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Yahoo BOSS Cracks Down on Automated Queries

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…


May the 4th Fresh Index revisited

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…


Standard Reports Training Video

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…


Fresh Site Explorer – The story develops

On April the 5th we blogged about the online coverage in terms of link growth reflected in our Fresh Index of a story in a UK newspaper – The Guardian questioning where Larry Page will lead Google, now, three days after the article was published we would like to review our progress. We have just…


Fresh Site Explorer reporting the news

People who follow Majestic will know how much effort we have been putting into data quality over the last 12 months. The success of Majestic Site Explorer has taken us aback – and opened up our data to new audiences, in addition to providing a powerful new tool for the data orientated hard core of…