September 23rd 2011 Downtime

By Steve Pitchford September 23, 2011

We apologise for our first major unscheduled downtime in the last 2 years. We have taken pride in our attempt to provide 24/7 availability, and continue to invest heavily in redundant equipment in order to ensure our customers receive the best possible service.

This morning, at approximately 9:30am UK time, our alarms went when our… Continue reading

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New Majestic SEO Ambassador In Brazil

By Dixon Jones September 20, 2011

Majestic is pleased to have Alberto André as a new Majestic SEO Ambassador.

Alberto runs a number of conferences in Brazil. We hope that he will be able to help users in Brazil, where we already have a burgeoning presence.

You can find Alberto on Twitter or see his profile and his company on the Ambassadors page.

Majestic’s Ambassors are volunteers willing to help us… 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

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

Posted In: Research