Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Choosing your online presence


There’s more than one place for people to find you online. In this lesson we’ll explore just how important being online is these days, as well as some common ways to do it including:

- websites
- local business listings and review sites
- social media
- mobile apps

TO LEARN MORE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU, CALL US TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Thursday, June 30, 2022

What is a Dynamic Website?


A dynamic website is one that changes or customizes itself frequently and automatically. Server-side dynamic pages are generated "on the fly" by computer code that produces the HTML (CSS are responsible for appearance and thus, are static files). There are a wide range of software systems, such as CGI, Java Servlets and Java Server Pages (JSP), Active Server Pages and ColdFusion (CFML) that are available to generate dynamic web systems and dynamic sites. Various web application frameworks and web template systems are available for general-use programming languages like Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby to make it faster and easier to create complex dynamic websites.

A site can display the current state of a dialogue between users, monitor a changing situation, or provide information in some way personalized to the requirements of the individual user. For example, when the front page of a news site is requested, the code running on the webserver might combine stored HTML fragments with news stories retrieved from a database or another website via RSS to produce a page that includes the latest information. Dynamic sites can be interactive by using HTML forms, storing and reading back browser cookies, or by creating a series of pages that reflect the previous history of clicks. Another example of dynamic content is when a retail website with a database of media products allows a user to input a search request, e.g. for the keyword Beatles. In response, the content of the web page will spontaneously change the way it looked before, and will then display a list of Beatles products like CDs, DVDs, and books. Dynamic HTML uses JavaScript code to instruct the web browser how to interactively modify the page contents. One way to simulate a certain type of dynamic website while avoiding the performance loss of initiating the dynamic engine on a per-user or per-connection basis is to periodically automatically regenerate a large series of static pages.

Read more, here.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Monday, June 27, 2022

Key website ingredients


A website consists of many parts-build and blend them right, and you’re sure to succeed. In this lesson, we’ll cover:

- your name
- the website’s organisation
- text, photos and other interactive elements.

TO LEARN MORE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU, CALL US TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

What is a Static Website?

A static website is one that has web pages stored on the server in the format that is sent to a client web browser. It is primarily coded in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML); Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to control appearance beyond basic HTML. Images are commonly used to create the desired appearance and as part of the main content. Audio or video might also be considered "static" content if it plays automatically or is generally non-interactive. This type of website usually displays the same information to all visitors. Similar to handing out a printed brochure to customers or clients, a static website will generally provide consistent, standard information for an extended period of time. Although the website owner may make updates periodically, it is a manual process to edit the text, photos, and other content and may require basic website design skills and software. Simple forms or marketing examples of websites, such as classic website, a five-page website or a brochure website are often static websites, because they present pre-defined, static information to the user. This may include information about a company and its products and services through text, photos, animations, audio/video, and navigation menus.

Static websites may still use server side includes (SSI) as an editing convenience, such as sharing a common menu bar across many pages. As the site's behavior to the reader is still static, this is not considered a dynamic site.

Read more, here.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Saturday, June 18, 2022

How search engines work


Search engines examine all the pages on the World Wide Web, categorise them and put them into a logical order when you search for something. Understanding how this works can help your business. This video will cover:

- how search engines find web pages
- what they do with the web pages they find
- how they decide what to show on search results pages.

TO LEARN MORE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU, CALL US TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Sunday, June 12, 2022

More On Websites

Websites can be used in various fashions: a personal website, a corporate website for a company, a government website, an organization website, etc. Websites can be the work of an individual, a business or other organization, and are typically dedicated to a particular topic or purpose. Any website can contain a hyperlink to any other website, so the distinction between individual sites, as perceived by the user, can be blurred.

Some websites require user registration or subscription to access content. Examples of subscription websites include many business sites, news websites, academic journal websites, gaming websites, file-sharing websites, message boards, web-based email, social networking websites, websites providing real-time stock market data, as well as sites providing various other services.

While "web site" was the original spelling (sometimes capitalized "Web site", since "Web" is a proper noun when referring to the World Wide Web), this variant has become rarely used, and "website" has become the standard spelling. All major style guides, such as The Chicago Manual of Style and the AP Stylebook, have reflected this change.

