Internet Marketing for Small Business

Small business owners work hard to keep the shop running and the customers coming in. That work may have gotten you to where you are, but it is important to market your business to increase your reach in the community. Our marketing services help you and your business be found online, and keep customers returning. [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Internet Marketing for Small Business

Using Pokemon Go as a Marketing Tool for Your Business

It’s been one week since the phenomenon of Pokemon Go hit the app stores and people all over hit the streets. People of all ages, even those who have never played a Pokemon game before are walking, biking, and driving around town to “Catch ’Em All.” As a business owner, what does this mean to [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Advertising, Current Events, Important Business Tools, Marketing, Mobile apps, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Using Pokemon Go as a Marketing Tool for Your Business

Small Business Social Media and Marketing Seminar

Wednesday February 11, 2015 Charles Di Bartolo from BetterBizWorks will be holding a FREE Seminar for small business owners with The Small Business Development Center at SCI on Staten Island. Learn  the best online business tools available to help you market your business.  Social media best practices will also be covered. Charles Di Bartolo gives [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|BetterBizWorks, Current Events, Events, Important Business Tools, Marketing, Social Networking, Staten Island, Tips For Small Business, Website Design, Websites|Comments Off on Small Business Social Media and Marketing Seminar

SEO and Blogging on Your Site

Websites today compete for the top spots on Google and Bing when consumers search for a service. While consumers may not search for that particular business, it may come up based on it’s services, and the amount of clicks the site gets. One way the sites get noticed is through Search Engine Optimization, or SEO [...]

By | August 30th, 2014|Advertising, Important Business Tools, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Networking, Tips For Small Business, Websites|Comments Off on SEO and Blogging on Your Site

Organic Search – Why It’s Important

Many business owners come to me asking for more traffic to their website. The thought never occurs to them that having great content on your website is paramount to attracting new customers and keeping existing ones. Today there is no magic pill for web traffic for small business. If you want returning customers, giving them [...]

By | May 31st, 2014|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Organic Search – Why It’s Important

Promote Your Website Online

Today, there are a lot of changes happening in the internet world, especially when it comes to the topic of search engine optimization. It is accurate that some search engine optimization structures have significantly changed; moreover it is true that following some simple plans and working properly and legally will always permit online website owners [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|Marketing, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business, Uncategorized, Websites|Comments Off on Promote Your Website Online

Instagram for your PC

  I have been looking for a reliable way to post photos on Instagram from my PC. I found a way that works on PCs and MACs. The website offering software to allow you to do this is Gramblr.com owned by Nokia. Once you install Gramblr software you can edit photos in you favorite editor. [...]

By | November 3rd, 2013|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Important Business Tools, Lessons, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Instagram for your PC

Why Use Social Media

Why Use Social Media? Most of us use it. does it really pay. It can, if you use it right.There are companies making money, increasing customer satisfaction. creating fans, and improving their reputation by using social media It can be a double edged sword if it's used wrong. If you engage other people through social [...]

By | March 21st, 2013|Marketing, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Why Use Social Media

BetterBizWorks Voted #1 Website Design Company by The Greatest Around!

The Better Biz Works team would like to take a moment to thank our customers, clients, friends and members of the Staten Island community for voting us the #1 Website Design Company on Staten Island by TheGreatestAround.com.  Developed by Efferent Media Inc., The Greatest Around is an Internet based company that ranks the best of [...]

By | October 17th, 2012|BetterBizWorks, Events, Marketing, Our Services, Social Networking, Staten Island, Technology, Uncategorized, Website Design|Comments Off on BetterBizWorks Voted #1 Website Design Company by The Greatest Around!

How To Greet People in Business

After attending hundreds of networking meetings on Staten Island, New York City and Northern New Jersey, I have been greeted with a variety of excellent to mediocre to poor greeting methods. There is an art to effective greeting. Nothing seems to cool a relationship like a limp fish handshake, or calling someone you should know [...]

By | November 28th, 2011|Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on How To Greet People in Business

Google+ is Catching On

If you like Facebook but feel that you need a better way to sort through different classifications of friends, Google+ is for you. It's taken a while to catch on but it is growing steadily. I like the Circles feature Here is a quick look at Google+.     If you want a better explanation [...]

By | November 18th, 2011|Social Networking, Technology|Comments Off on Google+ is Catching On

Google+ Tips

Here is a video from Google on how to get started with Google+. You can get started by making some circles. This video will show you how. The most interesting thing about Google+ is it's ability to create different circles of friends. In traditional social networking sites everyone the you associate with can be in [...]

By | September 3rd, 2011|Social Networking, Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Google+ Tips

Your Blog And Facebook

Everyone asks us to put a Facebook like button on their website. Some people ask us to put put a link from their website to their Facebook page, which I think is a bit backwords. As a website owner your goal should be to bring people from your social media pages to your website, where [...]

By | August 27th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Your Blog And Facebook

Social Networking on Staten Island For Your Business

For many years I lived on Staten Island and did business in Manhattan and Northern NJ. My wife had a local hair salon on Staten Island (Chrysalis Salon) and I decided to commute for business. Eventually I was selling nationally. I enjoyed it for a while, but grew tired of it over time.  In those [...]

By | August 23rd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Social Networking, Staten Island, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Social Networking on Staten Island For Your Business

The eras of MySpace, Facebook and Google+: What’s next?

The history of social networking starts with MySpace.  Remember Tom?  At the peak of MySpace's heyday, facebook was released and was offered only to select university students around the world.  Within the year of facebook’s birth, it was opened to anyone with an email address and soon after several unique features were developed including unavoidable [...]

By | August 18th, 2011|Social Networking|Comments Off on The eras of MySpace, Facebook and Google+: What’s next?

Best Link Building Techniques

If you're serious about building links to your website and you want to do it right, listen to this video by Google. There are lots of ways to build links the wrong way but only a few ways to do it correctly. I see tons of new black hat techniques on link building here are [...]

By | August 14th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Lessons, Marketing, Our Services, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Best Link Building Techniques

Ashley Pitman discovers Google+

The video below is a humorous look at how to get started with Google+.  Inspired by Queen's 1980 hit "Another one bites the dust,"  Ashley Pitman of the BreakOriginals shares her rendition known as "What is this Google+?"  This is a video that is sure to make you laugh!

By | August 11th, 2011|Humor, Social Networking|Comments Off on Ashley Pitman discovers Google+

The Basics on Google+ Circles

Google+ seems to gather a lot of its inspiration from Facebook; however, most of Google+'s advertisements suggest that they are attempting to create a more professional and filtered social network.  Google+'s circles function allows a user to categorize friends, family, coworkers and other social networking members into separate groups where information, photographs and statuses can [...]

By | July 18th, 2011|Social Networking|Comments Off on The Basics on Google+ Circles

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 | January 28th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Portfolio, Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Staten Island Business Friends