JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com, a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Small Business Forum designed to help Jersey City-area small business owners learn how to successfully increase visibility and market themselves online. The Small Business Forum will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EDT at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com developed the Small Business Forum as a benefit to small business owners in communities across the country. The Web.com Small Business Forum takes place in conjunction with The Barclays PGA TOUR, which will be held Thursday, August 22, 2013 – Sunday, August 25, 2013, at the Liberty National Golf Club. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop will kick of the Web.com Small Business Forum, and Web.com Chief Marketing Officer Jason Teichman will share information and tools to help small business owners increase visibility and optimize marketing efforts online. "We are excited that Web.com is offering a free Small Business Forum for Jersey City businesses in conjunction with The Barclays," said Fulop. "This Forum will provide online marketing strategies and other technology solutions to help our small businesses grow and our main streets flourish." Topics and content at the Small Business Forum 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, and decoding how to efficiently market on Google, Facebook and Twitter. Golfer Michael Putnam, who currently sits in first place on the Web.com Tour Money List, took advantage of Web.com's online marketing solutions for his product website, www.stixtips.com. "I knew creating an engaging website would be an important first step to make Stixtips successful," said Putnam. "Web.com's expertise has been a tremendous asset to ensure that I'm maximizing my online visibility and marketing my business online."
Along with helpful information to elevate small businesses' online presence, Web.com will be giving away a free website makeover at the Web.com Small Business Forum in Jersey City. The winner of the online makeover will receive an in-depth evaluation of their current website; consultation with a Web.com website expert; new custom website design and copy; and hosting, marketing, monitoring and SEO consulting services for one year to help encourage web traffic and lead generation*.Event Details:
- Where: Hyatt Regency Jersey City (2 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302)
- When: Thursday, August 22, beginning with a complimentary breakfast at 8:00 a.m.; presentation will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at 10:00 a.m.
- Cost: Attendance is free, but advanced registration is requested at smallbusinessforum.web.com
- All attendees will be able to purchase tickets to The Barclays at a discounted rate.