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This online education and training site gives SMBs a tool for ramping up employees quickly on a variety of digital topics, such as social media, productivity, and video. Grovo bills itself as "your field guide to the Internet." Example courses include an introduction to Basecamp's project management suite, a primer in email etiquette, and an overview in Google AdWords Match Type Strategy. Everything's available on demand. Perhaps best of all, much of the training is available free. It's worth a look the next time someone on your team--or you yourself--says "I don't know how to do that" about a website or other online tool.
"You just send them to Grovo and [they] can learn in two minutes," Landa said. "The courses that they have are just so simple and smart."
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