It is widely accepted that major search engines, such as Google, Yahoo! and MSN, place a very high importance on inbound links from authority websites.
The fastest way for a new niche website to get in all the major search engine indexes is to acquire links from ‘expert’ websites. Links from relevant authority websites can get your site in the Big Three indexes literally overnight.
Although, asking those sites for links is almost pointless, you can provide an article or participate in the site’s forum and embed a link to your website into your article byline or forum signature, that is a common practice. Be unique, have something worth saying.
But how to find authority websites for your niche?
Myriad Search Authority Finder is a relatively new meta search engine by Aaron Wall (SEO Book) designed primarily to help find authoritative websites for your keywords. Want to know which websites rank well for your niche key phrase? Myriad Search will show you, presenting search results with their relative rankings from Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask.com.
The output of Authority Finder is in %. For a site to have 100% authority it would...