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Is There An Equivalent to The McDar KW Analysis Tool?
It's been down and I'm adrift without it
jastra




msg:3575867
 3:53 pm on Feb 15, 2008 (gmt 0)

I've grown to depend on the McDar Keyword Analysis Tool. It allows me to evaluate which ranking factors needed optimizing in order to make a site search better-- links vs. content.

But it's been down for a couple of months now and I can find no news on when it may return.

Does anybody know of an equivalent tool?

Or a couple of tools that can be used to get equivalent intelligence?

 

BillyS




msg:3577420
 10:57 pm on Feb 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

I could never figure out why they just let that site die a slow death other than the fact it probably doesn't convert any traffic.

Still, they should probably just take it down rather than let it linger.

jastra




msg:3578040
 5:53 pm on Feb 18, 2008 (gmt 0)

Apparently outages have happened before but they came back up. It's a shame, though, because with the tool you can interpret a site's standing against its competition, how they got to the top, and much what you have to do to get there.

Then just evaluate the top ranked sites' on-page content and you can learn a lot.

I suppose you could go to several other tools and cobble them together to get something similar.

But the allinanchor rankings for the top 10 G rankings are like gold.

g1smd




msg:3669729
 11:46 am on Jun 8, 2008 (gmt 0)

All things Mcdar have "Account Suspended" on them now.

Been like that for almost a week. Their phone number is also disconnected.

Where did they go?

gohome




msg:3673357
 7:46 pm on Jun 12, 2008 (gmt 0)

I was just searching for mcdar on Google there and spied this thread. Real shame to see such a great tool vanish.

candysmith




msg:3709075
 10:48 am on Jul 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

I'm devastated because I relied on their datacentre check tool thingy - does anyone know of an equivalent?
(the one where you could see where sites ranked for a keyword across a whole bunch of datacentres?)

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