Read more, here.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Thursday, June 9, 2022

How websites work


If your business needs a website, the first step is to understand the basics. Here’s a quick summary of what you’ll need to know:

- what web servers do
- how domain names work
- how your website uses these.

TO LEARN MORE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU, CALL US TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Friday, June 3, 2022

History of a Website

The World Wide Web (WWW) was created in 1989 by the British CERN computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee. On 30 April 1993, CERN announced that the World Wide Web would be free to use for anyone, contributing to the immense growth of the Web. Before the introduction of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), other protocols such as File Transfer Protocol and the gopher protocol were used to retrieve individual files from a server. These protocols offer a simple directory structure which the user navigates and where they choose files to download. Documents were most often presented as plain text files without formatting or were encoded in word processor formats.

Read more, here.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

What is the world wide web? - Twila Camp


The world wide web is used every day by millions of people for everything from checking the weather to sharing cat videos. But what is it exactly? Twila Camp describes this interconnected information system as a virtual city that everyone owns and explains how it's organized in a way that mimics our brain's natural way of thinking. 

Lesson by Twila Camp, animation by Flaming Medusa Studios Inc.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Website

A website (also written as web site) is a collection of web pages and related content that is identified by a common domain name and published on at least one web server. Examples of notable websites are Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Wikipedia.

All publicly accessible websites collectively constitute the World Wide Web. There are also private websites that can only be accessed on a private network, such as a company's internal website for its employees.

Websites are typically dedicated to a particular topic or purpose, such as news, education, commerce, entertainment, or social networking. Hyperlinking between web pages guides the navigation of the site, which often starts with a home page.

Users can access websites on a range of devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The app used on these devices is called a web browser.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Sunday, May 22, 2022

How the world's longest underwater tunnel was built - Alex Gendler


Discover how the English Channel Tunnel was built and the engineering challenges of building a 200 kilometer long tunnel underwater.

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Flanked by two powerful nations, the English Channel has long been one of the world’s most important maritime passages. Yet for most of its history, crossing was a dangerous prospect. Engineers proposed numerous plans for spanning the gap, including a design for an underwater passage more than twice the length of any existing tunnel. Alex Gendler details the creation of the Channel Tunnel.

Lesson by Alex Gendler, directed by Studio Kimchi.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Monday, May 16, 2022

Are You A Trendsetter?

Having an effective Internet presence is critical to your business growth. But, just building a website is not enough. At Upward Trend, we have a systematized strategy that has been proven effective, and we have just taken that to whole new levels with our Trend Setter Package. Give us a call today and find out how inexpensive your new Internet Marketing Department can be! We do 80% or more of the work for you! Our passion is not to build websites; it is helping you grow your business.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Friday, May 13, 2022

Introducing Northern California


Start exploring Northern California with Lonely Planet’s video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you're there.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Our goal is very simple ...

Help you grow your business. Everything that we do is aimed at helping you grow your business, from our Internet tools and packages, to consulting services, to sales management. We didn’t get into this business to sell websites. We got into it from our business background to help people grow their business, and the Internet is such a valuable tool in helping to achieve that. And, we’ve done it inexpensive enough that any business can afford it–and thrive with it.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

How to manage your time more effectively (according to machines) - Brian...


Human beings and computers alike share the challenge of how to get as much done as possible in a limited time. Over the last fifty or so years, computer scientists have learned a lot of good strategies for managing time effectively — and they have a lot of experience with what can go wrong. Brian Christian shares how we can use some of these insights to help make the most of our own lives.

Lesson by Brian Christian, animation by Adriatic Animation.

How do you manage your time in your business?

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Thursday, April 28, 2022

Whats it Look Like?

Curious about what we do? Find some examples for our clients here.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Monday, April 25, 2022

What is a Blog?


Blogging on platforms like WordPress has become very popular over the past 10 years. This video is an introduction to blogging in plain english and was designed to give viewers a brief overview of what blogging is and how to participate.

