Staten Island Business Friends

BetterBizWorks, LLC has launched Staten Island Business Friends, a business owner's social networking group on Staten Island at www.sibfnetwork.org. Currently there are about 25 members and they meet at The Hilton Garden Inn every other Tuesday morning. There are a few interesting things about this social networking club on Staten Island. There is no pressure [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 28th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Portfolio, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Staten Island Business Friends

A Website Without Marketing Is…

A website without a marketing plan is a lonely soul. If you build it they might come, but usually not. At least not without a marketing plan. In my travels I have listened to many business plans. Everyone is going into business online and that's great. The migration of the world's business from brick and [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 27th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on A Website Without Marketing Is…

Wiesner Bros. Of Staten Island

BetterBizWorks, LLC is proud to announce the Launching of Wiesner Bros. Nursery Inc. . Think Spring Wiesner Bros. is a family run business, with an eight acre nursery, where you will find plants and trees to suit your every need. Wiesner Bros. specializes in rare and large plants but also offers a large variety of [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 27th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Portfolio|Comments Off on Wiesner Bros. Of Staten Island

Google Places To Promote Your Business

Most Businesses should list their business on Google Places. It's like a mini webpage right on Google search. It allows you to be found, browsed and learned about. A map is displayed to show directions to your business. You can show pictures and benefits of your company. Later you can look at the data from [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 25th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Google Places To Promote Your Business

The World of Sales Has Changed

Where I grew up in Brooklyn NY back in the 60's things were different then they are today. We had a milk man, A soda man, a fruit man, there was even a fish man who carted around fresh fish on ice. Insurance salesman, brush salesman and people who went door to door selling pot, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Our Services, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on The World of Sales Has Changed

Learn How Search Works

Here is an explanation of how search works according to Google. This Video can show you what Google deems important on a very elementary level. It's amazing how much information is collected, stored and sent to you within 1/2 of a second after you hit the search button. It's always best to get your answers [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology|Comments Off on Learn How Search Works

Whitehat SEO – Be a Good Guy

Here at BetterBizWorks we offer Seminars and Workshops in Staten Island and New Jersey on Online Marketing Best Practices. There are many offers and promises by unscrupulous companies on the web claiming miraculous changes in page ranking. Some of these techniques are call Blackhat SEO. these techniques can have you banned from a search engine. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Whitehat SEO – Be a Good Guy

Use Google Places To Promote Your Business

Google Places is the online version of the old phone books we used to use. the difference is it's right there when you need it. It's free, and it offers a lot of features that can propel your business above the competition. google places let's you show your customers where you are, what you offer, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Use Google Places To Promote Your Business

Website Marketing 101 – Effective Landing Page and AdWords

Google and HP put together a video on best practices for effective websites. Before you start marketing your website it should be effective, or you're wasting your money on advertising. Without an effective website you will pay for visitors but they won't buy.  Learn what makes an effective landing page. Make sure your website layout [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on Website Marketing 101 – Effective Landing Page and AdWords

Small Business Tips From A Google Employee

Here is a 10 minute video from Matt Cutts. He talks about small business using WordPress for there website, Google's small business center, Google maps, google base and how businesses can take advantage of their free services. f course we're always here to help if you need it. Enjoy the video.  

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Small Business Tips From A Google Employee

3 Steps to Building a Good Website

This video where a Google employees has some great tips on building a good website. The production of the video is a little shaky but if you can put up with it You'll get some great advice. The synopsis of this video is: sell or offer something worthwhile on your site (No Junk) start a [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Building a Good Website

BetterBizWorks $99 Website Package

BetterBizWorks offers a fantastic custom website package that includes 5 Web pages, content management system, domain name, hosting, email marketing, search engine optimization, online advertising, virtual office and maintenance for $99 per month. We set everything up for you. We'll design the website for you, put up the content you provide, add pictures and other [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 17th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Website Design|Comments Off on BetterBizWorks $99 Website Package

Excellent Book On How To Market To Today’s Consumer On The Web

Most of the people trying to increase their website rank are on the wrong track. Here is a Video Clip from Vanessa Fox. She wrote the book - Marketing In The Age of Google. Anyone trying to market their company on the Internet needs to read this book. There are too many so-called SEO companies [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:39+00:00 January 12th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Our Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Excellent Book On How To Market To Today’s Consumer On The Web

A Tour of Staten Island

Since our web design office is based on Staten Island, I thought it would be nice to add a quick tour . Many people don't know that Staten Island has some tourist attractions, things to do, culture and is a great place to live and work.  Some of Staten Island's attractions include The Staten Island [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:40+00:00 January 8th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Staten Island, Website Design|Comments Off on A Tour of Staten Island

Web Design Planning

When planning the basic layout of your new website many things are considered. We try to envision what will attract customers and keep them on the website. Balance and design are important when planning your new website. The right amount of white space, content, photos and how they are placed are tantamount. While we don't [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:40+00:00 January 7th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing|Comments Off on Web Design Planning

How To Upgrade Your Browser

At BetterBizWorks we are constantly encouraging our customers to keep their browsers up to date. Most people don't realize the benefits of updating their browser. Some benefits include: Getting the latest benefits from the newest technology Updating security issues Lessen security vulnerabilities Improve your online experience enhance your browsing speed encourage the innovation of better [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:40+00:00 January 6th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on How To Upgrade Your Browser

The Three Most Important Website Tools Google Offers

This is an excellent video produced by Google, about Google These three tools Google Webmaster, Google Analytics and Google Optimizer are spectacular tools for website owners and consultants. There is allot of detail here, but it is well worth learning. The problem is the amount of time it take to create an efficient website. BetterBizWorks, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:40+00:00 January 6th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on The Three Most Important Website Tools Google Offers

Promoting Your Business on Facebook

It seems like everyone is trying to promote their business on Facebook. Given the fact that at the time of this article Facebook is ranked the number 2 website on the planet, it's a great place to start. I ran across a video that states the facts. It's not instructional but it does give some [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Social Networking|Comments Off on Promoting Your Business on Facebook

How SCORE Can Help You with Your Business

SCORE used to be an acronym for Senior Core of Retired Executives. SCORE is a government funded business help organization that is a free service fueled by business experienced volunteers that are available to help you plan and improve your business strategies. There are local chapters for SCORE all over the country just waiting to [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Our Services, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on How SCORE Can Help You with Your Business