Using Google to analyse your website and competition
Google offers advanced search to help build complex search queries. We look at some of the advanced search operators to carry out an SEO analysis of your website as well as that of your competition. Some of these are
This gives the number of pages indexed and displayed by Google in their search results.
Lists pages which link to your website. You can also give a particular URL. Use this number carefully and get data from other sources as well. Try Google webmaster, Yahoo! Site explorer etc. as Google deliberately shows limited data with this command.
This shows the websites Google considers similar to your website. It is a good way to see if your site is coming across correctly to search engines.
Shows only those pages which have all the keywords in their Title tag.
Same as allintitle, but checks only for one word.
Shows only those pages which have all keywords in their url. Good to see which sites are using your target keywords in their url.
Same as allinurl, but checks only for one word.
This will display the copy Google has of the queried url including the date. The current url content may have changed since then.
This will give you direct links for the cache, link, site and similar operators for that domain name