5 mistakes websites make!

Over the past 20 years our team has spent working online, we’ve noticed many mistakes that businesses — including our own — have made online. We learned things the hard way, and eventually figured out the best way to promote and sell on the Internet....

Tell your biz story!

  “I don’t know if we can make a good website, because I don’t know what to write about my business.” Over the years, we’ve heard that story over-and-over, as we have been helping businesses succeed, online and off. Here’s what...

Your logo and you(r customers)

  As a designer for some decades, I often see people viewing design as similar to a kindergarten craft project, or a private scrapbook: A chance to express themselves, and have fun. They don’t give a lot of thought as to how others will see what they offer;...

Find free images for websites!

Images help your visitors engage with your website and what you’re offering. You should try to include an image in everything you post online. It would be ideal if — for any image you need — you could simply go take an original photo, with a quality...

How Google works!

If you’re starting your own online business with a free website on Utahtopia, we encourage you to update your new site regularly. And by regularly, we mean a few times each week, if possible. Share your interests and expertise with others, in ways that they will...

Legal issues for an online bis

“What are the legal requirements for my new online business?” Over the past 20 years, we’ve been asked that question frequently. Short answer: Nothing. Just go for it. Long answer: We aren’t lawyers or accountants, but we can tell you what the...

Campfire Cooking Books

If you are planning on going camping this summer or just having some fun by the backyard fire pit, Campfire Cooking offers several different ways to cook food over a campfire. They include making snacks and meals On a Stick, In a Pie Iron, Wrapped in Foil, In a...

Recharge!

Did you know that “Utah is ranked the #1 “Least ‘Emotionally Recharged’ U.S. state for 2015, according to the Lantern Emotional Balance Index”? To create this ranking, Lantern www.golantern.com — a groundbreaking online and mobile...

Potbelly Sandwiches in SLC!

One of the fastest growing restaurant chains is opening its first shop in the Salt Lake City area. Potbelly Sandwich Shop (2118 S. Highland Drive) brings its good vibes and great sandwiches to the neighborhood with its first area location to open on Tuesday, February...

Need help with… anything? Just call 2-1-1.

If you, or anyone you know, needs help, there is somewhere to call: 2-1-1. Originally started by the Utah Food Bank and now the United Way, the 2-1-1 assistance line offers help, or directions on how to get help, on these and many other issues: Crisis/Suicide...

Holiday Meal Prep

How long do you usually take to cook a special holiday meal for your family?  To put this question to the test, food researchers at Del Monte — the country’s preeminent fruit and vegetable brand — asked 2,500 Americans to describe how long it takes...

What Utahtopia Offers

WHAT WE OFFER

Utahtopia can help you grow your rural Utah business with business info and more!

Living in Utah here on Utahtopia

LIVING IN UTAH

Discover entertaining info here at Utahtopia, including useful tips for you, and helps for your business.  Have something to share with Utah?  We’d love to hear it!  Share what you have to offer — here on Utahtopia.

USDA Office of Rural Development

WHO WE ARE

Utahtopia is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s Office of Rural Development, and is brought to you by the non-profit Panoramaland Resource Conservation and Development. Read more.