Know more about the competitive intelligence feature of SEO research and researches resulting in high quality link acquisition targets. Owner and operator of SEOMoz, Rand in his article Long List of Link Searches discusses about competitive intelligence and link searches. Through a website EvoGear.com () and their main keyword 'snowboard equipment' he has explained under seven heads 'A Few Basic Rules', 'The Obvious', ' 'Advanced Operators', 'Alternative Search Sources', 'Directory Search Terms', 'Blog & Forum Searches', and 'Submit-Type Searches'. In 'A Few Basic Rules' he asked to perform all researches at leading engines such as Google, MSN, Yahoo! and Ask and explained reasons to do so. Submit-Type Searches are most important searches and find pages and sites that accept additions and submissions.