Question: I’m scared to put all my accounts in Hootsuite. How secure is it?

Here's my answer: It is a little frightening to put all of your security credentials in one place. But, oh the power of social media management tools like Hootsuite! Don't let fear keep you tied down to manual daily tasks. The truth is - it's not ONLY up to Hootsuite and other cloud-based tools to keep your data safe. It's up to you. Hear are 3 simple things that you can do to keep hackers out and your accounts secure in Hootsuite and in general:   1. Use strong … [Read more...]

How are QR Codes Helpful?

From retailers and restaurants to law firms and local churches, the typically not so attractive QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are everywhere. But, why are they being used? If you've ever typed in a search term, a new contact or a URL on a smart phone, you will appreciate the benefit of QR Codes. QR Codes enable smart phone users to replace typing with scanning.  How do you scan? EASY! Once you install a QR Code Reader app (there are many to choose from) , you simply open the app and point … [Read more...]