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Get Found on Google Search and Maps May 6 in Leland

April 25, 2019

LELAND, MI Samantha Reis and Elsa Finch of the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (NW MI-SBDC) will be teaching local business owners how to get their business on Google Search and Maps. Samantha and Elsa will give a tour of how to use Google Business, a free tool for businesses who want to connect with customers online through Google Search and Maps and ultimately “get found.” They will walk you through how to create or claim your Google Business profile as well as explain how you can manage your businesses’ information across Google Search and Maps from your dashboard to increase your chances of being discovered by potential customers.

The program is part of a new Small Business Workshop Series offered by the Leland Township Library and will take place at The Leland Lodge, 565 Pearl Street, on Monday, May 6 at 7:00 pm.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration at is highly recommended due to limited seating. For more information, contact the Northwest Michigan SBDC at or 231-929-5060.

About Michigan SBDC
The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) provides expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. The Northwest Michigan Regional Center is hosted by Networks Northwest and serves the ten county region including: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford counties. For more information, go to:

The Michigan SBDC State Lead Center is located at Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business, in Grand Rapids. Michigan small business owners may access the Michigan SBDC services by contacting 616-331-7480 or

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Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission