Majestic is Hiring: A Business Development role

We have updated our Careers page to recruit a Business Development Curator. Can you nurture and build on our Key Accounts? If so, please take a look at our careers page and then email your CV and Covering letter to [email protected] if you have the relevant skills and experience. Closing Date: 18th August 2014. please […]

30% of Traffic to Insurance Sites Came from Search in June

Data coming from Millward Brown Digital shows leading insurance brands received 30 percent on average of website traffic from search in June. Other top performers in Q2 in the search results included GEICO and Progressive.

How to Eventually Become a Millionaire Using Your SEO Knowledge

There are many types of SEO services you can offer and running your own websites might even be more profitable. But what are the most lucrative ways to offer your SEO expertise? Here are a few potential career choices for SEO experts.

Real-World Panda Optimization - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by MichaelC

The Panda algorithm looks for high-quality content, but what exactly is it looking for, how is it finding what it deems to be high-quality, and—perhaps most pressingly—what in the world can we do to befriend the bear?

In today's Whiteboard Friday, Michael Cottam explains what these things are, and more importantly, what we can do to be sure we get the nod from this particular bear.

For reference, here's a still of this week's whiteboard!

New Bing Site Safety Page Tells You Why Sites Aren't Safe to Visit

Bing has rolled out a new site safety page, a place where searchers can better understand why Bing is indicating that a site may be dangerous to visit, because of malicious JavaScript, drive-by attacks, malware network references, or something else.

July Historic Index Update Published

We have released our Historic Index update for June. Our Historic index covers link data going back many years. Historic Index size: Unique URLs crawled: 718,129,454,793 Unique URLs found: 2,820,549,035,682 Date range: 04 Dec 2008 to 07 Jul 2014 Last updated: 28 Jul 2014

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The Month Google Shook the SERPs

Posted by Dr-Pete

As a group, we SEOs still tend to focus most of our attention on just one place – traditional, organic results. In the past two years, I've spent a lot of time studying these results and how they change over time. The more I experience the reality of SERPs in the wild, though, the more I've become interested in situations like this one (a search for "diabetes symptoms")...