Registration: NO COST
Date: EVERY Wednesday
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am


Instructor: Maria Elena Duron  is a Grow with Google Partner and Trainer

Wednesday, May 17
Increase Sales with Google Tools –  Learn how to promote your products online using Google tools. We’ll show how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google Business Profile. We’ll also cover Google Merchant Center, a no-cost tool that allows both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses to create free Product Listings on Google.
In this session we’ll show you how to:

  • Highlight products on your Google Business Profile
  • Use Pointy to promote in-store inventory with your point of sale system
  • Use Google Merchant Center to showcase in-store and online product inventory



Wednesday, May 24
Go Global with Google Market Finder – With the right tools and international marketing strategy, businesses are expanding globally to meet new demands. This workshop introduces Google’s Market Finder, a free tool that can help you identify new international business opportunities and plan for success.
In this workshop, we’ll:

  • Discuss the benefits of exporting
  • Introduce Google Market Finder
  • Show you how to use the tool to explore other markets



Wednesday, June 1
Establish a Professional Domain, Website and Email – If you’re curious about bringing your existing business online, or you’re just starting a business and want to know where to begin, it all starts with a domain: your online address and home on the web.
In this session we’ll cover:

  • The benefits of owning a domain
  • Helpful web terms to know
  • How to get the most out of your domain



Wednesday, June 8
Launch your Business with Customer Focused Marketing – As a new entrepreneur, you’ll need more than good products or services to grow your business. It’s also important to have strong customer-focused marketing strategies to reach your audience and turn them into loyal customers.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Create a compelling brand
  • Define your audience
  • Convert customers
  • Build loyalty and advocacy



Wednesday, June 22
Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs – Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design.  You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • The principles of the design thinking process
  • Applying the design thinking process to solve problems
  • The basics of prototyping your ideas



Wednesday, June 29
Coach your Team to SUCCESS –  Understand the attributes and behaviors that make the best managers. Learn, practice, and build your skills as a coach for your team. Provide meaningful and developmental feedback to your team to maximize their performance and development.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • The skills of great managers
  • How to coach your team
  • Tips for providing positive feedback