Small Business Summit at Dick's Sporting Goods Open

Published 08/14 2014 04:09PM

Updated 08/14 2014 05:33PM

While some of the professional Champions Tour golfers were getting a practice round in by playing in the pro-am, a group of small business owners were learning how to sharpen their marketing skills, Thursday morning., SCORE, and Security Mutual hosted a small business summit.

A few of the things talked about were the importance of search engine optimization, website layout, and design.

Eleanor Tucker with said one of the keys for businesses is to keep information relevant and updated.

"Our goal is just to drive more traffic to the small business centers. A lot of them are one man shows and we want to help them get found on the internet and drive more business to them," said Tucker.

Security Mutual Chairman and CEO Bruce Boyea said when small businesses do well, communities benefit.

"There are a lot of things that small businesses do to support the community. I mean, the giveback in this community is great, even on the charitable side, these small businesses do an awful lot to make this a better place to live and work," he said.

The event was free to attend. If you missed it, but would like marketing strategies, you can log onto

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