Site of the Week:

21 Sep

What’s the next best thing to pizza in New York? New York Pizza in California! That’s right- serves up New York-style pizza to the West Coast. Residents across Palo Alto, San Carlos, San Mateo, Hayward, Laguna Hills and San Bruno can enjoy infamous New York “superior quality pizza” in their own home town.

For more than 20 years, New York Pizza has provided customers with an authentic New York-style experience. Open seven days a week, New York Pizza offers quick and easy online ordering through their .biz website. Customers can build create their own pizza and select from online-only daily deals. homepage video provides website visitors with an insider glimpse into the food and atmosphere of the pizza restaurant – converting online customers into in-person visitors, while reducing in-store wait time and lines.

The business’ website also serves as a great tool for gathering feedback and customer testimonials. The site also features a subscription to New York Pizza’s customer newsletter – where customers can be eligible for insider discounts and company news.

A special thanks to for choosing .biz.

Site of the Week: Best of .Biz Recognizes Historic Clothing Company, Recollections

14 Sep

Recollections, a clothing company specializing in historical styles, has leveraged .biz to expand their small town shop. The company’s ecommerce shop features one-of-a-kind outfits from Halloween costumes and menswear to wedding apparel, ball gowns and more. uses its large following on social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest as well as their newsletter to drive traffic to their .Biz website and increase their online sales. They have also worked to optimize their search engine optimization (SEO) to attract new customers everyday.

Having been highlight in multiple media publications, films and even the MTV music awards, Recollections has caught the attention of customers around the world, spanning across all ages.

.Biz is thrilled to support a timelessly successful small business such as Recollections – and we look forward to continuing to be their domain name of choice – past, present and future.

We invite you to learn more about Recollections here:, or check them out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

‘Best of .Biz’ Blog Round-up

13 Sep

Over the last few months, .biz has published numerous blog posts covering the latest tips and tricks to help small businesses optimize their web presence and increase ROI.

In case you missed out on the best practices, lessons learned and free tools we provided, below is a quick recap we’ve put together highlighting the 10 most popular posts among our readers:

1. How to Get Your Website Up and Running in a Week
Learn how to get a professional website for your business up and running in one week–all with an affordable budget that is right for you.

2. Measure Your  Online Influence in Minutes
In this three-series post, .biz identifies several free tools and resources available to help you connect your online results with ROI. Start measuring your online influence and impact across your website, social media and sales & revenues — all in a matter of minutes.

3. Local Marketing Strategies to Jump Start Your Business
Local marketing is crucial for small businesses, as smaller companies typically provide products and services within a limited area. During the formative stages of a business plan, the development of a local marketing strategy is key to your success.

4. Small Business Application Ecosystem Trends
For small business owners, efficiency and cost are key attributes of the applications chosen to run their organization. Uncover the preferred applications of small business owners and the trends on the horizon.

5. Using Social Media As A Means To An End, Not THE End
While social is a great tool to drive traffic to your company’s website; it should never replace your website. It’s important to note that engagement etiquette differs depending on the network

6. 10 Top Time Management Tools for Your Business
Time management is an ongoing challenge for startups and entrepreneurs. .BIZ has identified 10 top time management tools that will cut hours off your daily operations, help you stay organized and expand your business.

7. Increase Traffic to Your Website on a Shoe String Budget
We get it – small business budgets are tight. Email marketing provides an effective shoe string budget-alternative to paid advertising that will help you significantly increase your website traffic. Learn how here.

8. Best of .Biz, Celebrating 10 Years, 10 EntreprTRUISMS
The .Biz community is dedicated to protecting their business and brand, while ensuring future creativity and expansion through their strong web presence. Find out more about the 10 Entrepretruisms that define a .biz entrepreneur

9. 6 Small Business Organizations to Help Grow Your Business
Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, sole-proprietor or small business CEO − organizations can provide you with useful tips and resources as well as valuable networking opportunities to help you grow your business

10. 5 Productivity Tools for Start-up Success
Productivity tools are especially essential for new start-ups, as they help you track progress towards key goals and benchmarks during your crucial first few months of operation. With the evolution of technology, the options have become more accessible, specialized and effective than ever before.

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