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How SEOMoz Forced Us To Innovate

By Dixon Jones | |

Hats off to SEOMoz. They have loads of great content and loads of links. Majestic SEO competes with their Open Site Explorer product and whilst we honestly believe that our root data is now stronger and more nimble since we launched our fresh index, they have always been a worthy and noble competitor. This is…


Historic Index Update

Today we’ve updated our Historic backlinks index, stats are as follows: 346,460,574,925 unique pages crawled 3,412,851,161,583 unique URLs in total. All fresh data crawled in period up to 27 Apr 2011 was added to this update… Continue reading


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…