Business & Real Estate

Workshop to help entrepreneurs increase online presence

Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, on Thursday will co-host a free small-business workshop designed to help firms increase their visibility online.

The gathering will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Wackford Community Center, 9014 Bruceville Road, in Elk Grove

Other workshop co-hosts and participants include Google, the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce, the Sacramento Metro Chamber, the Florin Road Partnership and the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Organizers said Google representatives will offer tips to help business use online tools to promote their firms and attract more customers to their sites.

Reservations can be sent to or by calling (916) 670-7888.