Features and Updates Archives

What Google’s encrypted search means for Raven

Following the chaos caused by Google’s announcement yesterday that they will no longer pass on organic search referral data from logged-in users, we noticed more and more of our customers asking, “How does that affect Raven?” Before we dive into that, let’s make sure we’re … Read More

New Feature: Visualize your link building with ‘link clips’

Traditional PR agencies have long provided clips to their clients—article cutouts of mentions that appear in newspapers and magazines. Today we’re bringing clips to the SEO world. The introduction of “link clips” is a major enhancement to Raven’s link monitoring and management tools. Here’s how … Read More

Raven scheduled maintenance

A quick heads up: This Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, you won’t be able to access Raven’s Social Monitor. We’re doing some database maintenance on the tool from noon to about 6 p.m. CDT (GMT-5). Note: this applies only to the Social Monitor tool, not to … Read More

It’s time to go Pro with Raven

When Raven first created the Solo account, we wanted to provide access to affordable SEO tools. Since then, Raven has evolved into a full-fledged Internet marketing platform that also includes social media tools and advertising tools. We integrate more than a dozen data sources—each with … Read More

Where’s Raven: August 2011 edition

July was a busy time on the home front for Raven as we introduced our brand new online advertising tools. If you haven’t had a chance to check them out yet, I highly recommend it. I think people will not only love the reporting, but … Read More

Introducing Schema Creator for Google’s new structured data format

Schema.org does its best to explain how schemas work. But do you understand them? I thought I did. The first time I created schemas for my own blog, I got really excited. Knowing me, I probably bounced up and down a little and told everyone … Read More

Did you Know? How to track and report on Google Plus with Raven

Google Plus traffic can be measured just like any other social network. Google Plus has its own referring URL that you can segment out in Google Analytics: plus.google.com. If you haven’t already, sync your Google Analytics account with Raven. Then, to view your Google Plus … Read More

New Features: KnowEm importing, enhanced report filtering and high contrast option

Now that Raven’s new user interface has been released, and we have transitioned our automated rank checking over to Authority Labs, the Raven feature and enhancement engine is getting revved up again. Here’s what new: High Contrast preference The Unity UI provides a cleaner, softer … Read More

Did you know? How to keep track of linkbait backlinks

It’s not easy to keep track of the links created from your latest piece of linkbait. Sure, you can keep an eye on referrals in your analytics or go through the trackbacks on your post, but that can be both time consuming and incomplete. Raven … Read More

Raven releases new Unity UI

Today, we are excited and proud to debut Raven’s new user interface, “Unity.” The Raven platform has been growing up, and it finally became time for our user interface (UI) to do the same. For the past few years, we have added dozens of new … Read More