Yahoo BOSS Cracks Down on Automated Queries

By Dixon Jones May 4, 2011

Today we noticed signs that Yahoo are taking action on their API product BOSS, against users that are polling automated queries. In effect, this could cause many ( perhaps most? ) automated link management software to become obsolete almost overnight.

It turns out that automated queries were always against Yahoo’s Terms of Service. Who knew? (Well -… Continue reading

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May the 4th Fresh Index revisited

By Alex May 4, 2011

Did you know that today is Star Wars Day – and not just any annual Star Wars Day either. The starwars.com site has a “May the Fourth” subdomain with a daunting countdown clock, claiming that “all will be revealed” in less than an hour!

Whilst eagerly waiting this momentous moment we’ve decided to kill some time by checking whether our indexing system was fast enough to… Continue reading

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Historic Backlinks Index Update

By Alex April 26, 2011

Today we’ve updated our Historic backlinks index, stats are as follows: 344,363,924,558 unique pages crawled 3,393,591,420,828 unique URLs in total… Continue reading

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Advanced Reports Tutorial

By Newsroom April 25, 2011

 

This Video is for archive only.

An improved and updated version is  here.

 

The advanced report video builds on what we have learnt in the standard reports tutorial, to make use of much more data that Majestic SEO has to offer. Essentially this allows you to analyse much more data, apply more advanced filters to your data and download every link the Majestic has crawled… Continue reading

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Standard Reports Training Video

By Newsroom April 11, 2011

This Video is stored here for archive purposes only.

There is a more up to date training video on standard reports over here.

In this session we look at the information we are presented with after creating a standard report and what we can gain from analysing our standard report data. As per usual, we recommend that you use sound whilst viewing this video, but the key points are… Continue reading

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