Ga. OKs deal with Google over small business Web sites

ATLANTA – Georgia businesses can get free websites under a program Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday in partnership with the Internet search engine Google.

Georgia is the latest state to participate, along with 23 countries. Businesses can have access to other applications in addition to the website, such as tips about online selling.

Deal praised the arrangement as a way to stimulate economic activity for small businesses.

“One of the best ways we can help our economy expand is to help Georgia businesses increase their visibility online,” he said.

The website and tips are available at



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