Interview with Ken McGaffin of WordTracker

By Dixon Jones July 6, 2010

An interview with the polite and unassuming king of link building.

I certainly proud of the campaigns we’ve done with Wordtracker, and I’m proud of the teaching that I’ve done. But I don’t spend much time thinking about that. I like to focus on the future so the thing that I’m really proud of is my ‘next big idea’. Continue reading

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iPad Competition Winner and Highly commended

By Dixon Jones July 2, 2010

Congratulations to Wiep (the iPad competition winner), for his web post on creating geo-heatmaps based on link data. He is about to be the proud owner of a spanking new iPad, just as soon as we work out how to get it to him.

Alex and the team liked the “out of the box” thinking behind the idea and we would like to add it to the ever… Continue reading

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Top World Domains By Backlinks

By Dixon Jones June 28, 2010

I thought I’d knock out some Friday research. Below you can see the top 200 world domains ranked by number of external referring domains that pointed to them. Additionally we also show number of external backlinks that we are aware about if you cut and paste this list into our free bulk backlink checker where you can also get it in CSV format if you have a free account… Continue reading

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How large does a computer need to be for good SEO?

By Dixon Jones June 25, 2010

How much computing power will it take for Search Engine Optimisation companies Continue reading

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iPad Competition Shortlist

By Dixon Jones June 21, 2010

Our iPad competition received quality over quantity when it came to entries and I am delighted that we received some well thought out suggestions, which are listed in the comments at

It is now up to Alex to have a look at the ideas and suggestions to decide on a winner… Continue reading

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