GitLab, a software company, has 350 employees who all work remotely. The organization made $10.5 million in revenue in 2017. Here’s how they did it. Also: how longtime members can increase the value of your association.
With a tough California law soon to take effect and a new Congress heading to DC, associations are making their case that the federal government should step in with new rules for data privacy and, potentially, new legislation.
Google launched a new portal for developers that can audit, score, and provide best practices for websites. Also: facial recognition for your event.
Recent research from Pew notes that online video, particularly on YouTube, is increasingly becoming a key way that the public informs itself. An embrace of online video could offer a potential opportunity for associations to stand out.
With data security issues on the rise, the Better Identity Coalition, a group launched less than a year ago, has been making the case that new forms of identity verification are needed. Equifax, whose major breach was a driving factor behind the group’s creation, recently joined.
The photo service Flickr, once owned by Yahoo, is moving to a subscription model and limiting free accounts. While the shift could lead to the deletion of millions of photos, the organization Creative Commons is working with the company on a solution that could keep many of them available online.
Sometimes the root of your organization’s future might come in the form of not only finding the right idea, but finding the right way to sell both inside your organization and to the broader world. A recent experiment in the world of publishing offers a lot of lessons on this front.
Instagram offers a unique opportunity to reach new people. Curating your posts can grow your following and spread your mission. Also: creating energizing meetings.
It’s not uncommon these days for your content and web teams to frequently field emails asking for some kind of link back. Link building is often a bad tactic to fall into Google’s good graces, but content marketers could learn from its faults to boost their own strategies.
The Tech Town Index, a new report from the association, finds a surprising geographic diversity among tech hot spots, helped along by both booming college towns and maturing local tech economies.