For all the SEO addicts, I have some good news. You remember Yahoo Site Explorer which was among the best free backlink checkers? It moved to Bing however it was idle for many months. Now its here and its looking promising. Even though the web-based report shows a maximum of 200 backlinks, if you use the export function it will show much more than that. Here is a sneak preview of how it looks like:
How to activate Link Explorer on Bing Webmaster Tools?
Before being able to use Bing Link Explorer you will need to signup at Bing Webmaster Tools with a Windows Live account (hotmail / live). Then you will need to verify one of your websites and after that go at Dashboard – Diagnostics & Tools – Link Explorer
You can even find sites linking back to you by anchor texts so use it wisely :)