SeedSpark Sessions

SeedSpark Sessions

By SeedSpark
SeedSpark Sessions is your guide for the Digital Continuum, exploring technology that is laying the foundation for the future of business. From artificial intelligence to cloud-based computing, we cover technology that is streamlining workflows and revolutionizing the way that people work and live in their daily lives.
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5 Ways Office 365 Boosts Your Business' Productivity
Microsoft's Office 365 productivity suite has grown to become a staple of communication and collaboration in companies around the world. Today we're sharing five ways that Office 365 can benefit the way that your team works. It's not about changing your business' processes, it's about using the technology we have at our disposal to work smarter.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark
07:58
August 4, 2020
Working Remotely for Good - Transitioning to Working from Home 24/7
With 2020 being a year unlike any other, working remotely has been at the forefront of the minds of employees and business owners around the world. While SeedSpark is back in the office - practicing proper social distancing, of course - our team has adopted a hybrid approach. While some employees are in the office and others are local but remote, others have made much larger transitions. Nichole Nowell, SeedSpark's Client Relationships Manager, moved to Massachusetts to be closer to her family while still staying on with our team here in North Carolina. Nichole shares more about her experience with remote work technology, the benefits of her new schedule, and how she believes that future workplaces will be defined by the changes we're experiencing now.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
11:31
July 28, 2020
The Art of Password Theft: Common Hacking Tactics and How to Protect Yourself Online
Your password is the first line of protection against those trying to hack their way into accounts containing your sensitive private data. This episode of SeedSpark Sessions explains some of the common tactics that criminals use to try and gain access to your data and shares simple steps that can be taken to boost your protection and keep yourself safe in the digital world.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
06:50
July 21, 2020
Cloud Storage: What It Is, How It Works, and How It Can Improve Your Workflow
In the last 10 years, cloud-based storage solutions have become a huge part of the way that data is shared, stored, and used in our daily lives. Joseph Atkins, SeedSpark's Technical Operations Director, shares insights on the world of cloud storage and how it has grown from experimental tech to the powerhouse of productivity that it is today. From managing our most significant digital memories to acting as the foundation of data storage for businesses around the world, the power of the cloud is helping engineers create a framework of the future that will help bolster and build industries for decades to come.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
31:12
July 14, 2020
Shifts in Microsoft Teams - Supporting Frontline Workers Around the World
Microsoft Teams has become a basic part of team communication for companies around the world. For frontline workers, Shifts in Microsoft Teams is able to keep your entire team up to date on the weekly schedule, allows collaboration between coworkers, and ensures that every shift knows what they're facing when they walk into work each day. In this episode of SeedSpark Sessions, we cover the benefits of the tool and how it can take your organization to the next level.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
05:12
July 2, 2020
What Are Social Media Phishing Attacks and How You Can Fight Back
Social media is a major part of the way that we work, meet, and play digitally in our busy modern lives. Unfortunately, attackers are taking advantage of platforms in an attempt to gain access to personal information through malicious posts, fake accounts, and social engineering. On today's episode of SeedSpark Sessions, we are explaining phishing on social media, how it's done, and how you can protect yourself online. Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
05:18
June 26, 2020
How CEOs Use Social Media - An Interview with SeedSpark's Chad Jenkins
Nailing down an audience can be a tricky task for social media marketers. How do you connect with a company's leaders - the decision-makers that your team wants to connect with? Instead of playing the guessing game, let's ask one. Chad Jenkins is a lifelong serial entrepreneur with a passion for finding new opportunities. We talk more about his favorite platforms, the content that he searches for, and the perception of other businesses in the digital space.  Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com Follow SeedSpark! Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
13:29
June 19, 2020
Building Better Branding - Graphic Design, Modern Marketing, and How They Can Boost Your Business
In our fast-paced digital world, marketing and design are constantly evolving. From new mediums to innovative design technology, designers are constantly searching for the latest ways to evolve a brand and to help reach an ever-growing online audience. Taylor Dolinger joined SeedSpark as a Graphic Designer, then going on to become Director of Marketing. She explains her history as a graphic designer, how the craft has and continues to evolve, and why branding is more important for a business than ever before. We hope you enjoy this episode of SeedSpark Sessions!     Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com   Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com   Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark   Too Cool Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
