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For immediate release Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            
E-mail: rlwilliams@bham.lib.al.us

Central Library to host Using Google to grow your business seminars beginning Thursday, June 29  
 
What:    Using Google to Grow Your Business Three-Part Seminar Series
When:   Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Let’s Put Birmingham on the Map with Google
Thursday, July 20, 2017 – Google Insights and Analytics
Thursday, August 17, 2017 – Getting Started with Social Media and Email Marketing       
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Regional Library Computer Center, 4th floor
Details: Free but registration is required

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- If you are a business and don't show up in Google searches, you are missing out on a lot of potential customers.

To assist the public, the Central Library in downtown Birmingham is hosting 3 free seminars beginning Thursday, June 29, 2017. The workshops are being sponsored by the City of Birmingham’s Office of Economic Development and Zeekee (https://zeekeeinteractive.com/), a Birmingham-based digital marketing agency.  The three-part monthly seminar series for small business owners is called “Using Google to Grow Your Business.”

The free workshops will be on June 29, July 20, and August 17, with each session held from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Central Library's Regional Library Computer Center, located on the 4th floor of the Linn-Henley Research Building.  Each seminar will cover a different topic related to Google applications that can be used by small business owners to improve their online performance.

The three seminars are as follows:
•      Thursday, June 29 - “Let’s Put Birmingham on the Map with Google.”
•    Thursday July 20 -  “Google Insights and Analytics”
•    Thursday, Aug. 17 - “Getting Started with Social Media and Email Marketing.”

The program presenters will be Zeekee’s marketing and IT specialists. The seminars are free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please contact Andy Mayo in the City of Birmingham’s Office of Economic Development by phone at (205) 254-2774 or by email at Andy.Mayo@birminghamal.gov.

Zeekee started in 2003 as a small business and has since grown into a full-fledged internet marketing agency with services that include website development, graphic design, internet marketing and website support. They have developed and supported over 2,000 websites and countless campaigns for their clients in all industries from local startups to international Fortune 500 companies.  Zeekee has offices in Birmingham and Fairhope, AL.

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