Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County News

Posted 6/15/21

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OKEECHOBEE — Ready to help promote your business for free? Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website on Thursday, June 17 from 10 to 11 a.m. Seating is limited as we are practicing social distancing. Be sure and register for this class below or on our website at to reserve your seat. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call.

In this session we’ll show you how to:
• Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
• Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps.
• Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers.
• Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile.

Ready to Learn how your business can be found online with Google? Well make sure to register for the Google Workshop: Reach Customers Online With Google on Thursday, June 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website’s visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The session also introduces products like Google My Business, Google Trends, Search Console, Google Analytics, Google Ads, and much more.

Seating is limited as we are still practicing social distancing. You can register at Look for the class scrolling on the left side of the page, click it and then register.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:
• Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
• Creating a free Google My Business listing
• Advertising your business on Google

We are excited to have Brown Cow Sweetery as our host for our first Rise Up with the Chamber since February 2020! Time to get back to some great networking and of course a little coffee and light refreshments. Plan on attending this early morning get together on Tuesday, June 22 from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. Mark your calendars now and don’t be late. Only 45 minutes and you don’t want to miss a minute of hearing our 3 guest speakers talk about their business and services. I guarantee you’ll learn something new about them and what they bring to our community. Hope to see you there!

SourceOne Solutions is sponsoring a seminar on Wednesday, June 23 from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss Cybersecurity and how it can affect your business. We will discuss how hackers will attempt to infiltrate your systems and how to provide your team with the tools needed to combat this problem.

Be it ransomware, malware. viruses, or phishing schemes, you can protect yourself, your employees, and your business. Hackers are getting more sophisticated so let us start with our best base defense. Valuable information will be provided to educate yourself and increase your awareness of this global problem.

Join us for a complimentary lunch and empower yourself. RSVP is required in order for planning of meals! Please register at