We blog for you, we make it easy.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

More Than a Website

Having an effective Internet presence is critical to your business growth. But, just building a website is not enough. At Upward Trend, we have a systematized strategy that has been proven effective, and we have just taken that to whole new levels with our Trend Setter Package. Give us a call today and find out how inexpensive your new Internet Marketing Department can be! We do 80% or more of the work for you! Our passion is not to build websites; it is helping you grow your business.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Saturday, April 16, 2022

Happy Easter to You!

Hoppy Easter from us to you. We hope you enjoy your weekend with those you love.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org



Sunday, April 10, 2022

Get in Touch

TERRY MINION
Founder/Partner
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org
Internet Marketing | Blogs
Consulting | Sales Management

RYAN STONE
Partner
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org
Internet Marketing
Consulting | Sales Management

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Building the impossible: Golden Gate Bridge - Alex Gendler


Explore the construction of California’s Golden Gate Bridge, and dig into the engineering innovations that made the structure possible.

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Stretching 227 meters tall, two towers were assembled to support California’s Golden Gate Bridge. They were just one of the challenges facing engineers Charles Ellis and Joseph Strauss. Even before construction began, many thought the project impossible: the strait was home to powerful winds, constant fog, and earthquakes. So how was this iconic bridge created? Alex Gendler details the feat.

Did you know? Fun Facts about our area.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Friday, April 1, 2022

Types of Businesses We Have Served

We serve an ever-widening arena of types of businesses. 
See the extensive list below:

Alternative Fuels Consortium
Alzheimer & Dementia Care
Archery Shop
Artistic Adventures Abroad
Author
Auto Body Shop
Auto Dealer
Auto Financing Group
Auto Repair Facility
Auto Salesperson
Automation & Control Technology
Baseball Training Center
Bathroom Remodeling
Bible College & Seminary
Bicycle Shop
Boat Racing, Design & Repairs
Book Publisher
Bookkeeping and Payroll
Bowling Alley
Business Consulting
Business District Group
Business Introductions
Business Networking Group
Business to Business Marketing
Business Ecosystem Strategists
Car & Truck Accessories
Carpet Cleaning
Cemetery Services
Chiropractor
College Educational Foundation
College Student
Commercial Truck Consulting
Commercial Truck Dealer
Concrete Cutting
Concrete Grinding
Consignment Shop
Construction Contractor
Consultant
Contractor Group Alliance
Country Retreat & Spa
County Fair/Event Center
Court Reporting Services
CPAP/Sleep Apnea Consultant
Cupcake & Dessert Bakery
Day Porter Services
Deceased Remembrance Site
Dentist
Designated Driver Wine Tour Service
Developmentally Disabled Non-Profit
Disadvantaged Youth Training
Doctor Training
Dog & Cat Teeth Cleaning
Drywall Tool Rentals
eBay Store
Education (Tutoring)
Electrical Industry Search Engine
Electric & Power Distribution
Electrician & Electrical Services
Elevator Repair and Service
Emergency Restoration Services
Employment Development Organization
Energy Management Consultant
Engineering
Event Marketing
Event Rentals
Event Staffing
Environmental Technologies
Eye Doctor and Surgeon
Face and Body Spa
Family and Children's Services
Family Law Association Foundation
Fencing Contractor
Fitness Center
Flooring Center
Florist and Gifts
Food Safety Education
Forklift Sales, Service & Rental
Funeral Services
Furniture Store
Gift Shop & Tobacconist
Glass Company
Government Reentry Services
Green Energy Contractors
Hair Salon
Headhunter
Health & Fitness
Health Products
Health & Welfare Support
Hearing Aid Services
Heating & A/C Contactor
Homeless Transition & Assistance
Home & Business Security
Home & Garden Show
Independent Insurance Agency
Independent Scentsy Business
Internet Technology (IT) Solutions
Janitorial Services
Just In Time Inventory Management
Karate Dojo
Kitchen Remodeling & Refinishing
Landscape Supply
Landscaping Contractor
Law Firm
Lean Manufacturing Consulting
Lending Services Consultant
Liquid & Vapor Leak Detection
Literary Agent
Litigation Support Services
Logistics Services
Mailing List Broker
Management Consultant
Manufacturing
Martial Arts Training
Massage Therapy
Meal Replacement
Medical Trauma Training
Metal Fabrication
Mobile Truck RepairMortgage Broker
Mortuary Services
Motorcycle Repair & Service
Multi-Level Marketing
Musical Artist
Music Bands
Music Instruction
Music Store & Teaching Academy
Multi-Level Marketing Business
Non-Profit Organizations
Nurse Training
Nutrition Store
Overhead Door Company
Overfill Prevention Systems
Paralegal Document Service
Painting Contractor
Patient Advocacy Consultants
Pest Control
Petrochemical Services
Philanthropic Organization
Physical Therapy Specialist
Plumbing Contractor
Pool Service
Powder Coating
Realtor
Real Estate Salesperson
Recreation Center
Regulatory Software Services
Rescue Mission
Restaurant (Bar & Grill)
Restaurant (Fast Food)
Restaurant (Fine Dining)
Restaurant (Italian)
Roofing Company
Sales Training Consultant
Search & Recruitment Services
Self-Storage Facility
Skin Care
Societal Reentry Services
Software Development
Solar Energy Sales
Solar Panel Cleaning & Maintenance
Spray Tan Mobile Service
Static Ground Monitoring
Statistical Information Systems
Stone & Tile Dealer
Tax & Accounting Services
Theatre For the Arts
Towing Services
Trauma Surgical Training
Travel Promotion
Tree Service
Truck Dealer
Truck Body Manufacturer
Truck Body Upfitter
Truck Clubs
Truck Rack Manufacturer
Truck Repair & Parts
Truck Transportation Center
Tutoring
T-Shirt & Apparel Design Co.
Vehicle Transporter
Veterinarian
Weight Loss For Teens
Wine & Liquor Store
Wine Tour Service
Winery
Writing, Editing & Author Services
Yogurt Shop
Youth Job & Life Skills Training

