JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 29, 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 Charlotte-area small business owners learn how to successfully increase visibility and market themselves online. The Small Business Forum will take place on Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EDT at Ingersoll Rand's North American Headquarters and Corporate Center in Davidson. Google Strategic Partner Manager Jenna Nichols will kick off the Web.com Small Business Forum, and then Web.com Vice President of Marketing Joanne Del Toro will share information and tools to help small business owners increase visibility and optimize marketing efforts online. "We're excited to have an event focused on helping small business owners find out what really works when marketing online so small businesses in the Charlotte area can harness the power of the Internet to succeed," said Del Toro. "We have best practices from working with millions of business owners every day who are addressing real-world challenges of marketing online and through social channels. We expect a lively dialogue covering a range of key, timely topics that small business owners face when tackling this increasingly important digital opportunity." 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. "Small businesses are an essential piece of the U.S. as a whole," said Nichols. "Now, more than ever, it is important for small businesses to equip themselves with the tools they need to find success, and I'm happy to support an organization that helps small business owners do just that with Web.com."