Got a Small Business? Get it Online at No Cost!
Governor Rick Scott recently partnered with Google to make it free and easy for Florida small businesses to get online through Florida Get Your Business Online.
Florida Get Your Business Online provides professional templates that help businesses, in a few easy steps and at no initial cost, to create and publish a website in less than 60 minutes.
Participating businesses receive:
- Easy-to-build, free website
- Customized domain name
- One year of free web hosting
- Hands-on free training as available in select Florida cities
“Small businesses are the backbone of Florida’s economy,” Governor Scott said recently in announcing the initiative. “This initiative is aimed to help these businesses grow in Florida.”
Florida small businesses totaled 2 million in 2009. They represent 98.9 percent of all employers and employ 42.3 percent of the private-sector workforce.Ninety-seven percent of consumers look online for products or services, yet 68 percent of Florida’s small businesses do not have a website. Florida Get Your Business Online is an easy, free and fast way for Florida businesses to build websites, take advantage of other industry-leading resources and, most importantly, get online and market their products.
For more information, visit www.floridagetonline.com.