Whistler is once again getting international recognition as they have recently been honored with the ‘eTown Award’ by online giant, Google. This award has been granted to Whistler for the second consecutive year.
Whistler Small Business, Effectively Utilizing the Web
The town of Whistler received the Google eTown Award in 2013 together with 4 other Canadian cities. The Google eTown award is given as recognition for cities that are pioneers in making use of the internet for various business opportunities. These cities make use of the vast accessibility of the internet to find new customers, grow business es and connect with existing clientele.
2014 Google eTown Award Winners
- Oakville, ON
- Banff, AB
- Rosemère, QC
- Chesters, N.S.
- Whistler, BC
One of the greatest success stories within Whistler businesses this year is that of Superfly Ziplines. The company is able to successfully market a predominantly hands-on experience via the internet – creating a brand new highly interactive website, and analytic tools to continuously monitor and maintain revenue webpage views. The Google eTown award is meant to inspire entrepreneurs and small businesses to embrace the online environment, and adapt internet marketing strategies. The Whistler community celebrated this special award on Friday, September 5 at the Village Square.
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