Unquestionably, Israeli businesses were lagging behind due to their online absence. These days, If you don't have a website, it means you are not connected with a vast array of your potential customers. Google Israel CEO, Meir Brand, has rightly said, for a small business to operate without the Internet is akin to operating without a telephone. Until now, cost concerns have been the major issues with Israeli business. But now, Google has come up with an initiative to help SMBs to expand their business online. A good move!!
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