Google announced the City of Flowood has been named the 2015 eCity of Mississippi. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state - the digital capitals of America. These cities’ businesses are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies.
“We’re proud to recognize this growing entrepreneurial-spirit—and the role that it plays in both creating jobs and sustaining local economies,” said Emily Harris, Marketing Manager for Google’s Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map Program. “With 97-percent of Internet-users looking for products and services online, it’s clear that success is about being connected.”
Google worked with an independent research firm IPSOS to analyze the online strength of local small businesses in cities in all fifty states and Flowood is among the ranks of America’s leading cities in the digital economy.
For more information on the eCity intiative, please visit www.google.com/ecities.