Archive for the 'How to Use BizSugar' Category

BizSugar “Contributor of the Week” on Facebook

BizSugar on FacebookHave you checked out BizSugar on Facebook yet? If not, you may want to click over and "Like" our BizSugar fan page today to take part in our new "BizSugar Small Biz Contributor of the Week" contest. Here's how it works! Starting this Wednesday, we'll be picking a link shared on the BizSugar main site by one of our Facebook fans to give a special attaboy or attagirl by sharing the link on Facebook as our "BizSugar Small Biz …

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Sweeten Your Small Biz with New BizSugar Resources

Small Business Resource CenterThere are lots of ways to improve your small business, but taking advantage of additional resources that can give you added information and expertise is often a great place to start. BizSugar already offers great small business resources in the form of helpful business articles and other content on our main site and the opportunity to interact with an estimated 200,000 visitors all interested in small business just like you.  But …

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Laura Petrolino: Small Business Community

Laura Petrolino Small Business Community(Why does your small business need a community or need to be part of one. Here at BizSugar, of course, we've got some very definite ideas about how small business community can work for you. Small business communications and strategy consultant Laura Petrolino is a longtime member of our community and helps her clients with advice and education through a community of her own and talked to us recently about why it's so important.) 1. Hi, …

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12 Tips For Better BizSugar Content

rainbow colored crayons aim to targetWe are thankful each week for the great content BizSugar members share with our small business news and information community. That great content is now paying off big time for users as BizSugar surpassed 175,000 members last week. This means small business leaders posting content on BizSugar now have a huge audience and for those starting out it is larger than anything they may have hoped to achieve early on with their site. But still …

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BizSugar Hits 175,000 Members: Helps Grow Your Brand

build your global brandWe're proud to announce that BizSugar.com has hit 175,000 members and counting with 95,000 subscribers to our weekly newsletter. Though this is good news for us (you may hear the pop of a champagne cork in the background :)), it's also good news for you, the small business owner, since BizSugar is much more than just a place to find great small business related articles online. If you've been sitting on the sidelines thus far, …

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How Social Media Grew Foiled Cupcakes Sales by 90%

Foiled Cupcakes Social MediaRecently we introduced BizSugar readers to a new feature here on the blog – it’s where we talking to small business owners (and even some big brands) to learn about how they’re using social media to build their business and ask them to share some tips, insight and like experiences. So far we’ve spoken to Adam Wallace to hear how Roger Smith became known as “the social media hotel” and how Petco is using social media to connect …

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More Troubleshooting for Your Small Business Community

TroubleshootingHello again BizSugar readers and welcome to another edition of the BizSugar blog. Last week we discussed troubleshooting problems on BizSugar.com that may crop up from time to time, and we thought we'd deliver part two this week of our troubleshooting advice based on some problems that have come up recently with BizSugar users. If you spot something that’s happened to you, we hope you will find this post helpful and, if you …

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Troubleshooting Tips: This Is The Swan Song For Your BizSugar Submission Worries!

Swan Song Troubleshooting TipsHello again, BizSugar members, and thanks for being part of our small business news and information community. As you know, even with the best online communities, from time to time technical problems can arise. And though we try to respond quickly to any issues regarding the site at large, some difficulties occasionally arise which are easier for members to resolve or have to do with how some sites interact with our community. In …

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Holiday Interview with BizSugar Member Paul Cheney

Happy Holidays from BizSugar(Editor's Note: Happy Holidays to everyone in the BizSugar small business community. A few months ago small business consultant Paul Cheney wrote a great post about how he launched his small business blog using BizSugar.com. It's taken us a while to catch up with him, but finally, during this Holiday season, here's a brief interview with Paul that we hope you'll savor along with the eggnog and the Holiday brisket about how he did it.) 1. …

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New Algorithm Improves Participation on BizSugar

Hands togetherThis week we’re announcing another new tweak to improve the quality of small business news and information readers can find everyday on BizSugar.com. A new algorithm has been added to our Website to flag sites or accounts that are voted to the “hot” list an inordinate number of times during a short time interval. The new algorithm has been installed to prevent attempts to “game” the system to push content repeatedly onto …

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