Google event has free business tips

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Google is the internet these days - so a free course by its experts on growing your business online is bound to be popular.

They will be running a ‘Juice Bar’ in the Electric Works in Sheffield city centre from 12.30pm-2.30pm on Friday December 5.

It aims to offer local entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn crucial skills for the digital age, from creating a website to marketing their business online.

It will take place on the eve of Small Business Saturday, a nationwide drive to highlight small businesses and encourage people to shop locally.

The Juice Bar workshop is part of Google’s drive to help small businesses grow using the Internet and to help business owners harness new ‘e-skills.’ So far over 250,000 businesses have been helped

Eileen Naughton, managing director of Google UK, said: “The internet is playing an important role in helping companies of all sizes reach new customers, manage marketing expenses and use data-driven consumer insights to help their business grow. Our goal at Google is to show UK businesses how easy it is.”