By Jacqueline Donado
Strategic Program Coordinator
Queens Chamber of Commerce
The Queens Chamber of Commerce is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a Get Your Business Online workshop, which will feature tips on growing your business online and measuring online success.
The complimentary workshop will be hosted on January 24 at The Bulova Corporate Conference Center from 2 to 4 p.m.
Get Your Business Online with Google will bring community members, business owners, and civic leaders together to help small businesses succeed on the web.
“Four out of five consumers use search engines to find local information nearby, yet only 37 percent of businesses have claimed their listing on a search engine,” says Emily Harris, manager of Google’s Get Your Business Online program. “Small businesses are the engine of local economies, and when they flourish, their communities do as well.”
Get Your Business Online is a program that empowers communities to support their local businesses and encourage them to get on Google Search and Maps for free. Local businesses keep our communities strong; when we help them succeed on the web, they make our communities even stronger. Businesses that are online grow 40 percent faster than those that aren’t.
The Grow Your Business Online and Tips for Measuring Online Success workshop is a Google presentation hosted by the Queens Chamber of Commerce with the support of the city’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS).
In 2018, the chamber, in conjunction with SBS is presenting a series of seminars of a variety of topics, including social media promotions, human resources, changes to municipal and state laws affecting merchants, and Merchants Business Resources Day.