7081 Central Saanich Rd.

How to track social media engagement and web site conversions

March 19, 2012  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

Ryan and Teagan are back with some great advice on how to use Google Analytics to track social media engagement and web site conversions. Watch the video as we explain the benefits and how you can get started. Congratulations to Diana and Helen, our Movie Night for Two contest winners! Thank you to everyone who entered and who watched our new promo video!

Sample Visitor Flow Diagram

Latest Presentation – Blog your Passion

March 1, 2012  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

A big thank you to HOST Victoria for inviting us to speak last month at their monthly meet up. It’s always a pleasure to network with this warm and inviting group of entrepreneurs. We hope to return for another presentation soon.

Check out our presentation below – Blog your Passion

Choosing a great domain name

November 24, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

Choosing great domain name and posting regular content on your website or social media account is all part of building an awesome website. Learn some great tips from the pros.

Stay tuned next week when we set our date for our December meetup!

Do-it-yourself. Quick and easy.

November 15, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

A quick 3 minute video with several do-it-yourself tips. Teagan and Ryan review the most effective ways to start a DIY website. We also talk about a few great free services that are available through FacebookLinkedIn and Google Places. This video focuses tips that you can do yourself without the help of a web designer.


 More DIY tips:

 DIY websites Can result in:

> Frustration

> Poor user experience

> A ‘never launch’

Steps for best success

> Set deliverables, time lines. What is due? When is it due?

> Set a budget. $0 or $5,00?

> Strength & weakness analysis

> Ask friends for help

Time to Hire? Obvious but great tips

> Get referrals from associates, friends, Facebook, LinkedIn

> Review contractors portfolio

> Use their testimonials as references

> Interview your contractor

> Check out their community efforts & volunteer work

How to best spend your DIY time

> Seting up Google Places page.

> Create a facebook page (Watch our video) or Setup linkedin Profile

> Youtube or Flickr if you are into photography or video

> Getting a friend to write a recomendation on LinkedIn, Facebook review, Yelp, trip advisor.

> Start a blog at wordpress.com

> Best DIY web builder / tool. http://www.squarespace.com


Visitors to Customers Workshop Presentation

October 28, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

Thank you to everyone that attended our 5th workshop today at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. We had a lot of people ask for a link to our presentation so here it is:

We have also provided a link to our awesome Online Marketing Consultant Sterling Simpson

Here are some pics!

Big thanks to the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce for organizing and all the sponsors you can find here.

Unleash the Power of Social Media & SEO For Your Business

October 26, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

Thank you to The Esquimalt Chamber of Commerce and to all those that attended our breakfast workshop. We have posted the following presentation just for you.

Here are some other helpful links:

Creating your first Facebook page
Tag business pages in your Facebook photos

Unbelievable Value. Free Lunch, Amazing Speakers, Timely Content. Oct 28th. While seats last!

October 21, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

More Website Visits

An insightful workshop and conversation on how to generate qualified website visits.

What would you do for more qualified website visitors? What if those new visitors purchased a product, service or contacted you for more information? Would you consider that a return on your advertising investment?

Ryan and Teagan along with their special guest speaker will show you how to generate qualified traffic to your website and how to track goals so you can calculate a return on investment!

  • We make it easy. No tech jargon.
  • We are brief. Bite sized workshops. 1 hour max.
  • We are consistent. Once a month.
  • We are relevant. Our focus is on web design, social media and online marketing.
  • It’s FREE!

More info
In Celebration of Small Business Month the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is proud to host a FREE workshop event for all Small Businesses on the Peninsula:

Click Here for the News Release of the Chamber Launching a Free Conference on Oct 28

Click Here For Event Flyer and Full Speaker Bio’s

Honeycomb Webworks will be presenting:

Friday October 28th
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Mary Winspear Centre Room #2

Please RSVP to info@peninsulachamber.ca

Know your target audience and define your desired action

October 21, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

If you are planning on creating a new website or redesigning an existing one here are a few basic but very important tips to remember. Know your target audience and define your desired action. Keep it simple and don’t include too many features.

If you follow these simple tips you will be off to a great start designing a successful website.

Awesome Websites | Part 1: Purpose and audience

October 4, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

We want to share with you the secrets to creating a successful website. Let’s review the purpose of your website and selecting an audience.

Blogging with Passion – Presentation Online

September 30, 2011  |  Biz Wax  |  No Comments

Thank you to everyone that came put to our 3rd workshop ‘Blogging with Passion’ out at the Mary Winspear Centre. Special thanks to:

Next workshop: http://www.meetup.com/honeycomb/

Here is the presentation in case you missed our event. Next workshop is October 28th! Mark your calendars.