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Small Business Saturday: 7-Step ‘Small Business’ Website Checklist

In the third and final installment of our #SmallBizSaturdaySeries, we’ve compiled a list of seven steps to get your business online! We’re also offering a FREE domain with any purchase of web hosting* by using the coupon code:SMALLBIZFREE. With 24/7 customer support, our highly trained team will help you get online in minutes. Having a website has become a necessity for any business’soverall marketing and growth strategy.

Small Business Saturday – Keep Customers Loyal

Small Business Saturday is a “day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.”[1] Not only will many of us at shop and dine at local establishments, but we encourage small business owners without websites to consider getting online backed by Why get online?  A website acts as an extension of your physical

Customer Retention Management – How to Keep Customers Coming Back

Keep Customers Coming Back We discussed in a recent post how daily deal sites help drive both customers and business, but the real challenge is getting those new customers to remain customers and keep coming back.  If you’re an online business it’s up to you to provide not only a great first impression, but continued

Automating Social Media Marketing with Hootsuite

Social media marketing is a full time job, and if you’re like us, you need the right tools to help automate some of the more repetitive tasks. As you might have guessed (from the title of this post), we’re talking about one of our favorite social media management systems: HootSuite Enterprise. HootSuite’s user interface takes

Your Business and Daily Deal Sites – Is It Worth It?

While daily deal sites promise more traffic and more sales, they don’t warn you of the drawbacks of “quick fixes.”  While a bump in revenue may seem great, there are limits to the effectiveness of sites like Groupon, Google Offers, and Living Social. You should do your research beforehand.  What is your business’s demographic?  A

The #MydotORG Challenge Day is Here!

Today's the day! Join our 25 cent giveaway! We want to hear your great ideas- tweet us with why you need a .ORG domain name!  Inspire others by choosing .ORG for your business, your community, or your charity. As one of the original domains, .ORG creates a place to express ideas, knowledge, and causes on

Four Quick & Easy Ways To Update Your Website

If your site is looking a little tired, and resources are too tight for a complete overhaul, start with one of these inexpensive ways to make updates to your pages. Customer Testimonials Page A customer testimonials page is obviously not appropriate for every site.  But if you’re running an online business, testimonials not only provide

Three Awesome Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Small Business Site

With the increasing popularity of review sites such as Yelp and Google Places, small businesses are at risk of being criticized in both offline and online communities. This is why it’s crucial to understand the basic principles of good website design to attract the right customers to your page and to maintain a strong online