Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Historic Index Update

By Alex May 10, 2011

Today we’ve updated our Historic backlinks index, stats are as follows: 346,460,574,925 unique pages crawled 3,412,851,161,583 unique URLs in total. All fresh data crawled in period up to 27 Apr 2011 was added to this update… Continue reading

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Yahoo BOSS Cracks Down on Automated Queries

By Dixon Jones May 4, 2011

Today we noticed signs that Yahoo are taking action on their API product BOSS, against users that are polling automated queries. In effect, this could cause many ( perhaps most? ) automated link management software to become obsolete almost overnight.

It turns out that automated queries were always against Yahoo’s Terms of Service. Who knew? (Well -… Continue reading

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May the 4th Fresh Index revisited

By Alex May 4, 2011

Did you know that today is Star Wars Day – and not just any annual Star Wars Day either. The starwars.com site has a “May the Fourth” subdomain with a daunting countdown clock, claiming that “all will be revealed” in less than an hour!

Whilst eagerly waiting this momentous moment we’ve decided to kill some time by checking whether our indexing system was fast enough to… Continue reading

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Standard Reports Training Video

By Newsroom April 11, 2011

This Video is stored here for archive purposes only.

There is a more up to date training video on standard reports over here.

In this session we look at the information we are presented with after creating a standard report and what we can gain from analysing our standard report data. As per usual, we recommend that you use sound whilst viewing this video, but the key points are… Continue reading

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Fresh Site Explorer – The story develops

By Steve Pitchford April 7, 2011

On April the 5th we blogged about the online coverage in terms of link growth reflected in our Fresh Index of a story in a UK newspaper – The Guardian questioning where Larry Page will lead Google, now, three days after the article was published we would like to review our progress.

We have just performed todays update – the third in three days, and are now… Continue reading

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