Google workshop organized by the Tourist Office | Heralrepublican
ANGOLA – The Steuben County Tourism Office is hosting a free Google Workshop for Small Businesses in two different sessions on Tuesday.
Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Timbers Steakhouse & Seafood, 1212 W. Maumee St. Light refreshments will be provided.
The sessions will feature Chris Sanchez of Clear Vision Media, who has contracted with the Tourism Bureau on numerous projects over the years.
“A business profile on Google is the perfect way to introduce your business to potential customers. With a free profile, you can add information about your business such as hours, contact details, and even photos! Plus, you You can use your profile to manage customer reviews and quickly respond to them publicly or privately. Being found on Google is essential for any local business – it’s where most people go when looking for information. Claim your business and take control of your profile,” says information from the Tourist Office.
Sanchez owns Clear Vision Media. He is a Google partner and his agency has won numerous awards for web design and video production, including a Telly for a video from the Steuben County Tourism Bureau. Sanchez is an expert in web development and search engine optimization.
“Chris will be able to help you set up and answer questions about your account,” the Tourist Board said. “We’ll also cover some search engine optimization basics, how to protect your information, and talk about the differences with mobile views.”
Google automatically populates business profiles. Attendees are requested to bring their laptops so they can create accounts, make enhancements to existing accounts, and use reports. If you don’t have a laptop desk, the staff can help you settle in afterwards.