Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Introducing Majestic Insight

**NOTE (July 28 2014) : This was previously called “Majestic Research” but we have changed the name of this service to avoid possible confusion with a non-UK based corporation of the same name. *** Today we launch “Majestic Insight”. It’s free to join and you do not even need an account on Majestic. Just fill…


What’s the best University in the USA?

By Neep Hazarika | | 1 comment

Here’s an interesting way to look at a potential ranking system for websites. It’s not a definitive study, but if you want to know what Educational establishments think about their Peers, then here’s an interesting way to rank the top US universities. This is a follow-up to my previous posting A Study of .gov and .edu…



A Study of .gov and .edu Referring Domain Ratios in the Majestic Million

By Neep Hazarika | | 6 comments

For many years there has been a rumbling question as to whether .gov and .edu links have a higher weighting in the search engines than normal ones. Search engines would first look at whether there is any correlation between these domain types and extra quality signals derived from such factors – so to find out…


Comparing Moz and Majestic SEO Metrics with Boxplots

By Neep Hazarika | | 4 comments

In this article, we will perform a simple exploratory analysis of the distribution of  link metrics, and introduce the reader to the concept of box plots. A comparison will be made among the quality metrics of MajesticSEO and MOZ. Boxplots A box plot (also referred to as a box and whisker plot or box chart)…