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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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Google’s Strongest Backlinks

By Dixon Jones October 18, 2011

Back in January we revealed Google’s top 50,000 strongest backlinks. Back then, we had not released our FRESH Index Now we have, we can give you an even better list.

We are pleased to give you Google’s Strongest backlinks seen by our crawlers in the last 30 days. To keep the list clean, we have chosen to release the strongest link only from each of nearly 30,000 referring domains… Continue reading

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How Fresh is their Index? Actually?

By Dixon Jones September 19, 2011

How do you test how fresh a search index’s data is?

We decided to check – for ourselves – exactly how fresh (or stale) data is in various indexes around the web. We’ll show you comparison data for an example checked this morning (19th September 2011).

We are going to compare:

  • MajesticSEO Fresh Index
  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • Bing

The example website that we… Continue reading

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Analysing the web’s biggest sites using Majestic SEO

By Dixon Jones September 14, 2011

Analysing the web’s biggest sites using Majestic SEO

Although Majestic SEO has a massive crawl capability, every system at scale has technology limitations. Google, for example, has considerable limitations which it disguises brilliantly:

Whilst the search giant may TELL you that there 1.4 billion results for a particular keyword, it only shows you the top 10 (or if you change the settings the top 100 or… Continue reading

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