Grow with Google

April 15th, 9:30am to 4:30pm

The Des Moines Public Library is partnering with Google to bring free digital skills workshops and one-on-one coaching to small business owners, entrepreneurs, educators, nonprofit employees, and job seekers.

Join us at Central Library for one or more of these workshops, or set up a one-on-one consultation with a Googler coach to ask questions about using digital tools to advance your business, job search, and more:

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.: Discover Digital Resources to Empower Your Community
Local nonprofits will learn about the Grow with Google Partner Program. This program offers free resources and curriculum that your organization can use to teach people in your community the digital skills that will grow their careers and businesses.

11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Reach Customers Online with Google
Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Get Your Business Online
Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website.

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
Discover and keep track of job opportunities on Google Search. In this workshop, you will use the collaborative tools of G Suite and Google Search to enhance your job search experience.

Register for a session right now: https://events.withgoogle.com/join-google-in-iowa/des-moines/#content

1:1 Coaching with a Googler

Want help getting your business on the map? Need someone to show you how to use Google Sheets or other G Suite tools? Drop by our reservation desk at the event to get paired with a Googler coach for your 1:1 coaching session. Coaches are experts in their respective fields, and are eager to answer any questions you may have in the following areas:

- Google Ads
- Google Analytics
- Google My Business
- G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms)
- Gmail and Google Calendar

Just let us know what you’d like to learn related to the topics above, and coaches will provide personalized help to grow your business, career, and confidence online (20 minutes per session).

Register for 1:1 Coaching with a Googler: https://events.withgoogle.com/join-google-in-iowa/des-moines/#content

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