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XML Sitemap

Monday Marketing Minute: Submitting Your XML Sitemap to Google and Bing

Every Monday marketing experts from Oneupweb take a minute to talk about industry tips & tricks, new and noteworthy trends, and more. This week we sat down with SEO experts Gillian Cobb and Freddy Hunt to discuss why and how you should be submitting your XML sitemaps to Google and Bing. Gillian: Welcome to the Monday […]

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Google GDPR

Is Google Dumping Your Analytics Data for GDPR?

Many marketing managers learned about GDPR about a month ago, when Google Analytics sent out a message notifying account holders that they can and should update their data retention settings. Some account holders reacted with panic, fearing their historic analytics data will be lost forever once the new GDPR regulations take effect on May 25. […]

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Social Media

2018 Marketing Predictions: Social Media

Oneupweb content marketer Gillian Cobb shares what she thinks 2018 will look like for social media:
– Businesses will put a greater emphasis on differentiating the content they post on each of their social media channels.
– LinkedIn will be playing an even larger role in B2B marketing in the coming months.
– Storytelling will continue to grow and develop with new forms of content easily available to marketers.

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North Pole SERP

Meta Description Length for SEO

Google recently increased the display length of standard organic search text snippets and meta descriptions. In the past, the search snippet was limited to approximately 165 characters for the majority of query results. (The same length recommendation applied to meta descriptions.) As of the start of December 2017, that character limit was nearly doubled, allowing […]

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Local Listing

2018 Marketing Predictions: Local Listing Management

With it being the end of the year, it’s time to focus on what changes we can expect to see in 2018 that will affect marketers. As part of our “2018 Predication” series, we talked to Senior Business Strategist, Dave Doran, about what is in store for Local Listings Management in 2018. What is one […]

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Content Marketing 2018

2018 Marketing Predictions: SEO and Content Marketing

With it being the end of the year, it’s time to focus on what changes we can expect to see in 2018 that will affect marketers. As part of our “2018 Predication” series, we talked to Oneupweb SEO / Content Marketing Managers Freddy Hunt and Christina Marbury about what they think will change about SEO […]

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Content Strategy Intrigue

Content Strategy Intrigue: Encouraging Engagement From the Start

Perhaps the single-most obsessed-over key performance indicator for content marketers is engagement. The conventional wisdom being that your content is only as good as how many people engage with it: that they read, then comment and share the post to increase its reach. But how do we plan for maximizing this erratic, user-driven KPI at […]

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content strategy icon

Content Strategy Relevance: Considering Your Audience

In essence, content marketing is simply communicating the reasons why your target audiences should want your product or service. As such, it is paramount to understand how your product or service is relevant to your customer. Relevance – “the quality or state of being closely connected or appropriate” – is truly the driving force behind […]

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SEO Report

How to Make a Good DIY SEO Report Card

For those who like to DIY, like weddings, birdhouses and SEO report cards, deciding what to include and how to format can be a challenge. What’s the most important thing you should look at when creating your own SEO report card? Technical SEO, keyword rankings, backlinks or content? In this checklist to creating your own […]

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Google search console crawl

Crawl Errors: Google Helps You Clean House

A site with broken links not only hinders the user experience, but can also prevent search engines from finding important site content. Let’s look at a new feature in Google Webmaster Tools that makes it even easier to find site crawl errors and, more importantly, the sources of those errors.

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Macbook and iPhone on table with computer logged in to Google.

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 […]

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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 […]

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