On Nov. 28, Google will host a free small business workshop in Peekskill, starting at 9 a.m. at the Dramatic Hall at Peekskill Central Market with morning training sessions for business owners.

Google’s small business workshop is designed to help local businesses reach more customers by getting online. Tuesday’s program will teach business owners how to get on Google Search and Maps for free and how to promote their business with a free website and advertising. Small businesses in Peekskill can go to gybo.com for more information about the workshop.

State Sen. Terrence Murphy will participate as special guest.

Peekskill Google-sponsored event and seminar with local small businesses
Small business owners working on laptops, getting their free listing on Google, attendees participating in event activities, workshops and receiving one-on-one help from Googlers.


The Dramatic Hall at Peekskill Central Market
900 Main Street
Peekskill, NY 10655

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28

Small businesses need to be online, because that’s where their customers are. While 78 percent of small businesses in the US have an online presence, only 53 percent have a company website. 64 percent say their website is optimized for mobile.