Branded link shorteners are quickly being adopted by high-prominence individuals and brands as a simple way to reinforce their brand while sharing links and updates with fans. But we’re also seeing an increasing trend of major players on social media choosing the .SOCIAL domain extension for their custom URLs.
Google change makes SSL certificates more important than ever
Google has introduced a new security measure in the Chrome browser that warns users on HTTP sites that the web page is not secure. As for now, the warning only appears on non-encrypted pages that collect login or payment information, but could eventually be expanded to issue warnings on all HTTP pages.
5 things you need on your website’s homepage
A homepage is the focal point of your website, and often times, it’s the first impression that visitors get of you and your content. That’s why putting time and attention into creating a stellar home page is well worth the effort. Be sure to include these five key features while creating your homepage.
Which social media platforms should your business be using?
There’s no doubt that social media has become an incredibly powerful tool for businesses who want to build their brand. But with so many social media platforms to choose from, how can you be sure that you are selecting the best ones for your business? Use this guide to determine which social media sites and apps are best for your business.
4 New Year’s resolutions for a better online presence
The new year is a time to start afresh, make new goals, and swear up and down that this is the year you finally start hitting the gym. But even as you work on your own personal growth, why not also work on your developing your online presence? Whether you’re searching for jobs or starting an online business, these resolutions can help you create your personal brand online.
How to set up a professional email address in 5 minutes flat
What to do if the domain you want is taken
It happens to the best of us: You get a great idea for a website name and go to register it, only to find that it has already been taken by someone else. Where do you go from here?
Free SSL certificates are now available at Name.com
How to spot a domain renewal scam
Sad as it is to say, there are a lot of scams out there that revolve around domain names. One of the most common domain scams is phony renewal notices, usually communicated via phone, snail mail, or email. So when we recently received a phony domain renewal email to our marketing account, we figured it was the perfect opportunity to show you how to spot a domain registration scam and avoid falling victim to it.
Lessons learned from the Internet Summit conference
Last week I was lucky enough to attend the 2016 Internet Summit conference in Raleigh, NC. It was two full days of panels, sessions, and talks with digital marketers representing companies of all sizes, who came together to share their expertise with others in the industry.
Even if you weren’t at the conference, you can still learn from the event and apply some of these strategies to your own marketing tactics. Here’s a roundup of our top lessons learned from the event.