Join our Illinois Digital Coach, JinJa Birkenbeuel, for free training and coaching for your business.

Sign up for JinJa's upcoming virtual workshops below.

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Build Your Professional Brand
Wednesday, May 18 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT
Having a strong professional brand and a well-thought-out career story can open many opportunities for you, especially when it comes to pursuing your next job. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to position your career story in a compelling way, improve your online presence, and build a solid network. Plus, you’ll learn how to answer the common interview question “tell me about yourself” to make a strong first impression in your interviews.
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Sell Online with E-Commerce Tools [in partnership with the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC and the Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment]
Tuesday, June 7 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CT
Learn how to sell your products online. We'll walk through listing your products for free with a Google Business Profile and Merchant Center. And we'll show you one way to sell on your website, using an E-Commerce store built with Shopify. Plus, learn about more helpful tools to stand out online, such as Local Opportunity Finder and Grow My Store. Hosted in partnership with the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC and the Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment.
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Meet JinJa

JinJa is a strategist and creative executive with more than 20 years of experience, including in enterprise brand strategy and creative development for mid- to large-size organizations. She’s the CEO of Birk Creative, an agency that designs visual identities and multichannel strategies to help brands grow, scale, and keep up with technology. JinJa is also founder and co-host of “The Honest Field Guide” podcast, which discusses business with Grammy Award winners, successful entrepreneurs, sports-team owners, best-selling authors, and Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. JinJa wants to provide you with hands-on coaching, digital skills workshops, and insights into how to grow your business. She’s passionate about coaching and has traveled the country interviewing small business owners to understand their challenges and learn where they needed the most help.

You can ask JinJa about writing, brand development, social media strategy, personal branding, brand transformation, brand management, thought leadership training, women's business initiatives, digital transformation, and more.

If you have any questions, please email JinJa at digitalcoachIL@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).