12:34
June 12, 2020
4 Reasons Why Businesses Should Be On Social Media in 2020
In our digital age, social media is a direct link to millions of people around the world who are constantly learning, sharing, and discovering. For companies on the fence about getting started with social media, creating an online presence is an opportunity to connect with existing clients and reach new ones both locally and around the world. Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com   Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
05:24
June 5, 2020
5 Tips to Improve SEO in 2020 (and Beyond)
Search Engine Optimization, otherwise known as SEO, is a fundamental part of digital marketing for modern businesses striving to make the most out of the power of technology and the connectivity of social media. This week, I talked with our web development team to create a list of five fundamental tips that improve SEO ranks and drive more traffic back to your business.  Check out our blog for more information: http://blog.seedspark.com/blog/seo_2020 Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark Music Attributions: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
05:27
May 22, 2020
Building a Website in 2020 - Why Our Web Developers Choose WordPress
After becoming a thriving industry over the last 30 years, having a robust web presence has become a staple expectation for modern businesses. SeedSpark partners with businesses throughout their unique digital transformation, designing and developing websites that connect companies with the online world. Joe Pease, a web developer with over 10 years of experience, joins us to talk more about why WordPress provides all of the tools that a team needs to create comprehensive website solutions for businesses across a variety of industries.    Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com   Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com   Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark   Music: Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod  Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4534-too-cool  License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:41
May 15, 2020
Why WordPress is the Best Website Builder in 2020
SeedSpark's web development team agrees that WordPress is, by far, the standout leader in website builders in 2020. From intuitive plugins to SEO optimization, WordPress provides developers with the tools that they need to design a website based around a business' brand and the way that they work. Learn more about SeedSpark and get in touch with our team at http://seedspark.com. Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com   Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark
06:02
May 7, 2020
Parenting During a Quarantine – Balancing Work and Life in a “Work from Home” World
Addy Emery, SeedSpark's Director of Sales, sits down on this week's episode of SeedSpark Sessions to discuss what it's been like maintaining a balance while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. From striking a work/life balance to staying active indoors, Emery shares plenty of tips for navigating the strange new normal that we find ourselves in during 2020.  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt Facebook: http://facebook.com/seedspark http://seedspark.com
26:13
May 1, 2020
EIDL and PPP - Help for Small Businesses Impacted by the Coronavirus
SeedSpark CEO Chad Jenkins joins us to speak more about the options presented to small businesses grappling with financial difficulties in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. EIDL and PPP are two options that can be incredibly beneficial to business owners across the country.    PPP Resources: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp  EIDL Resources: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loan-emergency-advance  Forbes Coverage of the Difference Between Each: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2020/04/09/what-you-need-to-know-to-about-applying-for-a-covid-19-economic-injury-disaster-loan-eidl/#6625380c4a50   Learn more about SeedSpark, your business growth partner: http://seedspark.com  Stay up to date on the latest technology revolutionizing the digital continuum: http://blog.seedspark.com   Follow SeedSpark!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedspark  Instagram: http://instagram.com/seedsparkclt  Facebook: http://linkedin.com/seedspark  LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/seedspark   Music courtesy of BenSound: Learn more at bensound.com
18:23
April 15, 2020
Working From Home - Running Remote Meetings
Joe Pease, SeedSpark's Digital Marketing Manager, joins us to talk about our first digital "All Hands" meeting. This monthly company-wide meeting is already hectic in-person, but how is it now that our company is working remotely as a result of the coronavirus? We cover what worked well and what could be improved to better connect and collaborate out of the office. Visit us online and learn more about our services and the SeedSpark team! http://seedspark.com
12:54
April 8, 2020