Thwart unwanted sharing with automatic watermarking

In my spare time (Ed. note: ha, right!), I like to write screenplays. Last Friday I finished the first draft of my latest one, which is a moment of joy and terror. Joy because it’s finally done. Terror because now I have to show it to people for feedback/judgment.

To share it, I set up a Onehub Workspace and sent out secure links. If I was a big-time Hollywood writer and there were millions of dollars at stake on this script (Ed. note: I’m not,  there aren’t) I could have also enabled extras like password protection and link expirations.

But if I wanted to go that extra privacy mile, I would enable automatic watermarking. Onehub’s watermarking feature is an awesome way to help thwart unwanted sharing of your documents, and it is incredibly easy to set up. Read More…

How to transfer ownership of your Onehub account

Things change — and that’s good! There may come a time when you need to change the ownership of your Onehub account, and we want to make that process as secure and easy as possible.

To help you transfer account ownership, our support team has put together a brief guide explaining all the steps you need to take and information you need to provide in order for us to securely move the account over.

As always, if you have any questions about your account or anything about Onehub, feel free to give us a call!

The desktop internet isn’t dead

desktop_growthWith apologies to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, using a desktop computer to access the internet is “not dead yet.” A popular chorus among media types has been the mobile web would eat the desktop’s lunch, but a Wall Street Journal story shows going online via desktop might actually be growing:

According to data from comScore, for example, the overall time spent online with desktop devices in the U.S. has remained relatively stable for the past two years. Time spent with mobile devices has grown rapidly in that time, but the numbers suggest mobile use is adding to desktop use, not subtracting from it.

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Our Quick Start Guide helps you start your holiday weekend faster

The Memorial Day holiday weekend is here. Well, almost here. You still have the rest of today to get through. But there’s one way we can help new Onehub users speed things up. Our handy dandy Onehub Quick Start Guide can get you up and running with Onehub in no time (so you can squeeze more time into the weekend).

In it you can learn how to:

  • Set up a Onehub Workspace
  • Create and organize folders
  • Upload content
  • Invite users to collaborate

And at the risk of sounding like an infomercial — so much more!

If the thought of reading actual words is just too much for you to bear, you’re in luck! We also have our video tutorial series that will walk you through getting started with Onehub step by step.

We at Onehub just want to empower you to work more efficiently, so you have more time to enjoy three day weekends.

Taking a device-agnostic approach to design

americano-modal-mobile-fullWe take now, a (spoiler free) moment to remember Mad Men, which had its series finale last night. Though set in the world of advertising, it wasn’t about ads. It was about the evolution of the characters and the world in which they lived.

In much the same way, it’s facile to think that “design” is simply about making things look good. Good design, too, is a way of understanding and interacting with our rapidly evolving world. Design has grown in importance over the years to become a key component to the success of any product.

The challenge is that there are so many products to design for: phones, tablets, desktops, even how a product looks on a watch must now be considered. This proliferation of devices has spawned a new way of thinking about design — a device-agnostic approach to designing products.

And — here is a spoiler — we’ve been putting these principles to good use as we re-design our own site. You can get a sneak-peek over on Dribbble). Onehub Design Lead, Matthew Anderson is leading our device-agnostic charge, so we asked him about it, and what it all means for the future look of Onehub. Read More…

Video: How to customize your Onehub Workspace

Way back in the day, Burger King ran a commercial with a song about having a Whopper “your way.” I wanted to do a shot-for-shot remake of that 1974 commercial with my Onehub colleagues, replacing “Whopper” with “Workspace.” The lyrics went something like:

Pick your logo,
color hexes
Make your Workspace
look its bestest…

You get where it’s going. But, alas, I couldn’t get any of my co-workers to put on the vintage outfits. So I’m reduced to just telling you that your Workspaces are your Workspaces. As such, Onehub lets you customize their look and feel to match your brand.

Customizing your Workspace is very easy, and to help you, we created this handy dandy short video to walk you through it.

In addition to matching your brand standards, changing up the look of your Workspaces can actually help your workflow. By assigning different logos and colors, you can give yourself an immediate visual cue as to what project you are working on.

This is the latest in our video tutorial series, which you can find on our YouTube channel. Grab a burger and watch them all!

The New York Times is right, product reviews should include customer service

onehub_app_ipad_screenshotWe’ve written before about our emphasis on customer support, and introduced you to our awesome support crew. So we were pleased to read a recent New York Times piece lamenting how product reviews omit customer service:

Product reviews are broken. They are great at telling you about the speed of a computer or the brightness of a screen. But there’s a big gaping hole in evaluations of most products, from phones to computers to televisions.

The product evaluations neglect to mention the quality of a company’s customer service, which becomes the most important factor of all when problems or questions related to the product come up.

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