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:
Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

What is Social Media? In Simple English


What is Social Media in Simple English - Created by Rapid Learning Life.

Simple explanation of Social media without the complications and information overload  Covers topics in Social Media such social networking and wiki's

Great for people just getting to know Social media.

Let's get you connected.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Saturday, March 26, 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

What Does the Trend Setter Package Include?

  • Professional Website
  • Blog & Regular Blog Posting
  • Limited Social Media Posting & Management
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Personalized Email Newsletter
  • Video & YouTube Channel
  • Marketing & Business Consulting

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:

Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967

Sunday, March 20, 2022

What is a Website?


 Lets get started.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org


Thursday, March 17, 2022

Client Highlight : Solano Community Foundation


Solano Community Foundation

744 Empire Street, Suite 240
Fairfield, CA 94533

707-399-3846

Website

Client since Jan 2021

Monday, March 14, 2022

Trend Setter

Our Trend Setter Package is unique in that it offers even the smallest businesses the marketing power of a much larger business. We do this by combining all of our services into one low cost monthly package, which ensures your Internet properties are updated regularly every month.

Think of it this way; You open a business and want some customers. So, you put out a sign. Then, you want some more business. So, you put out a sign down the street, then two streets over, then out on the freeway, and pretty soon you have them all over town. People now know about you even if they have never been in your store or used your services.

This is exactly what we do for you via the Internet. Beginning with a website, we add a blog, a monthly (or more often for some businesses) email newsletter, social networking in Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in. Next we add a YouTube channel and video is included. We help you get found. Last is our own consulting to help you get the best of our services and more.

We do this in a systematic way, which allows us to keep the cost low. Now, virtually every business can afford to look like a much larger business.

Each business is different. Give us a call to talk about your specific business. We will let you know how little it takes to get started right away.

TO LEARN MORE, CALL TODAY:

Ryan Stone @ 707-480-0959 /or
Terry Minion @ 707-434-9967


Friday, March 11, 2022

4 Minutes To Start Your Day Right! MORNING MOTIVATION and Positivity!


4 Minutes To Start Your Day Right! MORNING MOTIVATION and Positivity!

Need a new website? Lets get started.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org



Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Client Highlight : Croz Custom Metal Fabrication


Croz Custom Metal Fabrication
Fairfield CA

(707) 580-4727
License# 991945
C13, C23, C51, C60
Welding Contractor

24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICES


Client since Dec 2020

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Daily Inspirations

Terry’s new format for Daily Inspirational messages.
These Daily Inspirational messages began in late September 2009.

