Can Majestic SEO call the US Election?

By Dixon Jones October 22, 2012

There is more than one way to do a poll.

The US  Presidential elections… according to the Gallups and the Yougovs are swings and roundabouts or neck and neck… but link domain stats suggest a landslide win for…

Well read on…

Some time back, Majestic SEO found a great correlation between links to a political candidate’s official page and the result. Well something really… Continue reading

Posted In: Commentary

Fresh Index Approaches 200 Billion

By Dixon Jones October 22, 2012

A quick look at the Fresh Index stats over the weekend showed (at the time) a Fresh Index with 188,575,337,745 unique URLs. Since the index is updating most hours these days, the numbers will be different by the time this blog hits your screen.

We are not quite at the 200 billion, but the improvements in index size are more than skin deep. Now we have better insight into… Continue reading

Posted In: General

Majestic SEO finds the Stolen Monet!

By Steve Pitchford October 16, 2012

Well, links to it anyway.

This afternoon, Yahoo broke the story of stolen artwork from a Dutch Museum – these screenshots were taken just 1 hour 58 minutes after the stated release time of the page.

Majestic SEO Site explorer, following the super fresh release is currently acting like a good… Continue reading

Posted In: Commentary, General

Fresh Links Now Updated (MUCH) Faster

By Dixon Jones October 16, 2012

We just made another milestone.

We have moved from updating every day to updating every hour or so! That means that if a new page goes viral, we will be able to report stats about it to you throughout the day.

We know that our competition is envious of our Fresh Index with its frequent update… Continue reading

Posted In: Development

Crawler challenges and why they affect you

By Dixon Jones October 15, 2012

This post has come from several imperatives. Firstly I was talking about crawler issues with Vanessa Fox and David Burgess a couple of weeks ago at SMX Advanced in New York and wanted to share the presentation and also because our users are saying that Google… Continue reading

Posted In: Commentary