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

Sign up for Carmen's upcoming virtual workshops below.

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Birmingham Kick-Off Event
Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps
Thursday, January 28 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT
Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish.
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Learn About Investors and Loan Options for Your Small Business - Part 1
Friday, February 5 from 11:20 AM - 12:20 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
Tuesday, February 16 from 1:30 PM - 3:00 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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Use YouTube to Grow Your Business
Tuesday, February 23 from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CT
Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand.
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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 digitalcoachBIR@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).