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Duquesne SBDC gets funding via CARES Act

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Here's how the money will be put to work to help small businesses deal with Covid-19 related challenges.

Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center

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On an average day, Trina Worrell Benjamin handles invoices, returns calls and emails, directs a team of nearly a dozen employees and manages a client roster that has included big names like Rite Aid and Toys“R”Us. She admits her first steps into entrepreneurship were not easy. But with the help of…

Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center

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Google to Hold "Pennsylvania Get Your Business Online" Event in Pittsburgh on December 5

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The partnership continues between the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and Google as they host another “Get Your Business Online” event in Pennsylvania.  This time the location is switching back to Western Pennsylvania and will be held in Pittsburgh.  On December 5, small business owners will be able to partake in three different sessions within a three hour time block to help grow their business online and build a free website.  The sessions are broken up into the following format:

Growing Your Business Online (1 hour)

  • Create and publish a website for your business using Intuit Sitebuilder. Laptops can be provided or a place to plug-in if you bring your own.

Creating a Business Listing on Google (30 minutes)

  • Learn the basics of how other people find your business online, with methods like search engine optimization (SEO), web analytics and more.

Build Your Free Website (1 hour and 30 minutes)

  • Learn how to build genuine connections with your customers to increase satisfaction, loyalty and word-of-mouth promotion.

The two time slots available for participants are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Pittsburgh event will be held at Clear Story Studio, 1931 Sidney Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 on December 5.

To register for this free event, click here.