Join our Alabama Digital Coach, Carmen Mays, for free training and coaching for your business.

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Boost Your Money Management Skills for Your Small Business - Part 1
Monday, May 23 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
Whether you're starting a new business or already managing one, it’s important to understand how to manage your business finances. Having good money management skills will help increase your business’s opportunity for success. Part 1 will show you how to separate business and personal finances, and track your business finances. Plus, you'll learn about money management mistakes to avoid.
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Drive Traffic to Your Website with SEO - Watch Party
Wednesday, May 25 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
Anyone with a website or business presence online can benefit from search engine optimization (SEO), the process of helping search engines find and display your site in search results. Hosted by one of Google’s internal SEO experts, this workshop will give you a behind-the-scenes view into how Google approaches SEO for its own sites. You will learn practical strategies that you or your web development team can implement to help drive traffic from Google Search to your site. This workshop is part of Grow with Google’s Partner Digital Series, which curates specialty content for learners of our Nonprofit partner organizations. 
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Boost Your Money Management Skills for Your Small Business - Part 2
Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
Whether you're starting a new business or already managing one, it’s important to understand how to manage your business finances. Having good money management skills will help increase your business’s opportunity for success. Part 2 will help you understand cash flow and profit & loss. Plus, you'll learn about money management mistakes to avoid.
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Learn About Investors and Loan Options for Your Small Business - Part 1
Wednesday, June 1 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
When your small business needs funding, it’s important to understand what options might be available to you. In Part 1 of this two-part workshop you will learn how to find potential funding options and how to use Micro Loans to fund big goals. To get the most from this workshop, we recommend you also watch Part 2.
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Learn About Investors and Loan Options for Your Small Business - Part 2
Wednesday, June 8 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
When your small business needs funding, it’s important to be prepared. In Part 2 of this two-part workshop you will learn how to develop a fundraising strategy before meeting with investors and how to share your story with investors. To get the most from this workshop, we recommend you also watch Part 1.
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Meet Carmen

Coupled with a powerful instinct to discern systemic gaps that too often hinder communities, Carmen has vision. She actively seeks out opportunities to expand equity within underinvested legacy neighborhoods and forges ahead with solutions. Carmen has developed blueprints that have been successfully leveraged by community leaders and partners to bridge equitability gaps and promote economic empowerment and transportation access. She has over a decade of public sector experience engaged with community and economic development with many years in local government. She brings this intuitive approach and ardency for action to all of her work, including her entrepreneurial endeavors. Her company Elevators, works alongside local communities to co-create equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems by prioritizing Black and Latinx creatives.  

If you have any questions, please email Carmen at digitalcoachAL@growwithg.co


 

Who are Grow with Google Digital Coaches?

We are mentors, teachers, leaders; we are entrepreneurs who have achieved our goals, and we want to help you achieve yours. We are excited to provide the digital skills training and coaching that Black and Latino small businesses need to reach new customers, thrive online, and grow.

Want more resources?

For more small business resources, check out grow.google/smallbusiness (English) or grow.google/pasoapaso (Español).