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Monday Marketing Minute: Getting an SSL Certificate

Every Monday, marketing experts from Oneupweb take a minute to talk about industry tips and tricks, new and noteworthy trends, and more. This week we sit down with Ashley Mugnolo and Gillian Cobb to discuss why you need to buy an SSL Certificate for your site before July 2018, the penalties for not having one, and more! Check out the […]

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JD Antosiak

Meet our Newest Coding Mastermind, JD Antosiak

Name: JD Antosiak Position: Developer What’s your average day like at Oneupweb? I begin every day by reading about the latest technology or programming trends to help make my brain bigger. Then I code until it’s time to eat. I laugh for about an hour eating with my co-workers and then return to the codes. […]

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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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Updating Your Site to SSL

On February 8, 2018, Google released a statement that its Chrome 68 update – to be released in July 2018 – will increase web security by clearly marking all HTTP (non-HTTPS) sites as not secure in Google Chrome. If your website is currently HTTP (not secure), it’s recommended switching to HTTPS as soon as possible by getting an SSL certificate through a certification authority.

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WCAG Compliance

WCAG Compliance Tips

As digital marketers prepare for the new guidelines (WCAG 2.1) here are some tips to keep in mind when designing for handicap and disability accessibility:

– Be mindful that for people using devices like a screen reader, scrolling is difficult and annoying.
– Make sure you’re using a large enough size for body copy.
– Don’t use only color to indicate a form error.
– Don’t hide links or action items under hover states.
– Higher contrast between background color and type colors makes it easier to read for all users, but especially for those with vision problems.

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WCAG 2.1

WCAG 2.1: How Digital Accessibility Affects Your Business

WCAG 2.1 is the addendum to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, which is a set of guidelines designed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to make websites and all digital technology accessible to people with disabilities. . Most digital marketers know it’s beneficial to stay on top of accessibility standards when it comes […]

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Repeal: What Does it Mean for Marketing?

After the Net Neutrality repeal on December 14, Internet marketers and the companies they work with are asking a lot of questions. What is Net Neutrality? Wikipedia defines Net Neutrality as “the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type […]

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Web design

2018 Marketing Predictions: Web Development and Design

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 Predications” series, we talked to Oneupweb Developer Paul Houser and Senior Graphic Designer David Kehrer on what they think 2018 will bring in the […]

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Password Meme

Computer Security Day: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Information Safe

November 30 is Computer Security Day, so we asked the brightest computer minds in our office for the best tips on keeping your data safe. Here is what they had to say. 1.Never use the same password twice Passwords are everyone’s best friend and worst enemy. They keep our most important information safe and get […]

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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 […]

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The Best E-Commerce Platform For Your Business: A Woocommerce v. Magento Showdown

In your search for the best e-commerce platform, there’s no doubt you’ve come across both Magento and Woocommerce. These incredibly robust software platforms are built for housing online catalogs. Both have matured to a point where, feature by feature, they offer nearly identical functionality. Both platforms can produce the same user experience. Both have easy-to-use administration […]

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Google Doubles Down on Mobile-First. Are You Ready?

It’s no secret that more internet users are finding information and entertainment on their mobile devices. In fact, the number of Google searches performed on mobile devices exceeded desktop searches back in March 2015! Google recently announced that it will be rolling out a new mobile-first index. What exactly does this mean? It means that […]

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