Follow along, here.

Contact us for more information about Upward Trend.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

What Is Branding? 4 Minute Crash Course.


What is branding? A brand is not a logo. A brand is not a product. A brand is not a promise. A brand is not the sum of all the impressions it makes on an audience. A brand is a result–it's a person's gut feeling about a product, service or company. It's in their heads and in their hearts. A brand is your reputation. 

Let's build your website... let's support your brand.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Client Highlight : Beaver Avionics

Red Bluff Municipal Airport KRBL
Red Bluff, CA 96080

p: (530) 567-4253
e: avionics@beaveravionics.com

Client since April 2020

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Publications


Commercial Truck Success, The Book

Building or Rebuilding an Effective, Successful,
and Profitable Commercial Truck Operation
within a Retail Auto Dealership
First edition published Feb 2012.

2nd Edition (2016)

For more information about us and what we do, visit our website.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Monday, February 21, 2022

5 Award-Winning Website Designs & What They Did Right


The internet is full of some amazing and inspiring websites, but finding these diamonds in the rough can be an incredible challenge, especially if you are unsure of where to start.

That's why we've put together our 5 favorite Award-Winning Website Design examples to get you started. Hopefully, these serve as incredible website inspiration for your website design!

Show us your inspiration and lets get started on your website.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Friday, February 18, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Consulting Services

The majority of our combined experience of over 50 years is in sales and sales management. That experience is available to help you build your sales team, or improve the one you have. We offer a complete range of services from a short session with ideas for you to implement, to a full time management situation.

We have particular expertise in the fields of light and medium duty commercial trucks, as well as the auto dealer business in general. Terry worked at the dealership level for 25 years, and Ryan for over 10 years. In addition, Terry worked for a major truck body manufacturer for 10 years, calling on auto truck dealers and using his expertise in this field to help train and improve numerous commercial truck operations. In February of 2012, Terry published his ground-breaking book, Commercial Truck Success to help all dealers to be more successful and profitable in the commercial truck market within a retail auto dealership. Terry has also owned three other retail businesses. All that experience in addition to our own businesses today.

To see these services in more detail, go to www.ctsdealer.net

All of our experience is among the best training for any retail operation. As a result, it is a perfect way to help most businesses improve the sales and sales management aspects of their business. Call us today for a free consultation to determine if and how we might help you in your business.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Saturday, February 12, 2022

What makes a truly great logo


Here's how a simple mark ends up meaning something big as a great logo. Joe Posner, and Michael Bierut (designer of the Hillary Clinton logo) explain. For more from Michael Bierut on graphic design, check out his book "How to use graphic design to sell things, explain things, make things look better, make people laugh, cry, and (every once in a while) change the world".

About once a month, there's a new logo to fight about on the internet. The biggest one in recent memory was the highly controversial Hillary Clinton logo, which did not escape scrutiny from Vox.com either. 

But as a designer/filmmaker, something about these repeated discussions struck me as missing the point on what makes logos tick. It often has little to do with the subjective musings. So I called up Michael Bierut, the designer of that Hillary Clinton logo and countless others. He sat down with me and helped explain the elements of a great logo in the video above. 

Do you need help building your brand with marketing? 
Contact us at Upward Trends.

Ryan Stone 
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org

Terry Minion
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Meet Us .. Hello, I'm Ryan.


Hello, I'm Ryan Stone, partner of Upward Trends.

RYAN STONE
Partner
p: 707-480-0959
e: rstone@upwardtrend.org
Internet Marketing
Consulting | Sales Management

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Meet Us .. Hello, I'm Terry.

Hello, I'm Terry Minion, founder and partner of Upward Trends. 

