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June 26, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Small Business Summit designed to help small business owners in Halifax learn how to successfully increase their business' visibility and better market themselves online. The Small Business Summit will take place on Thursday, July 3, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (ADT) at the Westin Nova Scotian. Through's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as the umbrella sponsor of the Tour, developed the Small Business Summit as a benefit to small business owners in communities in the United States and Canada.

The Honorable Stephen McNeil, premier of Nova Scotia, and Mike Savage, mayor of Halifax, will join Chairman and CEO David L. Brown to address the small business attendees.

"Business is the force that drives the Nova Scotia economy forward, and conducting business online is key," says Premier McNeil. "The 2014 Nova Scotia Open - the only Canadian stop on the Tour for the 2014 season is an exciting time for Nova Scotia and will create significant global exposure for our province. This Small Business Summit will help Nova Scotia companies learn to utilize the internet in order to benefit from this exposure."

"This small business opportunity illustrates the dual community benefit of hosting a premier golf event sponsored by, a company that is already a valuable member of the Halifax business community," said Mayor Savage. "We're grateful for the opportunity to host this Tour event and the Small Businesses Summit."

Topics and content at the 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.

" is very pleased to bring our Small Business Summit to Nova Scotia. The company has a long history of giving back to the communities we serve. Through our free Small Business Summit, we provide small business owners the opportunity to hear from experts on how they can better market their businesses online," said Brown. "Every day, helps millions of business owners address the challenges of building and maintaining an effective web presence that helps their businesses grow."

Event Details:

  • Where: Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis St., Halifax, NS B3H 2P6, Canada
  • When: Thursday, July 3; Networking and breakfast at 9:00 a.m.; the presentation will start promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will conclude by 12:00 p.m. (ADT)
  • Cost: Attendance is free, but advanced registration is requested at
  • Social media: @webdotcom and #SmallBizSummit

For more information, contact or call 800-285-1955.

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About Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including domains, hosting, website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products and eCommerce solutions. For more information, please visit; follow on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at: For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit

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