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Google Digital Garage 2019

Google is bringing its Google Digital Garage to Wakefield. As part of Wakefield Business week Eitex are partnering with Google Digital Garage, offering local people and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them grow their business.

The Google Digital Garage is one of Google’s flagship investment programmes in the UK, where anyone can come and learn free digital skills through a range of courses or 1:1 sessions. Since launching the Google Digital Garage in 2015, over 300,000 people have benefitted from Google’s free face-to-face training on digital know-how across 250 locations in the UK.

Google will be offering the following courses:

  • Intro to Digital Marketing

For anyone who wants to learn how to get started with digital marketing and understand the opportunities it offers marketers. You’ll learn how to set up online advertising campaigns, while increasing your business’ visibility and engagement with customers across digital and social platforms.

o   Understand how people use the internet

o   Learn how marketers use the internet

o   Start your digital marketing journey

  • Get Your Business Visible on Google

For anyone who wants to get their business more visible online. We cover creating a listing for your business on Google Maps and provide training in how to monitor and maintain your website’s presence on Google Search. You’ll learn how to use the Google My Business platform to manage your business presence on Google.

o   Understand how search works

o   Set-up a Google My Business listing

o   Manage your listing on Google”

Dean Spencer, managing director at Eitex, said: “The Google Digital Garage visiting Eitex is a great opportunity for residents to gain new skills and knowledge. It’s also a great benefit for local businesses to see how they can reach more customers and increase their business potential.”

Ronan Harris, Google UK & Ireland Managing Director, said: ‘In the digital age, a basic understanding of how the online world works is useful and when it comes to business, it’s essential. We are delighted to bring the Google Digital Garage to Wakefield and ensure everyone has access to free digital skills workshops and 1:1 coaching. We hope you’ll pop in and get the skills you need to become more confident online, grow your career or business, and maybe even launch the next big idea.”

To book your place on a session, please visit Eitex Digital Growth Day 2019 registration. Find out more at

Adele Spencer

Marketing and Business Development Manager for Eitex

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