TERRY MINION
Founder/Partner
p: 707-434-9967
e: tminion@upwardtrend.org
Internet Marketing | Blogs
Consulting | Sales Management

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Our Team

There are currently seven people on our team. Four bloggers, two graphic designers, and then Ryan and Terry. Because Ryan and Terry interact with clients and prospects, we are listed here. Everyone else enjoys their anonymity, but rest assured that there are people getting the work done in a timely and professional manner. All of these team members have been with us for quite some time, and Ryan and Terry appreciate that stability. Yes, absolutely! You will too!

Our goal is very simple: Help you grow your business. Everything that we do is aimed at helping you grow your business, from our Internet tools and packages, to consulting services, to sales management. We didn’t get into this business to sell websites. We got into it from our business background to help people grow their business, and the Internet is such a valuable tool in helping to achieve that. And, we’ve done it inexpensive enough that any business can afford it–and thrive with it.

Being effective on the Internet is much more than just having a website, so we help you by not only having an effective website, but put signs all over the Internet directing people to your business enterprises. We do this through the use of various Internet properties, all in concert toward growing your Internet presence and expanding your businesses influence and success.

It is our sales management experience that helps drive our focus on improving your bottom line. Between Terry and Ryan, we have over 50 years of sales and sales management experience in a variety of fields. This experience is invaluable in helping small businesses increase their marketing and sales effectiveness and profitability.

RYAN STONE 707-480-0959 /OR
TERRY MINION 707-434-9967

Thursday, February 3, 2022

What Do We Offer?

Our Trend Setter Package

Having an effective Internet presence is critical to your business growth. But, just building a website is not enough. At Upward Trend, we have a systematized strategy that has been proven effective, and we have just taken that to whole new levels with our Trend Setter Package. Give us a call today and find out how inexpensive your new Internet Marketing Department can be! We do 80% or more of the work for you! Our passion is not to build websites; it is helping you grow your business.

RYAN STONE 707-480-0959 /OR
TERRY MINION 707-434-9967

Visit our website to learn more about us and what we can do for your business.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

CONFUSED ABOUT HOW YOUR BUSINESS CAN…


Use Internet? Website? Blog?
E-Commerce? Social Networking?
YouTube/Videos?
HTML Newsletters?
“What Is This Stuff?"
“Who Has The Time To Deal With It?"
“What’s In It For Me?"
Too Expensive?

RELAX. . .
We Make It So Easy! And So Affordable!


Contact Us
RYAN STONE 707-480-0959 /OR
TERRY MINION 707-434-9967

Saturday, January 29, 2022

In-House Trucking Service

Our truck is California compliant and our RGN Cozad 35 ton air-tail trailer will provide fast and efficient loading and unloading.

  • We have the ability to transport 59,000 lbs.
  • Provide transportation anywhere within California
  • Available 7 days a week
  • Professional driver who is reliable and experienced

Pricing: $135.00 per hour | Permit/RGN load 150.00 per hour plus permits

We look forward to serving all of your transportation needs; along with our continued services in Sales, Rentals, Repairs and Parts.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or want to schedule your next load!

(707) 451-5100

https://www.i-80forklift.com/

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Premier Commercial - Your Local Expert


Your Local Expert in Solano County. The Firms Direct Involvement in Solano county’s daily events, years of collaboration with Solano county’s key players, knowledge of businesses, land, and resources, makes us a valuable partner.

A Full Service Commercial Real Estate Firm, established in 1995, Located in Fairfield, CA.  Focused on providing exceptional real estate services.

Here to save you time throughout the entire process, advocate and provide you with resources to maximize your yields and return on investments.

The Firms team comprises over 100 years of combined experience, principals of 75+ years, Premier Commercial, Inc., has a solid foundation in the community.

Our Services include Industrial, Office and Retail leasing, Investment Property Sales, Subdivision Land Sales, Real Estate Investment Opportunities, Development consulting, Business Opportunities, Apartment Sales, Property Management and Real Estate Lending.

Contact our team to get started today. 707-436-7300

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The Foundation of Bethany Lutheran School

 


Bethany Lutheran School (BLS) is committed to provide a 21st century education for our students and to share Jesus’ amazing love. Our students are learning, practicing, and applying the skills of critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity in reading, science, math, history, writing, arts and biblical study while wrestling with worldview; these are all foundational to becoming a self-reflective member of society. In the interest of developing the whole child, all students also receive instruction in music and physical education.

