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Mayor to Host Two Workshops to Get Local Businesses Online
Long Beach Get Your Business Online

In anticipation of Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, Mayor Bob Foster will host two Get Your Business Online (GYBO) workshops on Monday, November 25, at 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Business owners who attend the workshop will have access to computers and free hands-on instruction in Pacific Gateway’s computer lab to learn how to set up an account and build their website.


Event details are:


Monday, November 25

8:00a.m. or 4:00p.m.

Pacific Gateway

3447 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807


Parking will be provided in the Pacific Gateway lot.


The Long Beach Get Your Business Online initiative provides business owners with the tools to create and host their own website completely free for one year. Today, the importance of being online is more crucial than ever. Businesses with a website are expected to grow 40% faster and are twice as likely to create jobs.


Google and Homestead, provide a selection more than 200 website templates to choose from, three clickable web pages, a custom domain name, and free web hosting for one year.


Computer space is limited. Interested individuals must RSVP to the Mayor’s office by Friday, November 22, by calling (562) 570-6801, or email gybo@longbeach.gov. Please provide your name, phone number and which workshop you would like to attend.



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