Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video Measuring your backlinks, part of Website Management for Musicians and Bands.
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Back links are one of the best way to improve…your search engine ranking, so the more you have, the better.…They're also a great way to find out…exactly what people are saying about you, as well.…Here's a cool way for you to check those back links.…So what we'll do is, we'll go to the query window…in Google and we'll type in links, L I N K S.…Put a colon and then type in your website.…So, in my case, it will be bobbyowsinski.com, press Enter.…And what you'll get is a list of all…of the sites that are linking back to your sites.…
So, for instance, it says there are 2,510,000 that are linking back…and I don't think for a second that there are that many.…At least not directly.…Because what you'll find is, a whole bunch of internal links for instance.…So if we look down at the third entry here, we see…Mixing Engineers Handbook, this is an enternal link, as is this one.…These are internal links from my own page.…But it's kind of fun if you keep on just paging…through and looking for links to see where they're coming from.…
Get more music marketing tips from Bobby in Facebook for Musicians and Bands and Social Media Basics for Musicians and Bands.
- Identifying the key elements of a successful band website
- Visual design and navigation tips
- Optimizing media for your site
- Adding a website description and meta tags
- Designing the press and booking sections
- Measuring your website's performance