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 ()  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.


Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.