Content Marketing & SEO

Searcher Task Accomplishment, or How Search Engines Read Minds

Oftentimes, there’s a difference between the exact words that a searcher types into the search bar and their intended result of performing that search. Phrasing, generalization, typos, and misinformation are all factors that can get between a searcher and their goal. With each algorithm update, however, search engines are becoming better able to close the […]

Millennial Marketing: Tips for Nonprofits

Millennials are now the largest living generation in the U.S., and nonprofits are looking for better ways to attract their support and loyalty as donors. Although the stereotypical qualities that you often hear associated with millennials may make nonprofits nervous, it is best to remember that there are a lot of great qualities found in […]

Content Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

In October 2016, Oneupweb traveled to Maryland to attend BBCON, the premier tech gathering for social good, and polled attendees asking them, “As a nonprofit organization, what do you find to be the most challenging pain points with your marketing?” One of the top pain points that came out of our informal polling was creating […]

Google Search Appliance Is Going Away, What Should You Do?

Google Search Appliance (GSA) was Google’s first physical hardware product, with a history dating all the way back to 2002. It’s actually a whole computer that sits on a company’s network and indexes the data fed into it for easier search retrieval. Have you ever thought, “Boy, I wish I could google for the stuff […]

Google Site Search Will Soon Be Dead, Good Riddance

Not long ago, Google decided to stop providing yet another of their beloved niche products. (Yes, I’m still bitter about the death of Google Reader.) Google Site Search is on the chopping block for complete end of operations by April fools day, 2018. The transition is going to be difficult, but really, it’s for the best. What is […]

Since We Last Spoke: An Update on Trends in SEO

During the summer and fall of 2015, we published a short vlog series entitled “Two SEOs and a Microphone” – one on trends in Hyper-Localization and “Sales” Engine Optimization and the other focusing on Talking Brand and Local Search. In an industry that evolves at lightning speed, search engine optimization trends are constantly changing. Here, […]

Brand Voice and Tone: Is there a Difference?

Even accomplished writers sometimes scratch their heads. Simply put, as a brand, you have one brand voice that is pretty well set in stone—it’s that essence that tells the reader you wrote this — but your tone can change based on topic, situation, and audience. Establish trust in website copy and blogs People read blogs […]

Content Strategy Seasonality: The Reason for Your Calendar

As content marketers, its our responsibility to stay one step ahead of what our audiences’ minds gravitate to naturally. One of the easiest pieces of that puzzle to keep track of is the changing of the seasons. Keeping your finger on the pulse of trends, expectations, and requirements that repeat themselves on an annual basis […]

Is Your Site Ready for These SEO Trends? New for 2017

2017 is a big year for digital – we’re pushing the boundaries in user experience, machine learning, and all sorts of other fun stuff (well, at least we think it’s fun). As an industry, SEO has changed dramatically in the past few years – it’s now WAY more than simple keyword stuffing and optimized titles and […]

Creativity + Data: Building Your Content Strategy

This post is the first of four in the series “Creativity + Data: Building Your Content Strategy.” Over the next three posts, we’ll focus on best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for using data to inform the creative nature of your content. To see your blog posts perform well, the reasoning behind your editorial calendar […]

Google’s “Micro-Moments” Are All Local

The dominance of the smartphone and the increased connectedness of today’s users have given rise to a pretty dramatic shift in the way people shop, work, play, and live. For companies, this means a necessary evolution in the way they devise marketing strategies, particularly in the digital space. How does this shift play out? How […]

The Growing Appeal of the Gifographic: FAST Content Consumption

Content is everything and the quicker we can get the information to our audience, the better. As we all know, there are several ways of communicating via content, such as; blogs, website copy, brochures, power point presentations, white papers, podcasts, slide share, infographics, gifographics, etc. For the purpose of FAST content, we are focusing on […]