SEM News

Small Business Week Stories: Gus + Siddiqi

Small Business Week Stories: Gus + Siddiqi


The story of Gus Hernandez and Siddiqi Hansoti shows us why it’s so important for small businesses to help each other and those around them. This #SmallBizWeek, we’re partnering with +StoryCorps to share stories like this and to remind us why it’s important to be #AllForSmallBiz.

Find more inspiring stories of people doing the work they were born to do in StoryCorps’ new book, “Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work.” Order your copy here: http://bit.ly/1Rp2Toh‪

For more #AllForSmallBiz stories, visit the Google Small Business Community (g.co/gsbc) or follow us on Twitter (twitter.com/googlesmallbiz). For free workshops and lessons for small business owners, visit our Small Business Week site: https://goo.gl/QGLBmh

This story was recorded by StoryCorps, a national independently funded oral history organization.

Meet Gboard

Meet Gboard


Searching and sending stuff on your phone shouldn’t be that difficult. Gboard makes it easier: Search. GIFs. Emojis & more. Right from your keyboard. http://goo.gl/gboard

AdWords Stories: Baby Group South Africa

AdWords Stories: Baby Group South Africa


Discover how a South African based company, Baby Group (www.babygroup.co.za), has leveraged the online market place and AdWords (www.google.co.za/adwords) to grow their business and the baby goods market in South Africa.

What is Material Design Lite?

What is Material Design Lite?


Mustafa Kurtuldu explains what Material Design is and how using MDL will give designers and developers a Material look and feel for their websites. We will start off with a brief explanation of the material design guidelines, then move onto the intention MDL’s design and why it was designed for static websites. This video will give designers and developers a clear and concise understanding of material design and MDL.

Subscribe to the Google Developers channel at http://goo.gl/mQyv5L

Enhancing Applications and Websites with Embeddable VR Views – Google I/O 2016

Enhancing Applications and Websites with Embeddable VR Views – Google I/O 2016


Travel apps may include turtle photos, but they’re nothing like diving into the open ocean. Real estate websites may include descriptions of the dining room, but it’s nothing like actually touring the home. For developers, having immersive elements in their apps and websites can be the difference between meh and magical. This talk explains how to use VR Views to quickly and easily enhance your website or native app with immersive, 360 media elements.

See all the talks from Google I/O 2016 here: https://goo.gl/olw6kV
Watch more Android talks at I/O 2016 here: https://goo.gl/Uv3jls
Watch more Chrome talks at I/O 2016 here: https://goo.gl/JoMLpB
Watch more Firebase talks at I/O 2016 here: https://goo.gl/JTH9Fr
Subscribe to the Google Developers Channel: http://goo.gl/mQyv5L

#io16 #GoogleIO #GoogleIO2016

Roxana Damas, CEO and Primer User

Roxana Damas, CEO and Primer User


Roxana Damas, CEO and small business consultant, shares how she uses Google Primer to train her team and grow her business. Primer is a free app from Google that provides bite-sized lessons in marketing and business basics.

Google – Year In Search 2016

Google – Year In Search 2016


See what the world searched for in 2016.
http://google.com/2016 | #YearInSearch

Music: Grace VanderWaal – Light The Sky | https://goo.gl/v9kg3q

Watch past Year In Search videos: http://goo.gl/LXA4nQ

C R E D I T S:
Brexit – Ruptly
Trump & Hillary Supporters – Associated Press (AP)
US Election map: ABC
BLM Protesters – AP
Dallas PD Vigil – Ruptly
Dallas PD memorial – ITN News Source
Orlando PD – Steven Fernandez
Aleppo Wall – Russia Insider
Omran Daqneesh – AP
Refugees welcome – Shay Murphy
Justin Trudeau at pride – Canadian Press
Hillary Clinton @ DNC – CNN
Doaa Elghobashy @ Olympics – AP
Simone Biles performance – USA Gymnastics
Prince with guitar – Richard E. Aaaron
Special thanks to www.alicenter.org/
Ali with mic – AP
Bowie with Lighting Bolt – Duffy Archive & Bowie Archive
Aziz Ansari w/ Lighting – Photo by Crackerfarm/Under The Table
Additional Lighting Makeup shot – Dade Freeman
Bear and Deer – JukinMedia
Secret Life of Pets available on Google Play
Zianna Speaks to City Council – CNN
Refugees at Sea – Vice News
Border embrace – ITN/Reuters
Dallas Protest – Dallas Morning News