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Why Links Remain an Important Ranking Factor

Social doesn’t scale as a ranking factor like links. At SMX Advanced, Matt Cutts told Danny Sullivan ON CAMERA that links would be an important search ranking factor for some years to come. He chose the empassioned answer and tried to explain some of the issues surrounding the enormity… Continue reading


Search Exchange 3-day pass competition – and the winner is…

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…John Ellis! A big congratulations to John, winner of the 3-day pass to Search Exchange 2012 in Charlotte, NC next week. John was also lucky enough to land a free 2-night hotel package courtesy of the Search Exchange team!! Thank you to all those who entered via Twitter over the… Continue reading



RankRanger embeds Majestic SEO data using Light API

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RankRanger has recently announced that they will be embedding Majestic SEO link intelligence data into their RankRanger SEO reporting tool. Taking advantage of the Light API (link), they’re now able to provide users with the number of backlinks for clients’ own and competitors, as well as counts such as indexed pages, referring domains, referring IP…


Hit Reach’s Link Building Toolbar utilise Majestic’s OpenApps & Light API

The following is a guest post from Chris Gilchrist, founder of Hit Reach, web design and SEO specialists based in Dundee, Scotland. Hit Reach have launched a new tool for link builders, the Link Building Toolbar which makes use of Majestic’s OpenApps utility and the Light API in a number of ways and we thought we’d highlight…