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Google vs Facebook. Who’s winning?

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…


Majestic SEO goes to Brazil

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…


Migrating from Yahoo BOSS To Majestic API

By Steve Pitchford | | 1 comment

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


Yahoo Site Explorer is Dead, Long Live Majestic Site Explorer!

Today you may have read the news about imminent shutdown of Yahoo Site Explorer (YSE). The “Big Name” SEOs have been tweeting and saying on Google+ that Majestic SEO must be dancing on the tables. Let’s just say we knew it was coming and we have been preparing for years. We think you will be…


Alttext Flag – A discussion

By Steve Pitchford | |

Its new recruit time at Majestic, and one of the many questions they have asked this week is for a proper explanation of the “Alttext flag”, as shown below: We felt it might be appropriate to share the description with a wider audience. Below is an illustration of the html… Continue reading