Product Update: Crawl over Crawl now available

Product Update: Crawl over Crawl now available

Our crawl over crawl last feature allows you to compare two different crawls and stresses out crawl evolutions.
It follows our last release about ‘Trends’ that gave you the opportunity to spot global trends between different crawls. Here, you can access complete views of your SEO improvements and highlight differences between crawls on a given theme. We have thus included new types of graphs to read your data.

How to read a sunburst?

You read a sunburst like a traditional pie. These graphics are very useful to follow the evolution of a website, crawl after crawl or to check differences between two versions of a […]

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Infographic: 10 advantages of doing SEO log file analysis

Infographic: 10 advantages of doing SEO log file analysis

When it comes to manage your SEO performances, you need to rely on accurate and reliable data. SEO log file analysis is the only way to truly understand how Google is behaving on your website, how he is spending his crawl budget and which on-page factors influence its crawl ratio. This infographic aims to deliver insights about the advantages of SEO log file analysis.

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SEO log file analysis is the only way to track and understand what Google is actually doing on your pages. Here are 10 reasons to invest into SEO log file analysis.

1#Know what Google crawls

You […]

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We are finalist at the 2016 US Search Awards!

We are finalist at the 2016 US Search Awards!

It’s a real pleasure to tell you that we are finalist in 2 categories at the US Search Awards.

OnCrawl at the US Search Awards:

We have been shortlisted for two categories:

Best SEO Software Suite
Best Innovation – Software

We are sure the competition is high and we are proud to compete with other great companies. We are proud and this is a real honor to be recognized for the hard work of our team.

US Search Awards 2016

The fourth US Search Awards delivered in association with Pubcon Las Vegas will be held October 12th in Las Vegas. The awards are also supported by SEMPO and recognize and […]

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How to define crawl budget?

How to define crawl budget?

We all talk about it as SEOs, but how does crawl budget actually work? We know that the number of pages that search engines crawl and index when they visit our client’s websites has correlation with their success in organic search, but is having a bigger crawl budget always better?

Like everything with Google, I don’t think that the relationship between your websites crawl budget and ranking/SERP performance is 100% straightforward, it’s dependant on a number of factors.

Why is crawl budget important? Because of the 2010 Caffeine update. With this update Google rebuilt the way in which it indexed content, with […]

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Product Update: Google Analytics is now integrated to OnCrawl

Product Update: Google Analytics is now integrated to OnCrawl

It’s a pleasure to announce our new product release: the integration of Google Analytics data to our SEO dashboards. We have been working pretty hard on this subject all summer and we are very pleased to introduce it to you.
We always want to provide the best SEO tools to our users and that’s why we know having key data about your SEO and SMO traffic and user behavior is important to monitor your SEO performance.

What’s new?

When you connect to your account and select a project, a new section has appeared called ‘Traffic Analysis’. You can activate that feature and cross your data […]

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Cut off the dead weight: pruning for SEO

Cut off the dead weight: pruning for SEO

Is Your Website Sinking? This Strategy Might Save It.

One of the use cases for OnCrawl is performing a Content Inventory and Audit. A common action-item from these audits is the recommendation to remove (or prune) various pages from Google’s index. The aim of this post is to explore the types of content, and types of websites, that can benefit most from pruning.

What Is Website Pruning?

Pruning for SEO involves the removal of pages from Google’s index.

It doesn’t necessarily mean the pages get deleted from the website, but sometimes that can be the best option. Other times, it is best to leave […]

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Pagination and SEO, good practices to use

Pagination and SEO, good practices to use

Whether you display product listings on your e-commerce website, series of posts on your forum, or you have segmented your content to make it easier to read, chances are you’ve been using pagination. Pagination and SEO are challenging topic. We are going to see why and how to handle SEO issues due to pagination.

What are the main SEO problems you got with pagination?
Crawl limitation

You’ve been aware that Google has a kind of “crawl budget” to index your website, and your goal is to optimise this budget. You don’t want Googlbots to get tied up in your paginated pages if your page […]

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3 SEO tools to try before going back to school

3 SEO tools to try before going back to school

September is just around the corner and it is the perfect time to discover new SEO tools to try. At OnCrawl, we like to uncover new ways to improve SEO. Because search engine optimization needs to rely on accurate data, you can’t track your performance without reliable tools. We have selected 3 SEO tools that we found relevant and user-friendly for 2016. We would be happy to hear your feedbacks in the comment section if you have already use them or if you think of some others!

Tiny Ranker

This new SEO tool, developed in Norway and Denmark, is a new player in the […]

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SEO elements to check when launching your new website

SEO elements to check when launching your new website

When launching a new website, there are for sure SEO elements you need to check if you want your pages to be indexed and found in the search results. Knowing what to implement is important if you want to receive traffic and convert.
SEO is a long-run strategy but you can rank your website quickly if you master the right techniques and focus on the right elements using the right tools.
This post aims to provide a guide with the SEO basics to get your website in the SERPs. At the end of the article, you will be able to use a free […]

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The 2016 link building state of play

The 2016 link building state of play

Link building is in 2016 one of the three main ranking factors for Google. But what does it look like? Which tactics really work? Our article is going to rely on Glen Allsop of ViperChill latest study that has been ran on 1000 search results. In fact, he has looked at the link structure of different websites and has studied correlations between sites well ranked and which kind of links they have, the link tactics used and other factors like number, links or word count.
Here are the key lessons of his study.

Most of backlinks remain natural

Glen’ study revealed that earned backlink […]

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