Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Using Majestic to evaluate a data source

By Dixon Jones October 31, 2012

Today we caught our lead developer using Majestic to assess whether a snippet of library code was worth considering.

Bet you didn’t think to use Majestic for that did you?

The Situation

We were looking at an “Upload your CSV” routine, where a user can bulk check a list of URLs to look at our Flow Metrics, link counts and other data. It was all going swimmingly until marketing… Continue reading

Posted In: Commentary, Research

White Hat SEO Backlink Best Practices White Paper

By Mel September 20, 2012

Last week, I was lucky enough to spend my first day on the job with Majestic SEO in sunny San Francisco at BrightEdge’s #Share12 event.

Packed with over 300 delegates, the rooms of the impressive Bently Reserve building were entertained and enthused by well thought-out informational sessions and panel discussions aimed to educate and inform about what’s next, not just in SEO, but for the digital marketing industry… Continue reading

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Predict an Election in seconds by using Back Link Data

By Newsroom May 3, 2012

Election campaigns of recent years have had a huge digital focus, as nominees look to the internet to drive their campaigns to the widest possible audiences.

In the UK today, voters are going to the polls for local elections, with much of the media’s focus on the London Mayoral Candidacy.

Analysing the cumulative backlink data over the past month for the two leading candidates (The Conservative’s Boris Johnson… Continue reading

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Google “Clarifies” its use of Anchor Text

By Dixon Jones April 10, 2012

Google have improved their anchor text interpretation algorithms. Continue reading

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Majestic Gives Away A Million – A Majestic Million!

By Steve Pitchford December 25, 2011

As it is Christmas Day, Majestic SEO is releasing data on the top one million websites in a Creative Commons sharealike license, downloadable CSV file, allowing web users to create derived works and research  (subject to attribution). The files are available at the end of this post.

Majestic SEO launched Majestic Million on May the 19th, and it has caused ripples of interest from time to time, and… Continue reading

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