Google Resources

Google has so many resources when it comes to managing your business and working online. Here’s a list of the tools I find most valuable.

Google My Business

https://business.google.com

EVERY business should claim their free Google My Business listing.

Get your business verified.  Interact with your customers on Google.  Control what your customers see.  Respond to reviews and more.  

Google Lead Generation

https://ads.google.com/local-services-ads/

Google provides local service providers with a unique ad platform for lead generation. 

Currently, the following services are available for Local Service Ads:

Appliance Repair, Auto Technician, Carpet Cleaner, Electrician, Estate Lawyer, Event Planner, Financial Planner, Garage Door Pro, HVAC Pro, House Cleaner, Immigration Lawyer, Junk Removal, Lawn Care, Locksmith, Mover, Pest Control, Pet Care, Pet Groomer, Photographer, Plumber, Real Estate, Roofer, Tree Service, Tutor, Water Damage, Window Cleaner, or Window Service

My Google Account

https://myaccount.google.com

Manage your info, privacy, and security to make Google work better for you.

Developer Product Index

developers.google.com/products

If you are at all interested in developing applications that run on Android, this Google resource page will be your go-to place for Google’s products specifically created for application development.

All Google Products

https://about.google/products

When most people think about Google they think about Google Search.  A few people might also think about Maps, Gmail or YouTube.  But that’s the extent of their knowledge on Google’s products.  

Google has dozens of products, not just for consumers, but for business owners and app developers. 

Google Apps

did you know Google LLC has over 130+ different android apps available on Google Play? A number of these apps are extremely helpful for managing your business like the Google my Business App.

Check out all the apps Google currently has available here:  Google LLC Android Apps on Google Play Store.

Local Resources

PC HandyMaam LLC is located in Ocala, FL.  Local businesses will find these resources helpful

Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership

https://ocalacep.com/growing-jobs/existing-businesses

The Ocala CEP has been such a valuable resource for me.  I couldn’t have a list of local resources without including it.  From events to mentors, to conference room space, and free marketing, there really is no reason why a business wouldn’t want to be part of this helpful community.

The Power Plant Business Incubator

https://www.facebook.com/powerplantincubator/

Their mission is to help small businesses and start-ups succeed.  

Every Wednesday morning at 9:30 the Power Plant Business Incubator holds a 1 million cups event, which features local businesses.  This is a great place to network and get to know other small business owners in your community.

Workspace Collective

https://www.workspace-collective.com/

A coworking office space located in the heart of Ocala. An amazing resource for small businesses and startups in our community. A range of memberships to fit varying needs.

A podcast room that will make any tech geek drool, opportunities to network with other up and coming businesses in our community, access to business resources and mentors, printing and mailing services, receptionist/answering services, and so much more.

If you are looking to start a small business in Ocala, you need to check this place out.

Mid-Florida SCORE

https://midflorida.score.org/

SCORE is a nationwide program that utilizes retired business owners to mentor new business owners.  Sign up for a mentor, take a seminar, or utilize one of the many tools provided.

Talent Center

https://talentcenter.org/

Connecting local businesses with highly skilled professionals.

Career Opportunities, Resume Review, and Business Recruiting Assistance.

Other Business Resources

Whether it’s productivity, CRM, graphic design, etc., these are the other tools I use in my business.

WorkFlowy

https://workflowy.com/login/?next=/referrals/

An “infinite document” where you can organize everything using layered bullets.

Helped me immensely in organizing my business ideas and process.

Canva

https://www.canva.com/join/hours-tailor-mornings

Canva is a simplified graphic-design tool. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to photographs, vector images, graphics, and fonts.

The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics. There are many templates to choose from, making the creative part of graphic design a little easier.

I currently use it for all of my marketing to create infographics, presentations, flyers, promotional ads, pinterest posts, Facebook ads, and more.

HubSpot

https://www.hubspot.com/

HubSpot offers a full platform of marketing, sales, customer service, and CRM software — plus the methodology, resources, and support — to help businesses

Trello

https://trello.com/pchandymaam/recommend

A visual tool for organizing lists. I use it to manage the tasks I must complete throughout my entire business process. 

Programming Resources

Programming is one of my hobbies, and these Free Programming Resources have helped me learn.

W3Schools

https://www.w3schools.com

Learn HMTL, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Python, PHP, jQuery, Java, W3.CSS, and Bootstrap.

The website also includes a free color picker and free responsive HTML Templates.

Opportunities to get Certified in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Repl.it

https://repl.it/

Repl.it is a development environment that gives you an instant IDE (Integrated Development Environment) to learn, build, collaborate, and host all in one platform.  

  • Your code runs in the cloud, no local installation needed.
  • A powerful platform that levels up with you.
  • A friendly community focused on building and learning.

Over 60 different program languages available, including Python, Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Rust, Nodejs, C++, Scheme, C, Ruby, Go, and 50+ more!

FreeCodeCamp

https://www.freecodecamp.org

A non-profit organization that partners with other non-profits.  Learn to code while helping build real-world projects for non-profit organizations.  Earn free certifications.

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Databases, Git & GitHub, Node.js, React.js and D3.js

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