A Beginner

Home Business Tips, Internet Marketing Tips, Miscellaneous
[ad_1] Have you ever noticed that some URLs start with "http://" while others start with "https://"? Perhaps you noticed that extra "s" when you were browsing websites that require giving over sensitive information, like when you were paying bills online. But where'd that extra "s" come from, and what does it mean? To put it simply, the extra "s" means your connection to that website is secure and encrypted any data you enter is safely shared with that website. The technology that powers that little "s" is called SSL, which stands for Secure Sockets Layer. In this post, I'm going to break down what SSL is, an updated version of Google Chrome that will soon flag websites which are not secure, and how you can evaluate and get SSL. What is SSL? First,…
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18 Fun Corporate Team-Building Activities & Outing Ideas Everyone Will Enjoy

Home Business Tips, Internet Marketing Tips, Miscellaneous
[ad_1] Starting to notice some droopy shoulders around the office? Sounds like it's time to plan a team outing. Team outings are a great way to facilitate bonding with your team members, reduce employee stress, and give them the chance to get to know one another outside of the office. And, you know, they're really fun. But how do you find ideas for a great team outing? Maybe you start with a Google search for "team outing ideas" and stumble upon an article that suggests "field trips" and "professional development activities." Sounds like a starting point, but where's the real excitement? Next time you plan an outing for your team, cut the trust falls and get one of these ideas on the calendar instead. Corporate Team-Building Activities, Games, and Exercises…
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How to Understand Facebook Insights for Social Video

Home Business Tips, Internet Marketing Tips, Miscellaneous
[ad_1] Hi. I'm Nick, and I'm new to the HubSpot Marketing Blog. But I'm not new to HubSpot. I've been working at HubSpot for over a year now, and in that time, I've created more than 50 videos for HubSpot's Facebook page. And over the last year, we've grown our organic Facebook video views by nearly 250%. We used a lot of different content creation strategies to change our approach to Facebook videos, and knowing specifically what to track -- and why -- was a critical part of measuring our success and growth. Enter Facebook Videos Insights: Facebook's metrics panel that tells you anything and everything you'd want to know about how your videos are performing on the platform. In this post, I'll take you through why you should be…
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Did Samsung Just One-Up Apple on Its Cool Factor?

Home Business Tips, Internet Marketing Tips, Miscellaneous
[ad_1] Let's cut right to the chase: At this week's Samsung Developer Conference, the event's namesake announced a bunch of really cool new stuff. And we'll get to it -- I promise. But before we do, I want to point out what really resonated with me -- perhaps even more than all of the neat new products and features: the emerging topics and trends. These are things that many of we marketers, in our day-to-day work and responsibilities, don't give much thought to. Things like, say, a virtual-assistant-equipped refrigerator, or the latest and greatest software development kits (SDK).  But it's time that we do. Think about some of the pieces of technology or up-and-coming topics that, maybe five years ago, we thought had nothing to do with us. Those of us who ignored…
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