Hooray! GDPR is almost here! And you might be one of the thousands of businesses wondering how on earth you should reconfirm your MailChimp email list, and how you'll ever find the time to do it. MailChimp does have some GDPR tools, but these are basic, and they don't offer you a super-easy way to refresh your list. (Which they should!) Here's the quick trick we used to: Reconfirm subscribers Capture those confirmations permanently Seamles
Working in a remote team presents a range of challenges, beyond just keeping in touch. Staying organized across different time zones, and on different projects and platforms, means that you need to integrate your tools to avoid losing track. WebHooks are one of Slack’s coolest features. They allow you to easily link services together. And using third-party services and RSS feeds, you can build on their functionality and turn Slack into the
Twitter has picked up and republished our blog post on the benefits of guest posting. You'll find the republished blog on the Business section of the Twitter website. Many of our previous posts have been syndicated to a variety of websites, with permission. This is one of the biggest sites that has republished a recent blog from Red Robot. We're really proud of the blog on the benefits of guest posting, so it's great to see it pushed out to a much
Public WiFi security isn't the most exciting topic. But for freelancers, it is a critical issue. When you use public WiFi, you could be opening yourself up to data theft, identity fraud, and even stalking. And if you're working for corporate clients, your laptop could be the weak link in the chain; a way to spread viruses and malware that wreaks havoc for the entire company. Here's everything you need to know to ensure that your data, and your clients'
Medium is a blogging platform like Tumblr and WordPress.com, but with the added advantage of a built-in social network. It has a pared down look, and a simple interface. Medium is a great place to start a personal blog, but it also has a killer republishing feature that businesses love. This post explains how to use it. Republishing content sometimes has businesses spooked. After all, duplicate content will result in a penalty in many cases. Posting the