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Google launches Get Your Business Online program for Spanish speakers

Google has launched Get Your Business Online con Google, a program targeting Hispanic-owned businesses to get online. Google partnered with local Miami organizations to design the program, which will help drive economic growth by providing businesses the tools and resources to create a website in Spanish. The company also teamed up with Intuit to provide its popular Intuit Website offerings for free, including an easy-to-build website, a customized domain name and web hosting for one year.

The program is part of a statewide initiative aimed at helping the 58 percent of Hispanic-owened Florida small businesses that do not have an online presence.

Google will welcome hundreds of local Florida businesses to participate in a series of free workshops held in Spanish that will focus on educating Hispanic-owned small businesses on how easy and quick it is to get online. Google employees will work hand-in-hand with business owners to instruct them on how to create an easy-to-build, customizable website through Google. Workshops will be held in Spanish, with assistance available in English as needed.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Three sessions:

Session one: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Session two: 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Session three: 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Miami Dade College (MDC) Wolfson Campus

Chapman Conference Center

300 NE 2nd Avenue
Building 3, Second Floor


Miami, FL 33132

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Darryl Tay

This is a good move on the part of Google, and it’s also good news for Hispanic-owned business, since they can now harness the business opportunities the Internet brings. With this program, more Hispanic-owned businesses can put up their own websites and establish a web presence for their company or business. It will also benefit their target markets, since looking for a certain product or service will be a lot easier.

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