Every year, Google celebrates International Small Business Week with new tools. Recently, the platform updated its financial product and services policy. Today, Google offers discounts and prizes for small businesses.
Exclusive Product Discounts
In celebration of small biz week, Google is currently offering exclusive discounts to small businesses. These include:
- $130 off a Chromebook
- 40% off of a domain from Google Domains
- 60 days of Shopify Free and a free Shopify-built store
- Three months free of Google Workspace
Such offers are available in Canada and the US until the 1st of July 2022 at g.co/smallbiz/week.
Heroes of Small Business Sweepstake
Google also introduces the first Heroes of Small Business sweepstakes. It is open to all Google searchers in the US until the 5th of July 2022. You can start nominating your favorite business via g.co/smallbiz/heroes. The chosen hero of small business will get a chance to win $10,000, while the nominating party can receive a $500 (terms apply) spend.
Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs
In partnership with StartOut, a nonprofit organization supporting the LGBTQ+ community, Google will facilitate acceleration initiatives, access to capital and tools, and mentorship for Black, Latin, and female-identifying LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. The platform will fund 60 scholarships to help them grow and scale their businesses.
Google offers discounts and prizes for small businesses on 27 June 2022.
Implications to Marketers:
Google’s discounts and prizes for small businesses are just some of the support the platform gives marketers. They can be a great help to leverage Google ads and campaigns.