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PageRank, TrustFlow and the Search Universe

Who’s Most Famous?  A recent research study was carried out by Young-Ho Eom of the University of Toulouse with the objective of determining the most influential person on Wikipedia. The inference was rather surprising, and at odds with the prevailing paradigm, in that it concluded that the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus was more… Continue reading


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…