Startup & Small Business

A Simple Guide to Setting Up Your First Google Ad

This article is part of Virtue Media’s Web Pros Series. In this series, we feature articles from our team of experts here at Virtue Media. Our Product Managers, Linux Administrators, Marketers, and Tech Support engineers share their best tips for getting the most from...

How to Create Your Small Business Website in 3 Quick Steps

In an age when we can shop for everything from cars to cocktails online, it may come as a surprise that 29% of small businesses are just now thinking about setting up websites. We say, now is the time to get it done. If you’re ready, you’ve come to the right place....

How to Set Up a Content Calendar to Grow Your Business

Small business marketing requires a lot of content—for your blog, your email campaigns and your social media accounts. How can you stay on top of all of it, avoid repeating yourself and stick to a schedule—without hiring an assistant or devoting hours every week to...
What Makes a Great Social Media Graphic? [Checklist]

What Makes a Great Social Media Graphic? [Checklist]

Did you know that nearly all (95.9%) bloggers promote their blog posts via social media? It’s with good reason too, considering the various social media platforms are THE hot spot for online engagement. In fact, there are 2.45 billion active users on Facebook, 2...

What Are Email Drip Campaigns (and How Can They Help Your Business)?

What Are Email Drip Campaigns (and How Can They Help Your Business)?

How often does your small business run drip campaigns? If the answer is “never” or “what’s a drip campaign?” then this post is for you.  “Drip campaign” is an awkward term for one of the most effective email marketing tools you can use. In this post we’ll show why...

Can a Website Truly Help a New Business Drive Revenue?

Can a Website Truly Help a New Business Drive Revenue?

Did you know that nearly two-thirds (64%) of small businesses have a website, and 35% of small businesses think their operation is too small to warrant a site? If you are starting a new business and fall into the category of people who either haven’t considered a...