Sally Jones

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations in the late 1990s, Sally began a long career researching and writing about business, technical and scientific topics. Her decades of experience as well as a passion to stay on top of the latest online tools and resources combine to help small businesses (and freelancers like herself) flourish. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

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Trademark Engine Reviews: Is This Affordable Online Service Worth It?

Legally trademarking your business’s brand name, logo, or other trademark needs is a complex process to handle on your own as a small business owner. Many people launching a business turn to online services to handle the process for them to save money and time. After all, hiring a personal attorney can be cost-prohibitive for many business owners who are just at the launching stage. One of these popular services is Trademark Engine due to its extremely affordable pricing compared to its competitors. But is Trademark Engine legit? Based on my extensive research into many similar services, I question this company’s worth. Read on to learn more in my Trademark Engine review.

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4 Best Trademark Services In 2024, Plus Our Guide On How To Register

If you’re considering launching a business, you need to think about trademarking your new company’s name. Registering a trademark is of particular importance when legally marketing your business’s services or products. The last thing you want is a lawsuit from a competitor or another company challenging your name. So, what’s involved with trademark registration? And what does it cost? As We Rock Your Web’s legal and small business expert, I’ll help answer all of these questions and more. While it’s possible to go solo (DYI) with trademark registration, most experts strongly advise against it for multiple reasons. So, I’ll introduce you to several reliable and well-respected online trademark registration services, which can save you a lot of headaches and expensive attorney fees.

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Best Trademark Monitoring Services:  LegalZoom vs Trademark Engine vs Trama vs Corsearch

How do you ensure that your registered trademark for your business is protected from those who try to infringe upon your brand? A trademark monitoring service, also commonly called a trademark watch service, can save you a ton of time to make sure that others aren’t stealing your hard-earned trademarked name, logo, tagline, or website brand. How do trademark watch services work? What do you need to look for in a trusted trademark monitoring service? As a sole propietor, I’ve done countless hours of research into legal trademark registration and other trademark services. So, my goal is to help answer these questions and give you your best options as a small business with a limited budget as well as some higher-end options if you can afford them.

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Best Backlink Checker: Ahrefs vs Semrush vs Moz vs Buzzsumo vs Majestic vs SEO Powersuite vs Ubersuggest

Do you need help getting better organic rankings for your website? Some backlinks pointing to your site could be hurting you. The best backlink checkers can shed those monkeys off your back and drive the traffic you want to your site. Both I and our SEO expert at We Rock Your Web have put many backlink checker tools through stringent testing. Not surprisingly, some are highly intuitive and easy to use, even with massive amounts of data to sort through. Others are difficult to navigate and don’t give you the results you need. After extensive analysis, we’ve both determined that Semrush, Ahrefs, and Majestic are among the best backlink tools available today to get your site in top shape. However, I also give you other reliable options that may be a better fit for your budget and specific site needs.

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Best SEO Tools 2024: Ahrefs vs Semrush vs Moz vs Raven vs Majestic vs SpyFu & More

This comparison looks at the leading SEO software options and distinguishes what sets them apart from one another. You’ll notice that most of these solutions have free trials, but after that, there is a monthly fee involved. While there are free SEO tools out there, any experienced online marketer will know that to find a quality solution, you are going to have to pay for it.

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How Does A DBA Work, And Do I Really Need One?

An essential step to starting a business most entrepreneurs don’t immediately think about is establishing a business name. In addition to separating your business income and expenses with a separate bank account, one of the first things you’ll want to do as a sole proprietor or a partnership, assuming you aren’t ready or don’t have the funds to incorporate, is to form a DBA (Doing Business As).

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Best Keyword Research Tool: Semrush vs Ahrefs vs Moz Pro vs KWFinder vs Long Tail Pro vs SpyFu

If you want a site that kills it against your competition, targeting the best keywords is a no-brainer. Keyword research can be a time-consuming chore, unless you have a tool that simplifies the process while optimizing your results. Here, we give you the best keyword research tools, whether you’re a beginner or need to advance your SEO strategies.

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Semrush Review: Pricing, Keyword Research, Competitor Analysis, Site Audit, Competitors, & More

SEMrush is one of the most popular all-in-one SEO solutions on the market, because it includes a lot of functionality that you have to pay for separately in other tools, all in one package. It is updated very frequently and new features are added all the time. And while it’s not the least expensive tool on the market, it stacks up well vs the competition. How well exactly? Our experts dive in to find out in our comprehensive SEMrush review.

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