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WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] Easily Generate More Recommendations & Referrals For Your Local Busi…

Are word-of-mouth recommendations and referrals important for your small business? In this video, we cover how to "Easily Generate More Recommendations & Referrals For Your Local Business" us…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] How to create a popup on your website in 3 minutes or less

Have you ever wished there was an easy way to highlight an announcement, notice, or special offer on your website for all your visitors to see?  In this video, we share "How To Create A Popup No…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] 3 ways to use content marketing to grow your local service business

Are you looking to increase your online visibility and drive more traffic to your website? In this video, we share "3 Ways To Use Content Marketing To Grow Your Local Service Business" Don…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] 5 Essential Marketing Jobs To Be Done To Grow Your Local Service Bus…

Do you ever feel confused or overwhelmed about where to start when it comes to marketing your local service business? We know that running your own business can be hard. You’re juggling so many dif…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Simplify & Manage Communications For Your Local Service Business

Do you ever struggle with keeping track of all your communications with leads and customers? Emails, phone calls, texts, Facebook messages, and more. Ahh! It's hard to keep everything organized and e…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] 7 ways to drive more traffic to your local business website

Do you have a great local service business, but sometimes feel like no one knows about you? In this video, Tim covers "7 ways to drive more traffic to your local business website" so you can connect …
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] Should I do my own marketing? 3 Marketing Models That Every Local Bu…

One of the questions that comes up often as we talk to local businesses is "Should I do my own marketing"? The answer is, of course, is that it depends on your business goals, time and expertise, …
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] 7 must-have marketing automation strategies for local businesses

Do you ever run out of time at the end of the day and wish you could automate some of your daily tasks? In this video, I'm going to show you how to save time and effort by with 7-must have marketi…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] Automatically Promote Your Google Reviews On Social Media To Build S…

Have you ever wished there was a way to automatically promote your Google and other reviews on your social media channels? I shot a video that will show you how to save time and effort by automati…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

[New Video] 3 Ways To Add Social Proof To Your Website To Increase Conversions

Did you know that on average only about 2% of visitors to your website convert and take action? What if there would be a way to increase your conversion? Well, there is! In this video, Tim talks …
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

8 Small Business Link Building Tips For Local SEO

Building backlinks to your website is just one of many important steps to boost your Local SEO rankings and bring more people to your website. Small businesses may feel intimidated by the idea of lin…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Do you use WordPress as your website platform? In today’s marketing minute, we cover two best practices on how to reduce the likelihood of getting hacked. 

1. Use secure user passwords for all …

WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Has your Google My Business listing disappeared? We’ve had a couple of recent cases where long-time Google My Business accounts have been deleted because they were inactive and hadn’t been…

WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Third River Marketing Rebrands to WhirLocal

9/20/2021 - Salem, OR Third River Marketing has rebranded to WhirLocal (A Division of Third River Marketing), to better align with the company's WhirLocal Marketing System and company focus. "F…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Save Time By Memorizing Transactions in QuickBooks

Accounting involves a lot of repetition. You send invoices and receive payments and pay bills, over and over. Sometimes they're similar enough every month that you'd swear you already processed them.…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Tips for Taxpayers With Hobby Income

Hobby activities are a source of income for many taxpayers. For instance, during the pandemic many people may have started making handmade items and selling them for a profit. As a reminder, this inc…
Shaklee Products Forever Sunrise
503-851-2790
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Heard of a cleanse but uncertain how they work.  This 3-minute video will give you a great overview .

Shaklee Products Forever Sunrise
503-851-2790
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Here’s a great little video on sun protection. 

Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Small Business: Understanding Payroll Expenses

Federal law requires most employers to withhold federal taxes from their employees' wages. Whether you're a small business owner who is just starting or one who has been in business for a while - rea…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Start This Month

The Internal Revenue Service has started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who, based on tax returns filed with the agency, may be eligible to receive monthly Child Tax Credit…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

How to Protect Your Data in QuickBooks

After the unprecedented year we've just experienced, the last thing you need is to have your accounting data compromised or stolen. It would be impossible to reconstruct your QuickBooks file from scr…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Changing Jobs? Don't Forget About Your 401(k)

One of the most important questions you face when changing job is what to do with the money in your 401(k) because making the wrong move could cost you thousands of dollars or more in taxes and lower…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

What are Estimated Tax Payments?

Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. This includes income from self-employment, interest, dividends, alimony, and rent and gains from the sale of …
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Q: I got a bad review. Can I just delete it?

When you get a negative review online, it can sometimes feel like a punch in the gut. It is tempting to take it personally.  

We get a lot of calls an…

Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Tips for Students with a Summer Job

If your child is a student with a summer job, your child's income over the summer is considered taxable income. Here's what they should know: Form W-4. When anyone gets a new job, they need t…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Did you know?

“89% of consumers prefer sending a text vs calling a local business”

~Twilio

With WhirLocal Lead Connect – SMS Chat Widget, you can connect with prospects quickly by letting th…

Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

How to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund

Taxpayers can start checking their tax refund status within 24 hours after receiving an e-filed return. The easiest and most convenient way to do this is by using the Where's My Refund? Tool on the I…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

9 Ways to Optimize Your Website to Improve Your Search Engine Ranking

Boosting your search engine ranking does not have to be an impossible task for small businesses. While you don’t have the budget of larger companies, you can still use many of the same strategi…
Salem Business Builders Inc
(503) 877-2282
5/5 based on 9 Reviews

Introducing Dr. Andrew Isaksen with NW Family Chiropractic P.C.

SBBI Member Spotlight: Introducing Dr. Andrew Isaksen, owner of NW Family Chiropractic, P.C. where they provide quality affordable care for the whole family. When he isn't caring for patients…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Five Tax Tips for Older Americans

Everyone wants to save money on their taxes, and older Americans are no exception. If you're age 50 or older, here are five tax tips that could help you do just that. 1. Standard Deduction for Sen…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

8 Ways to Get More Sales Opportunities in Your Pipeline in 2021

After the year we’ve all had, seeing a much brighter economic forecast for the year ahead is music to our ears. Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to take advantage of it! Here are …
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Tax Strategies for Business Owners: The Home Office Deduction

Under the IRS rules, a taxpayer is allowed to deduct expenses related to business use of a home, but only if the space is used "exclusively" on a "regular basis." To qualify for a home office deducti…
Dominguez Accounting
(503) 509-9817
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

Avoiding an IRS Tax Audit

Just 0.45 percent of taxpayers were audited in fiscal year 2019. Still, with taxes becoming more complicated every year, there is an even greater possibility of confusion turning into a tax mistake a…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

What is Clubhouse, and Do You Need It for Business?

The newest social media app on the scene is an invite-only platform called Clubhouse. With its exclusivity and limitation to iPhones (for now), there are a lot of questions about this new app and…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Getting Comfortable with Mobile First Web Design

The way people interact with the internet has evolved. When the web was new, all internet traffic came from a desktop computer. While some early smartphones were released throughout the 2000s, th…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

Is it Time to Say Goodbye to the Office?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to take a long, hard look at some things we used to take for granted. Over the past year, we’ve explored the wide world of masks, found a new appreciation for ou…
Salem Business Builders Inc
(503) 877-2282
5/5 based on 9 Reviews

Introducing: Joey Speten with Summit Cleaning and Restoration

SBBI Member Spotlight: Introducing Joey Speten with Summit Cleaning and Restoration. When he is not doing an amazing job representing his company and helping people clean up after dis…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

How To Get Started With LinkedIn Stories

First it was Snapchat. Then Instagram released their Stories feature, followed by Facebook. Now, LinkedIn has hopped aboard, with their new LinkedIn Stories feature. Available only on the L…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

7 Marketing Trends to Help You Win 2021

With 2021 well under way and a pandemic still affecting the way we live and market our local businesses, it’s time to look to the year ahead. An unpredictable year has made businesses wary a…
WhirLocal, A Division Of Third River Marketing
(503) 581-4554
4.9/5 based on 108 Reviews

How to use a Reactivation Campaign to Boost Revenue in Tough Times

Most businesses are sitting on a goldmine of untapped potential. Do you know what it is? It’s your past customers. These are people who are already brand aware, have weighed the pros and …