How I Went to Mexico Without My Dogs and Didn’t Freak Out!

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Last week I spent five days in sunny Cancun, Mexico. My husband and I took the trip as a late honeymoon and we have never traveled together out of the country. We were excited but also nervous because, like many of you, we own dogs.  We actually have three dogs and no kids, so obviously they are our babies. We worried how they would react to both of us being gone for so many days.

My sister was going to come feed, water and play with them twice a day, but I liked the idea of being able to check in on them when I wanted. Well, lucky for me I work at No-IP. So what did I do? I installed an IP camera in the living room and set up Dynamic DNS, so I could have access to them at all times. Continue Reading

A Beginner’s Guide to SSL Certificates

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When it comes to your company’s website, security is king. You want to make your users feel safe when entering in personal data on your website. This is especially true for company’s that sell products and services like Amazon, but also for other sites that require accounts to be created like Facebook or Twitter. The easiest way to ensure website security is through the use of SSL certificates. So, what are SSL certificates and how can you use them? Find out below. Continue Reading

11 Tips for Using Dynamic DNS Like a Pro

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At No-IP, we know that you have questions about using our services and we want to help. We asked our industry-leading Support Team to create a list of tips that you may find helpful.  All of the tips are related to setting up and running our Free and Enhanced Dynamic DNS services, check them out below.  Continue Reading

Why Branded Email is Good for Business

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Nothing drives me crazier than getting an email from a company at mycompanyname@gmail.com. It looks tacky and unprofessional and makes me wonder if they are a legitimate business or some sort of phishing scam. Usually, it makes me take my business elsewhere. There are many reasons your business needs to use a branded email. Find out what the top ones are below. Continue Reading

The Top 5 Domain Name Mistakes You Are Probably Making

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Choosing a domain name for a business is exciting and scary all at the same time. You want to make the right choice, while still leaving yourself open to other options in the future. It’s easy to think that the right choice is www.yourbusiness.com, or if that is taken www.yourbusinessnameandcity.com. But there are certain domain name mistakes you may be making that you shouldn’t be. What are they and how can you avoid them in the future? Read on to find out. Continue Reading