Wednesday, June 12 | 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grand Rapids Public Library
111 Library Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Google is thrilled to deepen our commitment to Michigan through our Grow with Google programming in the Grand Rapids community. Whether you’re a business owner, looking for your next job, or just want to learn a new skill, you’re invited to join us for free workshops, networking with our local Michigan Google colleagues, and 1:1 coaching on Wednesday, June 12th in Grand Rapids. View the schedule below.
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
For Nonprofits - 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.
Please note that this session is for library, education and non profit professionals who serve job seekers, students, or small business owners. If you are a for profit business, job seeker, or are interested in learning new skills, please join us at our other sessions or drop by for 1:1 coaching. We encourage you to sign uo for our Grow with Google Partner Program at least 3 days prior to the event.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Using Data to Drive Business Growth
Google Analytics can help you gain insight into how consumers engage with your business online. Learn best practices analyzing customer trends and turning these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks
Make the most of your time by managing your work in Google Sheets and creating a meeting agenda in Google Docs that drives your project forward and keep you on pace.
This workshop teaches digital skills using Google's G Suite products. To get the most out of the session, we recommend that you work from your own Google account on the laptops we provide. If you don’t have a Google account, take a look at these instructions for how to get started.
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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? We're ready to help!
Drop by our reservation desk at the event to get paired with a Googler coach for your 1:1 coaching session. Our 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
- Grow with Google Partner Program
Just let us know what you’d like to learn related to the topics above, and our coaches will provide personalized help to grow your business, career, and confidence online (20 minutes per session).