‘India Get Your Business Online,’ this initiative aims to break down the barriers that stop small businesses from getting online – by offering a quick, easy and free tool to set up and host a website.
The new service is likely to provide a quick-and-easy way to SMBs to get their Google advertising campaign off to a successful start. Google’s specialists will work directly with SMBs to set up their AdWords account and build a customised campaign that suits their business and the budget. Introduced in Chandigarh as a pilot, this initiative has received immense appreciation by small-medium businesses across India. Responding to this popularity, Google India is extending this initiative to empower more and more SMBs.
Nikesh Arora SVP and Chief Business Officer of Google Inc. said,
“Google has always believed in the power of the Internet to help SMEs thrive and to make people’s lives easier by making information more accessible and useful.”, “We recognize India as a high growth and high potential Internet market in the world and we’re committed to play the role of a catalyst to bring the benefits of the Internet economy to SMEs in India. We have received tremendous response to this initiative in other countries and we’re very excited to bring this initiative to India and empower local businesses as more and more Indian users get online.”
How To Get Free Site domain and Free Hosting :
SMBs can logon to www.indiagetonline.in and use the tool to get a get a free, easy-to-build website and web hosting for one year. After a year, website owners will have to pay a charge depending on the services they opt for if they wish to renew their domain name. Google has partnered website hosting company HostGator, ICICI Bank and the Federation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) for the initiative.
HostGator will offer free support in creating, hosting and managing the website for a period of one year without any cost through its toll free call centers 1800-266-3000.