Technology and Tools
If you have a website, you’ve probably heard of SSL or HTTPS—an internet communication protocol that adds an extra layer of security to the standard HTTP connection. Though it has been around for more than 20 years, until recently it was used mainly by websites that handle sensitive data such as credit card information. Now, however, all websites are being encouraged to adopt SSL / HTTPS.
There are now more mobile devices than desktops accessing the internet. That means if your website isn’t mobile-friendly, you’re already at a serious disadvantage, and it will only get worse. Here are three reasons you need a mobile-friendly site.
There was a time when marketing was more art than science. With no real way to tell whether a snazzy brochure, a cute jingle or a striking logo actually generated business, marketers used to rely on their gut about what was working, with very little data to back those feelings up.
There’s no denying it: marketing automation is hot. But for every marketer who's comfortable using it, there are probably three who are totally intimidated by the term. Once you understand what it is and how to use it, however, it can transform your business.
Are you maximizing the recruiting potential of your site? You can do a lot more than just post jobs and accept resumes. Using the right hiring strategies and website tools, you can transform your online application process into a robust engine to ensure you’re attracting qualified and enthusiastic talent.
Is your website perfect? If your answer is “no” or “I’m not sure,” use these 19 tools to measure your website's performance in various categories. They're all free, and none require you to download software, create an account, or sign up for a free trial.
A website can be your company’s best sales tool for lead generation, but knowing if and how your site is working is the key to marketing success. With detailed reports available in Google Analytics that analyze site traffic, visitor behaviors, and marketing patterns, you can analyze your website traffic for a better understanding of your site's effectiveness.
Most of us browse the internet on our phones at some point during the day. In fact, about 28% of all web browsing is happening on smartphones. And while most mobile interaction happens for consumer-focused brands and companies, mobile-friendly websites also have a competitive advantage in the business sphere – with 72% of professionals researching business products and services via mobile.