JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Small Business Summit designed to help small business owners in the greater Des Moines area learn how to successfully increase their business' visibility and better market themselves online. The Web.com Small Business Summit will take place on Friday, June 5, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Wakonda Club. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com developed its Small Business Summit as a benefit to small business owners in communities across the country.
"The success of our local small businesses and entrepreneurs has been critical to driving job growth and economic prosperity in the greater Des Moines area," said Greg Conrad, tournament director for The Principal Charity Classic presented by Wells Fargo. "Small business owners have many competing demands on their time, foremost of which is running a business, and they don't always have the knowledge to successfully market their business online. So with the help of our Champions Tour partners and Web.com, we are pleased to help local small business owners continue to prosper and grow while also having the chance to enjoy The Principal Charity Classic presented by Wells Fargo experience."
Justin Leedy, director of marketing at Web.com, will lead the discussion at the Web.com Small Business Summit, and will share information and tools that small business owners can use to better protect their businesses; increase their online visibility; and optimize their online marketing efforts.
Topics and content at the Web.com Small Business Summit focus on ways small business owners can achieve a successful Internet presence, including the elements of a great website, how to determine if their website is working for them, increasing traffic to their website and business, mobile marketing, and decoding how to efficiently market their business on Google, Facebook and Twitter.
"As part of our commitment to give back to the communities we serve, we are pleased to offer this event which is focused on helping small business owners improve their business model," said Leedy. "Every day, Web.com helps millions of business owners address the challenges of building and maintaining an effective online presence that allows their businesses to grow. We expect a lively dialogue covering a range of key, timely topics that small business owners face when tackling this increasingly important digital opportunity."
- Where: Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
- When: Friday, June 5, 2015, registration, refreshments and networking 8:30 a.m.; presentation will start promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude by 11:30 a.m.
- Cost: Attendance is free, but advanced registration is requested at smallbusinesssummit.web.com.
- Social media: Twitter: @webdotcom / Facebook: Web.com / Hashtag: #SmallBizSummit
- All attendees will receive a complimentary clubhouse pass to The Principal Charity Classic presented by Wells Fargo
For the schedule of all 2015 Web.com Small Business Summits or for more information about this Small Business Summit, go to the Web.com Small Business Summit website, or contact email@example.com, or call 800-862-8718.
Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com is owner of several global domain registrars and further meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products, ecommerce solutions and call center services. To get more information, visit web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at facebook.com/web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit Web.com's Small Business Summit.
About the Champions Tour
Collectively, the Champions Tour has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game, with many of its 32 members in the World Golf Hall of Fame competing regularly in its events. The Tour also counts numerous other major championship winners among its members. The Champions Tour is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older. Conceived in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour, it started with just four events and purses totaling $475,000. The Champions Tour's primary purpose is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, protect the integrity of the game and generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays. Points earned in official Charles Schwab Cup events in 2014 determined Bernhard Langer as the Charles Schwab Cup champion, the season-long competition designed to recognize the Champions Tour's leading player. The Commissioner of the PGA TOUR is Tim Finchem. Greg McLaughlin is President of the Champions Tour. The PGA TOUR's website is pgatour.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Follow the Champions Tour at facebook.com/ChampionsTour and on Twitter @ChampionsTour.
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