Web.com Invites Small Businesses in the Greater Reno, NV Area to Its Small Business Summit Marketing Seminar

July 31, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, will host a free Web.com Small Business Summit designed to help small business owners in the greater Reno, NV area learn how to successfully increase their business' visibility and better market themselves online. The Web.com Small Business Summit will take place on Friday, August 7, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno, NV. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com developed the Small Business Summit as a benefit to small business owners in communities across the country.

"Entrepreneurs and small businesses continue to help the greater Reno area grow its job base and strengthen its overall economy," said Chris Hoff, tournament director for the Barracuda Championship. "Small business owners have many competing demands on their time, foremost of which is running a business, and they don't always have the knowledge to successfully market their business online. So with the help of our PGA TOUR partner, Web.com, we are pleased to help local small business owners continue to prosper and grow while also having the chance to enjoy the Barracuda Championship experience."

Justin Leedy, director of Marketing at Web.com, will lead the discussion at the Web.com Small Business Summit on how small businesses can increase their online visibility and optimize their online marketing efforts. Danny Milrad, Product Marketing Director at Barracuda Networks will share best practices for securing and protecting applications and data while simplifying IT for small businesses.

Topics and content at the Web.com 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.

"As part of our commitment to give back to the communities we serve, we are pleased to offer this event which is focused on helping small business owners improve their business model," said Leedy. "Every day, Web.com helps millions of business owners address the challenges of building and maintaining an effective online presence that allows their businesses to grow. We expect a lively dialogue covering a range of key, timely topics that small business owners face when tackling this increasingly important digital opportunity."

"It's an exciting time in Reno-Tahoe with the second annual Barracuda Championship and the corresponding activities all week," said Milrad. "The Web.com Small Business Summit is great addition to the line-up, offering customers an opportunity to learn more about better running their businesses and keeping their data safe online, all while participating in an impressive PGA TOUR event."

Event Details:

  • Where: Montreux Golf and Country Club, 18077 Bordeaux Drive, Reno, NV
  • When:Friday, August 7, 2015, registration, refreshments and networking 9:00 a.m.; presentation will start promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will conclude by 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost:Attendance is free, but advanced registration is requested at smallbusinesssummit.web.com
  • Social media: Twitter: @webdotcom / Facebook: Web.com / Hashtag: #SmallBizSummit
  • All attendees will receive a complimentary ticket to Barracuda Championship

For the schedule of all 2015 Web.com Small Business Summits or for more information about this Small Business Summit, go to the Web.com Small Business Summit website, or contact smallbusinesssummit@web.com, or call 800-862-8718.

Attention Editors/News Directors: Click here to view a brief video on what it's like to attend a Web.com Small Business Summit event.

About Web.com

Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com is owner of several global domain registrars and further meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products, eCommerce solutions and call center services. To get more information, visit www.web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at Facebook: Web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit Web.com's Small Business Summit.

About PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.

The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2013, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $134 million for local and national charitable organizations and in early 2014 the TOUR's all-time charitable contributions surpassed $2 billion.

The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Note to Editors: Web.com is a registered trademark of Web.com Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Media Contact:

         Ashley Clontz

         Golin for Web.com

         972-701-6974

         aclontz@golin.com

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