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Majestic Wins Innovation Award

By Dixon Jones March 31, 2014

ESA14 winner badgeMajestic have won the award for best innovation in Search, for our link based search engine, Search Explorer™ Launched last October.

Over the weekend, The European Search Awards dinner took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. Majestic were up for two awards when the nominees were announced last month – “Best SEO Software” and best “Innovation”. We were delighted… Continue reading

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Negative Domain Research Part 2 – Filtering Majestic’s Referring Domain Data

By Nicholas Chimonas March 27, 2014

So you (or your client, not pointing any fingers here) engaged in some shady black hat link building tactics in the past. Well perhaps they weren’t black hat at the time, but they are now. Whatever, Google. The time has come to clean up a messy backlink portfolio and start fresh with white hat tactics. But how do you find the negative links of the past?!

First download a… Continue reading

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Negative Domain Research Part 1 – Anchor Text Segmentation

By Nicholas Chimonas March 25, 2014

One of the fastest ways to conduct negative domain research is through anchor text segmentation within Majestic. Since the Penguin algorithm looks at over-optimization of anchor text as a potential negative signal, we can take the same approach to quickly identify domains with spammy artificial backlinks pointing to our clients.

There are two places within Majestic you can go to in order to identify over-optimized keyword-rich anchor text. The… Continue reading

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Finding Link Opportunities Using Majestic SEO

By Clayton Wood March 19, 2014

Link building is becoming tougher as Google tightens its noose on link networks and improves its algorithms to detect quality. Finding fresh, high quality link opportunities is important now more than ever. We’ve put together this guide – a cheat sheet that you can use as reference when trying to figure out how to find viable link opportunities using Majestic SEO. This guide we’ve compiled based on our own experience… Continue reading

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A Word about Scale

By Dixon Jones February 26, 2014

A short while ago, I found myself speaking immediately before Twitter. When he started talking scale, I realized that Majestic had been understating the level of scale it has achieved. I think some of these stats will surprise a few people…

Just think about that for a second… Majestic crawls at a… Continue reading

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