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

Posted In: Research

Majestic SEO to Headline Sponsor SASCon

By Dixon Jones September 16, 2011

As companies grow from acorns to oaks, there are moments when they take a step change. Their first employee. Outside investment. The first award.

The decision to start sponsoring events really came to the fore in November 2010 when we sponsored a session at Pubcon. Prior to that point, all event engagements were as invited speakers. Today, however, we have taken our next step and are proud… 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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Historic Backlinks Index Update

By Alex September 5, 2011

Today we’ve updated our Historic backlinks index, stats are as follows: 352,953,418,877 unique pages crawled 3,529,437,390,545 unique URLs in total. All fresh data crawled in period up to 16 August 2011 was added to this update… Continue reading

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Majestic SEO DOES show more inbound links than Google!

By Dixon Jones September 5, 2011

Some pundits suggest that Majestic “doesn’t have as much data as Google”. Changes in Google’s reporting, though, show that when it comes to INBOUND links (as opposed to INTERNAL links which Majestic ignores for reporting), Majestic has the edge. This article shows how Google have changed their link reporting and then shows how far Majestic SEO is ahead.

Google Webmaster Tools have revealed today that they are updating their… Continue reading

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