Lyndhurst, NJ, August 20, 2015 (Newswire) – Starfish*Global is helping small businesses grow their presence online with Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map workshops that will feature lessons on how to establish and manage your presence on the web. Interested business owners may sign up here for free. These sessions will be held on a monthly basis at the Meadowlands Accelerator, located at 1280 Wall Street West, Third Floor, Lyndhurst, NJ.
Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map is part of Google’s Get Your Business Online program and aims to bring community members, business owners, and civic leaders together to help small businesses succeed on the web.
Starfish*Global’s goal is to facilitate growth through technology. “Our objective, as Official City Partner, is to ensure there is a free and easy solution available to small business owners so they can benefit from having an online presence.” says Oscar Moreno, CIO of Starfish*Global.
“4 out of 5 consumers use search engines to find local information nearby, yet only 37% of businesses have claimed their listing on a search engine,” says Soo Young Kim, Head of Small Business Engagement at Google. “Small businesses are the engine of local economies and when they flourish, their communities do as well.”
Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map is a program designed to empower communities to support their local businesses and encourage them to get on the map. Local businesses keep our communities strong; when we help them succeed on the web, they make our communities even stronger. The workshops are Google presentations hosted by Starfish Global. Visit www.gybo.com to learn more about the program and get involved.
Starfish*Global is a management consulting, digital marketing, and information technology company dedicated to supporting small businesses by helping them get online and use technology to facilitate their growth. Starfish*Global offers workshops, 1:1 coaching, digital marketing services, social media training, and mentoring in both English and Spanish for Latino entrepreneurs in the USA and Latin America.
About Get Your Business Online
Get Your Business Online is a fast, easy, and free way for small businesses to get online. While 97% of consumers look online for local products and services, 55% of small businesses do not have a website. Get Your Business Online provides small businesses with a free website as well as free tools, training, and resources to help their business succeed online.