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Learn the basics with our introductory lessons.

Learn the basics of growing your business online with interactive lessons covering topics ranging from why your business needs a website to serving on-the-go customers via mobile phones.

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Answer frequently asked questions on your website

Save time and improve customer service with an FAQ page.

Create effective website headers and footers

Design your site’s headers and footers to communicate helpful information to your customers.

See which websites link to your site

Find out which websites send you new visitors with a free Webmaster Tools report.

See the top searches that bring users to your site

Understanding what brings people to your site now can help you attract future visitors.

Use free Webmaster Tools for a search-friendly site.

Get your site ready for Google search with free diagnostic tools. Just add and verify your site to get started.

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Access your information anywhere, from any device

Stay in step with your customers by managing your business “from the cloud.”

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Improve your 404 error page

Helpful 404 error pages can keep more visitors engaged with your site for longer.

Use business email to look more professional

A business email address establishes credibility and builds brand awareness.

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Get your business listed on Google Search and Maps

Listing your business on Google Search and Maps helps you reach new local customers when they search for you.

Keep your business accounts secure with strong passwords

Use strong passwords to secure vital financial and personal details about your business and customers.

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Get more out of social media by mastering the hashtag

Use hashtags effectively for broader social media influence and stronger customer connections.

Attract customers with clear page names and descriptions

People can’t find you online without help -- improve your website details to help search engines and new customers reach you.

Hashtag basics: Connect to customers on social media

Creating and monitoring popular hashtags can help you gather information about your brand, competitors, and product. 

Find out if online ads are right for your business

You could be missing out on customers searching for what you have to offer, see how online ads can help.

Write emails customers will open and read

Entice customers to open your emails with the fresh content, updated promotions and regular updates about your business.

Win more customers with maps and files on your site

Make it easy for new customers to find what they need by adding a map of your location and useful files like forms and brochures.

Create a customer email list to market your business

Stay connected to new and potential customers with targeted email lists.

Build a reputation for your business with online reviews

How to handle positive and negative reviews about your business. 

Three easy updates to improve interaction on your site

Help more visitors connect with your business by adding social media buttons, a contact form, and video content to your site.

Designing your website with goals in mind

Build your site around key business goals to win more conversions and better track your success.

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Hiring an expert to manage your search engine presence

Find out if help from a search engine optimization (SEO) company is the right fit for your business.

Easy image tips to improve the look of your website

Impress customers with a website that features polished and engaging images.

Tell customers about your business with great website text

Make it easier for search engines and customers to find you by designing a great website with strong text.

Track popular search trends related to your business

Make smart marketing decisions for your business with free search data from Google Trends.

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Know what’s said about your business with Google Alerts

Receive alerts whenever your business is mentioned online.

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Choose the right domain name for your business

Your domain name is critical for attracting new customers and establishing your business online.

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