Virginia launches free Website program for businesses

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia businesses now have another way to get a website started.

Gov. Bob McDonnell and Google officials on Tuesday launched the program "Virginia Get Your Business Online."

McDonnell's office says Google has partnered with Intuit to provide its popular Intuit Websites offerings for free. It includes an easy-to-build website, a customized domain name and web hosting for one year.

Participating Virginia businesses also receive a local business listing on Google Places and free resource help.


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