GOOGLE TO HOST FREE ‘GROW WITH GOOGLE’ DIGITAL SKILLS WORKSHOP IN LONG BRANCH 

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GOOGLE TO HOST FREE ‘GROW WITH GOOGLE’ DIGITAL SKILLS WORKSHOP IN LONG BRANCH

Google to be Joined by Long Branch Mayor John Pallone and State Librarian Mary Chute, Event Aimed at Jobseekers and Small Businesses

Participants to Learn How to Create an Online Business Presence, Maximize Job Searches and Use YouTube to Grow

Long Branch, NJ — Google will host free, daylong ‘Grow with Google’ workshops in Long Branch on December 4 from 10:30AM to 5:00PM at the Long Branch Free Public Library. ‘Grow with Google is’ the tech company’s economic opportunity initiative, which aims to help local businesses and jobseekers learn the digital skills they need to succeed.

Google staff and volunteers will teach hands-on workshops to provide local non-profits, businesses owners and residents with resources to grow their skills, careers and businesses. In addition to workshops on search engine optimization, advertising analytics and the best way to build a resume for today’s job market, Google will be offering a YouTube-focused tutorial and fireside chat with New Jersey YouTube creator and entrepreneur Laura Vitale. Laura leveraged YouTube to transition from her passion for cooking at her family’s restaurant to a YouTube channel, Laura in the Kitchen, which has over 3.5M subscribers.

For more information about the workshop, visit http://g.co/grownewjersey.

Media is advised to arrive at 11:45AM for remarks from Grow with Google’s Head of Community Engagement, Erica Swanson, LBFBL Director Tonya Garcia, New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute and Long Branch Mayor John Pallone. The Mayor will also meet with program participants and hear about their experiences, while Vitale will be available to speak to press as well.

What:  Grow with Google Long Branch Workshops

Where: Long Branch Free Public Library

328 Broadway

Long Branch, NJ 07740

When: December 4, 2019 from 10:30AM – 5:00PM (REMARKS AT 11:45AM)

Why: ‘Grow with Google’ is Google’s initiative to help create economic opportunities for Americans. The program draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms and services that help people and businesses grow. Through this initiative, Google aims to help everyone across America — those who make up the workforce of today and those who will drive the workforce of tomorrow — access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers and businesses.

Visuals: Local small business owners and jobseekers working on laptops, attendees participating in event activities, workshops and receiving one-on-one help from Googlers.

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