The Bethany Lutheran Church congregation had a vision to build a Lutheran elementary school as an extension of its ministry to the Vacaville and surrounding communities.  The involvement and support of the church congregation continues, as it works with purpose to nurture in each person an active, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  What began as a Preschool serving the community since 1974 has now extended into a full-service education through the eighth grade.

We have been blessed with a wonderful staff who continues to guide each child to receive the education needed to be successful in the future.  We look forward to meeting with you about how any of our ministries may be of service to your family!

https://www.gobethany.com/

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Superior Food Safety

 


Superior Food Safety is based in Napa, CA, and provides the United States and Latin American businesses with consulting and training for certification, implementation, management, and maintenance of FSMA and GFSI food safety and quality systems. Customized training is available to clients worldwide and all courses can be delivered in English or Spanish.

View our on-line zoom courses that are available for registration.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Matt Garcia Foundation Is Keeping His Dream Alive!



Matt Garcia was a man with a vision. He was the youngest city councilman elected in the state of California in November 2007. Matt was a great young leader and an inspiration to all who knew him. Matt was only 22 years old… but, he lived more in those short years than many adults can even imagine. He led by inspiration, with integrity and ambition.

Matt’s dream involved supporting the youth and creating places for them to go and things for them to do; Changing a culture of violence and crime in the city through youth involvement. By uniting a community all people will have a sense of belonging and responsibility to the city of Fairfield. Matt’s life was cut short, but his legacy, work, and heart live on.

The Matt Garcia Foundation was established to carry out Matt’s dream. We are dedicated to the work and efforts that Matt started and hope that we can inspire others to be the change in this world we live in, just as Matt inspired us.

Matt’s vision has guided us,
but we need continued support from all of you
to make his dream a reality.

A commitment to changing a culture of violence and crime in Solano County.

Together we can continue Matt’s efforts and make his dream our reality.

The Matt Garcia Foundation “Dream Team" pledges to live Matt’s legacy.


See more at https://mattgarciafoundation.org/

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Hunter Douglas Products and Davis Home Trends



Paula with Davis Home Trends shows off the great and versatile Duetter Vertiglide shades. They are great for patio and sliding doors.

Davis Home Trends - Your Source for Motorized Window Treatments, Luxury Bedding, Pool Supplies, and Home Gifts Near Davis, CA

We are your one-stop-shop for all your gift-giving needs! We have everything from luxury bedding by Malouf, soaps and body care by Michel Design Works, leather purses and wallets by Will Leather Goods, boot socks, house slip-resistant slipper socks, sherpa-lined beanies, and scarves by Pudus, premium means groom care by Duke Cannon, Christmas decor, and more. We have filled our showroom just for you to bring about the holiday cheer!

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Regency Dental Wants Every Visit To Be A Pleasant Experience!



Open in the same location for the past 24 years, Regency Dental Group in Vacaville is dedicated to quality service in a home away from home atmosphere.

We strive to make each and every visit a pleasurable experience. Extra care is taken to ensure that the highest standards of disinfection and sterilization are adhered to. This gives all of our patients the confidence to know that they are the top priority and their well-being is the most important concern.

Our ultimate mission is to assist in making a contribution to overall health by providing the highest quality dental care possible. You will not only be delighted with the quality of clinical care but also by the way in which you are treated as an individual. We want this to be your happy dental home.

If you have suffered from bad dental experiences, ask about oral sedation. It can ease your anxiety about dental treatment. We have provided this level of comfort to our patients for years. This is a family practice. We provide a complete solution to all your oral health and cosmetic needs from age 3 and up.

“Our Vacaville dental team specializes in treating people the way they tell us they want to be treated. Dr. Burton and her team strive to take away the fear. We want you to obtain the beautiful smile you have always wanted." Pressed for time?

We have the technology to rebuild a broken tooth with an all-ceramic cap in one visit. Ask about our CEREC™

Call Regency Dental at 707-453-1776