site. To find out which web sites and how many, type; link:yourhome.com in Google, Yahoo! Search, and Altavista. But you may have to place http:// in front of domain name for the search engines other than Google.
For Inktomi use linkdomain instead of link and for AlltheWeb use link.all.
10. How to know when search engine crawled your site?
One way to know this is to see log file on your server. But what if you want to check how often the 'spider' crawl your competitor's site?
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