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One of the ways that can guarantee you always being a step ahead of your competitors and a top player in your niche is to be up-to-date with how your site and your competitors sites are doing from an SEO point of view.  Think how the following might affect your business: Your Rankings Drop. New HQ reviews are published about your competitors. Important Competitor Links become broken. A Negative SEO campaign hits you. Some competitors start to outrank you in Google and Bing. You l [...]
Since July, when we launched the automatic unnatural link detection tool, we analyzed carefully how our customers use it. We quickly understood that you needed a fast way to manually validate the links to be disavowed, in order to be 100% confident that those are the correct ones. In order to be 100% sure that a link is unnatural or not, you actually need to load that page and look for the link on the page.  The major problem, is that you usually have to visit hundreds, if not thousands, [...]
After the latest update last week(prefix analysis), we announce a new feature that allows you to quickly check new links for any site. We introduce you: Fresh Links Check your Fresh Links Now! We just made it easier for you to quickly check new links for any site. This allows you to check the new links that were acquired by a site in the last 14 days. The Fresh Links tab is available for all the type of checks supported by the backlink explorer: Domain Subdomain URL Prefix [...]
I am sure you are already accustomed with checking backlinks at the Domain, Sub-domain or Page level. There is one other type of check that you might be interested in … Today we introduce: Prefix / Folder Backlink Checking I am sure that at least once in your “SEO PRO life”, you needed to quickly check the backlinks for a product category (ONLY) or a blog directory? This new feature allows you to segment the links that point to all of the pages on a site that respect a specific w [...]
During the summer time we focused on analyzing our customers’ feedback. One of the most requested features was the ability to create custom backlink filters.  We carefully thought about this and decided to implement this new feature as it makes a lot of sense. This will save you a lot of time as you will be able to save your favorite filters and apply them later on. Here is a quick guide on how to do it: 1. Apply a set of normal filters. (minimum 2) 2. Save as Custom Filter [...]
Can too few Brand Anchor Text or too much Commercial Anchor Text penalize a site? (note: commercial anchor text is also known as Money or SEO anchor text) Taking in consideration all the unnatural link penalties lately and the new ones to come, Google surely does not only look at the individual links, but it also looks at the Anchor Text Profile naturalness. Google tries to understand if the anchor text pointing to a site looks natural or not. This can be easily done by the search engi [...]
Last Friday, we quietly pushed another update to the cognitiveSEO toolset. We pride ourselves with the high level of support that we offer our customers and with the fact that we actually listen to your requests. A lot of you, have reported in the past, various features that you would love to see implemented in the toolset. With this update, as with any other, we tried to cover some of them. Here is the quick list of updates: 1. Ability to run Prefix based Backlink Analysis. You can [...]
Another week … another highly requested feature is launched. After our latest successful upgrade last week, with the new Visual Link Explorer, here comes another feature.This new feature extends the overall functionality of the cognitiveSEO toolset by allowing tagging and tag filtering. What is a TAG in cognitiveSEO? TAG = “A label attached to something for identification or other information.” We added color to make it easy to spot and differentiate among various tags.   [...]
Approximately six months ago we started the implementation of what is probably the most powerful, beautiful and easiest way to visualize a site’s link profile. The name of this new cutting-edge feature is: Visual Link Explorer - Cutting-Edge Link Graphs Made Simple This is the easiest, yet advanced, visualization that allows you to comprehend the ever-growing complexity of a site’s link profile. No other SEO tool has implemented automatic extraction, creation and navigation of Link Gr [...]
I start this post by saying: Thank you for such a Great First Year &  Happy Birthday cognitiveSEO!  This week we just moved up on the age scale. We just turned 1! Back in December 2011, after a year and a half of continuous programming & development, we launched the  cognitiveSEO toolset. Rewinding time, I can say that it was quite an exciting day. 2 hours before the expected launch time our ISP had a connection issue and we were cut off. You just can't imagine [...]