Fresh Links Now Updated (MUCH) Faster

By Dixon Jones |

We just made another milestone. We have moved from updating every day to updating every hour or so! That means that if a new page goes viral, we will be able to report stats about it to you throughout the day. We know that our competition is envious of our Fresh Index with its frequent…


Crawler challenges and why they affect you

By Dixon Jones |

This post has come from several imperatives. Firstly I was talking about crawler issues with Vanessa Fox and David Burgess a couple of weeks ago at SMX Advanced in New York and wanted to share the presentation and also because our users are saying that Google… Continue reading

The Fun Way to Buy and Sell Links

By Dixon Jones |

Think you can spot a winner or a loser on the Link acquisition trail? Well now you can put your (virtual) money where your mouth is by playing the new link based trading game, LinkDaq.net from the stables of Dom Hodgson – best known for running the Thinkvisibility and Leeds… Continue reading


Historic Index Update

By Alex |

We now have the Historic Index Update and it now contains link data all the way from 15 Feb 2007 to 16 Sep 2012. The vital statistics as of today are: Unique pages crawled: 385,898,973,684 Unique URLs: 3,960,346,968,255… Continue reading