Google to Give Free Websites and Training to Small Businesses in Santa Barbara
Participants will create and publish a website, learn the basics of using online tools to market and run their business, and learn how to promote their business through online marketing tools. While 97% of Americans look online for local products and services, just 38% of California small businesses have a website.
Since Google began this program in March, 2012, it has given free websites and training to over 13,000 small businesses in California.
What: Google officials working with local small businesses and non-profit organizations to give them free websites and free tools, training and resources to help them succeed online.
When: July 15
Where: Canary Hotel
31 West Carrillo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Who: Congresswoman Lois Capps and other local elected officials
Small business owners