4 Common Misconceptions About Web Marketers

Whether you’re an aspiring Web Marketer or have a skewed sense of what your Web Marketer spends their time on, we’re here to displace the myths on all that is Web Marketing. Photo credit: Hubspot 1. We spend more time on research than anything else. Sure, we spend time writing, tweeting, Facebooking, and optimizing websites,…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Eight (Get the Right Small Business Tools)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. This step could have been taken a before we talked about…

4 Barriers (and Solutions!) to Getting Positive Local Reviews for Your Business [Part 2]

Last time, we talked about the barriers (and solutions) to getting more positive reviews for your business. Here’s Part 2 of the series: Barrier #3: Reviews don’t publish Some local search engines are more strict than others when it comes to what reviews they will and won’t post. Among the most strict is our favorite,…

4 Barriers (and Solutions!) to Getting Positive Local Reviews for Your Business [Part 1]

For business owners, positive reviews can be powerful and even make or break getting new customers. It’s good practice to ask your happy customers to leave a review on their favorite local search engine…but what happens when there are barriers to making that review for your customers? Or if the great review they leave never…

Creating a Functional Facebook Business Profile: What You Need To Have the Bare Minimum

I see a lot of business Facebook profiles that are really missing the mark. Some don’t have all of the information filled out that they possibly can; others are missing a cover photo; and most are simply bare when it comes to content on the page. Facebook may not be right for your business; but…

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Have a Blog

I’m a huge advocate for blogs. Huge. I can’t say enough good things about them. I’m also realistic. I don’t believe anyone should partake in anything – whether it’s a blog, social media, etc. – unless it’s going to be worthwhile in the long run. Because, let’s face it…time is money. So, while 90% of…

How to Get Your Website Indexed on the Search Engines (Faster!)

When you launch a new website (like we just did, this past weekend!), it can take a few weeks and sometimes even a few months to be found (or indexed) by the search engines. For, remember, search engines do not show the live Internet; but a copy (index) of it. But have no fear, because there are…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Seven (Snap Up Those Social Profiles and Start Using Them)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. You’ve got all your major design elements in place (including your…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Six (The Business Card and Using It)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. Once you’ve got your website designed, the business card can quickly…

How to Add Managers to Your Google Plus Business Page

We already talked about how to create a Google Plus business page, but did you know that you’re also able to add managers? That’s right, you can give multiple people the ability to post and manage your business’s page. Start by logging into the account where you created the page. Click “More”, then “Pages”. From…