Google is Coming to Alaska to Help Local Businesses Get Online
While 97% of Americans look online for local products and services, 58% of small businesses do not have a website or online presence?
In an effort to encourage more small businesses to get online, Google is traveling around the country to give businesses the tools and resources they need to establish a website, find new customers, and ultimately grow their business. Next stop? Alaska.
On Thursday, August 30th, Google’s Alaska Get Your Business Online will be in Anchorage where they’ll be working with local businesses to set up a free Intuit website as well as free tools, training and resources to help their business succeed online. In addition to the event, Alaska business owners can visit www.AlaskaGetOnline.com to launch their free website at any time.
Where: Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center
600 West 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
When: August 30, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHY: Small businesses need to be online, because that’s where their customers are. While 97 percent of Americans look online for local products and services, 58 percent of small businesses do not have a website.
VISUALS: Small business owners at computer stations getting free websites, attendees participating in event activities, workshops and receiving one-on-one counsel from Googlers.
Posted: August 21, 2012