Google vs Facebook. Who’s winning?

By Dixon Jones August 22, 2011

New research at Majestic SEO suggests that Facebook is holding off the Google+ challenge – at least for the moment.

We all know that Google and Facebook are far from friends. They are fighting for hearts and minds and whilst everyone has a view on who is winning, you can’t always find metrics that compare like with like Majestic Million is one such metric. It tracks the spread of… Continue reading

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Historic Backlinks Index Update

By Alex August 2, 2011

Today we’ve updated our Historic backlinks index, stats are as follows: 351,759,636,241 unique pages crawled 3,499,022,028,694 unique URLs in total. All fresh data crawled in period up to 13 July 2011 was added to this update… Continue reading

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Majestic SEO goes to Brazil

By Dixon Jones July 22, 2011

If you thought all the “Buzz” in SEO was in the US and Europe, you should know that Expon in Brazil had the best part of 1,000 attendees. That’s an impressive turnout. I moderated a panel yesterday and it was SO popular that we had to run it again at 6:30 PM so that those that were turned away in the day could see it. Even the SECOND showing… Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Checker

By Newsroom July 22, 2011

When acquiring links it would be reassuring to know if the website we are sourcing from is of a good quality and not just abusing their position to spam. The Neighbourhood Checker allows us to see if the domains listed under a certain IP address are related and solely using their content to spam.

This video studies a solid source of link traffic and one that we would steer… Continue reading

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Migrating from Yahoo BOSS To Majestic API

By Steve Pitchford July 13, 2011

The last few days has seen news released that the Yahoo/Bing relationship will result in “Microsoft Webmaster Tools to support Yahoo! Site Explorer Community“, or as interpreted by Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Land “Yahoo Shutting Down Site Explorer This Year“… Continue reading

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