JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Web.com Small Business Summit designed to help small business owners in the New York City vicinity learn how to successfully increase their businesses' visibility and better market themselves online. Experts from Web.com, Allstate, and FedEx will be on hand to share their experiences and insights with the small business attendees. The Web.com Small Business Summit will take place on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, New York, in conjunction with The Barclays, the first event of the PGA TOUR's FedExCup Playoffs.
"The entire New York metro area has become an innovator in web-based businesses, and it's through the exceptional efforts of our local entrepreneurs and small businesses that have had a major impact on the area's economic success story," said Peter Mele, executive director for The Barclays. "To stay competitive in today's marketplace, it is important for small business owners to build an online presence and learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be successful online. With the help of our corporate partners, Web.com and FedEx, we are pleased to help local small business owners continue to prosper and grow while also having the chance to enjoy The Barclays experience."
Justin Leedy, director of marketing at Web.com, will lead the discussion at the Web.com Small Business Summit, and will share information and tools that small business owners can use to improve their overall business performance; increase their online visibility; and optimize their online marketing efforts.
Topics and content at the Web.com Small Business Summit focus on ways small business owners can achieve a successful Internet presence, including the elements of a great website, how to determine if their website is working for them, increasing traffic to their website and business, mobile marketing and decoding how to efficiently market their business on Google, Facebook and Twitter.
"As part of our commitment to give back to the communities we serve, we are pleased to offer this event which is focused on helping small business owners improve their business model," said Leedy. "Every day, Web.com helps millions of business owners address the challenges of building and maintaining an effective online presence that allows their businesses to grow. We expect a lively dialogue covering a range of key, timely topics that small business owners face when tackling this increasingly important digital opportunity."
Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com developed the Small Business Summit as a benefit to small business owners in communities across the country.
For the schedule of all 2015 Web.com Small Business Summit dates or for more information about this Small Business Summit, go to the Web.com Small Business Summit website, or contact [email protected], or call 800-862-8718.
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Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com is owner of several global domain registrars and further meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products, eCommerce solutions and call center services. To get more information, visit web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at facebook.com/web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit Web.com's Small Business Summit.
About PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2013, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $134 million for local and national charitable organizations and in early 2014 the TOUR's all-time charitable contributions surpassed $2 billion.
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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