Fixing Your Listing on Google Places

We encourage our customers to list their busienss on Google Places. Unfortunately not eveyone puts all of their information on correctly the first time they enter it. Google has been a little slow to respond to corrections on Google Places lately, but they are improving it. This video shows you how to make a correction [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:27+00:00 November 26th, 2011|Advertising, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Fixing Your Listing on Google Places

Website Design on Staten Island

BetterBizWorks, LLC provides superior website design and Internet Marketing to Companies on Staten Island. If you have a business on Staten Island and you're thinking of creating a web presence you you show call us and set an appointment to see why more businesses turn to us for a new website , and or internet [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:28+00:00 November 5th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Portfolio, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Staten Island, Technology, Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on Website Design on Staten Island

Selling Your business or Getting Funding Online

Whether your trying to get funding for your business or if your trying to get the best selling price for your buiness, the internet is most likely the premium choice for advertising and bidding it out. Here are some great dealmaking strategies from the video below. Create a Great Story Think like a buyer Use [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:28+00:00 November 4th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, The Economy, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Selling Your business or Getting Funding Online

SI Businesses Should Patronize Local Office Supply Stores

Here's a thought for all small business owners. Instead of buying from the Big Box Office Supply stores that doesn't purchase from the local businesses. Patronize a small business office supply that is more likely to reciprocate. The search engines flood us with the Staples, Office Max and Office Depot's of the World. We always [...]

By | 2011-10-18T17:15:59+00:00 October 18th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Current Events, Staten Island, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on SI Businesses Should Patronize Local Office Supply Stores

Google Employee Warns Against Buying Links

Lots of website owners ask us about link building, buying links, link services, etc. relates to SEO. Natural link building is always best. creating artificial links though buying links from companies is usually bad. Matt Cutts from Google gives his opinion here. Google still considers buying links against their guidelines and the may enforce this [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:28+00:00 October 15th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Google Employee Warns Against Buying Links

A Taste of Honey – Catering, Picnics and Banquet Hall

I recently attended a church picnic, and after that a company event in Staten Island. I was impressed with the range of catering that A Taste of Honey was capable of. Part of what I do is publish tips to small business. Their company picnic venue is something every business on Staten Island should look [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:29+00:00 October 14th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Events, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on A Taste of Honey – Catering, Picnics and Banquet Hall

Staten Island Green Business Luncheon

Join us Friday, October 21st from Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Ruddy and Dean’s for the Monthly Green Business Lunch. NYSERDA will be our guest. Learn How to Save Money on your Energy Bills and Network with Small Business Owners. This program is sponsored by West Brighton LDC with Citi-Foundation. Lunch is $15. R.S.V.P. 718-816-4775 [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:29+00:00 October 14th, 2011|Events, Staten Island, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Staten Island Green Business Luncheon

American Jobs Act – What’s In It?

If you would like to know what's in the American Jobs Act in Plain English. Read This. Every American should put their political opinions aside and look at this act. This act can help small business. It can create jobs for people. We Scraped the information off of http://www.whitehouse.gov/     Here are the Highlights: [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:30+00:00 October 1st, 2011|Current Events, Staten Island, The Economy, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on American Jobs Act – What’s In It?

What Is Google Wallet?

Google wallet allows consumers to store their credit cards, loyalty cards, gift cards and coupons on an app on their smartphone. Rewards coupons and offers can be processed through google wallet. al cards are put through as credit cards so you never enter a debit PIN number. This video we posted is a good basic [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 24th, 2011|Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on What Is Google Wallet?

What are Staten Islanders Doing About The Toll Hikes?

With the Goethals and Bayonne and Outerbridge tolls rising from $8.00 to $12.00 for commuters paying cash, you would think there would be rioting on the streets, protests and traffic barricades to show our anger towards this unfair additional tax on our borough. I am surprised that commuters haven't come over the bridge in masses [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Current Events, Staten Island, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on What are Staten Islanders Doing About The Toll Hikes?

Two Women Turn Their Love for Pies Into A Business

Here's a success story of two women that took a love for baking pies and turned it into a business. Of course the Internet played a major role in their endeavor. Building your business online allows you to save money on rent, furnishings and space for visitors to come. Creating a website with a real [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 17th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Two Women Turn Their Love for Pies Into A Business

Promoting your Event Online

This video shows a not for profit using limited ad budget online to promote their festival in Iowa. It baffles the mind when you think about business in the New York Metropolitan Area that isn't using online advertising and a useful website to bring in more business. Many not for profits today have limited  resources [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 17th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Promoting your Event Online

Opening a Restaurant Can be Terrifying But…

Opening a Restaurant can be a terrifying experience if you're not prepared. Marketing your restaurant on the web can help you get more customers and allow them to let other people know what a great place you have. Make sure you let your customers know that they can give you a review online if they [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 17th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Opening a Restaurant Can be Terrifying But…

Chocolate Company Advertises Online

Expand your footprint beyond your local community. I see plenty of new businesses serving food locally. Most new food companies aren't getting the volume from their local area in this economy. Most people put up a website and wait for people to find it by accident. Hopefully you know that you should be advertising online [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:31+00:00 September 17th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Chocolate Company Advertises Online

No One Profits Until The Sale Is Made

Sometimes in business we lose site of the fact that sales drive our profits. Not operations, service or inventory, but sales. Here a sales 101 video to get you back on track. Reward salesman that produce. Don't worry if you fell that your best salespeople are compensated too well. If they are making your company [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:32+00:00 September 11th, 2011|Marketing, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on No One Profits Until The Sale Is Made

What To Do With Your Family Business

Like anywhere else in America, Staten Island has it's share of family owned business. Many family members step into an already running business started by their mother, father or grandparents. Some people keep the businesses going just the way they were and do well, others improve it, destroy it or sell it. The dilemma is [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:32+00:00 September 11th, 2011|The Economy, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on What To Do With Your Family Business

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 | 2017-05-02T16:52:32+00:00 September 3rd, 2011|Social Networking, Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Google+ Tips

Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business

We get plenty of new businesses coming to us for websites. Many times we are asked questions about what type of legal entity is best . the answers are varied depending on your individual situation. It's always best to consult an attorney with your own situation before making a decision. we came across this video [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:32+00:00 September 3rd, 2011|Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business

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 | 2017-05-02T16:52:32+00:00 August 27th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Networking, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Your Blog And Facebook